Administrative Assistant

Novolex? employs over 10,000 people across the globe.?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 Title:

Administrative Assistant?

Position Summary:

This person will report to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the overall day to day office support for various departments including Human Resources, Safety/Quality as well as our operations leaders in our Mt. Vernon, Ohio facility. This includes answering phones, receiving visitors as well as scheduling and planning meetings. ??The successful candidate will also process time and attendance and maintain processes associated with HR and Payroll procedures.? This individual will work closely with the management team in creating and maintaining a positive and efficient workplace.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and transmit time and attendance hours to corporate payroll.
  • Handle all administrative/clerical duties in the plant.
  • Front office logistics: phone, visitors, UPS, FedEx, etc.
  • Distribute mail, coordinate large mailings
  • Data entry for safety, production and maintenance departments
  • Conduct new hire training orientation if needed.
  • Sort, distribute and track employee paychecks.
  • Coordinate record and administer employee attendance records for all employees.
  • Update employee records into spreadsheets, databases and other software with current information as needed.
  • Communicate with employees to provide basic information as it relates to their employment, within the scope of job duties and knowledge.
  • Maintain responsibility for filing of employee information, and keep onsite files accurate and in order.
  • Schedule post offer employment drug screens for all newly hired employees.
  • Train to be the backup scheduler of all incoming & outgoing product shipments at the plant.
  • Purchasing and tracking of all office/plant supplies.
  • Assist in planning of all employee relation events.
  • Continuously perform all required tasks in a safe manner, adhering to all established safety rules and procedures.? Must take immediate action to correct and/or report any unsafe conditions and hazards.
  • 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.
  • Willing and able to effectively perform any administrative task necessary to get the work product completed in the allotted timeframe.
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned by management.

Candidate Requirements:

  • High school diploma with two years college education preferred.
  • Three years of experience in Administrative Assistant duties.?
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience in Human Resources with 1year in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • One to three years of experience in time and attendance.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Analytical skills and understanding of problem solving abilities.
  • Knowledge with MS Office applications (Excel, Access, etc) and other computer tools and software.
  • Capable of handling many interruptions while successfully prioritizing tasks.
  • Possess Organizational skills.
  • Team oriented, while able to work independently.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug screen

About the Company

  • Novolex? is North America?s leader in packaging choice and sustainability.
  • Novolex? is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 62 facilities around the globe, including the worlds? largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. ?The company has over 10,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
  • 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, Heritage Bag?, Burrows Packaging, Sheilds and?The Waddington Group.
  • 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? 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.

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

Novolex does not publically post salary information on job boards.

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.
Novolex is an E-Verify Employer.
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