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Job Description

The Duro, Novolex (formerly B & H Bag) manufacturing facility in Katy, TX has an immediate opening for a Multi-Craft Industrial Maintenance Technician. Under the general direction of the Plant Maintenance Manager, the MT is responsible for supporting various mechanical and electrical related maintenance functions such as: installing and repairing manufacturing equipment onsite; troubleshooting and diagnosing production/process problems; performing preventative/predictive maintenance tasks on existing equipment. The manufacturing environment requires working on various production and facility systems/equipment related to plastic extrusion, converting, pelletizing, vacuum resin handling, chillers, air compressors, pumps, blowers, air conditioners, etc.

Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

Mechanical Aptitude:

  • General knowledge required in mechanics (gears, bearings, pulleys, belts, etc.), pneumatics and hydraulics in order to effectively troubleshoot high speed equipment problems in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Practical knowledge in the use of precision measuring devices such as micrometers, calipers, bore gauges, etc.
  • Ability to safely operate shop tools such as cutoff saws, drill press, bench grinder, hydraulic press, vertical band saw, arc welders, acetylene torch and various other hand tools is essential.


Electrical Aptitude:

  • Position requires basic electrical knowledge.
  • Candidate shall be capable of using a digital multimeter to detect the presence of voltage, identify faulty wiring, blown fuses, faulty switches, terminal ends, circuit boards, breakers and photoelectric controls.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot simple circuits, three-phase power systems, motor controls, AC/DC drives, PLC's and servo drive systems.
  • Must be able to perform installation of conduit runs, disconnects, fuse boxes, relays, motor controls, motors and brushes.


Candidate Requirements:

  • MUST HAVE High School diploma or equivalent.
  • MUST HAVE 2+ years of work experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably related to Maintenance, Production, or Engineering.
  • Must have an attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics.
  • Must have strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have strong commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Forklift experience helpful, but not required.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Must have full use of hands, arms and legs to reach in, around, over and under the equipment to facilitate diagnosis and/or repair of equipment.
  • At times, there may include significant pushing, pulling, bending, lifting, walking, stooping, crouching, crawling, repetitive motion, ladder and stair use.
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 100lbs.
  • Ability to use sight, sound, smell, and feel to diagnose variations in equipment performance.
  • The working environment, at times, may be noisy, hot, humid, hazy or cold.

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 hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Katy
State:  TX

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Maintenance, Warehouse, Forklift, Manufacturing