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JOB SUMMARY:

 

Responsible for the safe operation of various types of equipment and activities as specified within the department

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF THE JOB

 

  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures i.e. PPE, clothing, moving equipment, cut resistant gloves, etc.
  • Check bags/bundles for quality and labeling defects and do all quality checks and paper work as per Quality Policy.

 

Waste Utility-Baler:

  •   Safely and efficiently
  • Collect and transport waste buggies to and from bag machines.
  • Operate and perform minor adjustment on waste baler equipment.
  • Segregate the paper waste into appropriate containers and follow proper disposition procedure.
  • Submit accurate waste reports daily and timely.
  • Scan all waste buggies into the inventory system.
  • Meet/achieve safety, quality, production waste and housekeeping goals set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management

 

 

Wrapper / Utility:

  • Safely and efficiently
  • Sweep aisles where machines are not in operation and your immediate work area.
  • Ensure bales are completely sealed and adhere to the baling quality policy following all production order instructions.
  • Palletize all bales of bags properly placing all labels in the required position following the quality procedure.
  • Properly strap bales of bags which need to be multi-paks in accordance with the production order requirements.
  • Use slip sheets for pallets requiring them in accordance with the quality standard.
  • Clean up all straps on the production floor.
  • Clean all spills in the baling production area.
  • Keep all clutter off the production floor.
  • Assure that the printing on the bales are meeting the quality standards.
  • Change strapping on strappers when needed.
  • Meet/achieve safety, quality, production waste and housekeeping goals set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management

 

SKILLS & ABILITIES

 

  • 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 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 operating certain equipment 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.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

 

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment

 

PRINCIPAL CONTACTS INSIDE / OUTSIDE COMPANY:

 

Other Employees, Adjuster Supervisors, Supervisors and Managers

 

COMPETENCY OR POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

ERRORS AND THEIR CONSEQUENCES

 

Errors can result in flawed bags, poor quality print, packaging problems, safety and equipment problems, which may lead to loss of productivity or loss of business.  Safety errors may cause danger to self or other employees.

 

 

 

EQUIPMENT USED

 

Must be familiar with or must learn to use equipments and tools within the department.

 

JUDGMENT REQUIRED:

 

  • Must be able to communicate with supervisors and others

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

   X   Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.

   X   Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.

   X   Pulling; 4 hours

   X   Pushing; 4 hours

   X    Reaching above shoulder

   X    Use of fingers, grasp small objects

   X   Walking; 8 hours, excluding breaks

   X   Standing; 8 hours, excluding breaks

   X    Crawling; 1 hour

   X   Kneeling; 2 hours

   X   Bending; 4 hours

   X   Climbing; 3 hours

   X    Operation of forklift, narrow aisle or other vehicle

   X   Visual ability

   X   Depth perception

   X   Ability to distinguish color

   X   Hearing ability

          Other

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 

The work environment – Industrial manufacturing environment. Characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

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: New York City

Job Segment: Industrial, Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing

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