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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our 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.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


Position Summary:

Operate baler for shift waste, weighing and sorting as necessary.


Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:

  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures.  Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Safely execute daily job activities including, but not limited to, 1) complete pre-shift truck inspections, 2) perform lockout/tagout for baler equipment, 3) follow confined space procedure for entering baler pit area.
  • Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.
  • Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.
  • Ensure confined space permit is obtained prior to cleaning out pit baler – see Shift Supervisor or Compliance Manager.
  • Pull carts from paper production area and bring to baler.  Weigh all waste per procedure.
  • Properly sort waste into proper waste streams.
  • Report exceptions to waste reduction efforts to Shift Supervisor.
  • Empty all trash bins each shift.
  • Load and unload trucks as needed.
  • Clean warehouse per schedule.
  • Drive forklift daily as needed.
  • Complete daily waste reports.
  • Meet/achieve waste reduction goals set by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience
  • This is an entry level position.  Prior factory work is a plus but not required.
  • Must have basic reading, math and communication skills.
  • Required to operate forklift.

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex does not publicly 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 hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Florence
State:  KY

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Warehouse, Paper, Forklift, Manufacturing