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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.



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Position Summary:

  • Ensure that all aspects of his or her area of responsibility are in full compliance with the quality system in place for the operation being performed.
  • Reading work orders, be capable of giving instruction and/or performing complete and complex setup of extrusion lines including startup of extruder, pulling and threading webs during startup of extruder, treaters, presses, post gussets, and bag machine or winder.  Troubleshooting and/or maintenance on bag machine, separator, or winder.
  • Have or learn advanced printing skills:  Threading of presses, knowledge of press controls and adjustment of print cylinders.  Ability to mount cylinders in press and gauge cylinders to proper distance.  Know mounting of basic print jobs and ability to maintain printing presses during press operator’s absence from the line.
  • Ability to locate, gather and transport to work areas all cartons, cores, concentrates, resins, and all other supplies as needed for production requirements in the absence of a material handler.
  • Capable of maintaining filters on resin pumping system to ensure material flow to extrusion lines.  Troubleshoot system as required to maintain continuous material flow to the production lines.
  • Assist material handler in maintaining hoppers with resins and additives as required and identified by material codes on the Item Specification Sheet or Bill of Materials.
  • Monitor case weights of finished product for all bag lines and ensure record keeping at hourly intervals.  Perform spot inspections of finished product and record results on corresponding paperwork.  Make adjustments and corrections as required to meet product specifications.
  • Have full knowledge of procedures for removal of finished product, scrap and unused cartons and other supplies from the manufacturing area when no longer required for use.  Know procedures for weighing of scrap, wrapping and logging of finished product when the plant wide material handler is busy or absent.  Assist when requested or needed.
  • Inspect skids of finished product for proper label, date code, special ticketing or tagging (i.e. Genpak, Borden) of product that requires additional product information for specific customers.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Forklift certification or capability to obtain certification
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Ability to work 12 hours per scheduled workday
  • Work overtime as required
  • Satisfactory completion of training courses as determined by management
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodations

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:  Lebanon
State:  TN

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

Job Segment: Equipment Operator, Warehouse, Machinist, Forklift, Manufacturing