Packer Job Description

Packer Job Description

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Packer provides basic GMP training to new hires (good manufacturing practices).

Packer Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Strip individual cartons off die cut loads
Off bear cartons off cut loads into separate copies or die postions
Accurately package product as determined by supervisor (includes labeling, packing, computer entries)
Stack or arrange packaged product in the proper manner on the correct skid
Maintain machinery in proper working order by filling proper supplies, make adjustments as needed, identify potential problems and get help as needed
Maintain acceptable rate
Ensure product being packed meets specifications through inspection (correct computer set-up, right label on boxes/right number of rolls in box/put on the right skid)
Follow rules to ensure work is performed in a safe manner
Maintain knowledge of QMS and ISO Standards
Train and mentor new hires and temporary employees

Packer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Packer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: HAZMAT, OSHA, IATA, OTMIS, PIT, DOT

Education for Packer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the packer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Collage Degree in General Education, Education, Technical Education, Manufacturing, Graduate, Medical, Associates, Military, Math, Surgery

Skills for Packer

Desired skills for packer include:

Proper packing procedures
Good Manufacturing Practices
Coding and case taper functions/maintenance
Package coding requirements and quality standards
Safety Regulations
Standard Operating Procedures
Various pieces of high tech manufacturing processing and packaging equipment
Good work performance and attendance also
Ability to learn safety rules and procedures
Computers

Desired experience for packer includes:

Obtain needed packaging supplies and labels
Be able to stand for an entire 10 hour shift
Provide identification showing you are authorized to work
Verifies line clearance, job number, part number, description, and revision level prior to packing
Inspect and pack product per customer specification using safe work practices
Notify the Operator when product does not meet quality specifications

Packer Examples

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Packer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a packer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for packer
  • Read & understand Production Order Packet (POP)
  • Assist the Operator with set-up and/or change over activities as directed
  • Complete assigned duties in compliance with company policies & procedures
  • Keep production lines clear and free of clutter, waste, water, and other foreign objects
  • Repetitively packs product coming off the line and continuously inspects quality of packaging
  • Working on an assembly line with others to package/assemble cardboard sleeves
  • Following detailed instructions on assembling kits
  • Ability to use a computer and keyboard
  • Fast paced use of hands doing repetitive tasks
  • Able to inspect product and pack into box
Qualifications for packer
  • Quality-conscious, oriented to excellence
  • Record of dependability & reliability
  • Ability to stand and walk for entire shift, including repeated sitting and climbing as needed
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and back ground
  • Must be legally authorized to work in United States without sponsorship
  • Prior experience working on a rotating shift preferred
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Packer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a packer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for packer
  • Visual Inspections of final product packaging for product integrity including, but not limited to bag registration, code dates, prices, bag and cases for proper seals
  • Fills cartons/displays based on packaging specs
  • Stacks correct number of cartons/trays on pallets/skids using correct stacking pattern
  • Clears loose product from turntable/area
  • Weighing of parts
  • Printing labels
  • Identifying any quality issues
  • Communicating issues to the auditor and/or shift supervisor
  • Form boxes and put in place for filling
  • Wrap and band pallets of product for shipping
Qualifications for packer
  • Attention to detail, demonstrated by prior experience performing final review of goods prior to shipping preferred
  • Monitor material at all points during the process and insure consistent quality
  • Monitor Labels to assure they are correct before being placed onto the packing box
  • Monitor production activities to eliminate delays
  • Monitor boxes to be assured that they are not damaged (prior or post)
  • Attention to detail by eliminating / reducing scrap and improving throughput of material(s)
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Packer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of packer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for packer
  • Build assortments
  • Check books for damages and process orders for shipment
  • Verify labels for each order to be shipped
  • Select the correct sized box for each order based on the size of the order
  • Add appropriate amount of dunnage to each box when necessary and securely seal product for shipment
  • Packing orders utilizing the Agile System
  • Gift wrapping orders utilizing the Agile System
  • Attention to detail and productivity are key, positive attitude and flexibility
  • Read and follow written instructions and follow system visual cues
  • Ability to cross train and perform duties in other areas
Qualifications for packer
  • Perform testing procedures insuring products meet specified quality standards
  • Ability to stand, push, pull & reach for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform duties which requires tolerance of standing, repetitive hand movements, continual bending and squatting, near/far/depth/color vision, and inside ambient temperatures
  • Performs all duties as per Departmental Operating Instructions
  • Performs a variety of hand assembly procedures in the preparation of subassemblies
  • Visually inspects parts prior to assembly and after processing for surface defects, alignments
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Packer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of packer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for packer
  • Repacking
  • Selecting produce
  • Working in a cooler environment 60 degrees
  • Package machined parts for shipment
  • Do a final visual inspection of parts
  • Proper packaging of all products according to customer specifications and company‚Äôs production standards
  • Ensures quality of product before being packaged
  • Will ensure proper housekeeping is maintained in packing station and line area
  • Will follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Will start up and shut down production line as necessary
Qualifications for packer
  • Monitors the supply of parts and materials at assigned work stations and informs utility or supervisor when parts are needed
  • If needed, fills in at various work stations throughout the department to maintain productivity and facilitate the flow of work
  • Cleans assigned work area and removes trash from the department
  • Performs other duties as requested by Supervisor and or Lead person
  • Warehouse, receiving or shipping experience is preferred
  • 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
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Packer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of packer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for packer
  • Will maintain clean work area at all times
  • Will communicate production concerns or issues with supervisor
  • Will assist supervisor in troubleshooting when line goes down
  • The employee will be expected to work on an assembly line operation
  • The employee will be trained to assemble kits of various products in an efficient manner to meet daily production goals
  • The employee must help to keep the work area clean and in good order
  • Flexibility to work in different environments throughout a warehouse environment
  • Final visual inspection
  • Pack manufactured metal parts according to instructions
  • Print and affix the shipping label
Qualifications for packer
  • Must be able to stand for full 12 hour shift
  • Must be able to maintain a fast pace throughout shift
  • This job requires mathematical ability, ability to read and write and communicate verbally and in writing, ability to learn and follow safety practices, procedures and equipment usage, including ability to operate a fire extinguisher and hear the fog horn and warning bell
  • Must be able to operate a computer and printer
  • The following listing is not intended to be all-inclusive
  • Able to pass a criminal history screen

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