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Novelis Slitter Assistant in Buckhannon, West Virginia

Responsible for assisting the slitter operator in precision slitting of aluminum coils and inspection of product to assure customer specifications.

Position Duties:

  • Read shop order (work instructions) to determine proper set-ups for rewind arbors.

  • Ensure fiber cores required to complete order are available and the correct width.

  • Install rewind arbors to match proper ID of coil to be processed.

  • Set up rewind arbors to match the slitter head tooling with precise measurements.

  • Set up rewind overarms to proper widths when necessary.

  • Assist in loading coils on the payoff arbors and ensuring the pass line is correct.

  • Adjust and expand the payoff arbor to center coil.

  • Assist the operator in jogging the metal to the slitter head bite.

  • Secure coils to the rewind arbors.

  • Attach trim lines to the scrap winders

  • Remove scrap from winders, designate alloy, and place on pallet.

  • Monitor coils while machine is running to detect quality issues.

  • Clean chrome rolls and lubricate slitter knives when required using appropriate tools.

  • Assist with annealing operations when necessary.

  • Keep work area as neat and clean as possible.

  • Follow all safety rules and procedures.

  • All other tasks assigned by Supervisor.


  • Must possess a High School Diploma or Equivalent.


  • Must have previous experience working in a heavy duty manufacturing environment.

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check.

  • Normal vision and hearing

  • Ability to lift 50lbs.

The Buckhannon facility opened in 1999 to serve the electrical conductor industry and other light-gauge applications primarily 1350 and 1100 alloy products. Since then capabilities have expanded to include the manufacture of 5052 6061 and 3003 alloys for cookware products. Products are produced for mill finish electrical conductors cookware products packaging and distribution. Buckhannon is considered a niche shop employing around 70 people and processing a wide range of products in smaller quantities for many markets and customers.

iCIMS Requisition Number: 2021-36287

Name: Novelis Buckhannon Manufacturing Facility

Job Type: Standard

Street: 2 Moore Avenue