Assistant Supervisor

Novolex employs over 7,000 people across the globe. From our iconic corporate headquarters in South Carolina to our 46 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 Description

Job Title:

Assistant Production Supervisor

Position Summary:

The Assistant Production Supervisor assists the Production Supervisor in all manufacturing processes and procedures. Will take charge of the shift in Production Supervisor s absence. Will assist Production Supervisor in maintaining daily production paperwork. Will monitor daily shift operations and inform Production Supervisor of potential issues. Works in collaboration with employees, and management team to enforce safety and quality policies and procedures as dictated by company s handbook. Responsible for training new employees when Production Supervisor is not available. The Assistant Production Supervisor will occasionally perform same labor functions as the workers being supervised.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides assistance to shift Production Supervisor in all manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Oversees production to identify any production or equipment issues
  • Assists in maintaining production paperwork for designated shift
  • Will train new personnel on existing production protocol, safety and plant equipment
  • Enforces company safety policies and procedures
  • Assists Production Supervisor in observing daily shift operations and reports any new developments or concerns
  • Complies with Heritage Bag s policies and procedures and safety requirements
  • Oversees production quality to ensure exceptional finished products
  • Oversee lead personnel
  • Regularly communicates with maintenance staff about repair and maintenance needs of plant equipment
  • Works with HR Specialist on new hires, terminations, and disciplinary actions
  • Coordinates plant activities with Production Supervisor to ensure total plant manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Works with Production Supervisor and HR Specialist to track and minimize labor overtime
  • Encourages others to keep injuries and waste to a minimum
  • Will occasionally perform labor functions as needed.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Background with manufacturing methods, process improvement programs and procedures required.
  • High level of discretion, confidentiality and work ethics.
  • Able to effectively communicate.
  • Ability to successfully multi task in a fast pace environment.
  • Must be certified in CPR, First Aid and Bloodborne Pathogens.

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 46 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 and Europe.
  • 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. 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 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 s application process should contact Jamie Wells at 800-845-6051.

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