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Production Machine Operator

Company: Novolex
Location: Elizabeth
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?

Our Sustainability Commitment
The Novolex sustainability vision is built upon three pillars: our products, our operations and our people. Each is critically important to our growth and future as a business. These pillars form the foundation of our company-wide commitment to sustainability, helping us achieve our ambitious goals through our wide-ranging initiatives.

How You'll Perform the Role

  • Position Summary:
    Responsible for the safe operation of various types of bag machines in order to produce high quality bags. These may include, but are not limited to, shopping, merchandise, and grocery and sack machines.
    C SHIFT- 10:45PM- 7:15AM
    Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:
    • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures i.e. PPE, clothing, EHS, moving equipment, cut resistant gloves, etc.
    • Check bags for quality defects off the machine, and do all quality checks and paper work as per Quality Policy.
    • Safely and efficiently
      • Strip rolls down, removing liner and /or bands and removing minimal layers of damaged paper.
      • Change roll, make splice by hand, maneuver roll into position, adhere roll to web on machine, and adjust paper rolls.
      • Monitor bag machinery, starting, stopping, jogging, and adjusting as needed in a timely manner.
      • Threading paper through machine smoothly and thread machine as needed.
      • Clean and repair machine as needed using proper tools and equipment.
      • Maintain ink levels, clean ink pans and wash rollers.
      • Package bags as specified.
      • Change orders

      • Submit accurate production reports daily and timely.
      • Meet/achieve safety, quality, production waste and housekeeping goals set forth by management.
      • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management

        What We Need From You
        • High School diploma or GED
        • Machine operator experience preferred but not necessarily required as training is provided
        • Experience working in a warehouse environment
        • Reading, writing and basic math skills are needed for this job.
        • Must be able to problem-solve to make sure that minor adjustments made to machinery are correct.
        • Must be able to effectively communicate with other employees and management.
        • Self-managing with organization and time management skills.
        • Must have good eyesight (no colorblindness) in order to spot flaws in color comparison, print set-up, etc. as bags or film come off the production line.
        • Able to properly use basic wrenches and tools.
        • Must be able to read and write in English
        • Eligible to work in the United States.
        • Successful completion of pre-employment physical background and drug screen.
        • Work overtime as required.
        • Ability perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.
        • The commitment to stay safe and to continue to learn and develop.
        • Satisfactorily completes training courses as determined by management.

          What You'll Get From Us
          With safety as our top priority and a commitment to employee well-being an important focus, we offer comprehensive and competitive benefits that include medical, dental and vision insurance (including Telehealth options) as well as a variety of other well-being resources focused on mental, physical and financial health. Specific benefits and well-being programs may vary depending on where you work.

          Community Engagement
          At Novolex, giving back to the local communities that support us is important. Our Focused Giving Program prioritizes support for organizations whose missions promote sustainability initiatives or address food and hunger needs. We also encourage facility level support of activities in the communities where our employees live and work.

          Training and Development
          We offer constant opportunities for advancement. From skills development to advanced education programs, training and development programs and courses are available through Novolex University. Programs include company and industry training curricula, support for formal education through the Tuition Reimbursement Program, and a Learning Management System that supports and enhances employee skills at all levels of the organization.

Keywords: Novolex, Elizabeth , Production Machine Operator, Professions , Elizabeth, New Jersey

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