Novolex™ employs over 10,000 people across the globe. We strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex™ 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. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.



Job Title:

Entry Level Maintenance Technician (EMT)


Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Plant Engineer/Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible to support various maintenance functions, including assisting fellow team members, their crew, and across departments when appropriate, providing various facilities and general maintenance tasks.  Essential to success is a focus on safety in all the actions taken by the EMT and of those around them.  


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

· Sweep, clean, and provide general custodial tasks.

· Sort and haul trash/recyclable materials.

· May perform outdoor lawn, garden and snow removal tasks.

· May drive fork lift and use moveable pallets.

· Provides minor mechanical maintenance and repairs.

· Work with Senior Mechanics on maintenance and projects.

· May run errands.

· Participate in Pre-Shift and other Production and Communications Meetings.

· Effectively clean equipment and facility in a timely manner with minimal supervision.

· Support efforts to achieve output and product quality that meets plant objectives.

· Perform various other duties as requested by the leadership.

· May be required to complete training courses as determined by management.


Candidate Requirements:

· High school diploma or equivalent.

· Practical knowledge in the use of cleaning products in a safe, responsible manner.

· Must be team oriented and focused on quality.

· Attention to detail, cooperative attitude, and sound work ethics are essential.

· Must be able to operate various hand tools and power tools. Machine tool experience is desired.

· Forklift experience helpful, but not required.

· Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.


Physical Demands:

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

· Sitting (3-5 hours)

· Standing (5 hours or more)

· Walking (5 hours or more)

· Lifting (Regularly/Constantly): 

o 0-10 lbs. (1-3 hours)

o 10-20 lbs. (3-5 hours)

o 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours)

o 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours)

o 100 lbs. or more (Never)

· Carrying:

o 10-20 lbs. (5 hours or more)

o 20-50 lbs. (3-5 hours)

o 50-100 lbs. (1-3 hours)

o 100 lbs. (Never)

· Pushing (1-3 hours)

· Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (1-3 hours)

· Balancing (5 hours or more)

· Stooping, Kneeling (1-3 hours)

· Crawling (Never)

· Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (1-3 hours)

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

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The Company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities.  Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. Pre-employment, as well as post-hire substance testing, is required for specified positions through Novolex. Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.

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  800-845-6051.
Novolex is an E-Verify Employer.
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.



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