Thermal Films Converting Machine Operator in Bloomfield, CT at ITW

Date Posted: 4/28/2020

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  • Location:
    40 East Newberry Road
    Bloomfield, CT
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Job Description

Position Title:                        Converting Cell Operator

Reporting to:                         Converting Production Coordinator


To describe the various requirements and skill set(s) necessary for fulfill the Converting Cell Operator position.




The primary goal of the Converting Cell Operator is to maintain product quality (fit-for-use as specified by ITW Foils and the customer) and machinery efficiency during standard operation. The operator is also responsible for supporting any efforts associated with ensuring that the machinery is operational and properly maintained.

Areas of responsibility:



1.     Set up and operate slitter / re-winder  / single knife cutter  and core cutter  per scheduled sequence, process sheets, work instructions and customer requirement(s).

2.     Record all necessary process and quality documentation accurately, timely, routinely and as specified.

3.     Clean and label all finished material(s) post converting / slitting processing.

4.     Pack all finished rolls based on customer requirements or manager’s instructions.



1.     Be willing to be involved in special Safety & Tool Box teams like, automation, in-lining, and MRD to make ITW Foils safer & more efficient and prosperous

2.     Assist in shipping / receiving and inventories if necessary.


Equipment Maintenance:


1.     Report breakdowns, malfunctions and safety issues to Production Coordinator.

2.     Converting Cell Operator is required to, unless otherwise determined by Production Coordinator, assist maintenance technician in all repairs necessary due to breakdown or malfunction.

*In addition, the employee must be willing and able to perform any other work tasks as defined or requested by supervisor or management.





Education and Experience:

Candidate is required to have the following:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment similar to the core competencies of ITW Foils (Custom laminating, coating, metallizing and converting)  
  • Good mechanical ability and the ability learn and understand slitting / converting  machinery functions and requirements
  • Possess good judgment and decision making skills
  • Be well organized and possess good verbal and written communications skills
  • Interpret, understand and adhere to customer requirements
  • Able to adapt to challenging and demanding work environment
  • Flexibility and willingness to train and work in other cells within ITW Converted Products as assigned

Physical Requirements:


  • Ability to frequently lift 25lb and occasionally up to 80lb.
  • Ability to occasionally push or pull up to 150lb.
  • Ability to operate high speed machinery with exposed rotating parts.
  • Ability to handle sharp objects such as razor blades, safety knives and circular blades.
  • Continuous standing and walking and occasional bending, kneeling, carrying, twisting, climbing, forward reaching and reaching above shoulder level is required.



Job Requirements

  • Take down machine and perform machine maintenance
  • Keep machine area and machines
  • Maintain machine adjustments as necessary to keep machine
  • Start machine and observe operation to detect machine malfunction
  • Fill machine hoppers for multiple machines
  • Perform tasks to set up machine and materials for machine operation
  • Observe machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction
  • Remove finished product from machine
  • Observe machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction
  • Start machine and observe machine operation to reposition work piece
  • Tend machines and equipment other than machine tools
  • Load raw material into machine
  • Operate machines and equipment other than machine tools
  • Operate equipment and machine tools
  • Resolve quality and machine operation problems
  • Move from machine to machine; maintaining production to meet schedules
  • Clean machine and machined parts
  • Attending machine operator training to achieve C operator certification on assigned machine cluster
  • Attending machine operator training to achieve C' operator certification on assigned machine cluster
  • Detect product defects or machine malfunctions