Slitter - 2nd/3rd Shift

  • Materion
  • Lincoln, RI
  • Nov 04, 2018
Supply Chain

Job Description

Simply stated, Materion makes advanced materials that improve the world. We are a global leader in creating innovative, high performance engineered material solutions and services for a wide range of growth industries: high-tech consumer electronics, telecommunications, commercial aerospace, defense, medical, automotive, and many more.

Our products, services and expertise help enable customers’ technologies. We supply sophisticated thin film coatings for hard disk drives, specialty inorganic chemicals for solar energy panels, bio-compatible materials for implantable medical devices, specialty alloys for miniature consumer electronics components, optical filters for thermal imaging, critical components for infrared sensing technology, special materials for LEDs and much more. As the world’s only integrated “mine-to-mill” supplier of beryllium-based products, we also offer beryllium, specialty engineered beryllium alloys and beryllium composites.

As a team of 2,600 associates, we partner with customers in more than 50 countries. In 2017, we generated over $1B+ in revenues and made an exciting new acquisition that expanded our footprint in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

For more information, check out our video Materion Isalong with other videos of us showing you how we’re Making a Difference our shared purpose of” Making Advanced materials that Improve the World.”

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This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

  • The Material Processor is responsible for coil handling which involves removing coils from skids, loading coals to the payoff, and measuring gauge and width if the material with measuring devices
  • This position sets up the designated slitter machine including interpreting process sheets, setting machine parameters, determines spacing, and selects knives and rings
  • This position is also responsible for operating the machine while adhering to quality parameters and in-process checks
  • This role also makes mechanical adjustments as needed and notifying maintenance as required
  • Performs data entry into the SAP software system
  • Interprets blueprints as needed
  • Maintains a clean work area
  • Operates lifting devices as trained by The Materion Safety Team

The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the position described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the role.


  • At least 2-3 years of previous manufacturing experience required

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Technical training is preferred but not required
  • Experience in a metals industrial setting preferred but not required
  • Previous slitting machine operating experience preferred