Flexible Technologies

A Leader in Hose and Ducting Manufacturing


Thermaflex, a subsidiary of Smiths Group, and a leading manufacturer of products for the HVAC market is recruiting for Slitter Operators for our Abbeville, SC. location.

Job Summary:

Operates a machine to cut rolls of fabric into smaller vertical rolls to be spiral wrapped on other production machines.

Essential Functions:
Works from verbal or written instructions to make routine set-ups. Sets-up blades to fairly close tolerances. Selects machine speeds and makes operating adjustments.
Uses power hoist to load full rolls of fabric onto machine. Sets-up rewind bars, loads take-up cores and sets metal spacers between cores. Sets blades for proper cutting widths and pulls fabric over guide bars and through knives. Makes necessary adjustments to brake and rewind tension, knives, and guide bars. Tapes finished rolls, removes and stacks on skids. Routes to proper location. Keeps materials sorted by lots and in proper order.

Secondary Duties:
Replaces partial rolls to stock area.
Reports machine defects and maintains an organized material storage.

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred
Must have basic math skills and be able to comprehend and follow instructions
Experience: Over 1 year of manufacturing experience
Skills: Judgment required to make set-ups and maintain tolerances
Special Requirements:
Continuous standing
Requires considerable physical effort to maneuver heavy rolls Working with cutting blades requires good visual perception

Thermaflex offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.
• Medical / Dental / Vision plans
• Group Paid Life Insurance
• Paid Holidays
• Vacation Pay
• Tuition Assistance Program
• 401K
• Employee Discount Programs
This is a great opportunity to gain HR experience in a fast-paced work environment.
Except where prohibited by state law all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.
Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
“This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.”