Packaging Associate

Fareva - Richmond, VA (30+ days ago)3.4

Packaging Associate Levels I - III Fareva is currently seeking an experienced Packaging Associate Levels I - III to join our team in Richmond, VA.Job Summary: Through job rotation assignments within the Topical, Analgesics and Respiratory packaging departments, this position performs a combination of station packaging and documentation activities. We are looking to fill several positions from entry level to experienced levels. Candidates should be available to work and be flexible for assigned shifts as needed. 1st shift (7am – 3:05pm 2nd shift 3pm to 11:05pm) or 3rd shift (11:00pm to 7:05am).Responsibilities: Product/packaging component inspectionLabel application/insertionContainer/carton counting and fillingSupplying materials for processingLimited machine operation and packing of final productKeeps working area in a clean and orderly condition according to PPG's and 5S principlesVerify label samplesCompletes all documentation clearly and legiblyObserves line operations to detect malfunctions and reports problems to Packaging Production Technician or the Supervisor.Performs other routine tasks including those that the employee is trained on outside their current job responsibilitiesAdheres strictly to all cGMP's, PPG's, and safety procedures to ensure the quality and integrity of products and safety of employeesReports all accidents, incidents and near misses to supervision immediatelyWorks within the team environment to rotate job assignments to facilitate cross training and keep skills current.Actively participates in team activities including continuous improvement efforts, cost reduction initiatives and process improvements.Maintains training on all equipment used including; set-up, operation, troubleshooting shutdown, as well as training on PPG's, batch record documentation requirements.Assists in the training of new employees RequirementsEducation and Experience: High school Diploma or EquivalentSix (6) months experience in a manufacturing/packaging experience.Skills and Abilities: Must successfully complete required skills tests including Fareva’s basic computer navigation and Work Keys skills assessments.The ability to perform all packaging related activities on the packaging line, or lines to which incumbent has been assigned.Must demonstrate an ability to work at the line speeds as specified in company production standardMust be able to read, demonstrate math ability and understanding comprehend and follow written and oral instructions, have ability to visually verify steps in packaging process; and possess good eye/hand coordinationExceptionally close attention to detail is required to prevent error and loss of components and product, to prevent accidents, and to comply with all cGMPs and proceduresConsiderable attention to the running of the work centers is required to prevent loss/damage to equipment.Positions require extended standing, lifting (up to 35 lbs.), bending, twisting, hand dexterity, depth perception, color vision, and travel up and down the assigned work area.