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Packager Starting at $19.50+

Company: balchem
Location: Marshfield
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Tends machine that performs one or more packaging functions such as filling, marking, labeling, banding, tying, packing, or wrapping containers by performing the following duties.

Fill bags or totes to proper weight according to plant and outside agency specifications
Ensure that the bags are properly sealed so that no powder is leaking out of seal
Stack finished product on pallets in a neat and orderly manner to facilitate good handling of the pallets in transport
Properly label product according to instructions including product code, lot number and any special markings
Sample product for lab and customer and inspect powder samples for any specks and foreign matter to ensure high quality of product and prevent contamination following Standard Operating Procedures
Maintain proper documentation of product packaged as well as rework and scrap produced to ensure accuracy of records; this includes records for metal detector checks, weight checks, equipment and utensil checks
Inspect equipment to ensure it is in top working order, reporting any problems to the maintenance department
Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and HACCP Programs for safety of self and others as well as overall compliance
Practice good housekeeping
Staging ingredients, cleaning your area and assisting fellow employees in cleaning or setting up other areas and other duties, jobs and functions as assigned or required
Clean and sanitize packaging equipment and work area to eliminate contamination sources
Conduct proficient CIP and COP processes to ensure cleanliness of equipment
Monitor program for packaging robot for each product
Performs general maintenance skills with basic hand tools as needed
Other duties as may be assigned


High school education/GED preferred. Some production experience is preferred
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily


Continuous physical activity through the work day such as climbing, balancing, stooping, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, hearing, talking, repetitive motion and moving objects weighing up to 60 lbs.
Proximity to moving mechanical parts, potential exposure to chemicals, wet, slippery floors from ingredients and water solutions; high noise areas present


Keywords: balchem, Madison , Packager Starting at $19.50+, Other , Marshfield, Wisconsin

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