Packaging Operator - Sturgis, MI Plant (2nd Shift)
Company: Abbott Laboratories
Location: Battle Creek
Posted on: December 30, 2018
At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve. JOB DESCRIPTION: Primary Function/Primary Goals/Objectives: Operational knowledge of the following equipment: depalletizer, line filler, seamer, labeler, case packer, cartoner and forklift. Requires the ability to troubleshoot on-line situations and perform applicable routine lubrications and preventive maintenance. The operator will perform all associated production sampling and documentation per applicable Quality documents. Operator must be willing to work any hours assigned. Major Responsibilities: For Filler and Seamer Operation:* Maintenance of product level in filler* Ensure proper operating parameters for filler, seamer and can washer* Perform preventative maintenance on filler and seamer* Ensure commodities are released prior to usage* Grease and oil seamer as needed* Perform visual can inspection* Fill weight checks* Ensure proper FP tank hook-up to filling lines For Clean Up Operation:* Perform preventative maintenance check on filler valves and pistons* Ensure proper cleaning methods are used during a wash job* Cleaning area to include: filler valves, filler pistons, filler screens, filler bowl, product filters, filler room floors and walls For Depalletizer, Labeler, Casepacker and Cartoner:* Set up equipment according to packing requirements and adjust as necessary during production* Load commodities into equipment* Maintain inventory counts of commodities used during each batch* Maintain cleanliness of equipment and work stations* Perform and document Quality checks and preventative maintenance Education: High School Diploma/GED required. Background: Prior to this job - Entry level manufacturing or equivalent experience or completion of Liquid Packaging Operator Trainee training certification; safety training; Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) training; Fork truck license; Quality inspection, documentation and inventory control experience* Verbal Instructions* Recognize Signs* Read & Write* Follow Simple Written Directions* Prepare Simple Reports* Follow Complex Written Directions* Routine Machine Operations* Reading Gauges & Instruments* Production Records* Other: Use of hand tools* Add, Subtract, Multiply, Decimals, Divide, Fractions, Proportions Accountability/Scope/Budget: The Liquid Products Packaging Department is responsible for the filling and packaging of pediatric and medical nutritional liquid products processed at the Sturgis Plant. Products are filled/packaged in 8 oz. containers according to all applicable GMP's and Quality documents to ensure a quality product is produced in a safe and sanitary work environment. JOB FAMILY:Manufacturing DIVISION:ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain LOCATION:United States > Sturgis : Building 01A ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS: WORK SHIFT:Standard TRAVEL:No MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:No SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day), Lift, carry, push or pull weights of more than 20 pounds/9 kilos on a regular/daily basis, Work in noisy environment, Work requiring repeated bending, stooping, squatting or kneeling Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf
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