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Recycle Material Handler

Novolex Holdings, LLC North Vernon, IN
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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.



Novolex™ - Job Description



Job Title:

 Recycle Material Handler


Position Summary:

This position is responsible for all activities associated with the movement and handling of materials related to the production department and to the warehouse.


Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate all material handling equipment including forklifts and pallet movers
    • Proficiency on different automated vehicles necessary
  • Support the materials handling process for production related materials
  • Maintain an orderly and organized warehouse
  • Develop, revise, and review documentation for all materials related activities
  • Weighs pallets and scrap when applicable
  • Examines finished pallets before staging and distributing materials
  • Separate film scrap to allow desired materials to flow through process, while removing undesirable materials.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Forklift certification
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen
  • Ability to work 12 hour shift
  • Work overtime as required
  • Satisfactorily completes training courses as determined by management
  • Ability perform the essential functions of the job with our without accommodation


Physical Demands:

This position is typically a 12 hour shift. In a 12 hour shift, the physical demands are as follows:

  • Sitting (1-2 hours)
  • Standing (5 hours or more)
  • Walking (1-2 hours)
  • Lifting:
    • 0-10 lbs. (1-2 hours)
    • 10-20 lbs. (1-3 hours)
    • 20-50 lbs. (Occasionally)
    • 50-100 lbs. (Never) 
    • 100 lbs. or more (Never)
  • Carrying:
    • 10-20 lbs. (Rarely) < 1 per day
    • 20-50 lbs. (Rarely) < 1 per day
    • 50-100 lbs. (Never)
    • 100 lbs. (Never)
  • Pushing (Rarely)
  • Pulling, Twisting, Climbing (1-2 hours)
  • Balancing (Never)
  • Stooping, Kneeling (Rarely)
  • Crawling (Never)
  • Reaching, Grasping, Repetitive Motions (5 hours or more)

Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

About the Company

  • Novolex&trade; is North America&rsquo;s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • Novolex&trade; is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 62 facilities around the globe, including the worlds&rsquo; largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. The company has over 10,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
  • The family of historic Novolex&trade; brands includes Bagcraft&reg; Packaging, Hilex Poly&reg;, Fortune Plastics&reg;, Duro Bag&reg;, De Luxe&reg; Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film &amp; Bag&trade;, International Converter&reg;, General Packaging&reg; Products, Heritage Bag&reg;, Burrows Packaging, Sheilds andThe Waddington Group.
  • Each of the Novolex&trade; brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex&trade; brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.
  • Novolex&trade; focuses on customers within the retail, grocery, convenience store, deli, food service, hospitality, institutional, processor and industrial markets. The Novolex&trade; 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.

Our Mission

  • Novolex&rsquo;s&trade; 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&trade;, 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&#39;ssustainability 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&trade;, visit our website

Novolex 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&trade; 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&rsquo;s application process should contact Jamie Wells at
Novolex is an E-Verify Employer.
Following GMP in compliance with all food safety requirements.

Novolex Holdings, LLC


North Vernon, IN

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