Packaging Operator, 2nd shift - $17.45/hr + shift differential + $2,500 Sign On Bonus!! Benefits day one!
Permanent (Full time)
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The Packaging Operator works within the Finishing/Packaging Complex. They inspect, label, and package pharmaceutical products to meet client demand and expectations. They contribute to creating an environment where teamwork, productivity, safety, identity, strength, purity and quality (SISPQ) are reflected in the finished product. This position reports to the Finishing Supervisor.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Label, package, and document per written instructions
- Package product in boxes, cartons, syringes, vials, blisters
- Count materials/product to ensure accurate count
- Apply labels to various components
- Replenish packaging materials to areas/work cells as directed by Group Leader
- Monitor and document TOR (time out of refrigeration)
- Complete batch record protocol steps at the time of performance
, verify and track
- Scan printed materials Manually examine printed materials and products to ensure specifications are met, including variable text printed on-line
- Verify incoming materials for use
- Inspect product/materials for defects
- Perform bar code and systems challenges (as applicable) for equipment used
- Complete end of batch reconciliation and count verification
- Retrieve product samples
- Monitor and ensure appropriate downtime and efficiency information is logged accurately
-up, tear down and clear
Participate and assist with line clearance activities
Remove batch related materials from production area
Ensure electronic inventory transactions for inventory tracking movement and material verification are completed
Clean and clear debris from all work areas
Dispose of rejects in the appropriate disposal area following reconciliation
Stage materials in the appropriate designated locations
Enter and verify information in logbooks, as needed
Apply representation samples to the batch records as required
Indicate appropriate signals with HMI (human machine interface) to track clearance, set-up, time, etc.
Required to maintain attendance in accordance with the Bloomington Attendance Policy
Scheduled weekend overtime will be required
Visual acuity 20/20 with or without corrective vision and ability to pass color blind test
Ensure all safety practices are followed and keep area clean and clear of hazards
Work Environment:Controlled pharmaceutical environment including wearing long sleeves, safety toe shoes, gloves and safety to work in a team environment on a variety of automated and semi-automated packaging lines.
Qualification Requirements:To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions:
- Good communication skills
- Good documentation skills, including legible handwriting
- Good interpersonal skills
- Basic computer skills
- Basic math skills
- Knowledge of standard operating procedures, specifications, and job-specific training materials
- Requires the operations of multiple types of equipment related to the packaging operations as well as hand operated equipment including, but not limited to, such things as barcode scanners, scales and tape gun
Education and Experience:High school diploma or GED required, 6 months of previous Pharmaceutical or Manufacturing experience preferred.
Language Skills:Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English in order to comply with necessary SOP, job-specific training materials, GMPs, and other manuals.
- Walking, climbing stairs and ladders, overhead reaching and/or lifting, balancing, kneeling, crouching, crawling
- Lifting up to 38 lbs
- Carrying up to 30 lbs
- Sitting, standing, reaching forward, object handling, fingering, fine hand coordination, simple and firm hand grasping, operating controls
- Lifting and carrying up to 32 lbs
- Pushing and pulling up to 16 lbs
Additional Requirement:Final candidates for Packaging Operator will be required to pass a post offer/pre-employment job placement examination which will test the physical capabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
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