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Packing Line Tech

Company Name:
Pharmavite
## Job Description
For more than 40 years, Pharmavite has been a trusted leader in the wellness industry, recognized for providing quality vitamins, minerals and supplements and all natural snacks under our Nature Made and SOYJOY brand names.
Who We Are: Our mission is People creating new products for better health worldwide.
What We Do: Our vision is inspiring the healthiest you through more complete nutrition... Wherever you are in life.
_As a member of the Pharmavite team, employees enjoy competitive salaries and an exceptional benefits package featuring medical, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, and long term disability coverage. In addition, employees enjoy educational assistance, credit union membership, substantial discounts on our products, and 11 paid holidays per year._
We currently are seeking a talented Packaging Line Tech . This key position will be based in our operations facility in Opelika, AL
_Position Summary:_
Sets up and operates : ISIDA Weigher,AMS Filling system, Unscrambler, NJM Capper/Sealer/Retorquer, NJM Labeler/Optel Vision System, Marburg Neck Bander/Sleeve Bander, and Twin pack/Orienter.inspects, packs and palletizes finished products in accordance with standard procedures; and continuously monitors work activities to ensure results meet quality, production and safety goals. Supports and maintains an environment that fosters communication and teamwork within Packaging.
_Responsibilities:_
Sets up and operates automatic and semi-automatic filling and labeling equipment.
Determines which slat is appropriate for the production run, uses hand tools to manually adjust controls and assemble equipment.
Supplies bulk to packaging lines; keeps packaging lines supplied with components and removes finish product from packaging lines.
Uses computer programming unit to adjust controls and machine operation.
Continually monitors equipment and product moving through line to ensure quality, packs product in boxes, uses tape machines to seal boxes; and loads packed products onto pallets ensuring production and safety goals are met.
Maintains routine logs and records of cleaning and production activities, ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with procedures.
Performs in-process quality checks, pulls in-process and retains samples as needed, inspects tablets, capsules and bottles for defects as they are being packaged, and pulls defective ones as necessary without slowing down line or disrupting production. Notifies Line Lead or Supervisor of problems that disrupts production as soon as possible.
Assembles and reviews product batch records for cGMP compliance in order to facilitate timely approval of finished product for commercial distribution. Maintains routine logs and records of cleaning and production activities, ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with procedures.
Plays a major role in continuous process improvement of the packaging line.
Trains and cross-trains other operators in all functions of production line.
Maintains work area in a clean and orderly fashion, using rags, broom and dustpan as appropriate.
Disassembles and sanitizes equipment at closeout of products; washes parts and machinery with water and cleansing/sanitizing agents; dries as necessary.
Performs all duties in compliance with cGMP's, SOP's and safety procedures.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
_Minimum Qualifications:_
Education:
A High School diploma, GED, or its equivalent is preferred.
Certification:
None
Experience:
Requires 6 months manufacturing and/or warehousing experience.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Requires:
Reading English sufficiently to understand standard operating procedures regarding good manufacturing practices, packaging standards for correct product count, and labels to ensure correct one is being used.
Ability to communicate in English to receive and follow verbal instructions.
Basic addition, multiplication and division skills to calculate and adjust equipment to fill containers according to requirements.
Demonstrated proficiency in the operation of manufacturing type machinery.
Physical Requirements:
Stands/walks for the full work shift, with little/no flexibility to move from their stations unless relieved by others. Perform repetitive job duties for long periods of time. Intermittently lifts and or move loads of up to 50 lbs with the use of pallet jacks and or other mechanical aids. Pulls/pushes boxes of product on/off line and/or pallets using pallet jack, hoists etc. Manual dexterity to manipulate filling and labeling equipment controls, small production containers on a production line, and hand tools to assemble/disassemble parts of equipment. Required to walk up and down stairs and use ladders.
Environment:
Constant exposure to noise levels loud enough to require employees wear hearing protection. Warm temperature levels, fumes, vibration, dust, etc., sufficient to cause minor discomfort.
Employee must wear protective eye wear, hair net, uniforms, safety shoes, and gloves when handling product.
Safety:
The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices without endangering the health or safety of self or others.
Supervisory Responsibility:
None
Pharmavite is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. F/M/Disability/Vet
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Job Title: Packing Line Tech
Full Time / Part Time / Temp: Full Time - Regular
Shift: 2nd Shift
Area of Interest: Packaging
City: Opelika
State: Alabama

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