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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:

Order Change Preparation

Position Summary:

Works closely with Lead Operators, Supervisors, and Production Scheduling Coordinator to ensure that all parts and materials necessary to complete an order are procured and prepared on time and to the highest quality possible.  This includes, but is not limited to labels, dies, print cylinders, plates, inks, and gears.

Helps to manage ink, plate, die, gear, & print cylinder inventories.

Mixes, issues, and returns ink and fluid raw materials to converting equipment lines in compliance with Safety Programs and Quality Assurance Systems to support achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives. 


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Disassemble, clean, & rebuild press chambers
  • Cleans and conditions print cylinders
  • Mounts printing plates onto print sleeves
  • Helps to build changeover kit (Work order, plates, dies, gears, etc.)
  • Read and understand production work orders
  • Regularly attend and participate in weekly schedule meetings
  • Maintains inventory of ink, plates, dies, gears, and print cylinders
  • Orders materials such as plates and dies from vendor
  • Performs incoming and outgoing inspections of dies and plates
  • Mixes, issues, and returns ink and fluid materials
  • Assists leads and supervisors with order changes
  • Keeps a clean and organized workspace at all times
  • Will perform other labor functions as needed and perform other duties as assigned


Candidate Requirements:

  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Experience with order changes on a variety of machines
  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment is strongly preferred
  • Basic understanding and experience with computers
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to keep up in a fast-paced environment
  • Positive record of dependability, reliability, and attendance
  • Demonstrated consistently high quality of work
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and skilled in time management
  • Positive, flexible attitude – company minded


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 and carry objects up to 50 lbs.; ability to climb up and down stairs throughout a 10-hour shift; tolerance of standing posture continuously for 10 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.

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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.

City:  Milesburg
State:  PA

Nearest Major Market: State College