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Job Title:

Material Handler


Position Summary:

While working in a safe, effective manner, they will keep quality in mind at all times. Works in a cooperative team environment to maintain product flow to and from the corrugator/printing department. Performs all other duties or tasks as required by supervision.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain an active forklift/clamp license.
  • Deliver and remove scheduled raw material to and from the BHS-Corrugator and the F&k Printer.
  • Direct and safely place roll stock in the proper location.
  • Consolidate roll stock in the roll room area to maintain first in-first out and keep space for additional product.
  • Control warehouse organization and daily cycle counts for raw materials.  Label each roll as to size, weight, and unit of measure and lineal footage of the roll.
  • Remove waste from the corrugator and printer when needed.
  • Bring back delivered roll stock from shipping and help manage FIFO practices.
  • Verify with the Lead Corrugator that Butt rolls are used in a timely manner.
  • Manage starch levels for the corrugator. Maintain and clean the starch room.
  • Have an active role in SAP/inventory.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Follow the instructions and needs of the Department Manager and Lead Operators.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be a team player with a “can do” attitude.
  • Should possess basic mechanical skills.
  • Capable of working in hot environment and in areas where inks and lubricants are used.
  • Must be capable of standing for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry 25 lbs. and occasionally up to 50 lbs.
  • Must have basic troubleshooting abilities.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have basic computer and math skills.
  • Must be able to read basic English.
  • Must meet qualification standards of this position, and re-qualify annually.
  • Due to fluctuating production levels employees may be asked to work beyond normally scheduled work hours or less than normally scheduled work hours. Employees may be required to work weekends or partial weekends on a scheduled basis.  You may also be called in during non-scheduled hours.
  • Regularly required to stand, sit, move about facility, climb stairs, bend, twist, kneel, crouch or crawl, use hands and fingers to touch, handle, or feel objects, tools and controls, grasp, push, pull, reach with hands and arms, lift above shoulder level. Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, peripheral at the vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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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.

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Warehouse, Forklift, Industrial, Manufacturing

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