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Machine Operator I

vision insurance, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement
United States, Arizona, Tolleson
4 S 84th Ave Ste B (Show on map)
June 03, 2023
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.

  • $1,000 Retention Bonus
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Affordable Healthcare
  • Extra pay for Night Shift and Weekends
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

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

Responsible for the safe operation of various types of bag machines in order to produce high quality bags. These may include, but are not limited to, shopping, merchandise, and grocery and sack machines.


  1. Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures.
  2. Check bags for quality defects off the machine, do all quality checks and paper-work as per Quality Policy.
  3. Safely and efficiently

    • Strip rolls down, removing liner and /or bands and removing minimal layers of damaged paper.
    • Change roll, make splice by hand, maneuver roll into position, adhere roll to web on machine, and adjust paper rolls.
    • Monitor bag machinery, starting, stopping, jogging, and adjusting as needed in a timely manner.
    • Threading paper through machine smoothly and thread machine as needed.
    • Clean and repair machine as needed using proper tools and equipment.
    • Place sleeves on skids properly, maintain proper sleeve tightness, ensure proper stamp is on each sleeve.
    • Perform order changes, plate changes and set print as needed.
    • Maintain ink levels, clean ink pans and wash rollers.
    • Perform minor adjustments and troubleshooting i.e. replace tucker blades, score fingers, cut off knives, etc.
    • Time collator, folding flap, roll out unit, etc.
    • Package bags as specified.

4. Submit accurate production reports daily and timely.

5. Meet/achieve safety, quality, production waste and housekeeping goals set forth by management.

What We Need From You


  • High School diploma or GED (preferred)
  • One (1) year of machine operator and setup experience in a manufacturing environment (preferred)


  • Reading, writing and basic math skills are needed for this job.
  • Must be mechanically inclined and be able to make minor adjustments to machines. Must be able to correctly read a ruler.
  • Must be able to problem-solve to make sure that minor adjustments made to machinery are correct.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with other employees and management.
  • Knowledge of machinery will be needed to perform job.
  • Self managing with organization and time management skills.
  • Must have good eyesight (no colorblindness) in order to spot flaws in color comparison, print setup, etc. as bags or film come off the production line.
  • Able to properly use basic wrenches and tools.

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.