Press Helper

  1. Walton,KY
  2. Oct 18, 2017
  3. Manufacturing : General Manufacturing

Novolex is hiring for a Press Helper job in Walton,KY

Novlox is currently seeking applicants to a Press Helper (Flexo) position in Walton, KY

Press Operator (Flexo) pay is $15.36 per hour

Novolex™ employs over 6000 people in North America from coast to coast. 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.

Press Helper Position Benefits:  

  • Weekly paycheck
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Competitive wage and benefits including medical, dental, & 401k
  • 11 paid holidays and vacation pay based on years of service

Novolex™ employs over 6000 people in North America from coast to coast. 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. 

Press Helper Position Summary:

Responsible for operation of preprint inking systems, handling adjustments of inks settings as needed. Keeping paper on machine as needed. Press Operator (Flexo)

 Press Helper Essential Functions and Key Responsibilities: 

  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering toall established safety rules and procedures.  Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • Utilize lockout/tagout as required, following established policy;ensure guarding is in place at all times.
  • Follow all safety procedures including but not limited to equipment and pre-shift hoist inspection.
  • Keep work area clean and organized, per standards.
  • Ensure that work is being performed in a manner to produce quality products, according to our quality requirements and specifications.
  • Follow all applicable food service policies and procedures.
  • Follow all PPE policies, wearing steel toed shoes, hearing protection,safety glasses, hair nets/beard nets, etc. as required.
  • Set & maintain ink settings throughout the press run, production run.
  • Keep accurate records on press and production runs.
  • Input data into computer as needed.
  • Install doctor blades.
  • Change anilox and rubber rolls as needed.
  • Work with outside vendors and customers.
  • Meet or exceed waste standards for each production run.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

Press Helper Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma, GED, or applicable work experience.
  • Some experience driving a forklift is necessary.
  • Must be able to pass forklift training.
  • Must be able to operate motorized vehicle and possess a valid state driver’s license.
  • Basic PC experience.
  • Ability to read tape measure and use of stop watch

To apply for the position of Press Operator Helper:

Click on the apply button to apply online, select Career Tab under Search for Openings, select Walton, KY (WAL), Click view jobs.

Or apply in person Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm 1 Duro Way, Walton, KY 14094 (We are located right down the road from the Richwood Flea Market)

If you have questions call us toll free 1-844-201-1833. 

Leave a message and we will return your call. EOE

 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, 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 40 manufacturing facilities strategically located across North America, including the worlds’ largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana.  The company has over 6,000 employees in the US, Canada, and Mexico.
  • 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:

 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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