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Thermoforming Machine Operator

Date: Jul 28, 2021

Location: Brampton, ON, CA, L6T1G1

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.



Principal Job Duties

  • Operate the assigned thermoforming machine/s at the prescribed production rate
  • Start and stop thermoforming machines safely at the beginning and end of production
  • Pick up product / piles and pack into boxes. Lift boxes and place on skid
  • Remove scrap plastic from the machine and place into designated containers
  • Erect, seal and palletize packaging material according to the prescribed pallet pattern
  • Enter appropriate codes on the control screen for different types of downtime and errors
  • Identify and troubleshoot minor machine/operation issues like product jams, sticking in hot plate, etc.
  • Alert relevant personnel including Cell Leaders, Cell Lead Operators, etc. on a timely basis regarding any production, safety, and quality issues
  • Diligently perform all prescribed quality checks and closely follow product specs, packaging specs, and quality guidelines mentioned in each work order, one-point-lesson and picture specs.
  • Pack the correct number of parts (as per work order) in the box
  • Perform efficient and safe roll changes and follow the prescribed machine start-up procedure after each roll change and scan the material tag into the data collection system.
  • Ensure that appropriate supplies (Material rolls and packing material) are maintained at the machine as per work order
  • Provide training to new operators as and when required
  • Provide relief breaks to other operators as and when required
  • Generate and scan product labels as required and fill up the traceability documents.
  • Ensure that the appropriate skid type (as mentioned in the work order) is being used
  • Diligently follow lockout / tag out procedures whenever required
  • Complete all required production and quality documentation accurately in a timely manner
  • Follow the master cleaning schedule, sanitation, and hygiene procedures including daily superficial cleaning
  • 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                                           

  • Team player with multi-tasking abilities
  • Good communication skills in English (verbal and written)
  • Must pass Numerical / Comprehension test
  • Able to work day and/or night shift



At Polar Pak, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. Polar Pak offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of our recruitment process. If you are in need of accommodation during our recruitment process, please specify in your job application.


 We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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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