Slitter & Cut-to-Length Assistant in Baltimore, MD at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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Drexel Metals Inc, a Carlisle Company, is seeking a Slitter & Cut-to-Length Assistant for our operations location in Elkridge, MD.  Steady Hours plus overtime availability during peak season, plus full benefits including vacation and 401K.  For more about Drexel Metals Inc, please visit our website at 

SUMMARY - We are actively seeking a slitter and cut-to-length machine assistant for our Elkridge, MD facility.  Responsibilities include assisting in the set up and operation of coil slitting, cut-to-length equipment and packaging line in a safe, timely and productive manner.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Pull and prepare master coils for processing on the slit line.
  • Manage master coil storage to maximize accessibility and floor space.
  • Assist in threading material through the various pieces of equipment in preparation for processing.
  • Follow daily manufacturing schedules pulling and staging materials to minimize change over and down times.
  • Operate packaging line palletizing steel and aluminum sheet and coil.
  • Learn to mount and set slitter knives, spacers, and guide discs for various specified coil widths, including adjusting knife clearances and vertical/horizontal gapping.
  • Learn to make adjustments using observation, monitoring feedback equipment, gauges and hand tools.
  • Assist operator in perform quality checks to verify proper lengths, widths, weights and paint finish are within specification throughout the run.
  • As a team with the operator achieve production goals while complying with safety, company rules and requirements.
  • Other duties maybe assigned.


    OTHER (Service/Quality, Safety, Language, Mathematical, Reasoning Skill, etc.)

  • Must be able to operate a fork lift; training will be provided if necessary.
  • Highly motived self-starter with good sound work ethic, able to be clean neat and organized while working.
  • Must demonstrate safe working practices, attention to detail, cleanliness and accuracy.
  • Good communication, organization, and time management skills are important.
  • Must be willing to learn and become proficient at the operation of metal processing equipment.
  • Basic computer knowledge, mathematics (basic calculator), with the ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to use rulers, tapes, calipers, and other measuring equipment.
  • Must be a team player able to follow instructions with a can-do attitude.
  • Perform maintenance on equipment, to ensure safety standards and protocols are upheld at all times.
  • Flexible to the possibility of overtime or split shift when required.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Ability to read documents and interpret facts and draw conclusions.
  • Perform basic mathematical computations, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
  • Minimum high school education.
  • Basic computer knowledge including at least one-year experience with email, Word, and Excel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time; minimum 8-hour shift.
  • Ability to walk on level concrete surfaces.
  • Ability to bend, twist, and lift minimum of 75 lbs. will be required; utilizing proper lifting techniques at all times.
  • Ability to routinely get on and get off fork lifts as needed.
  • The environment is a fast-paced metal processing environment where personal protection equipment is used, these is not limited to steel toe boots, hearing and eye protection, and cut resistant gloves/arm guards.
  • In the warehouse there may be times where the ambient temperature and increased noise levels may fluctuate.


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