POSITION TITLE: Packaging Operator
SHIFT: 3rd shift
Operate packaging equipment to produce quality products in a safe and efficient manner.
- Fully Supports an interdependent safety culture and works proactively to accomplish the safety mission in the plant of zero accidents.
- Supports and embraces the Quality and Environmental missions of the Plant
- Respectfully, through words and actions, work cooperatively with team members.
- Operate packaging lines per prescribed methods, maintaining production flow and efficient operation. Operator must be able to manage multiple equipment modules simultaneously (i.e. fillers, cappers, cartoners, case packer).
- Follow all safety rules and regulations. ( RIS, RIO, OSHA and departmental)
- Maintain high housekeeping standards.
- Train new operators in the areas of Machine operation, Safety, Productivity, Quality, ISO procedures.
- Follow all quality policies and Procedures.
- Handle minor troubleshooting of equipment (i.e. clearing jams, weight adjustments, capper adjustments )
- Handle line washout, sanitization, and associated paperwork to include disassembly and assembly of fillers and setting weights.
- Stock lines as necessary
- Assign staff to position on line, explain responsibility associated with each position. Monitor to ensure that all employees assigned to the line are operating safely.
- Document Work Order information (batch numbers, etc.) requiring direct contact with processors.
- Document and track direct labor hours, production reporting, and efficiency.
- Perform quality checks and associated paperwork with limited support from the QA, warehouse and processing departments
- Administer the pocket defect program
- Practice GMP ( Good Manufacturing Practices)
- Handle assembly work when required (example: pack bottles into shippers, palletize, place pumps, etc.)
- Train temporary staff in the areas of Safety and Quality. Provide work instruction for temporaries.
SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Education: High School Graduate 18 years or older
Experience: Previous Manufacturing experience helpful.
- Ability to work Overtime
- Prolonged Standing (continual movement to all positions within Packaging line)
- Occasional Lifting
- Frequent bending and stooping
- Speak and understand English language.
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