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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:

Lead Operator


Position Summary:

The Lead Operator assists Production Supervisor and Assistant Production Supervisor with production.  Will work directly with production staff by assisting with breaks and changeovers.  Will perform additional duties as instructed by Production Supervisor.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Will input production in computer.
  • Wraps and weight all production skids.
  • Weighs scrap and inputs in computer.
  • Will assist with breaks, changeovers and screen changes.
  • Works with production staff to ensure lines run without any issues.
  • Executes and enforces safety policies and procedures.
  • Works with production staff to ensure the quality of the product.
  • Communicates with Maintenance Supervisor about equipment problems.
  • Will perform other labor functions as needed.
  • Operate forklift safely
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. 
  • Able to effectively communicate. 
  • Ability to keep up in a fast pace environment. 


Physical Requirements:

Manufacturing work environment.  Constant physical activities are required for this position.  Such activities include: ability to reach overhead, squat, and bend at the waist; the ability to lift boxes of 60 lbs or more; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout a 12 hour shift; tolerance of standing posture continuously for 12 hours; intense walking is involved; able to tolerate working environment with inside excessive hot and cold temperatures.

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:  Roanoke
State:  TX

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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