Packaging Associate

Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc Greenville, SC
PRIMARY PURPOSE or JOB SUMMARY

To perform tasks at a variety of work stations throughout production on a bottle or unit dose packaging line.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform the duties required at the assigned station on the packaging line. Record the performance of the task in the batch production record.

* Perform visual inspection of product during production to ensure absence of cosmetic defects. Inspect for presence of lot number/expiration date, when applicable.

* Ensure all packaging/labeling components are present and properly applied to finished product, when applicable.

* Place finished packaged units inside corrugated shipper cases. Verify case weight meets established acceptable weight range, and print case weights.

* Remove finished cases from packaging line and palletize per approved pallet pattern in batch production record.

* Prepare pallet for shipment by applying stretch wrap and proper product identification labels.

* Perform periodic verifications of fill weight on representative samples.

* Assist with culling processes, when necessary, to ensure removal of any substandard component/product.

* Perform general housekeeping activities to ensure packaging area, line and equipment are clean.

* Assist with line changeover/set-up between product lots to include removal/addition of materials, cleaning of area and packaging line, and cleaning of hoses and filler/machine parts.

* Measure the volume of product waste generated from the packaging process and record in the batch production record.

* Perform other duties as assigned by supervision.

ACCOUNTABILITY

Responsible for performing tasks as efficiently as possible and per requirements in Standard Operating Procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS

* High School diploma or GED.

* Understanding of Standard Operating Procedures as related to work activities.

* Understanding of general Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices.

* No FDA sanctions.

EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES

Packaging Line equipment, weight scales, pallet lift equipment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

* Requires lifting up to a maximum of 30 lbs.

* Standing for extended periods of time

* Some bending, stooping, squatting is required

* Pushing and/or pulling pallet lifts for transport of materials

WORKING CONDITIONS

Production environment

ADDITONAL COMMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. PAI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PAI will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

PAI is an EO/AA Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

PAI participates in E-Verify.