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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.

Molder Trainee


Position Summary:

 Molder Trainee operates and adjusts injection molding machines normally with a Molder or Foreman being present to maintain operating efficiencies and quality standards. The Molder Trainee is also responsible for the safety, process control, some maintenance work, quality, regrind, housekeeping and the proper use of the MDT40 units within their work cell.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Molder Trainee will start and stop injection machines, robots and peripheral product handling equipment
  • Clean, grease and check oil levels of machines and mold faces
  • Cycle machines to maintain quality and efficiencies
  • Perform minor mechanical and electrical repairs

Molder Trainee will troubleshoot and repair material handling system

  • Have a working knowledge of support systems
  • Molder Trainee will report any mold or machine deficiency (Maintenance Work Order System)
  • Maintain and update daily all required documentation including Daily Check Lists.
  • Ensure proper reuse of rejects by completing all grinding by shift’s end
  • Check and fill color concentrates and set up and maintain color concentrates.
  •  Check and fill regrind bins and perform on- line grinding
  • To check machines running material from gaylords, and keep full as needed
  • Check and fill gaylord’s on machines
  • Set up for color changes
  • Maintain proper let downs of color concentrate
  • To utilize regrind wherever possible
  • Provide weekend work coverage and work overtime as needed
  • To clean Conair dust collectors
  • Assist Maintenance, Tool Room and Stacker departments
  • Perform any duty deemed necessary by supervisor
  • Must attend all required safety training, and operator training courses


Candidate Requirements:

  • Fork Lift, hand tools, torches, bench grinder skills


Safety Expectations:

  • Safety is always the number one priority.  All actions taken will be conducted in the safest manner possible and without risking injury to yourself or others. 
  • Follow all Safe Practices and safety policies and procedures.
  • Report all accident, incidents, safety violations, near misses or unsafe conditions to your Supervisory IMMEDIATELY.  If any bodily fluid (bloodborne pathogens) are present, it must be properly cleaned by a trained employee.

Quality Expectations:

  • Our product is our livelihood.  We must ensure that our product is of the highest quality.  Every employee plays a part in quality
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices while in production areas
  • Adhere to all GFSI standards policies and procedures in regards to product Safety, Quality and Legality
  • Adhere to and enforce procedures in regards to Food Defense and HACCP

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 Jamie Wells at  hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Chelmsford
State:  MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Forklift, Manufacturing