Perrigo Company Packaging Operator (6PM-6AM Nights) in St. Albans, Vermont

Packaging Operator (6PM-6AM Nights)

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Job Description

Perrigo Nutritionals is the largest supplier of store-brand infant formula in the world with distribution to leading retailers. The Vermont facility is the only ISO 9001 certified infant formula manufacturing facility in the United States.

Perrigo Nutritionals, located in Georgia, VT is looking to add a Packaging Operator to their team. The shift for this position is 6:00 pm – 6:15 am requiring shift, weekend, and holiday work (when applicable).

Job Summary

Exhibits the ability to control and monitor all positions within the Packaging Department, including QA, role with competence. Maintains necessary documentation for each position assigned. Performs required quality checks as outlined in job specific Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures. In addition to the above-mentioned requirements, the Packaging Operator must secure a walk-behind forklift license. Must maintain ability to perform all positions within the Packaging Department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Machine/Position Operation: Efficiently operates within established parameters all automated equipment within the department and exhibits proficiency on the Line Service position. Informs Packaging Supervisor of unusual situations but resolves minor problems without supervision. Consistently follows Good Manufacturing Practices while maintaining an efficient, clean, and neat work area. Identifies and recommends improvements to the process. Must be able to troubleshoot daily issues with equipment.

  • Quality Checks: Performs necessary quality checks as directed by applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.

  • Documentation: Provides accurate and timely documentation of the packaging process as directed by applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.

  • Transport System cleaning: Performs Transport System cleaning as directed by applicable Standard Operating and Work Instructions.

  • General Housekeeping: Performs daily sanitation in department without direct supervision. Maintains work area in accordance with GMP requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • The ability to learn and write legibly.

  • The ability to read, understand, and follow Work Instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, and training aids.

  • Exhibits the ability to control and monitor all positions within the Packaging Department with competence.

An Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V

Internal applicants can apply by end of day 8/9/2017 to be considered.

Internal applicants' direct supervisor and senior management will be notified by the talent acquisition team upon candidacy.

Job Location

St. Albans, Vermont, United States

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Position Physical Requirements

• Ability to walk, bend, stoop, and lift up to 55 lbs. is required. • Ability to walk up and down stairs as well as work at elevated heights and various climates (both hot and cold). • Stand for approximately 90% of a 12 hour shift. • Incumbent will be exposed to noise and hot and cold temperatures. • Willing and able to wear appropriate safety equipment to perform specific job duties per zoning requirements.