Operate slitting machinery


Operate a machine to convert sheets of paper, metal or other materials into strips of specified witdhs.

Alternative labels

operate slitting machineries
utilise slitting machinery
operate a slitting machine
manage slitting machinery
use slitting machinery

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Operate slitting machinery is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Slitter operator: Slitter operators set up, operate, or tend machines, in order to cut, slit, bend, or straighten sheets of metal, paper, or other materials to specific widths. Slitter operators must also ensure quality, by examining various end-products and observing pre-defined tolerances.

Optional skill

Operate slitting machinery is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022