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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.



Job Summary: 


The Thermoforming Packer has the responsibility of keeping up with the pace of production, packing quality product, labeling boxes and placing boxes on a conveyor or skid as required.  This position reports directly to the Shift Supervisor, but also takes direction from the Lead Packer.



Basic Duties and Task Statements:


Essential Functions:

  • Check product for quality.  If there is a problem, bring it to the Operator's attention immediately.
  • Keep up with the pace of production and maintain a clean work area.
  • Follow all safety rules and JSA instructions.  Report any safety problems or near miss accidents to the supervisor.
  • Maintain personal cleanliness and follow all Good Manufacturing Practices in order to prevent product contamination.
  • Place stacks of product in bags and fasten the bags as required.
  • Place product in boxes in the proper amounts as required for a particular job.
  • Make boxes, label boxes and place boxes on a conveyor or pallet as required.


Downtime Functions:

  • Clean around your workstation and the general area of the machine (sweep, mop and wipe down the machine) as soon as possible when a machine goes down without being told to do so.
  • Help the operator to roll material or pick up material which is on the floor.
  • Make sure all supplies are ready to restart work as soon as the machine is running again. 
  • Get with Lead or Supervisor for Grinding assignment.
  • Miscellaneous duties as directed by the Packing Lead or Supervisor.



    Basic Competencies:


  • One year verifiable manufacturing experience required.   
  • Maximum Weight Requirements:  40 lbs, frequently.
  • Normal Dexterity Required.



  • Must be able to take direction and work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment & motivate others within the team.
  • Must have good attendance.

Must be able to function in a hot work environment

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:  Chattanooga
State:  TN

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Packing, Manufacturing