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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: Machine Technician (Converting Operator)

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Production Supervisor and designated Shift Leads, this position is responsible for operating bag machines and associated equipment in order to safely produce high-quality bags in accordance with the job safety analyses (JSA’s), production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc.

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow all JSA’s and safety procedures/policies
  • Setup and operate bag machine(s) and support equipment to convert HDPE film into bags
  • Read and verify line orders/dockets
  • Understand printing job requirements by the specifications
  • Set up the bag line by loading film and adjusting for size
  • Mount cylinders, adjust pressure, tension and  distribution of ink
  • Troubleshoot stoppages and breakdowns
  • Perform quality checks of material being produced and complete related documentation
  • Complete daily production paperwork
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen
  • Ability to work 12-hour day and night rotating shifts
  • Work overtime as required
  • Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management
  • Ability perform the essential functions of the job with our without accommodation

 

Physical Requirements:

Requirements include, but are not limited to (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (1-2 hours)
  • Standing (Constantly - 12 hours or more)
  • Walking (Constantly 12 hours or more)
  • Lifting (Regularly/Constantly):
    • 0-10 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (never)
  • Carrying (Regularly/Constantly):
    • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (never)
  • Pushing (Often - 8-10 hours or more)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (Often - each 8-10 hours)
  • Balancing (Regularly/Constantly)
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crawling (Often - each 1-3 hours)

Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (Regularly/Constantly each 8-10 hours)

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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City:  Jerome
State:  ID