Bailey Metal

Job Position: Slitter Set-Up Person

  • Application Deadline: 16th October 2022
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Location(s): Burlington
  • Compensation: per hour
    Compensation to be determined based on experience
  • How to Apply: Submit your resume and cover letter to
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Required Qualifications:

The individual should be able to work in a fast-paced environment while meeting all safety requirements. The work assigned must be completed correctly and in a timely manner. The individual must physically be able to lift materials up to 50 pounds.

Key Responsibilities:

The main purpose of this position is to ensure the uninterrupted throughput of material within Bailey Metal Processing Limited.
This includes but is not limited to the following:
• Meeting schedules
• Working within a team environment
• Ensuring all aspects of work are done with an eye to Safety, Quality & Production
The Set-Up Person is primarily responsible for all activities to do with the Slitting Heads.
Job progression includes Assistant Slitter Operator and Slitter Operator.The responsibilities and accountabilities of the position include but are not limited to the following:
• Review work order specifications to determine proper machine setup for inputting correct sizes into computer
• Interact with other slitting line positions reviewing and applying work order details to slitting line operation
• Set-up person verifies next Production Run with the Operator and/or Supervisor/Manager
• Setting up the head properly based on the set-up computer printout.
• Checking for the proper orientation of the knives after the set-up is finished
• Stripping down the next head before setting up and clean and sort back knives and rubbers into proper locations
• Inspect knives daily for cleanliness and sharpness and organize sets to be sent for sharpening
• Assist Operator to perform visual quality checks of slit edge, coil flatness, and material surface condition (both top and bottom)
• Assist Operator to perform measurement checks of material using calipers, tape measures, and micrometers. Verify measurements fall within an acceptable range of work order specifications.
• Report any and all quality concerns to supervision and management
• Perform all tasks in a safe manner, using good judgement
• Demonstrates good housekeeping and maintaining a clean and safe work environment. This includes keeping all equipment and tooling clean.
• All other duties appropriate to the position as assigned or required

Additional Details:

• PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) must be worn as recommended. This includes wearing CSA approved steel toe safety shoes at all times. Will also include Safety Glasses, Hearing Protection; arm guards/long sleeved shirt & full length pants. Do not wear loose clothing while operating any machinery. No loose jewelry.
• Ensure that co-workers work safely and report all unsafe practices.
• No equipment, tools, machinery will be used without authorization and training.
• Do not place hands or fingers near rolls during jogging operation to avoid pinch points.
• Workers must be alert to all forklift and crane traffic and movement in the plant areas.
• At no time will an employee walk under a raised lift of materials.
• All manual handling will be performed using proper safe techniques.
• Report all hazards, accidents, incidents and near misses promptly to the supervisor.
• Comply with all Bailey’s safety program requirements including ESRTW (Early & Safe Return to Work), Lockout, Pre-use inspection, etc. as delineated in Health and Safety Manual & Employee Handbook.
• Comply with all safety rules, cardinal safety rules, and equipment specific safety rules.
• Report any damages to the radiation devices immediately
• Comply within radiation safety program and procedures.

About Our Company:

Since 1950, Bailey Metal Products Limited has served Canada’s commercial and residential construction markets, combining hard work, leadership, and unrivaled customer service.Founded by Sam Bailey, our company has continued to provide exceptional products and service to contractors and builders through partnerships with specialty dealers, distributors, and retailers.