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Packing Operator

Reading, PA
Reports To: Production Manager

Location: ByHeart Manufacturing Facility in Reading, PA

Start Date: ASAP

The Packing Operator operates packaging equipment to package finished product from manufacturing operations.
  • Sample product following Quality Systems Procedures
  • Fill bags using bagging equipment
  • Properly close and seal bag using heat sealer and place on pallet in bagging location
  • Properly operate weight scales at all bagging locations
  • Properly stack and tag bags and sacks at all bagging locations
  • Properly sample bags and sacks at all bagging locations
  • Follow proper sanitation procedures as described in the associated SOP
  • Maintain all associated work areas in a clean, neat manner during the entire shift
  • Safely handle chemicals and effectively clean all designated plant areas
  • Remove plant generated waste to the trash compactor and safely operate the compactor
  • Attend all company mandated training sessions - these include Safety, Good Manufacturing Practices, etc.
  • Can perform minor maintenance on associated equipment

Competencies and Skill Requirements
  • Must be self-disciplined, a team player, and be able to handle emergency situations common to the operation
  • Must follow all written and oral instructions and takes direction from Production Supervisor/Manager

Education and Experience Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Food manufacturing or infant formula manufacturing experience preferred

Physical Requirements
  • Able to lift 50 lb./25 kg bags or drums during the batching and bagging process.
  • Need ability to stand, crouch and climb to perform adjustments to equipment, use ladders, and perform various types of manual labor

Regulatory Requirements
  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures, follow CGMP's, and work in a manner consistent with all corporate and regulatory, food safety, quality and sanitation requirements
  • Will comply with all applicable federal, state, and local standards for the manufacture of infant formula and other non-infant nutritional foods.