Packaging Technician

Employer
Grifols
Location
Clayton, NC, United States
Posted
Nov 23, 2020
Ref
163567
Hotbed
Bio NC
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Packaging Tech 1 / Packaging Tech 2

Hours: 1st Shift Hours: 0700-1530

Summary: The Packaging Technician 1 & 2 responsibilities are to detect and identify defect trends during the inspection of manufactured products. Accurately inspecting and selecting product samples for both routine and non-routine quality and stability testing. Performing labeling activities and to verify product and diluent vial labeling used in the packaging of biological products for accuracy. The Packaging Technician 2 responsibilities are to detect and identify defect trends during the inspection of manufactured products. Accurately inspecting and selecting product samples for both routine and non-routine quality and stability testing. Performing labeling activities and to verify product and diluent vial labeling used in the packaging of biological products for accuracy.

Packaging Tech 1:
  • Perform paced inspections of final container products for multiple categories of defects.
  • Document job tasks as required on the Batch Production Record (BPR), Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document or other acceptable form(s).
  • Perform housekeeping tasks and maintain department housekeeping at an optimal level.
  • Adhere to all company safety and cGMP policies and practices.
  • Meet and maintain visual inspection recertification requirements through knowledge of the PDA Lexicon for glass defects and the in-house training and certification standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Additional Packaging Technician duties: Set-up, operate and troubleshoot various packaging equipment; Manually package products; Inspect packaged and pre-packaged products for possible defects; Conduct an accurate count of pre and post packaged products; May off load and load products from cages, carts, and boxes; and May operate material handling equipment such as pallet jacks, forklifts, etc.
    In Grade Salary Adjustment Requirements: Set-up and operate multiple label verification vision systems on vial labelers and cartoners. Set-up and operate multiple vial labelers, vial cartoners, shrink banding machines and other equipment related to final container labeling. Conduct periodic challenges for the various packaging systems.


Packaging Tech 2:
  • Perform duties associated with the Packaging Tech I level
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and do changeover for Packaging equipment.
  • Qualified to set up and operate Packaging equipment (e.g. serialization equipment , vial labelers, cartoners, shrinkbanding machines, etc.)
  • Deliver samples to various Quality Laboratories for required testing.
  • Operate a computer to review and /or enter data into a variety of systems including but not limited to LIMS, SAP, etc
  • Must possess and maintain knowledge of various product specifications in order to ensure that correct components are used.
  • Evaluate the cause of rejected labeling and document findings according to SOPs.

    Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
    Able to work effectively as a member of a team. Must pass annual vision testing for near vision and colorblindness. Must be able to pass initial visual inspection certification within 90 days of hire date. Able to identify product defects in accordance with the PDA Lexicon for glass defects and other applicable SOPs. Must be capable of maintaining continuous and concentrated focus on assigned tasks during packaging activities.

    Requirements: Tech 1 - Education/Experience: High School Diploma. Packaging Operator/Inspector experience preferred
    Requirements: Tech 2 - Education: HS Diploma. Experience: 1-year Packaging Inspector/Label Verification Tech experience preferably obtained in a pharmaceutical or biotech environment


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