Packaging Technician

East Windsor, New Jersey

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Category: Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Range: 17.00 - 19.00 Per Hour

Job ID: 152165

Date Posted: 05/21/2020

Packaging Technician
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
East Windsor NJ


Setup and changeover packaging lines in a timely manner to ensure minimum downtime and startup of machines

• Operate and setup packaging line and equipment like unscrambler, desiccant inserter, tablet counter, cotton inserter, capper, induction sealer, reconquer, labeler, outsourcer, shrink wrapping, taping and cartoners

• Troubleshoot and document equipment problems to do a root cause analysis and eliminate recurring issues

• Plan and schedule preventive maintenance of equipment.

• Maintains logs and service records and plans preventive maintenance on all equipment

• Coordinate and work with line mechanics to ensure timely implementation of repairs/modifications resulting from Gap assessments, plant audits and other notifications are executed on time and with high quality workmanship

• Increase Safety Awareness and address any safety issues and concerns and ensures that equipment meets all relevant Health, Safety and Environment requirements

• Availability to work Overtime: Based on work demands overtime maybe required: Daily, Weekends (Sat & Sun) and/or Holidays.


Must be skillful in using hand tools and power tools

· Strong planning, organization and prioritization skills

· Ability to work independently with minimal direction and supervision.

· Must be able to communicate effectively with departmental staff, both written and verbal

· A strong work ethic, integrity, stability, sense of urgency, fairness, and a desire and willingness to take ownership and assume responsibility for the operation.

· A team player with a cooperative and logical workstyle.

Skills, knowledge and abilities:- A demonstrated ability to follow written instructions precisely and perform basic math calculations is required. Should have an understanding/knowledge of cGMP’s, safety criteria or the ability to learn. Should be able to use hand tools and power tools.