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Working As A Packaging Technician

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • $38,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Packaging Technician Do At Thermo Fisher Scientific

* Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility.
* Demonstrates and promotes Thermo Fisher s values of Integrity Intensity, Innovation and Involvement.
* Comply with all safety regulations and conduct all activities in a safe, efficient manner.
* Cleans packaging rooms and machinery in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Principles (cGMPs).
* Performs manual or automated assembly, filling, packaging and labeling of pharmaceutical products.
* Ensures adherence to specifications and the highest quality standards.
* Accepts or rejects in-process clinical supplies and drug products according to acceptability standards determined by Good Manufacturing Principles, customer requirements, and Standard Operating Procedures.
* Works with other departments to perform in-process inspections and other necessary tasks.
* Performs computer-related tasks for signing in to a job, in-process actions and data entry.
* Performs counts of incoming and completed components and drug product to ensure accuracy and accountability.
* Performs tasks that may be verified by an independent individual, or may perform inspection/verifications of work performed by others.
* Uses stationary and/or hand-held machinery in multiple operations.
* Able to interpret drawings and assembly instructions independently.
* Able to demonstrate this aptitude in the work area to the room lead prior to starting an operation.
* Personal Protective Equipment Certification (PPE) including but not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, N
* masks, half face masks and safety glasses is required to perform this position.
* Must be able to work in both primary and secondary rooms.
* Active member of PPI Initiatives.
* Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
* Some weekday, weekend and holiday overtime may be required.
* To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
* The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.
* Must be able to speak, read and write (legibly) in the English language without assistance.
* Must have basic computer skills, to include, but not be limited to: data entry, log in/out, screen and program navigation, website navigation.
* Must have working mathematical skills for adding, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions and percentages.
* Must be able to stand continuously (95%
* Must be able to walk frequently (50%
* Must be able to sit (up to 49%)
* Must be able to lift and or carry the max of 50 pounds frequently (50%
* Must be able to bend frequently (50%
* Must be able to squat (up to 49%)
* Must be able to reach above shoulder level essentially (80%
* Must be able to use both right and left hand for repetitive action, simple grasping, pushing and pulling and fine manipulation essentially (80%
* Must be able to use both the right and left foot for repetitive action occasionally (up to 49%)
* Vision requirements for this position: close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more), color vision, peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point), depth perception (three dimensional vision) and the ability to adjust focus
* Personal Protective Equipment Certification (PPE) including but not limited to filtering face masks, PAPR, N
* masks, half face masks and safety glasses is required to perform this position
* Must be able to work in both heat/cold environments (up to 79%)
* Prior experience in packaging, manufacturing, clean room environment or equivalent.
* Must be able to problem solve/troubleshoot.
* Must have excellent verbal and written skills.
* High school diploma, or GED, combined with the ability to read, write and complete basic mathematics calculations.
* Prior experience in packaging, manufacturing, clean room environment or equivalent is a plus

What Does A Packaging Technician Do At Iowa Employer

* Packaging TechnicianRole and Responsibilities:The Packaging Technician is responsible performing various tasks associated with the packaging of liquid products.
* This includes operating various packaging machines on production lines in a safe and efficient manner
* Key Tasks:Adhere to plant safety rules and programs as it pertains to self and all other associates, including performing audits, safety suggestions, and participation in safety rotation of jobs
* Operates and tends automated machinery that performs one or more liquid bottling packaging functions, such as labeling and sticker application, conveyor lines/belts, stretch wrappers, case formers, case sealers, bottle hopper/feeders, case packers, cappers, auto coder, palletizer, de-palletizer to assist in meeting assembly line production schedules
* Feed components onto assembly conveyor, into hoppers, machinery or other devices to maintain continuous production
* Replenish and unload components, such as corrugated cardboard, glue, plastic wrap, pumps, inserts, bottles, caps, labels, sprayers, etc., avoiding breaks in production assembly process
* Manually assemble/install various liquid packaging component parts to including but not limited to sprayers, caps, box dividers, cases, display units, etc
* VEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE
* Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO

What Does A Packaging Technician Do At Kelly Services

* Perform manual and automated packaging of skeleton kits, penetrable caps and final kits according to schedules and GMP guidelines.
* Also performs manual and automatic filling of transport and lysing tubes.
* Perform manual and semi-automated labeling of tubes, kits, and kit components according to written instructions.
* Perform manual kit assembly operations including racking, filling and capping of lysing tubes.
* Perform manual placement of swabs and pipet tips on the thermoformer.
* Perform routine set-up, maintenance, operation and cleaning of packaging conveyors and labeling machines.
* Verify quantities and stage correct packaging materials and components based on reagent lists.
* Maintain detailed and accurate device history records, logbooks and training records.
* Perform label and line clearance procedures.
* Report packaging equipment malfunctions to management.
* Maintain cleanliness of packaging work areas and follow safety rules.
* Transfer raw materials returns and finished goods in designated warehouse locations

What Does A Packaging Technician Do At Cb&I Usa

* Assumes responsibility for assisting in meeting plant production requirements as set by client/owner
* Observant of operating process equipments and maintenance need
* Communicating with supervision as necessary to ensure maximum performances as outlined by production goals
* Reads and interprets instructions and documentation and plans work activities
* Moves materials and equipment to work locations and sets up work sites
* Follows all hazardous waste handling guidelines
* Completes records, maintains tools and equipment, and performs various clean-up and housekeeping activities
* Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules.
* Performs other duties as required

What Does A Packaging Technician Do At Coty Inc.

