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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 Title:

Precision Grinder


Position Summary:

 The Precision Grinder will be responsible to set up variety of machines performing external, internal, surface or contour grinding operations on a wide range of parts having a number of shoulders, radius, recesses, and tapers to extremely close tolerances with thin-walled plastic injection molded products and a high degree of finish. Diagnose machine problems and make necessary corrections. Operates deburring and grinding machine to perform a series of operations to ensure that the parts meet company workmanship standards and customer specifications for smooth surfaces and edges.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Position and secure deburring and cutting tools onto holding fixtures of machine and proceeds to deburr and grind parts to meet quality specifications.
  •  The Precision Grinder must be experience, with the use of micrometer, gauges, calipers and knowledge of characteristics of material cutting tools and grinding wheels.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment ensuring that equipment is in good working order and all safety features are working properly.
  • Notify Management and or Quality when corrective action is required.
  • The Precision Grinder must have the ability to follow written and verbal work instructions and interact with production system.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Is productive and work to due dates.
  • Follows established procedures as well as quality and safety standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work area, equipment.
  • Other various duties assigned by supervisor.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Experience in a manufacturing enviroment, 2-3 years trade training in machining preferred or a recent certificate in precision machining or related field.
  • The right candidate must be dependable, works great in teams as well as independently, has a great sense of pride, and is willing to represent our company by adhering to our high standards and policies.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Math skills
  • Basic computer knowledge


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

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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:  Chelmsford
State:  MA

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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