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Packaging Operators

Company: Jost Chemical Co.
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:


  • Works under direct supervision of the Packaging Manager in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards.
  • Performs routine packaging operations of dry and liquid chemicals for storage or transport. The work process involves steps that are largely repetitive in character, requiring careful adherence to well-established instructions usually provided in operations manuals.
    • Tends or operates machine that packages product; starts/stops machine by engaging controls; regulates machine flow, speed, or temperature; stops/resets machine when malfunctions and clears machine jams.; adjusts machine settings and machine components for desired size or rate of product; observes machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to standards.
    • Prepares product for packaging operation in most efficient way to ensure continuous operation.
    • Stocks packaging material; organizes workspace (setup and teardown) efficiently.
    • Tests and evaluates product and verifies product weight or measurement to ensure quality standards.
    • Inspects and removes defective product and packaging material, separating rejected items.
    • Secures finished packaged items by hand tying, sewing, or attaching fastener.
    • Attaches identification labels to finished packaged items; completes packaging batch records for items packaged; counts and records finished and rejected packaged items.
    • Palletizes finished packaged items or packs items in cartons or containers.
    • Cleans, assembles, and makes minor repairs to machinery and equipment using hand tools.
    • Operates hand truck or fork lift.
    • Enhances site safety.
      • High school diploma or GED
      • Knowledge of:o Mathematics and English comprehension (Basic level)
        o Raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods (Basic level)
        o Safety, health and environmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures
        • Skill in:o Troubleshooting and product inspection
          o Operation control and monitoring
          o Equipment maintenance and light repair
          o Management of material resources
          • Ability to:o Work in extreme cold and hot (120 F) environment
            o Comprehend oral and written English instruction
            o Lift 55 pounds and drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
            o Follow established policies and procedures
            o Operate and maintain chemical processing equipment
            o Exhibit manual dexterity, perceptual speed and extent flexibility
            o Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
            o Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test
            FLSA: Non-exempt

Keywords: Jost Chemical Co., St. Louis , Packaging Operators, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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