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Job Title:

Utility Operator


Position Summary:

The Utility Operator is responsible for line coverage during employee breaks.  This individual must be able to operate the extrusion lines in the main production plant.  This position will also ensure that proper production supplies are available to production employees and assigned areas meet safety requirement and are clean throughout the shift.  The hours are Monday - Friday, 7:30 PM - 3:30 AM.  May work overtime and weekend hours as the business demands.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide line coverage for employee breaks.
  • Provide cartons and bags to the designated areas on the production floor.
  • Check for safety issues on the floor and in their work area.
  • Palletize products according to company specifications.
  • Move product as required by production schedules.
  • Follow Safety Guidelines.
  • Adhere to all plant Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and good safety standard operating procedures.  Follow all Food Contact Packaging as outlined in the SQF Quality Manual.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent plus 2 years extrusion operation experience
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification
  • In depth knowledge of extrusion line operation
  • Flexible with a willingness to assist the team
  • Good communication skills


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:  Shawano
State:  WI

Nearest Major Market: Green Bay

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