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.

 

 

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for maintaining facility and industrial maintenance.  Maintaining, repairing and rebuilding various production machines and equipment.  Responsible for the set up and use of tools and equipment before production use in order to ensure the optimum level of safety.  Familiar with a variety of the production floor’s concepts, practices and procedures.  Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. 

 

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe general facility maintenance and repair.
  • Provide safe repairs and modifications to plant equipment.
  • Research repair parts.
  • Responsible for reading, understanding and interpretation of blueprints, sketches and drawings.
  • Responsible for safely calibrating, maintaining, repairing and troubleshooting instrumentation and equipment for laboratory and manufacturing plant to ensure conformance to establish calibration standards.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing industrial ovens, HVAC systems and air compressors.
  • Maintain computer-controlled motion of equipment during maintenance process, applying knowledge of program controls.
  • Modifies sketches or computer-generated designs of machine components, such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, hydraulics, and mechanics, utilizing computer and software programs. 
  • Actively participate in assigned safety related initiatives.
  • Participate in and maintain departmental shop 5S standards.

 

Candidate Requirements:

  • Associates degree in area of specialty or completion of a Technical School program preferred.
  • 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Basic computer skills with MS Excel, Word and Outlook Email.
  • Strong Electrical and Mechanical Skills.
  • Experience with 3 phase and high voltage electrical systems.
  • Working knowledge of PLC’s.
  • Experience working with AC and DC drives.
  • Experience with chiller, air compressors, HVAC systems, and gas fired industrial ovens.
  • Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Action Oriented, Decision Quality, Functional/Technical Skills, Integrity and Trust, Peer Relationships
  • Other Competencies Required: Organization/Time Management

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to walk, climb, squat & stoop; reach with hands and arms; and use hands and fingers to feel, handle, push/pull levers & buttons, and operate various tools.  
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

 

About the Company

  • Novolex™ is North America’s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • Novolex™ is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 62 facilities around the globe, including the worlds’ largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana.  The company has over 10,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
  • The family of historic Novolex™ brands includes Bagcraft® Packaging, Hilex Poly®, Fortune Plastics®, Duro Bag®, De Luxe® Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag™, International Converter®, General Packaging® Products, Heritage Bag®, Burrows Packaging, Sheilds and The Waddington Group.
  • Each of the Novolex™ brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex™ brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
  • Novolex™ focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex™ product portfolio and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.

Our Mission

  • Novolex’s™ mission is to continue a tradition of leadership established by our historic brands in the areas of packaging choice, customer service, manufacturing innovation, quality, and sustainability.

Our Vision Statement

  • To be a leading provider of packaging solutions that are environmentally friendly, create value for the customer and Novolex™, have excellent quality, and provide superior service.
  • We want to accomplish this with an entrepreneurial culture which drives operational excellence and proactively creates ecological solutions.

Our Environmental Mission
Novolex's sustainability goal is to establish a viable environmental program and product line that:

  • Reduces the impact of plastic and paper on the environment through recycling and increased recycled content
  • Sets a high standard of industry leadership and corporate citizenship
  • Creates meaningful benefits for the environment and the community
  • Facilitates environmental action by retailers and the community

For more information on Novolex™, visit our website at: www.novolex.com

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

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. 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Maintenance, Machinist, Manufacturing

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