Slasher - Material Handler - Warehouse Associate II

Cardinal Health Camden, SC

Material Handler - Slasher - Assembly Associate II

Job Summary

  • The position will operate a Slasher in an efficient manner with responsibility for achieving established productivity, quality, and safety goals.
  • Position reports directly to the Production Supervisor. Next level is Production Superintendent followed by the Production Manager.


  • Must observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions. Must attend all monthly scheduled Safety Meetings.
  • Patrol Slasher every 10 minutes.
  • Keep leases straight. Laps and drawbacks removed.
  • Doff Slasher as needed. Transports by monorail to racks in storage area and places in proper racks.
  • Places empty beams in position and starts Slasher.
  • Follow TPM cleaning schedule.
  • Help creel Slashers.
  • Remove all yarn remaining on beams.
  • Remove empty section beams and places them on the floor.
  • Remove empty section beams and place in designated KanBan staging area.
  • Runs new set through Slasher.
  • Pick lease and starts Slasher.
  • Keep close watch on all controls to ensure warps are being made properly.
  • Complete warp tickets and attaches to warps when Doffed. Showing Slasher number, date, construction, number of ends, yards on beam and initials the ticket according to assigned Slasher.
  • Complete section beam defect form and places on the creel at the proper section beam.
  • Completes form for Slasher defects and ends out of lease.
  • Each Operator is to write down production on sheet to be turned in daily at shift change (Note) An assigned operator will bring down paperwork which will consist of:
  • Production sheet compiled from all 3 Slashers.
  • Hoist Sheet compiled from all three operators.
  • Turn in TPM audit sheet (if set comes off on your shift).
  • Follow all safety rules, plant rules, department rules and implement total quality in his/her area of responsibility.
  • Participate in Plant Corrective Action Team Program.
  • Participate in Plant Safety Program.
  • Report all unsafe conditions in a timely manner.


  • High School Diploma/ GED required
  • One to three months’ related experience and/or training preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add and subtract.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Hazards/Safe Guards

  • Earplugs required when in the manufacturing areas of the plant.
  • Safety glasses as required and OSHA approved hearing protection.
  • Required to wear a safety glove and safety knife when cutting open packages.
  • Must also wear safety goggles and a dust mask if within 50 feet of a blow down operation.
  • Must wear safety shoes in areas where required.

Environmental, Health and Safety

  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is a major cornerstone of this company’s beliefs. Working safely and protecting the environment are an essential part of an employee’s job performance and all employees are responsible for the following position requirements.
  • Sign a letter of EHS Commitment on an annual basis
  • Understand and abide by the plant EHS policy
  • Understand and abide by the plant EHS Cardinal Rules
  • Read the OSHA Poster on the HR Bulletin Boards
  • Follow all the standards, policies and procedures outlined in the EHS program
  • Attend all EHS training sessions
  • Wear and/or use all required personal protective equipment while working
  • Immediately report hazardous conditions or environmental risks to your supervisor in order for the supervisor to ensure appropriate corrective action is implemented
  • Immediately report any job-related injury or illness to your supervisor, Safety Coordinator, HR or any member of management


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.