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Job Title:

Machine Operator/Packer


Position Summary:                                 

Responsible for the productivity of your assigned machine.  Responsible to report any equipment, safety, productivity or quality problems in a timely fashion.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Must understand and follow all procedures outlined in the Precision Packaging Quality manual. Must be alert to all possible quality problems and communicate these with the Shift Leader and Technician. You are responsible for the quality of all parts produced on assigned machine during the shift. Visual/Functional checks are to be done on individual cavities at a 15 minute frequency to ensure a stable process.
  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding production quotas on assigned equipment for the shift. Must be aware of cycle time of machine as compared to estimate and communicate to Shift Leader when cycle time does not meet estimate.
  • Must communicate daily with the operators from previous and following shifts. This would include the passing on of pertinent information on causes of down time and corrections made to process during the shift.
  • Must maintain a neat and orderly workstation throughout the shift. In addition, should leave the workstation in excellent condition for the operator on the following shift. (see below “shift change responsibilities) At the completion of each job, and prior to the next set up, the machine will be cleaned out completely. This includes all parts, which may have fallen into the machine during the run and also vacuuming out any hanger-holes that may be present, workstation, and all machine surroundings.
  • At the end of the shift  each operator is required to do the following to ensure a smooth transition:
    • Make sure that entire area is swept and clean
    • Provide necessary quality and production paperwork forms for the next Operator.
    • Accurately complete all paperwork
    • Ensure an adequate number of boxes is prepared to help the next operator at the start of their shift.           

Candidate Requirements:

  • Must be familiar with all aspects of production.
  • Must understand and follow all safety requirements.
  • Must thoroughly comprehend all phases of our Quality assurance procedures.
  • Basic math skills and reading skills are required.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.


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:  Holley
State:  NY

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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