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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.



NOVOLEX JOB DESCRIPTION                                 

Job Title:                             Lift Truck Driver/Load Checker  2nd Shift 3PM-11PM, M-F

Department:                      Shipping/Receiving – Florence

Reports To:                         Shipping Supervisor

Position Summary:

Responsible for ensuring that product is loaded properly on trucks and according to specifications.  Must operate forklift in a manner that meets all safety standards.

Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities:

  • Complete pre-shift OSHA inspection and related paperwork on forklift truck; clean truck as outlined in procedure.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Operate forklift in a safe and efficient manner, following all applicable forklift

              procedures and rules.

  • Report any mechanical problems with forklift so they can be repaired.
  • Load trucks in a manner that they will arrive in good condition, ensuring that product count is correct.  Handle all other duties required for loading trucks, i.e., wheel chocks in place, dock plates in place, and jack stands/dock locks in place.
  • Spot-check product for quality.
  • Unload trucks, and check inbound product for accurate counts, quality, and all other duties required for unloading trucks, i.e., wheel chocks, dock plates, jack stands/dock locks in place.
  • Handle general maintenance and housekeeping of entire warehouse area, including sanitation checks on trailers.
  • Know and understand fire prevention rules, policies and procedures.
  • Meet/achieve shipping goals set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.




Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or applicable work experience
  • One to three years of experience driving a forklift is necessary
  • Must be able to pass forklift training
  • Must be able to operate motorized vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:


  • Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Pushing
  • Reaching above shoulders
  • Use of fingers
  • Standing
  • Kneeling
  • Bending; 6 hours
  • Operation of forklift narrow aisle or other vehicle
  • Visual ability
  • Depth perception
  • Hearing ability

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 include Bagcraft® Packaging, Hilex Poly®, Fortune Plastics®, Duro Bag®, De Luxe® Packaging, Novolex Custom Film & Bag™, International Converter®, Pac Paper® and General Packaging® Products.
  • Each of the Novolex™ brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications.
  • Novolex™ is a U.S. based company with a headquarters in Hartsville, SC and 35 manufacturing facilities strategically located across North America including the world’s largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana.  The company has approximately 5,100 employees in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.
  • 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 create value and synergies by covering the full spectrum of retailer and institutional companies packaging requirements.




Our Mission:

  • Novolex’s™ mission is to continue a tradition of leadership established by our historic brands in the areas of packaging choice, customer service, manufacturing innovation, quality, and sustainability.

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.

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