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Machinist A

Company: Novolex Holdings, LLC
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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.  LIST OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES: 1.        Make plate cylinders, ensuring they fit appropriately down to each detail. 2.        Make gears, figuring and ensuring correct dimensions, using gear shaper. 3.        Repair machine breakdowns as needed. 4.        Build up, grind and re-weld shafts. 5.        Weld various items made of steel, cast iron, aluminum, and stainless steel; braze or weld brass. 6.        Handle sheet metal work, such as making guards and ink pans. 7.        Work on special projects as assigned. 8.        Handle dismantling and rebuilding work. 9.        Grind rubber rolls.10.       Make parts needed, ensuring that specifications are correct.11.       Cut shafts.12.       Draw blueprints and sketches of work.13.       Assist lower level Machinists.14.       Keep equipment clean and work area clean. 15.       Meet/achieve production goals set forth by management.16.       Perform job safely and follow set task procedures.17.       Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.SUPERVISION NEEDED:         Frequent   x _ Average         MinimalWORK EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:Must be able to read, write, perform basic math and understand dimensions.  Should have machinist training.  Must have mastered all Level II duties and pass entrance test to Level I (working test).TECHNICAL SKILLS NEEDED: Will need solid understanding of company machinery in order to handle job duties.  Will need ability to set up and run lathes and milling machines (Bridgeport) safely.  Must have all skills needed for entrance into Level I, plus ability to draw blueprints, make cylinders and ink pans, chaise threads, make complete parts, and determine correct specifications.ANY OTHER ABILITY NEEDED:  Must have own tools.  Should be able to guide lower level Machinist as necessary.CHECK THE FOLLOWING IF NEEDED IN THIS JOB:    x_ Problem Solving                        x_  Frequent Interaction with others    x_ Analytical ability                       x_  Dexterity    x_ Communication skills                x_  Knowledge of machine shop machinery and          Bilingual (Spanish/English)             bag machinesDESCRIBE WHY THESE ARE NEEDED:Should be able to detect problems, understand specifications and carry out solutions.  Must be able to communicate well with the Machine Shop Supervisor and other Machinists.  Must be flexible enough to work with machinery and related tools.  Must know how to apply machine knowledge effectively.  Must be able to work independently because they may work on shifts with no supervision. WHAT MACHINES OR TOOLS ARE USED:Micrometers, indicators, T-gauge, variety of hand wrenches, and hand tools, lathes, milling machines, drills, and welders.  Gear hobbing machine, cut off saws, torches, etc.. PERCENTAGE OF TIME WORKING AROUND MACHINERY: 100%     WHAT WORKING CONDITIONS WILL THIS POSITION ENCOUNTER:Will be exposed to dirt, dust, noise, heat, flame , cleaning solvents and fumes due to factory setting.  Will also be exposed to oil and grease.  Will need to use gloves, and vest while welding.  Must wear eye protection at all times in the Machine Shop area.  Do not wear gloves when working on lathe, mill, or drill press. WHAT MAY RESULT FROM COMMON ERRORS IN THIS POSITION:Errors in this position can result in problems with equipment, safety hazards, and excess production downtime.MAJOR JOB HAZARDS:Lifting, bending, burns, cuts, flying metal particles, flying sparks .PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS  x_  Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.  x_  Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.        Pulling        Pushing  x_  Reaching above shoulder  x _  Use of fingers  x_  Walking; 4 hours  x_  Standing; 6 hours        Crawling  x_  Kneeling; 1/2 hours  x_  Bending; 1/4 hours        Climbing  x_  Operation of forklift (if certified), narrow aisle or other vehicle  x_  Visual ability  x_  Depth perception        Ability to distinguish color   x_ Hearing ability        Other;                      Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.For more information on Novolex™, visit our website at: www.novolex.comNovolex 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.  

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