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
LIST OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Make plate cylinders, ensuring they fit appropriately down to
Make gears, figuring and ensuring correct dimensions, using gear
Repair machine breakdowns as needed.
Build up, grind and re-weld shafts.
Weld various items made of steel, cast iron, aluminum, and
stainless steel; braze or weld brass.
Handle sheet metal work, such as making guards and ink pans.
Work on special projects as assigned.
Handle dismantling and rebuilding work.
Grind rubber rolls.
Make parts needed, ensuring that specifications are correct.
Draw blueprints and sketches of work.
Assist lower level Machinists.
Keep equipment clean and work area clean.
Meet/achieve production goals set forth by management.
Perform job safely and follow set task procedures.
- Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.
x _ Average
WORK 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
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
x Analytical ability x Dexterity
x Communication skills x Knowledge of machine shop
Bilingual (Spanish/English) bag machines
DESCRIBE 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
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
x_ Lifting; a minimum of 50 lbs.
x_ Carrying; a minimum of 50 lbs.
x_ Reaching above shoulder
x _ Use of fingers
x_ Walking; 4 hours
x_ Standing; 6 hours
x_ Kneeling; 1/2 hours
x_ Bending; 1/4 hours
x_ Operation of forklift (if certified), narrow aisle or other
x_ Visual ability
x_ Depth perception
Ability to distinguish color
x_ Hearing ability
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety
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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