Slitter Machine Operator

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client a leading manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials is seeking to hire a to be based in their factory in Kenya. The ideal candidate MUST have relevant technical diploma and minimum 3 years’ experience operating a slitter machine operator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Check the slitting order for order width, number of cheeses, length and any special requirements before setting up and ordering required materials.
  • Ensure that the order requirements are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Check material delivered by the forklift driver is the correct material and check for any special notes like splices and quality defects.
  • Slit the material as per the order requirements and monitor the material tension settings and parameters according to product construction.
  • Prepare the material and ensure that it is ready to be wrapped.
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is correctly completed during the entire slitting process.
  • Assist with maintenance performed as & when required.
  • Ensure that safety equipment is worn in the plant at all times namely: bump, safety shoes, safety glasses, and hand cut resistant gloves.
  • Carry out any duty or requirement imposed on the company by the OHS Act and in accordance with your specific SHE appointment


  • Relevant technical diploma or certificate.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience operating a slitter machine operator.
  • Must be reliable, a fast learner and keen to detail.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary Ksh. 45,000 (Approx. 306 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid-Level
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline for applications: 01/10/2024