Novolex employs over 7,000 people across the globe. From our iconic corporate headquarters in South Carolina to our 46 world-class manufacturing sites to our new state of the art professional center near Charlotte we strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex Careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.
Responsible for the safe operation of various types of bag machines in order to produce high quality bags. These may include, but are not limited to, shopping, merchandise, grocery and sack machines.
Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures i.e. PPE, clothing, EHS, moving equipment, cut resistant gloves, etc.
Check bags for quality defects off the machine, and do all quality checks and paper work as per Quality Policy.
Safely and efficiently
Strip rolls down, removing liner and /or bands and removing minimal layers of damaged paper.
Change roll, make splice by hand, maneuver roll into position, adhere roll to web on machine, and adjust paper rolls.
Monitor bag machinery, starting, stopping, jogging, and adjusting as needed in a timely manner.
Threading paper through machine smoothly and thread machine as needed.
Clean and repair machine as needed using proper tools and equipment.
Maintain ink levels, clean ink pans and wash rollers.
Package bags as specified.
Submit accurate production reports daily and timely.
Meet / achieve safety, quality, production waste and housekeeping goals set forth by management.
Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.
2+ years of machine operator and setup experience in a manufacturing environment.
Reading, writing and basic math skills are needed for this job.
Must be mechanically inclined and be able to make minor adjustments to machines. Must be able to correctly read a ruler.
Must be able to problem-solve to make sure that minor adjustments made to machinery are correct.
Must be able to effectively communicate with other employees and management.
Knowledge of machinery will be needed to perform job.
Self-managing with organization and time management skills.
Must have good eyesight (no colorblindness) in order to spot flaws in color comparison, print set-up, etc. as bags or film come off the production line.
Able to properly use basic wrenches and tools.
Some of our benefits are:
Eligible for holiday pay on first day of employment
Medical/Dental/Vision/Life eligible on day 61 of employment
401(K) eligible on day 91 of employment
About the Company
Novolex is North America's leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
The leadership of Novolex's packaging brands sprouts from innovation, a diversity of products and markets, and a dedication to sustainability and quality.
The family of historic Novolex brands includes Bagcraft Packaging, Hilex Poly, Fortune Plastics, Duro Bag, De Luxe Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag, International Converter, General Packaging Products, and Heritage Bag.
Each of the Novolex brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
Novolex is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 46 manufacturing facilities around the globe, including the worlds' largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. The company has over 7,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
Novolex focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex product portfolio and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.
The company rebranded under the name Novolex in November 2014. The change signifies a number of great companies coming together under a new name focused on delivering value to our customers, suppliers and employees through broader product categories and markets. Novolex's family of packaging brands creates value and synergies by covering the full spectrum of retailer and institutional companies packaging requirements.
The Novolex name is based on the Latin "NOVO" for new and "LEX" a tip of the hat to Hilex Poly, the first brand to become part of the family. The blue and red of our logo represents the integration of both paper and plastic into our sustainability platform with red and blue being the legacy corporate colors of Hilex Poly and Duro Bag respectively.
Our Vision Statement
To be a leading provider of packaging solutions that are environmentally friendly, create value for the customer and Novolex, have excellent quality, and provide superior service.
We want to accomplish this with an entrepreneurial culture which drives operational excellence and proactively creates ecological solutions.
Our Environmental Mission
Novolex's sustainability goal is to establish a viable environmental program and product line that:
Reduces the impact of plastic and paper on the environment through recycling and increased recycled content
Sets a high standard of industry leadership and corporate citizenship
Creates meaningful benefits for the environment and the community
Facilitates environmental action by retailers and the community
For more information on Novolex, visit our website at: www.novolex.com
The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Pre-employment, as well as post-hire substance testing, is required for specified positions through Novolex. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.
Novolex is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company's application process should contact Jamie Wells at 800-845-6051.
Novolex is an E-Verify Employer.
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.
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