* Ensure that all projects are progressed and results are documented in accordance with the requirements of Technical Readiness and results attached to the product dossier.
* Identify the need for, and manage the execution of, Line Trials
* Ensure that all the factory requirements are satisfied on completion of a final line trial.
* Support all areas within the factory to achieve common goals (OEE / TAL etc).
* Ensure that Logistics data is available and that actions that are agreed with central coding are acted upon.
* Work with Packaging Concept Development (PCD) team to ensure a smooth hand over within the gate process.
* Work with customers to progress project tasks & attain (Marketing) approvals where required.
* Manage projects using current (& future) project management tools & trackers, including an acute awareness of project budgets / spend.
* Be a technical expert to business customers & partners.
* Support other team members as & when resource flex is required.
* Manage, & be accountable for, the delivery of non
* MAF projects.
* Ensure that the defined testing & approval procedures are followed, and that any deviations are agreed with TPD Director.
* Ensure defined quality boundaries are agreed on new projects.
* Approve drawings & artworks; compile & issue component & finish good specifications

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Packaging Technician Career Paths

Packaging Technician
Technician Team Leader Assistant Manager
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Team Leader Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Technician Team Leader Manager
Service Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Specialist Shift Supervisor
Production Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Specialist Consultant
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Material Handler Quality Control Inspector Quality Assurance Technician
Quality Assurance Supervisor
6 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Quality Assurance Technician Quality Assurance Supervisor
Quality Assurance Manager
9 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Research Associate Project Manager
Quality Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Laboratory Technician Specialist Shift Supervisor
Operation Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Technician Field Service Technician Supervisor
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Technician Field Service Technician Assistant Manager
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Manufacturing Technician Field Service Technician Maintenance Supervisor
Maintenance Director
11 Yearsyrs
Quality Assurance Technician Production Supervisor
Manufacturing Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Foreman
General Contractor
5 Yearsyrs
Driver Foreman Production Supervisor
Quality Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Foreman Superintendent
Quality Control Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Process Technician Process Engineer Production Supervisor
Quality Control Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Process Technician Maintenance Technician Operations Technician
Lead Operator
5 Yearsyrs
Process Technician Electrician Warehouse Manager
Warehouse Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Home Health Aid Self-Employed Lead Person
Shift Production Supervisor
8 Yearsyrs
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Average Yearly Salary
$38,000
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$23,000
Min 10%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$38,000
Median 50%
$64,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Google
Highest Paying City
Milpitas, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Avg Experience Level
2.5 years
How much does a Packaging Technician make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Packaging Technician in the United States is $38,697 per year or $19 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $64,000.

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Top Skills for A Packaging Technician

  1. Safety Procedures
  2. Package Product
  3. GMP
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Adhered to Health & Safety procedures, OH &S Act, and followed the proper use of process equipment.
  • Follow GMP procedures required to package product to specification.
  • Processed clinical discards returned from clinical sites including documentation and destruction per GMP procedures.
  • Interpreted and follow batch records/production.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on packaging equipment, replace broken parts operate and document all information related to any particular batch.

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Packaging Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

53.7%

Female

33.8%

Unknown

12.5%
Ethnicity

White

61.5%

Hispanic or Latino

15.9%

Black or African American

11.2%

Asian

7.9%

Unknown

3.5%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

61.8%

French

7.4%

Mandarin

4.4%

Chinese

2.9%

Gujarati

2.9%

Japanese

2.9%

Hindi

2.9%

Tagalog

2.9%

German

1.5%

Wolof

1.5%

Romanian

1.5%

Russian

1.5%

Urdu

1.5%

Korean

1.5%

Arabic

1.5%

Italian

1.5%
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Packaging Technician Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

12.1%

Baton Rouge Community College

11.7%

Michigan State University

6.7%

University of Tennessee - Chattanooga

6.3%

ITI Technical College

6.3%

Pennsylvania State University

5.4%

Tennessee State University

5.0%

Cincinnati State Technical and Community College

4.2%

Rochester Institute of Technology

4.2%

A-Technical College

4.2%

Northampton County Area Community College

4.2%

Tarrant County College District

3.8%

Sinclair Community College

3.8%

Chattanooga State Community College

3.3%

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

3.3%

Lehigh Carbon Community College

3.3%

Southern University and A & M College

3.3%

Everest Institute

2.9%

The Academy

2.9%

Wilson Technical Community College

2.9%
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Majors

Business

23.4%

General Studies

6.9%

Pharmacy

6.3%

Medical Assisting Services

6.0%

Biology

5.6%

Electrical Engineering

4.9%

Health Care Administration

4.6%

Criminal Justice

4.3%

Computer Science

3.9%

Accounting

3.9%

Psychology

3.7%

Management

3.5%

Industrial Technology

3.3%

Electrical Engineering Technology

3.1%

Communication

3.1%

Nursing

3.0%

Automotive Technology

2.9%

Graphic Design

2.6%

Liberal Arts

2.5%

Mechanical Engineering

2.5%
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Degrees

Other

34.1%

Bachelors

29.0%

Associate

19.9%

Certificate

7.8%

Masters

4.9%

Diploma

3.6%

License

0.4%

Doctorate

0.3%
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