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.

Alternative label

  • aluminium bending operator

  • slitting rewind machine operator

  • splitter rewinder machine operator

  • steel slitter operative

  • slitting machine worker

  • slitting machine setter

  • slitting machine tender

  • slitting line setter

  • paper slitter operative

  • shearer

  • steel slitter operator

  • slitter tender

  • paper slitter operator

  • slitter operative

  • slitting machinist

  • slitting machine operative

  • slitting machine operator

  • slitter setter

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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