Packaging Technician Job Description

Packaging Technician Job Description

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Packaging technician provides production Logistical support: including but not limited to generating production batch processes, generating production raw material stage sheets and performing process related transaction in SAP.

Packaging Technician Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective packaging technician job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included packaging technician job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Scheduling, room preparation, equipment, staging, release, completion of packaging and reconciliation
To be familiar with and adhere to departmental policies and procedures, including but not limited to standards of performance, attendance policy, substance abuse policy, housekeeping, safe working habits, standard operating procedures
In charge of incoming and outgoing products for testing
Test report documentation to include proper level of detail on setup, tests performed, failure analysis and results/conclusions/recommendations against acceptance criteria
Assist with the setup, logistics coordination and retrieval of data acquisition products for engineering analysis
Collaborate with engineers on development of new test procedures per delivery chain analysis
Design, test, document and implement packaging for new product development on time and within budget
Support efforts to redesign and reduce cost of existing packaging materials and methods to meet team cost savings goals
Investigate and solve packaging damage issues
Complete Engineering Change Requests for Packaging

Packaging Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Packaging Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, MCSD, MCSE, OTMIS, ISO, IFPS, CPLP, ISTA, H&S, R&D

Education for Packaging Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the packaging technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Technical, Associates, Education, Engineering, General Education, Science, Manufacturing, Military, Industrial, Health

Skills for Packaging Technician

Desired skills for packaging technician include:

P.C
Windows based applications and SAP
General production steps
Microsoft Office
Staging
Storage areas
GMPs and production practices
Paperwork
Raw Material
Work In Process

Desired experience for packaging technician includes:

Complete drawings in ArtiosCAD
Create prototype parts off of Kongsberg table
Write Packing Instructions
Support Continuous improvement to packaging processes and procedures
Support Packaging Distribution Test Labs
Perform research work and collect and report data as required for different projects

Packaging Technician Examples

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Packaging Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a packaging technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for packaging technician
  • Document and Pack products for Packaging Distribution Tests
  • Manages diverse workloads from Packaging Engineers
  • All Packaging Technician I and II responsibilities
  • Intermediate bottling techniques
  • Basic kit set up and assembly procedures
  • Intermediate Custom Order processing
  • Material inventory management and accountability
  • Set-up, clean and adjust inspection, labeling and packaging equipment as required for proper operation, including change-over
  • Perform preventive maintenance including lubrication, fluid level checks and wear inspection
  • Clear jams and resolve minor problems
Qualifications for packaging technician
  • Perform intermediate math calculations
  • High School Diploma and preferably 2+ years experience as production operator
  • Additional computer skills in SAP preferred
  • Basic understanding of materials
  • Change tape on tape machine, adjust cartoner, tray-packer inkjet machines and labellers
  • Set-up bar code readers and challenge systems
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Packaging Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of packaging technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for packaging technician
  • Operate packaging line efficiently
  • Document set-up activities on both logbooks and batch records
  • Guide and assist checker operators in the efficient and proper operation of equipment
  • Identify major equipment problems in a timely fashion and alert mechanic for assistance
  • Follow all written procedures to ensure products are manufactured in accordance with current GMP
  • Become cross-trained in all resale and in-house packaging jobs
  • Operates labeling and packaging equipment
  • Provide leadership to line operators effectively communicate with support personnel
  • Trained to use all production documentation (Production forms, batch records, SOP’s, Work Instructions) to ensure compliance to regulatory requirements
  • Must be highly motivated, self driven and non-task oriented
Qualifications for packaging technician
  • Minimum three years experience in a regulated production environment, specifically responsible for equipment maintenance and performance
  • Must have the ability to effectively understand, read, write, communicate and follow instructions in the English language
  • Ability to lift and handle equipment change parts, tooling, and materials associated with equipment maintenance and repair
  • Must be able to lift, move and stack heavy materials that may weigh up to 40 - 90 pounds
  • The successful candidate will be handling beta-lactam/cepha-osporin-containing products, and therefore must not possess a sensitivity to this class of compounds
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and able to work at a productive pace
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Packaging Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a packaging technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for packaging technician
  • Assist the pharmacist, under direct supervision, in the practice of pharmacy, in accordance with local, state, federal, and company regulations
  • General duties including photocopying, filing, general tidying and cleaning of work area and general maintenance of equipment and materials
  • Pre-pack stock control functions including stock level audits, expiry date checking, stock file maintenance, and internal stock movements
  • Prepare patient returns for processing according to SOP under the supervision of the pharmacist
  • Assist other pharmacy technicians
  • Provide assistance in areas as appointed by direct supervisor
  • Maintain cleanliness of the packaging working areas and follow safety rules
  • Input labor hours on the process order shop papers
  • Non-sterile compounding and pre-packing of stock including preparation of equipment, labels, and worksheets according to SOP
  • Setting up the bottle labeling, cartoning, carton printing/labeling and case packing machines
Qualifications for packaging technician
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a production environment or completed Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 1 year cGmP experience in manufacturing setting or completed Bachelor’s degree
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively with co-workers
  • Knowledge of scientific and technical aspects of the operation
  • Good oral and written communication and computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds, work on ladders
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Packaging Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of packaging technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for packaging technician
  • Perform challenge tests to ensure the equipment is correctly rejecting products which do not meet requirements
  • Monitoring the running of the line
  • Troubleshooting and making required adjustments to ensure quality and efficiency
  • Routine maintenance activities and line changeovers
  • Support Packaging Testing, following test methods and procedures, using measurements of various products and components
  • Recording data into lab notebook and into excel, using software to run and operate and communicate information to cross-functional Team on time
  • Manage tasks and objective priorities, work independently,to help qualify new packaging components
  • Keep automation equipment operation at optimal levels by providing product, picks and inventory in a timely manner
  • Work with local EMT's and help desk and Omnicare Automation services to identify abnormalities with automation equipment
  • May include coordination, preparation and/or review of batch records, supportive documentation, electronic Batch Records
Qualifications for packaging technician
  • Willing to work overtime, and 12 hour rotating shifts
  • Pass a company paid physical examination and drug screen
  • Must be safety oriented.Apply for this position
  • Prior Machine Operation/Medical Assembly experience a plus
  • Experience with die attachment, wire bonding needed
  • Ability to adapt to changes quickly, , work under time pressures
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Packaging Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of packaging technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for packaging technician
  • Clean machine with alcohol between each medication packaging Hand/Strip/Card packaging
  • Perform online AQL inspections on Finished Product
  • Perform online AQL inspections on Labeling and Cartoning of Finished Product
  • Perform Incoming inspection of Production components including but not limited to vials, stoppers, seals and filters
  • Perform incoming inspection of Packaging components including, but not limited to, labels, cartons, inserts, syringes, needles and alcohol pads
  • Maintain annual Inspection Certification as a Validated Inspector
  • Maintain annual Visual Acuity Screeningt passing results
  • Perform line clearances for Packaging and Inspection lines and grant approval for proceeding with lot inspection and/or labeling components
  • Issue components to the Packaging Department
  • Perform Return to Stock of Packaging components
Qualifications for packaging technician
  • Experience in a lab environment preferred
  • Capable of managing multiple initiatives
  • Flexible in an environment of changing priorities and workload
  • Able to train and coach others
  • Good work habits and self-discipline
  • Be physically able to perform the job duties including bending, stooping , shoveling, sweeping, pounding with hammers, climbing stairs and ladders, opening and closing valves, lifting 20 to 50 lbs

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