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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.

 

 

Job Title:

Machinist

 

Position Summary:

Completes machine adjustments, modifications and repairs, based on plant needs.  Job duties may vary, based on level of proficiency.  Different levels are attained by passing test.

 

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.
  • 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.
  • Make plate cylinders, ensuring they fit appropriately down to each detail.
  • Make gears, figuring and ensuring correct dimensions, using gear shaper.
  • Repair machine breakdowns as needed.
  • Build up, grind and reweld shafts.
  • Weld various items made of steel, cast iron, aluminum, stainless steel; braze or weld brass.
  • Handle sheet metal work, such as making guards and ink pans.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.
  • Respond to radio calls as needed.
  • Handle dismantling and rebuilding work.
  • Grind rubber rolls
  • Make parts needed, ensuring that specifications are correct.
  • Cut shafts.
  • Draw blueprints and sketches of work.
  • Keep equipment clean.
  • Meet/achieve job goals set forth by management.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Machinist trade school experience is helpful
  • 3-5 years of applicable work experience is required.
  • Will need solid understanding of company machinery in order to handle job duties.  Will need ability to set up and run lathes and milling machines (Bridgeport).  Will make cylinders and ink pans, chaise threads, make complete parts and determine correct specifications.  Skills will be dependent on proficiency level.

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.

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