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Extrusion Winder Operator

Novolex employs almost 7,000 people across the globe. From our iconic corporate headquarters in South Carolina to our 40 world-class manufacturing sites to our new state of the art professional center near Charlotte 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.

Job Title:Winder Operator

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Extrusion Manager and designated Shift Leads, Winder Operators are responsible for efficiently loading cores and journals, removing finished rolls, performing quality checks, and properly labeling, packaging and staging film product 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 JSA s and safety procedures/policies
  • Loads Cores and Journals on take-up equipment
  • Webs, pulls and maintains resin material to produce quality film onto rolls
  • Inspects quality of rolls before production begins and continuously checks quality of the line as it is being produced
  • Properly documents quality inspections
  • Checks all safety guards are in place and working properly according to procedure
  • Cuts lines that have lost air or are of poor quality
  • Removes rolls in a timely manner from lines that have gone down or finished runs
  • Properly labels, packages and stages finished rolls
  • Weighs scrap tubs, records weight and sends to be recycled

Candidate Requirements:

  • 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 day and 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 (all times are approximate):

  • Sitting (1-2)
  • Standing (Constantly - 12 hours or more)
  • Walking (Constantly - 12 hours or more)
  • Lifting (Regularly/Constantly):
    • 0-10 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 100 lbs. or more (never)
  • Carrying:
    • 10-20 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 50-100 lbs. (8-10 hours)
    • 100 lbs. (never)
  • Pushing (Often - 8-10 hours or more)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (Often - each 8-10 hours)
  • Balancing (Regularly/Constantly)
  • Stooping, Kneeling, Crawling (Often - 1-3 hours)
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (Regularly/Constantly - each 8-10 hours)

About the Company

  • Novolex is North America s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • The leadership of Novolex s packaging brands sprouts from innovation, a diversity of products and markets, and a dedication to sustainability and quality.
  • The family of historic Novolex brands includes Bagcraft Packaging, Hilex Poly , Fortune Plastics , Duro Bag , De Luxe Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag , International Converter , General Packaging Products, and Heritage Bag .
  • Each of the Novolex brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
  • Novolex is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 49 manufacturing facilities around the globe, including the worlds largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. The company has over 7,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia.
  • Novolex focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex product portfolio and our engineered solutions are designed to meet customer packaging application needs in the areas of food contact, customer experience, resale items, checkout systems, can liners and packaging operations.
  • The company rebranded under the name Novolex in November 2014. The change signifies a number of great companies coming together under a new name focused on delivering value to our customers, suppliers and employees through broader product categories and markets. Novolex s family of packaging brands creates value and synergies by covering the full spectrum of retailer and institutional companies packaging requirements.
  • The Novolex name is based on the Latin NOVO for new and LEX a tip of the hat to Hilex Poly, the first brand to become part of the family. The blue and red of our logo represents the integration of both paper and plastic into our sustainability platform with red and blue being the legacy corporate colors of Hilex Poly and Duro Bag respectively.

Our Mission

  • Novolex s mission is to continue a tradition of leadership established by our historic brands in the areas of packaging choice, customer service, manufacturing innovation, quality, and sustainability.

Our Vision Statement

  • To be a leading provider of packaging solutions that are environmentally friendly, create value for the customer and Novolex , have excellent quality, and provide superior service.
  • We want to accomplish this with an entrepreneurial culture which drives operational excellence and proactively creates ecological solutions.

Our Environmental Mission
Novolex's sustainability goal is to establish a viable environmental program and product line that:

  • Reduces the impact of plastic and paper on the environment through recycling and increased recycled content
  • Sets a high standard of industry leadership and corporate citizenship
  • Creates meaningful benefits for the environment and the community
  • Facilitates environmental action by retailers and the community

For more information on Novolex , visit our website at: www. novolex. com

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.



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