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Slitting Machine Operator- Metal Salary
in United Kingdom

£25,827 (GBP)

Average Salary

£12/hr

Average Hourly

£372

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 24, 2020

The average pay for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is £25,827 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is between £19,627 and £30,951. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths: selects, cleans, and installs spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks.
  • Presses button to lower arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge.
  • Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance.
  • Signals overhead crane operator to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist.
  • Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule.
  • Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with handcrank, and starts machine.
  • Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges, and surface defects.
  • May oil and clean machine.
  • May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls.
  • May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit.
  • May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
£29,940
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (abbreviated to UK or U.K.) or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north­eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state, the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to the east, the English Channel...

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is £25,827 a year and £12 an hour in the United Kingdom. The average salary range for a Slitting Machine Operator- Metal is between £19,627 and £30,951. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United Kingdom.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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