Associate Technician, Packaging - 3rd Shift

Myerstown, PA, United States
Jun 07, 2018
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Associate Technician, B2 Packaging - 3rd Shift, are to:

  • Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures, including Lockout Tagout, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Occupational Safety and Health Administration requirements (OSHA), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Company Guidelines;
  • Perform equipment setup and changeover activities. Take action to safely reduce equipment setup and changeover times;
  • Initiate and establish equipment operating parameters to maximize production, while meeting all product specifications;
  • Perform daily setup and routine operation of the packaging line, including but not limited to: bottle in-feed, unscrambler, filler, bottle capper, torquer, labeler, vision systems, weighing systems, bar coding systems, sealers, disassembly/assembly, cleaning, resolving equipment stoppages and jams, and all material handling;
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks;
  • Troubleshoot Variable Frequency Drives and Servo Drive systems;
  • Inspect packaging components, in-process items, and packaged drug products to ensure compliance to specifications, identify any non-conforming item and initiate appropriate actions;
  • Palletize both finished and unfinished products, and operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment;
  • Complete, maintain, and update production documentation (both electronic and paper), perform material movements, material take-outs and yield determinations by following SOPs and utilizing systems as required such as Systems Applications Products (SAP), Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES), Electronic Batch Records (EBRs), etc.;
  • Take ownership of training and learning to develop high performance competencies such as technical skills, communication skills, and skills to build a team-oriented culture (i.e. training team members, motivating and supporting team members, sharing knowledge to continuously improve the process, etc.);
  • Meet production schedules as outlined by line team and/or Supervision;
  • Review and approve work output for team members by using validated methods;
  • Perform other duties as trained and assigned.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED;
  • Minimum of six (6) month's experience using automated inventory (i.e., SAP, MES, etc.);
  • Minimum of six (6) month's experience using motorized & non-motorized material handling equipment;
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully changeover/set up multiple pieces of packaging/manufacturing equipment and strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Good PC Skills, including use of e-mail, attaching documents to e-mail;
  • Previous experience using electronic databases and on-line tools (i.e., but not limited to, Lotus Notes database, Employee Self-Services on-line tools, etc.);
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in a production environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to read/interpret/follow instructions regarding workplace documentation, such as SOP's, Operator Manuals, Work Instructions, etc.;
  • Must be able to demonstrate good mathematical aptitude in addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, & metric system;
  • Experience in a government regulated, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) or standard operating procedures (SOP) environment;
  • Must be willing to work overtime based on production demands.

Your application

Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: PA-Myerstown