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Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator Salary

$35,255 (USD)

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Last updated: June 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator is $35,255 a year and $17 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator is between $26,863 and $42,142. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates machine to slit continuous lengths of material, such as cardboard, felt, metallic foil, paper, plastic, rubberized sheeting, or textile fabrics, into strips of specified width: spaces rotary blades on machine shaft, according to width specified for strips, and turns setscrew to secure blades in position, using allen wrench.
  • Mounts roll or bolt of material on machine supports and threads material over tension bar, between feed rollers, and under rotary blades.
  • Laps ends of slit material around takeup tubes i.
  • Starts machine and observes flow of material through machine to detect irregular cutting and winding.
  • Moves levers to stop, start, and regulate speed of machine and to align material with rotary blades.
  • Disengages winding shaft and removes narrow rolls of material.
  • Stacks material on shelves according to width of material.
  • When slitting aluminum foil into widths, is designated aluminum-foil-spooling-machine operator.
  • When slitting embroidered cloth into strips for use as decorative trimming, is designated straight cutter, machine.
  • May be designated according to material or product cut as binding cutter; cuff slitter; electric-tape slitter; facing slitter; paper slitter; tape cutter.
Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 60,460

Estimated population of Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator jobs: 434

Rate of error: 2.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Slitter & Rewinder Machine Operator Job Listings for United States

Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator
May 10
Wheeling, IL, USA
CHASE Staffing
The Slitter/Rewinder Machine Operator is responsible for the operation of a high speed slitting machine. The Machine Operator is also responsible for the overall quality and efficiency of the machine ...
Slitter / Rewinder Machine Operator
Jun 3
Crystal Lake, IL, USA
The Slitter Operator at Technipaq is a key player in slitting materials to support the press ... Operate machine in an efficient, productive and safe manner; * Complete label request forms ...
Slitter Operator
Mar 26
Cerritos, CA, USA
GPA, Specialty Substrate Solutions
2nd Shift Production Slitter/Rewinder Operator Cerritos, CA GPA is the market leader in substrate ... Proficiently operate the Slitter / Rewinder Machine, in order to convert pressure sensitive paper ...
Paper Slitter Operator
May 8
Rowland Heights, CA, USA
Zenith Specialty Bag, Co., Inc.
Ability to operate a slitter rewinder, ability to properly troubleshoot and make necessary ... Originally founded with three bag machines, the company has grown to be the largest independent ...
Machine Operator - Slitter Operator
Jun 11
Aurora, CO, USA
KBP Coil
KBP Coil Coaters Plant in Denver, CO, is looking to hire experienced Slitter Machine Operators. We offer team-oriented environment, flexible shifts, competitive pay, health and dental benefits ...
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