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Forklift Operator

Company: Novolex
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Why Choose Us?
Novolex is a leader in packaging innovation, choice and sustainability. We manufacture products in paper, plastic and sustainable materials for the food, retail, health and industrial markets.

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

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    Position Summary:
    Under the direction of the Logistics Manager and/or designated Shift Leads, this position is responsible for all aspects of packing finished paper bags from the on line and prepares them for shipping in order to safely produce high-quality bags in accordance with the job safety analyses (JSA's), production schedule, set-up instructions, operating procedures, and quality specifications, etc.
    Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

    • Understand and follow all safety procedures / policies.
    • Load and unload paper rolls, labels, and other as specified.
    • Monitor shrink wrap through equipment, starting, stopping, jogging, and adjusting as needed.
    • Treading shrink wrap through equipment smoothly and thread equipment as needed.
    • Fills out proper documentation, reports daily and timely.
    • Stacks finished product on pallet evenly and correctly.
    • Hand feed line 4 shrink tunnel.
    • Clean the forklift as needed using proper equipment.
    • Perform order changes, shrink wrap changes and set label information as needed.
    • Perform Minor adjustments and troubleshooting on shrink wrapper, and label machine.
    • Fulfill customer's special packing tasks (copack, single packing, etc).
    • Submit accurate production reports daily and timely.
    • Meet/achieve safety, quality production waste and housekeeping goals forth by management.
    • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

      What We Need From You

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        Candidate Requirements:

        • 2+ years experience and Certified in forklift machine and reach truck.
        • Past experience working on Night Shifts in Warehouse or Distribution Center.
        • High School diploma or equivalent
        • Eligible to work in the United States
        • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen
        • Ability to work 12 hour night rotating shifts
        • Work overtime as required
        • Satisfactorily complete training courses as determined by management
        • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with our without accommodation

          Physical Demands:
          Requirements include, but are not limited to

          • Sitting (1-2 hours)
          • Standing
          • Walking Lifting (Regularly/Constantly):

            • 0-10 lbs. (8-10 hours)
            • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
            • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)

            • Carrying:

              • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
              • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)

                Pushing (Often - 8-10 hours or more)

                • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (Often - 8-12 hours or more)
                • Balancing (Regularly/Constantly)
                • Stooping, Kneeling, Crawling (Often - each 1-3 hours)
                • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (Regularly/Constantly each 8-12 hours)

                  Some of our benefits are:

                  • Eligible for holiday pay on first day of employment
                  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life eligible on day 61 of employment
                  • 401(K) eligible on day 91 of employment

                    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, Brownsville , Forklift Operator, Professions , Brownsville, Texas

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