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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:

Tooling Technician       


Position Summary:

The Tool Room Technician will perform mechanical tasks on injection molds and components.  Including but not limited to: dis-assembly/assembly, mold cleaning, cavitation recovery, mold component measurement, in press changeovers, and performing preventative maintenance on the tool base.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Dis-assembly of hot and cold runner injection molds in a safe and effective manner.
  • Polishing of mold components.
  • Cleaning of mold components.
  • Crane operation for moving and performing maintenance in-press.
  • Inspection of injection molding components.
  • Measurement of critical dimensions to .0001”
  • Exhibit excellent safety awareness and follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Team player capable of effectively communicating in technical terms.
  • Exhibit excellent attendance and ethics.
  • The individual must be able to work with hand and power tools.
  • Relocate component inventory.
  • General cleaning of department / work area.
  • Participate in the recovery of lost cavitation in production.
  • Delivery of injection molds to various locations throughout the production facilities.
  • Assisting others when needed.
  • To ensure tools are stored in an organized and safe manner.
  • To be knowledgeable about company’s policies and procedures and ensure compliance as appropriate.


Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent with special training in the tolling area
  • Must have 5 years and a thorough knowledge of machining tools with special emphasis tooling large parts
  • Manufacturing knowledge and machine shop equipment, preferably in the molding industry
  • Strong mechanical aptitude. Basic math skills.  Familiar with various precision measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, depth and height gages. 

About the Company

  • Novolex™ is North America’s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • Novolex™ is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 62 facilities around the globe, including the worlds’ largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana.  The company has over 10,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
  • The family of historic Novolex™ brands includes Bagcraft® Packaging, Hilex Poly®, Fortune Plastics®, Duro Bag®, De Luxe® Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag™, International Converter®, General Packaging® Products, Heritage Bag®, Burrows Packaging, Sheilds and The Waddington Group.
  • Each of the Novolex™ brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex™ brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
  • Novolex™ focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex™ product portfolio and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.

Our Mission

  • Novolex’s™ mission is to continue a tradition of leadership established by our historic brands in the areas of packaging choice, customer service, manufacturing innovation, quality, and sustainability.

Our Vision Statement

  • To be a leading provider of packaging solutions that are environmentally friendly, create value for the customer and Novolex™, have excellent quality, and provide superior service.
  • We want to accomplish this with an entrepreneurial culture which drives operational excellence and proactively creates ecological solutions.

Our Environmental Mission
Novolex's sustainability goal is to establish a viable environmental program and product line that:

  • Reduces the impact of plastic and paper on the environment through recycling and increased recycled content
  • Sets a high standard of industry leadership and corporate citizenship
  • Creates meaningful benefits for the environment and the community
  • Facilitates environmental action by retailers and the community

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