Machine operator (Former Employee) – Jerome, ID 83338 – August 25, 2017
Not enough people for the machines. So it is a mad scramble too keep up all day long. Very fast pace and the heat makes it even harder . So don`t go if don`t like the heat. I know of people that passed out on the work floor.
Machine Operator (Former Employee) – Shawano, WI – September 9, 2017
If you're ok working 12hrs, in a hot environment, with no or few breaks, this is the place for you. Going in, I was told the company gives two 10min breaks and one 30min break for lunch. Thats laughable. I was lucky to get one 20 min break on my first day. The only response from HR was that they'd talk to my manager. The next shift I asked for a break twice and never got one. That was my last day there.
Horrible place to work! I wouldn't wish my worst enemy to work there.The shifts are already long and they still force overtime on you. The job is very hectic, and the employees can be devious towards one another.
Machine Operator (Former Employee) – Jerome, ID – August 2, 2017
While I was there it was a very phisically demanding job. The pace was blistering. It was tough for me to keep up with the juggling act that needed to be done. Also the schedule moved around a lot making it difficult to plan things with friends or family.
Great Pay flexible schedule no hardwork but terrible working conditions
Bag Machine Operator (Former Employee) – Richmond, VA – July 24, 2017
You come in and a industrial machine used to create plastic bags. Change paint, templates for the bags, and the plastic bag into the machine every four hours. Yourself is responsible for any mechanical issue with the machine like paper jams, loose screws, and etc. The working conditions are in a warehouse and there is no climate control which makes the environment very stressful but great pay. You work twelve hour shifts and have your entire schedule for the year which is beneficial also a rotating schedule which in my eyes is a advantage for the employees.
Operator (Current Employee) – Alsip, IL – July 23, 2017
This WAS a great place to work until they hired a new production manager, He talks to employees who have been here for years as if they are dirt. All he cares about is keeping the machines running yet they preach safety constantly. He has no idea how to run or repair the machines but will be the first to yell at you if your not making production so he can look good to upper management.
The company overall is a good place to work, however, the pay is not that great and the work conditions (temperature) are extremely uncomfortable, which has a big impact on overall attitude about the job.
Decent people, fair treatment, works with schedule and great benefits
Pay not enough, work environment too hot and extremely uncomfortable
Operator (Current Employee) – Alsip – April 25, 2017
Untrustworthy , do not respect or trust management, ,a lot of favoritism..terrible. Made jobs for management who have nothing to do just gave them a job ,!!! No leader ship.i would not want this crew run my business all managers do is smoke and watch us work. Sounds nice!!!!!!
No one in charge, great people ( operators )
Whatching the confusion, can't figure how to keep machines running
You forgot loyalty ,dedication ,hardworking .these items do not come into play.managemnt will throw you under the bus then back up to save there job. This is going on now during continuous improvement program
Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) – Lebanon, TN – April 17, 2017
Recently the region that I serviced was in Old Saybrook. This plant was closed due to restructure and as a result my job was abolished. I totally loved job enjoyed all the people I worked with. Customers in the northeast region have been a joy to work with. This job was a busy job in which I totally enjoyed. Always learning something new in this position.
Packer (Former Employee) – Villa Rica, GA – April 15, 2017
Novolex is a very good company fun to work with sometimes you may occur a problem but it gives you exprience to learn and grow and help you realize the problem an able to solve them in a timely mannner
If you like sweating for 12 hours, you'll like it here.
Machine Tender (Former Employee) – Jerome, ID – March 25, 2017
The Idaho plant is probably one of the better facilities to work for in the company, but I still wouldn't suggest it. Temps reach over 100 degrees in the summer in the cool areas. The plant has run off most of the talent in the valley and will hire anyone who can breathe which means the better employees pick up the slack most of the time. They also have a huge turnover rate causing a ton of forced overtime - great if you don't have a life. The plant also had a recent expansion by installing old, worn-out machines which continues to plague literally everyone, including their customers. I will give management some credit - they do focus a lot on safety (until it messes with their production numbers) and do provide better than average pay and benefits.