Universal Utility (General Laborer with Forklift Experience)
Walton, KY 
Posted 25 days ago
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. We are located at 1 Duro Way, Walton, KY41094. A FREE shuttle service to and from work is available. We are hiring for our 7 pm to 7 am position. The pay is 19.18 plus a dollar shift differential! Competitive Pay with Great Benefits, Plenty of Opportunities to Advance, Growing Facility Looking for new team members who are interested in getting their start in a warehouse manufacturing environment. Offering: *401(k)matching *Health, Dental, and vision insurance *Employee assistance program * Life insurance * Paid time off * Referral program

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

This role is responsible for handling general laborer duties for the plant including operating the baler for shift waste, delivering inks to the preprint department, and ensuring paste is being prepared to the specifications with minimal waste. This includes (not inclusive list): * Safely executing daily job activities including, but not limited to, 1) completing pre-shift truck inspections, 2) performing lockout/tagout for baler equipment, and 3) following confined space procedure for entering the baler pit area. * Safely operating Forklift equipment (ability to maintain FL certification) * Travel from machine to machine, taking the finished product and stacking it on pallets in the correct pattern. * Pull carts from paper production area and bring to baler. Weigh all waste per procedure. * Properly sort waste into proper waste streams. * Empty all trash bins throughout shift as necessary. * Complete daily waste reports. * Deliver ink to presses, reading schedule, getting ink out of barrels or off shelves, and stocking machines per schedule. * Removed accumulated debris within caged area. * Meet/achieve production goals set forth by management. * Safely perform all required tasks, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures. Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards. * Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toe shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required. * Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

What We Need From You

* High school diploma, GED, or applicable work experience * Preferred but not required, 1-year previous experience operating a forklift, attachments, and hoists. * Previous Manufacturing experience is desired * Must have basic PC knowledge. * Must have basic reading, math, and communication skills.

What You'll Get From Us

Benefits 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.

Novolex™ an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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