Slitter Operator Entry

Job Locations US-MO-North Kansas City
Job ID
# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description



This position requires the operations of the Slitter. Works in conjunction with Slitter Operator to successfully accomplish process maximum amount of coil all while performing these tasks in compliance with safety policies/procedures and OSHA safety guidelines.  



  • Responsible for the entry of slitting process. 
  • Loads coils onto the uncoiler
  • Completes setups of middle and back separator arms during change over; assists operator when this is complete. 
  • Threads the outbound scrap winder when threading a coil to run. 
  • Consults Slitter Operator with any quality or set-up concerns 
  • Daily cleans and maintains a neat and organized work area. 
  • Must have successfully completed OJT & JSA Training. 
  • Ability to cross train others for the position and be cross trained elsewhere as needed. 
  • Comply with policies and OSHA guidelines effecting machine operations, such as but not limited to: Lock Out ~ Tag Out. 
  • Attend all scheduled safety meetings. 
  • Follows and enforces company safety polices and safe work practices at all times
  • Demonstrates teamwork and cooperation with other employees and supervisors. 
  • Submit detailed and accurate Work Orders for any equipment issues as occurrences happen. 



  • Personal Protective Equipment required in all positions. Use of other tools and equipment may be required
  • Occasional overtime. 
  • Warehouse environment, uncontrolled climate year-round. 
  • Dusty and noisy work environment within OSHA guidelines. 
  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. 



  • Ability to read, interpret and use micrometers, feeler gauges and tape measure and other hand tools. 
  • Operation of equipment such as be not limited to: overhead crane, ground operated equipment and machinery. 
  • Basic computer and mathematics knowledge. 
  • Good verbal and written communication are a must.
  • Self-motivated. 
  • Ability to maintain and document quality records. 
  • Basic computer experience. 
  • Safety Orientation 
  • Mechanical Comprehension 
  • Achievement Orientation 
  • Responsibility 
  • Thoroughness / Detail Orientation 
  • Teamwork 
  • Persistence 
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. 

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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