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Working As A Packaging Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • $27,080

    Average Salary

What Does A Packaging Operator Do At Post Holdings

* Maintains all tray packers and ensures proper operations (loading trays, maintaining proper glue volume, etc.)
* Maintains video jet to endure they are properly cleaned, adequate liquid is available, correct information is coded, and print is clear and readable at all times.
* Monitors shrink-wrap machine and adds film as required.
* Fill in for other Packaging machine operator for breaks and when on vacations.
* Monitor date on master shipper for legibility and to make corrective actions when necessary.
* Set-up of equipment and material for a production run.
* Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe, productive work area.
* Fosters open communications and a good attitude toward work and fellow employees.
* Maintains regular and consistent attendance.
* Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMP’s, maintain sanitary conditions and ensure that product quality is maintained.
* Report to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety, food quality or personnel safety
* Responsible for Food Safety and Food Quality of MFI products.
* Performs other similar duties and responsibilities as requested.
* Perform other duties as assigned

What Does A Packaging Operator Do At Kelly Services

* Perform 5S activities and maintain organization of operating areas.
* Perform cleaning and housekeeping activities for assigned areas as required to maintain a cGMP environment.
* Perform work requirements in a responsible manner, in accordance with SOPs, cGMPs and established safety procedures in accordance with OSHA requirements and guidelines.
* Be familiar with “Material Safety Data Sheets” for area chemicals.
* Perform batch record and GMP documentation entries.
* Maintain records and/or logs as required in performance of job responsibilities.
* This will include mathematical computation where needed.
* Responsible for outgoing quality level.
* Some overtime will be required with prior notice to support business needs.
* Be able to start up and make minor adjustments to machinery.
* Computer on-line may require some data input.
* This includes SCADA and HMI entries.
* Perform the duties of operating assigned machinery consisting of servicing machines with materials, removing finished materials from machine tables, and assuring smooth flow of product.
* Perform visual and physical checks of in-process and finished materials as requested.
* Perform all other duties with minimal supervision under the direction of the process facilitator or designee.
* Knowledge of light material handling equipment (non-motorized lifts).
* Perform inventory control and reconciliation activities, which may require use of SAP in a limited role.
* Work with various printing devices including printing mats, ink-jet, etc.
* OEE data collection either by manual method or knowledge of automated collection system.
* Responsible for assembling, disassembling and sanitizing various packaging equipment.
* Familiarity with chemical handling and spill control procedures in connection with hazardous waste pick-up duties

What Does A Packaging Operator Do At General Cable

* Operating three packaging lines at different times
* Labeling finished goods accurately as they are removed from Clean Rooms
* Operating a forklift to transport packaging materials in from the warehouse and to take finished goods to warehouse
* Ability to enter and remove finished goods and packaging items from operating system
* Performing clean-outs on all packaging equipment during scheduled clean-outs and available to perform any other tasks pertaining to clean outs as instructed by the Control Room Operator
* Observing the complete packaging area to insure proper operation of the equipment
* Communicating with the Control Room by radio to relay any issues and resolving issues as directed by the Control Room Operators
* Following all procedures in the Plant Operations Manual specific to the Packaging section
* Maintaining integrity and cleanliness of the work area through the principles of 5S

What Does A Packaging Operator Do At Now Foods

* RESPONSIBILITIESinclude the following.
* Other duties may be assigned.
* Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirement; sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.
* Activates machine and observes machine operation to detect work piece defects or machine malfunction.
* Inspects finish product to determine accuracy of machine operation.
* Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines and making adjustments.
* Assists coworkers to set up machine, and to stack, mark, pack, and transport finished product.
* Reduces downtime by assuring these tasks are performed promptly.
* Complies with safety and GMP requirements

What Does A Packaging Operator Do At Teva Pharmaceuticals

* Set up Packaging equipment and machinery in preparation for the shift
* Performs the follow packaging department duties.
* Here are the details:
* Bottles are dumped from box (20 lb.) into bottle unscrambler daily as needed on continual basis.
* Powder bag (33 lbs.) or capsules/tablets bag (18
* lbs.) is dumped into hopper daily on continual basis.
* Closures for bottles are dumped into cap hopper (30 lbs.) as needed on continual basis.
* Filled bottles are weighed and pushed onto capper and sealed by Sealer machine (automated).
* Sealed package of bottles (2
* lbs.) is taken off line and put into shippers.
* Filled shippers (30
* lbs.) are palletized on a power lifter then taken away with a hand/power jack to the warehouse for shipment.
* Dose wheel for powder line is installed and removed daily using a power lifter.
* The lower hopper is removed from Perry Filler (55 lbs.) once a week.
* Ensures required routine paperwork is completed in accordance with cGMPs.
* Completes log book entries; operation and cleaning in a timely efficient manner.
* Performs major equipment cleans.
* Ensures no foreign product remains on lie, i.e. in hoppers, heavy machinery, parts or floors.
* Uses computer to review SOPs and to obtain training.
* Follows Teva’s Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.
* Performs other duties as assigned or required by business needs.
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Packaging Operator
Quality Control Inspector Assembly Technician Numerical Control Operator
2nd Shift Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Field Technician Maintenance Technician
Facilities Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Operator
Lead Operator
5 Yearsyrs
Production Technician Production Supervisor Warehouse Manager
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Production Supervisor
Manufacturing Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Forklift Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Operation Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Operator Technician Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Operator Manufacturing Technician Technician
Production Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Quality Assurance Technician Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Assurance Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Technician Quality Control Inspector Quality Assurance Technician
Quality Assurance Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Process Operator Process Technician Process Engineer
Quality Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Production Technician Engineering Technician Quality Engineer
Quality Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Technician Manufacturing Engineer Product Manager
Research And Development Technician
6 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Safety Coordinator
Safety Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Technician Process Technician Production Supervisor
Sanitation Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Quality Control Inspector Quality Inspector Shipping Clerk
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Maintenance Technician Lead Technician Shop Foreman
Shop Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Operator Technician Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Process Operator Forklift Operator
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Packaging Operator Demographics


  • Male

  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Hindi

  • Arabic

  • Japanese

  • Turkish

  • Hmong

  • Cherokee

  • Gujarati

  • Mandarin

  • Khmer

  • Vietnamese

  • Russian

  • Kurdish

  • Nepali

  • Filipino

  • Tagalog

  • Portuguese

  • Chinese

  • German

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Top Packaging Operator Skills

  1. Safety Guidelines
  2. Package Product
  3. Safety Procedures
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Followed proper food safety guidelines while working as a team to keep the packaging of product moving at a consistent speed.
  • Worked in conjunction with the packaging line operators to quickly and efficiently package product for shipment.
  • Comply with prescribed safety procedures or federal laws regulating waste disposal methods.
  • Established technical documentation in a cGMP environment including package confidence test reports and design verification protocols.
  • Operate light machinery Made equipment adjustments to ensure proper specifications are met Performed quality checks and recording results.

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