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Material Handler (200 Summerlea)

Date: Oct 2, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T 1G1

Company: Novolex Holdings, LLC

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.



Material Handler

Position available in 200 Summerlea Warehouse



Principal Job Duties

  • Move material safely and on a timely basis within facility and inside or outside of trailers
  • Deliver materials to designated / marked locations including dumping stations
  • Ensure timely and uninterrupted supply of material for production, recycle bins, and packing to designated machines
  • Conduct trailer inspections (trailer inspection checklist) prior to loading and unloading
  • Conduct external trailer inspection prior to loading finished goods trailers
  • Print trailer receiving report where applicable
  • Assist other roles in preparing material for deployment on machines, when required
  • Operate Automatic shrink-wrapping machine to wrap finished goods/Rolls.
  • Operate grinder for grinding the scrap and remove the flakes.
  • Operate the flakes collection system in timely and safe manner.
  • Remove all waste material and store/dump to designated locations
  • Operate shrink wrapping machine to wrap finished goods
  • Ensure that material storage areas are kept organized and clean
  • Visually check all material being moved and remove any contamination
  • Ensure that all skids /rolls are complying with the customer packaging specifications.
  • Move all non-confirming quality rolls to the Lab staging area, and relocate them based on QC testing outcome
  • Generate labels for rejected material, credit boxes etc.
  • Actively participate in Core and Pallet recycling program.
  • Assist during the web breaks and start up of extrusion lines.
  • Correctly recognize different types type of materials (clear OPS, color OPS, natural and freezer grade, HIPS, PET, PP, PVC etc.) and handle accordingly in order to avoid cross-contamination
  • Move reject material to designated locations for recycling
  • Scan labels using RF Scanner in order to update inventory/logs/BOLs and print
  • Follow picklist to pick product and fill proper information on the picklist to update final BOL
  • Enter material delivery requests on desktop computer and update inventory
  • Perform forklift inspection at shift start or before first use and report any damage immediately
  • Diligently follow lockout / tag out procedures whenever required
  • Maintain all work areas free from obstructions and hazards
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and 5S in own work area and around work units
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and fully comply with the Safety and Quality (GMP) policies and procedures of the Company
  • Any other duties as assigned by the Management

Job Requirements                                           

  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Valid forklift certification with 1 year of recent driving experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Lift and move product / parts / boxes when required
  • Able to understand and read the thermoforming/ extrusion /slitting schedule
  • Able to use desktop computer and enter information on a screen
  • Good team player
  • Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)



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 human.resources@novolex.com.


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