Packaging Specialist Opportunity - $20/hr
Company: Perrigo Company
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Remote: Onsite Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives
better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that
consumers trust everywhere they are sold. Help us do it.
Description Overview Perrigo is now directly hiring for entry level
Packaging positions, including . These positions vary but will be
off shift opportunities on 2nd, 3rd or 12 hour PM rotations. Scope
of the Role If you are a current Perrigo employee please review
open positions on the internal career opportunities page available
on InsidePerrigo. This posting is for external (non-Perrigo
Employee) applicants only. Perrigo's #1 priority is, and will
continue to be, our peoples' safety and well-being. Please visit
this link to learn about our commitment to protecting our employees
during the Covid19 pandemic. Packaging Specialists are at the
forefront of Perrigo's mission "To make lives better by bringing
Quality Affordable Self-Care products that consumers trust
everywhere they are sold." The Packaging Specialist is an
entry-level position where you will work on an assembly line
packaging over the counter ("OTC") pharmaceuticals Our environment
is dynamic, and we look for the same in new team members. You'll be
successful at Perrigo if you are independent, self-motivated,
exhibit a high level of attention to detail and pride yourself in
doing what's right even when no one is looking. Perrigo has high
standards for providing a safe work environment and the willingness
to work safely and follow established safety protocols is required.
If you are looking to start a rewarding career with a great
company, Packaging is the place to begin! Perrigo offers
competitive wages based on experience, including off shift
premiums, as well as a comprehensive benefit package that includes
medical, dental, and vision coverage, paid holidays, 3 weeks
paid-time-off, a comprehensive wellness program with an onsite
fitness center, tuition reimbursement, 401k employer matching and
profit sharing program, and much more! What you can expect:
Specialists carry out various operations using specialized
equipment to produce a wide range of high-quality pharmaceutical
products. Packaging Specialists must adhere to current Good
Manufacturing Practices, thus accuracy and attention to detail are
critical in this role. A strong mechanical aptitude is also
required, as Specialists may disassemble, clean, sanitize, and
reassemble their own equipment. The available shifts for these
opportunities vary but will be one of the following: second or
third shift or 12-hour PM (nights) rotations. Position details and
candidate availability for each shift will be discussed during a
phone interview with Talent Acquisition. Position Responsibilities
Follow written instructions contained in Standard Operating
Procedures, manufacturing orders, cleaning checklists and other
controlled documents in accordance with cGMP regulations.
Physically move bulk materials utilizing various forms of pallet
jacks. Basic material handling and departmental utility tasks may
also be assigned.
Operate computer-controlled equipment utilizing a screen-based
Operator Interface Terminal (OIT).
Execute in-process attribute testing and visual inspections.
Evaluate test results against prescribed parameters to determine if
tested product is within specification.
Accurately, repeatedly and contemporaneously documented GMP data on
equipment logs, batch records and cleaning checklists.
Execute equipment and line cleaning tasks utilizing manual and
automated processes and prescribed cleaning checklists.
Perform minor equipment servicing activities including disassembly,
reassembly and set-up. Experience Required Basic Qualifications
Required A High School diploma (or G.E.D.).
Basic math and English communication skills, legible penmanship,
and a high level of reading comprehension.
A working knowledge of computers.
Successful completion of a criminal background check and drug
Ability to work 40 hours per week and be available for overtime
Available for training on various shifts.
Must have the ability to follow detailed written and verbal
All Specialists must be able to stand for approximately 85% of
their total shift.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to include eye protection,
hearing protection, half-face and/or Powered Air Purifying
Respirators, protective clothing and fall restraint harnesses will
be provided if required. Preferred Excellent attendance record and
A strong mechanical aptitude is highly preferred. Other qualities:
Consistently/Frequently - see (vision), hear, ability to read and
write, ability to interpret information, basic math, reading and
writing in English *Physical requirements: Consistently/Frequently
- stand, walk, lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, stoop/bend,
squat, kneeling, twisting, grasping, move items/boxes, feel with
hands/fingers Occasionally - sit, lifting 50 lbs., pull and push
with skid jacks 880 lbs., climb ladders, stoop/bend, squat,
kneeling, twisting, reach, reach above shoulders and head Rarely -
lift above shoulders and head 25 lbs Environmental:
Consistently/Frequently - exposure to loud noises/machinery,
exposure to chemicals Please be aware you may experience exposure
to aspirin, ibuprofen, acetaminophen or other OTC (Over The
Counter) medication dust as products are loaded into hoppers. These
dusts may be considered sensitizers that could affect an individual
who has allergies to such materials. We are seeking a diverse
applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end
consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to
be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team's
differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities,
ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender
identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental
and physical abilities, familial status,' veterans status',
military status' and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we
make lives better. #DIV
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