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Novolex™ employs over 10,000 people across the globe. 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.




The baler operator is responsible for coordination of removal of materials from the plant, maintaining the baler machine, cleaning the area and bringing potential maintenance issues to Manager.


  1. Operate a forklift in an efficient manner following all safety protocols.
  2. Responsible for loading packed bales on to trucks.
  3. Safely operate standard warehouse equipment, including forklifts, high reach, and riding pallet jack.
  4. Work with production team to empty all full recycling bins throughout the day.
  5. Separate recyclable materials from non-recyclables and separate different types of materials to maximize value of materials.
  6. Work with baling team to ensure all bales are groomed and free of contaminants.
  7. Weigh and record bales of product and keep accurate records of what is recycled and scraped.
  8. Clean machine at the end of every day using a variety of tools including air compressor.
  9. Effectively communicates as required with supervisor.
  10. Assures that the necessary tools, settings and supplies are ready prior to production.
  11. Maintains constant attendance to the machines and prevents other employees that are not trained on that machine from improper use.
  12. Assists supervisor in maintaining the production floor and areas are in a clean and safe manner.
  13. Makes minor machine adjustment, and informs the supervisor and the maintenance department when major repairs are required.
  14. Records all down time due to machine malfunctions and reports them to the supervisor at the end of the shift.
  15. All other duties assigned by management.


This position has no supervisory responsibilities but will report to their assigned supervisor.


High school diploma with 1-2 years of experience driving a forklift.


Time management

Inventory management


Organizational skills




Sense of Urgency

Accuracy and Accountability


Position will encounter dirt, dust, loud noise, heat / cold, fumes, fuel and oil due to factory and tractor / trailer setting. 


Errors, if not caught, could lead to product damage, misplaced items, un-cleanliness of tractor / trailer, unsafe driving conditions, property damage or injuries.


 Lifting; a minimum of 60 lbs; Carrying; a minimum of 60 lbs; Pulling, Pushing, Sitting, Climbing onto and off tractor;  Ability to work at a rapid and safe pace; Visual ability; Depth perception; Ability to distinguish color; Hearing ability


Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

For more information on Novolex™, visit our website at: www.novolex.com

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

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.



City:  Brownsville
State:  TX

Nearest Major Market: Brownsville

Job Segment: Warehouse, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing