Packaging Assistant (Pharmaceutical Company)

  • Client is a pharmaceutical company in Pomona
  • Position is Temp-to-Hire
  • Shift is Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm
  • Salary is $15/hour

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Duties for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Entry level position: individual will be trained in the company‚Äôs manufacturing environment to perform packaging operations, including completion of applicable production forms
  • Required to aid in aspects of filling operations, assembly of products, and productions of accessory items
  • Appropriately tag and stock completed products, in addition to supporting filling operations as necessary in capping applications
  • Assistant in calculating inventory quantities and retrieving inventory components for assembly; Ladder climbing is required to retrieve stock
  • Maintain minimum production rates and complete applicable production forms utilizing mathematical skills to determine quantities produced and/or wasted and time frames for completing the task
  • Operate packaging equipment, such as the shrink wrap/sealing machine, laminating machine, syringe assembly apparatus, tip bending machine, and packaging conveyor
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Ideal candidates should possess the following skills/qualifications demonstrated through previous work experience:

  • U.S. High School Diploma required
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. in the form of plastic trays, cardboard boxes, chemical containers, etc.
  • Good dexterity and flexibility of motion is required to attain minimum production rates
  • Good vision (corrected vision acceptable) necessary for setups and inspections
  • Must not have any severe allergies and/or a medical history of chemical sensitivities
  • Strong mathematical ability is required for calculating inventory quantities, assembling production items, and assisting in packing of cartons
  • Extremely accurate counting and packing is required
  • General mechanical aptitude is required in order to operate basic packaging equipment, such as a laminating machine, sealing machine, conveyor, etc.
  • Must be able to pass company assessment

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