Share this Job

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.





The Production Lead is responsible for assisting the Production Supervisor in the direct oversight, supervision, training, development, and support of our production and material handling employees.  The Converting lead duties are mostly hands-on and direct in nature and require that substantial time be spent on the plant floor working closely and directly with all shift employees. They will set the example and be directly responsible for improving Safety, Quality, Teamwork, Performance and achieving all production goals.

Converting lead works 12 hour rotating shifts. &a – 7P for a month, then 7p – 7a for a month and so fourth



  • Ensures shift employees are following safe work practices and procedures consistently and completely.  Audits for compliance and addresses safety issues in a timely manner.
  • Works safely and is proactively involved in plant safety improvement efforts.
  • Conducts safety and job function training for shift personnel.
  • Can perform as a back up to the supervisor in his/her absence
  • Be able to perform cross-functionally with other departments
  • Protect and secure all employee information and conversations
  • Highly organized and efficient with good time management skills
  • Act as a leader and be able to separate rolls and responsibilities from other hourly employees.
  • Trains employees in proper procedures, coaches them to improve results, and evaluates performance.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves process, equipment and material issues in conjunction with machine operators and support personnel.
  • Interprets work orders and specifications to shift employees, as necessary.
  • Leads and/or assists shift employees in problem resolution.  Leads or supports efforts to determine root cause and develop corrective actions.
  • Studies and understands production schedule and deploys available labor and other resources, as required.
  • Spot checks product quality and ensures specifications are being met and quality procedures are being followed.
  • Recommends measures to improve safety, production methods, equipment performance, quality of product, and reduction of waste.
  • Suggests changes in procedures, labor utilization, use of equipment, and materials to increase efficiency of plant, shift, department or work cell.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate employees to achieve work goals.
  • Double-checks, ensures accuracy, and finalizes production paperwork including production reports, work order documentation, safety and sanitation documents, quality records, finished goods tickets, etc.
  • Interprets company policies, rules and regulations to employees.
  • Communicates regularly and effectively with in-coming and off-going shift leaders about issues occurring on previous, current or following shift.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately at the necessary frequency with subordinates, peers and superiors.
  • Performs activities of employees supervised, as needed.
  • All other projects and duties, as assigned.


 Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of successful manufacturing experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with the willingness and ability to learn new systems.
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred.
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision to complete job tasks.
  • Resourceful problem solver with proven ability to bring quick resolution to challenging situations.
  • Team player with ability to build lasting productive business relationships with hourly employees, management, and peers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate information both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees, customers or suppliers.


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:  Carrollton
State:  TX

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Manufacturing