Packaging Line Technician
OPENINGS: 2nd shift in Allen
Purpose and Scope:
In this role you will be required to work various positions on multiple lines with dietary supplement products.
Responsible for performing all job requirements in a safe manner and being a proactive safety role model with co-workers.
Responsible for correcting/reporting unsafe behaviors or equipment to ensure a safe working environment.
Responsible for cleanliness within the work department.
Quality/ Safety Expectations:
Follow all Food safety practices and processes applicable to the department.
Perform/execute job duties keeping the company’s commitment to quality in mind.
Read, write, and comprehend English
Learn multiple positions within the department
Complete all applicable documentation used to define the set-up, operation, and clean-up of the packaging lines.
Perform and/or assist with machine set-up for all packaging lines. Cross train with the set-up position.
Detect quality issues and bring to the attention of Lead/Supervisor.
Relieve packaging operators at all positions on the line to support breaks and lunches.
GMP compliance and help correct GMP issues.
Promote quality awareness and help correct quality issues.
Responsible for achieving established performance standards in a quality and safe environment.
Learn and follow documented policies, procedures, and work procedures.
Cross train and rotate to all positions within each line.
Interact and function effectively in a high performance team environment.
Support continuous improvement and elimination of waste and variation in processes using established improvement processes.
Must develop cooperative relationships with other departments
Education and Experience:
1-2 years related experience in a progressive manufacturing setting.
Knowledge of dietary supplements GMP’s a plus
High school diploma or GED.
Demonstrated ability to work and cross train in a team environment.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team atmosphere.
Attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to train and coach team members.
Flexibility in work schedule (weekends as applicable).
Demonstrated ability for detail oriented work.
Sensitive to other cultures/backgrounds, able to work in a multicultural workplace.
Ability and willingness to learn, understand, and follow documented work procedures
Demonstrated ability to function in a fast-paced environment while moving multiple simultaneous projects forward
The physical demands described here 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.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, ascend and descend stairs and/or ladders. The employee is frequently required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Vision requirements include close vision, depth perception, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: This job is performed in a production environment in a manufacturing location. The noise level in the plant is moderate to loud. There will be exposure to machine noise and raw ingredients dust when in the plant. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and with or around various chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration and risk of electric shock. Production environment includes varying temperatures (heat, cold and moisture).
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