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Job Title:

Extrusion Department Manager      


Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for the full management and performance of the Extrusion Department in the safe production of high-quality HDPE film (blown film extrusion).  The Extrusion Manager will be responsible for all aspects of this 24/7 high-volume production environment including: safety, quality, production management, personnel management, technical solutions, materials management, reporting, training, etc.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures safety and quality are at or above company standards
  • Consistently meets production goals
  • Manage department/shifts by providing daily coaching, oversight, and troubleshooting, training, performance reviews, and providing performance feedback to employees to ensure all performance goals of the plant in relation to safety, waste, quality and productivity are achieved
  • Manage materials and leverage off-set materials; forecasting and managing material usage, production output, labor cost, scrap rate, change-over times, etc.
  • Manage and control department operating costs
  • Responsible for all extrusion employees and equipment in the facility
  • Establish/maintain effective working relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Successfully partner with corporate materials management and supply management personnel in the proper management and processing of materials


Candidate Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree in Business Management or equivalent area of study
  • Blown film extrusion experience required
  • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety
  • Experience working in a fast-paced management and managing multiple shifts and manufacturing personnel
  • Strong history of meeting production goals
  • Technical ability; Must possess troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Experience mentoring and coaching shift leads and employees
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation

Please no recruiting agencies

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 hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  North Vernon
State:  IN

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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