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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.



Job Title:

Forklift Operator      


Position Summary:

The forklift 1 has the overall responsibility and authority over ensuring that instructions are carried out as directed from the warehouse supervisor or foreman for the shift. This position reports directly to the warehouse supervisor or foreman and indirectly to the Warehouse Manager.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety guidelines as applicable to position.
  • Forklift, scissor-lift, pallet jack, and propane handling certification must maintained. Forklift must certify every 2 yrs.
  • Completely hands on with a minimum of no less than 8 hours a day on the floor.
  • Must be able to help and support training of new personnel on their shift in shipping and/or receiving procedures.
  • Pull orders and load trucks with 100% accuracy.  Provide all proper documentation to Logistics Coordinator for final order processing.  Prepare shipping documents for each shipment as applicable.
  • When applicable, receive incoming goods against purchase orders and complete paperwork.
  • Stage production areas for next shift based on schedule.
  • Ensure re-packing of damaged cartons is completed within your shift.
  • Stage all raw materials, blanks and finished goods accordingly to warehouse layout plan.
  • Ensure all finished goods in assigned locations are cycle counted as requested with a minimum of 98% accuracy.  Report discrepancies to Inventory Coordinator.
  • Organize warehouse properly, rotating stock in FIFO pattern
  • Good attendance and punctuality required
  • General housekeeping (GMP on shift basis) / Maintain audit ready status on daily basis
  • Complete all assigned duties prior to leaving for the day.
  • Must be computer literate with the ability to use workstations or hand held devices, fax, email, copiers and printers. 
  • Must have excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Miscellaneous other duties as directed by the Warehouse Supervisor or Foreman or Warehouse Manager.



Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum of a high school education or GED required
  • Minimum of 2 years experience driving a forklift required
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Normal Dexterity Required.
  • Ability to lift a maximum of 35 lbs. as necessary.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment & motivate others within the team
  • Bilingual a plus


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.



City:  Chelmsford
State:  MA