Slitter Operator – Plastics – Durban



Complement Recruitment are recruiting for a Metallizer Slitter Operator from the manufacturing (packaging & plastics) industry. This is a permanent position based in eThekwini, Durban, Kwazulu Natal. Applicants must have 3 years experience in operating metallizer machinery & equipment in a highly pressurised food & packaging environment.

Basic Overview:

Job Title: Metallizer Slitter Operator – Manufacturing | Pinetown – Durban

REF: MODBN – Permanent Position

Location: eThekwini, Durban, close to Hillcrest, Pinetown area

Salary: R9000.00 per month Cost To Company, including benefits

Please Ensure To Include & Submit: Updated MS Word CV; RFL ALL Employment History Including Current; Salary per month

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3 years of experience operating Metalizer machinery in a packaging / plastic environment
  • Certificate Plastic Manufacturing; Food Safety Certificate
  • Grade 12 Non Negotiable – Mathematics and English preferred
  • Valid (Overhead) Crane License & Ability to operate overhead crane
  • Ability to be self-directed and multitask
  • Ability to lead and manage the performance of others
  • Ability to accurately read a tape measure & ability to follow directions
  • Timeliness

Job Requirements:

  • Fill crane checklist
  • Refer Met Slit Plan arrange the paper core
  • Check winding roller and clean them at the start of shift
  • Clean Nip roll & wrapping stand check
  • Identification of Logbooks & arranging job card files Month wise.
  • Maintain 5S of Slitter & waste gallery
  • Suggest and make at least One Kaizen per month
  • Report unsafe conditions and behavior to assist in Zero Safety incident
  • Keep Aluminum core on the correct rack and check its condition
  • Arrange cores, tapes, bubble film, stretch film and adhesive tapes
  • Wrap the slit roll with Stretch film, Metallized film, bubble film
  • Arrange the pallets for unloading the rolls
  • Metallized film waste control as per target
  • Check quality of rolls produced and mark any defect on the roll before placing on feed
  • Weighing of Met film waste & record in waste register on shift basis
  • Weighing scale calibration on daily basis
  • Efficient operation of Conveyor
  • Confirm RFID check points before allowing rolls to move into conveyor scale
  • Ensure all pallet have RFID tag on them
  • Report production at the end of shift to your SIC

Key Competencies:

  • Plant Startup
  • Roll Loading
  • Drive section cleaning
  • Threading of Film
  • Quality check of film
  • Winding related issue trouble shooting
  • Handling Met film waste
  • Trouble shooting conveyor
  • Maintain the O.D card month wise
  • Identification of Logbooks
  • Data entry
  • Follow the WI

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