Packaging Operator

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Responsibilities/Duties

The Packaging Operator packages materials and products manually for shipment.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 

  1. Prepare product for packaging per work order instructions.
  2. Coordinate the packing process, set up packing equipment and obtain the proper   packaging container(s) per the work order list.
  3. Pour product and/or fill containers from spout or chute per packaging instructions.
  4. Starts, stops, and regulates speed of conveyor.

  5. Monitor container weight during and after the fulfillment process to ensure the proper weight requirements have been met, adjusting product quantity as necessary.

  6. Close and seal finished product container(s).
  7. Label containers, container tags, and/or product containers in preparation for shipment.
  8. Sort and package filled containers per packaging instructions, packing special arrangements or selections of product as necessary.
  9. Record information such as weight, time, date packaged and lot number.
  10. Assist in monitoring inventory of packaging materials in order to maintain the proper levels of stock to meet production demands.

  11. Provide Laboratory Department with packaged product samples as requested.

  12. Monitor quality of product through constant visual check to ensure no discoloration and/or debris is in the finished product.

Qualifications

  1. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  2. Competence in math computation necessary (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure).
  3. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and/or oral instructions, and to resolve problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
 Language /Mathematical Skills
 
  1. Ability to communicate in English: read, write and speak.
  2. Ability to read and interpret technical directions.
  3. Ability to use basic hand held measuring tools.
  4. Competence in math computation necessary (add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure).
 Reasoning Ability
  1. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and/or oral instructions.
  2. Ability to resolve problems practically, involving concrete variables instandardized situations.

 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described in this job description are representative of those that must be met by an    employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Constant need (66% to 100% of the time) engaged in the following activities:
 
1.   Standing or walking.
2.   Using hands & fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms to reach, grasp, and bend, flexing arms
      and wrist; turning torso and head.
3.   Verbal communication, talk and hear.
4.   Regular lifting, moving and/or carrying of material between eighty (80) and one hundred (100) lbs.
5.   Close distance and long-range vision
 
Frequent need (33% to 66% of the time) engaged in the following activities:
 
1.    Stoop, kneel, or crouch
 
 Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described in this job description are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Constant exposure (66%-100% of the time) to the following working conditions:
 
1.  A manufacturing area with limited heat or air conditioning. Conditions may be cold or    
     extremely hot and humid.
2.  Exposure to the hazards of moving equipment, high voltage, and moving mechanical      
     parts that require use of Personal Protective Safety Equipment (PPE’s) including steel  
     toed shoes, safety goggles, back brace. Occasional use of a respirator required.
3.  Exposure to fumes and/or airborne particles.

Required Experience

Forklift Certification required (or ability to attain certification)
One (1) to three (3) months related packaging experience in a manufacturing environment
 

Required Education

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required
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