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Extrusion Department Manager

Company: Novolex
Location: Carrollton
Posted on: November 19, 2023

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.

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
Under the direction of the Plant Manager, this position is responsible for the full management and performance of the Extrusion Department in the safe production of high-quality HDPE film (blown film extrusion). The Extrusion Manager will be responsible for all aspects of this 24/7 high-volume production environment including: safety, quality, production management, personnel management, technical solutions, materials management, reporting, training, etc.

  • Ensure safety and quality are at or above company standards
  • Consistently meet production goals
  • Manage department/shifts by providing daily coaching, oversight, and troubleshooting, training, performance reviews, and providing performance feedback to employees to ensure all performance goals of the plant in relation to safety, waste, quality and productivity are achieved
  • Manage materials and leverage off-set materials; forecasting and managing material usage, production output, labor cost, scrap rate, change-over times, etc.
  • Manage and control department operating costs
  • Responsible for all extrusion employees and equipment in the facility
  • Establish/maintain effective working relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Successfully partner with corporate materials management and supply management personnel in the proper management and processing of materials

    What We Need From You

    • B.S. degree preferred, but relevant work and leadership experience will be considered
    • Experience working with blown film extrusion
    • Strong commitment to all aspects of safety
    • Experience working in a fast-paced management and managing multiple shifts and manufacturing personnel
    • Strong history of meeting production goals
    • Strong technical ability; Must possess troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
    • Experience mentoring and coaching shift leads and employees

      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.


Keywords: Novolex, Carrollton , Extrusion Department Manager, Executive , Carrollton, Texas

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