Slitter Operator in Bourbonnais, IL at Nucor Grating

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division:  Nucor Grating Bourbonnais

Nucor Grating is North America’s leading grating and related products manufacturer and it was founded with the basic belief that every person can and does make a difference.  Nucor Grating has grown significantly in the past several years through acquisitions and new operations bringing together a large family of brands and teammates who share this basic belief.  Like our parent company, Nucor, our Vision is focused on our teammates.

Nucor Grating is seeking to hire a Slitter Operator to join our team in Bourbonnais, IL.


  • Strict adherence to company safety standards in all job aspects.
  • This position requires lifting 20-35 lbs and full range of movement to unload and load the machine.
  • Utilize overhead and jib cranes to move material.
  • Must be able to move material with a forklift.
  • Work as a team member by helping other operators to achieve production objectives.
  • Set up and operate machine in strict adherence to company safety and quality standards.
  • Run material according to customer and Quality specifications so that the product conforms to documented standards.
  • Ensure that quality housekeeping is maintained on a daily basis in the plant.
  • Operate in a manner that will result in reducing waste and optimizing production.
  • Communicate information during shift changes to ensure that quality and production objectives are followed.
  • Please note that this facility operates multiple shifts and shift work will be required.
Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or GED.
  • A minimum of one year previous slitter operator experience, Braner slitter experience preferred.


  • Demonstrated commitment to safety in all job aspects.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with steel grating production process would be an asset.
  • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated, and able to work effectively in a team.
  • Must be able to read ruler and set up machine using complex measurement calculations.

          Nucor Grating is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vet - and a Drug Free Workplace


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