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Slitting Operator

Vins Plastics’ mission is to offer a full range of superior and innovative products and to deliver them with the highest level of personal service and full value for our clients. We aim to provide a workplace for all our Employees which puts safety first, encourages creativity, professionalism, teamwork and fun, in an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect. And to operate the Company on a sound financial basis of profitable growth, creating career opportunities and financial rewards for our Employees and shareholders.

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A Slitter Operator is responsible for setting up and operating a fully automated converting slitter and associated packing lines. This position follows safety rules and work instructions while fulfilling work orders to achieve consistent quality of slit products. This role also maintains production records; troubleshoots and problem solves; and participates in activities designed to improve quality or lower manufacturing costs.


Hours of Work:

Rotating Shift every 2 weeks from Monday to Friday (Days, Afternoons), weekends off.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Reads production schedule; dockets; blueprints.

  • Starts machine, verifies tensions, and monitors operation and quality of rolls.

  • Runs the machine at efficient speeds while maintaining quality.

  • Runs a computerize slitter with touch screen.

  • Observes machine operation and examines slit samples and rolls for dimensions, profile print and lamination quality and inspects for any defects.

  • Measures slit position, print repeats and roll diameter.

  • Co-ordinates and directs machine assistant/s to maintain or improve efficiency.

  • Regularly inspects machine for performance and preforms basic preventative maintenance, such as lubricating and cleaning machine.

  • Record various information on reports including production, quality control, and product safety.

  • Follow various rules and regulations relating to safety, production, quality, and product safety.

  • Maintains a clean work area and preform HACCP checks.

Job Requirements 

  • Be able and willing to work rotating schedules

  • Mechanical aptitude is an asset

  • Math and Computer skills an asset

  • Safety minded

  • Strong Communication Skills

  • Have reliable transportation

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to stand for long periods

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent

Additional Pay: 

  • Bonus pay

  • Overtime pay


  • Casual dress

  • Dental care

  • Extended health care

  • Paid time off

  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift

  • Monday to Friday


  • plastics extrusion: 1 year (preferred)


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