Packaging Operator

Dayton, New Jersey

Type: Contract-to-Hire

Category: Industrial & Manufacturing

Compensation Range: 15.00 Per Hour

Job ID: 151990

Date Posted: 05/20/2020

Job Title: Packaging Operator

Hours: 1st shift: 6:00 am - 2:30 pm
2nd shift, 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Location: Dayton, NJ


  • Follow company policies, cGMP’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Clean and/or disassemble packaging line and equipments e.g. Unscrambeler, desiccant inserter, tablet counter, cotton inserter, capper, induction sealer, retorquer, labeler, outserter, shrink wrap after the completion of packaging process as per SOP.
  • Clean manufacturing room after the completion of product run as per SOP.
  • Set up packaging line and equipments, including start up of batch and obtaining all packaging specifications.
  • Maintain packaging line and equipments in good working order, inspect packaging line and equipments for wear, and have any worn or malfunctioning parts evaluated and reported to Production Supervisor or Manager.
  • Maintain tools and supplies in proper condition.
  • Make any machine adjustments necessary during the packaging run as required.
  • Document all set up and cleaning in the log book and other pertinent paperwork.
  • Visually inspect the equipments as it is running to verify the equipments are running within normal and safe operation.
  • Perform in process checks during packaging process and document in Packaging Batch Record as per instruction of packaging batch record.
  • Make sure all paperwork is complete and accurate throughout and after run.
  • Perform any and all additional tasks relating to the operation of the packaging/production department as requested.

Work experience:

  • Prefer minimum one (1) year of work experience in a pharmaceutical or related manufacturing environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to follow written instructions precisely and perform basic math calculations is required.
  • Should have an understanding/knowledge of cGMP, safety criteria or the ability to learn.