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Job Summary:  

The Rewinder Operator is responsible for the inspection and slitting of printed roll materials while monitoring tension, label and roll count of all finished products. The Rewind Operator is further responsible for performing manual and mechanical duties to set up and operate rewinding machinery.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This list of essential functions is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.

– Reads and understands job tickets to determine product specifications.
– Sets up and maintains slitter/rewinder converting equipment; load roll, guiding system, blades for slitting and cores.
– Operates equipment, slitting rolls to final size.
– Brings machine up to optimal speeds for the product being run.
– Monitors operation of machinery to ensure product is being run efficiently, while making any required adjustments
– Adjusts speed, tension and pressure settings as necessary to maintain proper web tension.
– Packages rolls and prints tags with customer information.
– Performs machine adjustments by using hand tools to maintain specifications and operator speed and performs knife changes.
– Troubleshoots and problem solves machine and job order problems.
– Stops machine, removes defective product, splices and re-starts the machine when defective product is found.
– Ensures product is meeting customer specifications by periodically checking product sample from finished rolls.
– Ensures personal safety while operating the machine and that of those assisting with operation.
– Communicates job requirements / specifications with co-workers.
– Completes required paperwork, records, documents, etc.
– May transports material using powered hand truck or fork truck.
– Assists in developing, maintaining and follows Standard Operating Procedures

Essential skills and experience:   

– High school diploma or general education degree
– Proficient computer skills
– Good communication skills
– Strong math skills
– Detail oriented
– Problem solver
– Ability to follow directions
– Ability to be self-directed and multitask

Work Environment:

Operates in a demanding, fast-paced, people-oriented manufacturing environment with frequent changes and interruptions, and multiple project assignments. Works with a variety of people including vendors, customers, employees, managers, and executives.

Required Work Schedule:  

– Monday – Friday, Second Shift; 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm
– Ability to work overtime, when needed
– Flexible to attend meetings or important functions which may occur during off hours, weekends, and holidays to meet organizational initiatives.

Physical Requirements:  

Vision acuity corrected to 20/40; Must pass Ishihara Color Assessment and receive a minimum of average/normal color vision score on Farnsworth Munsell 100 Hues and D-15.

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