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Packaging Technician 1
Ref No.: 18-26563
Location: Rockford, Illinois
General assembly of ThermoFisher products. This includes processing work orders to build kits, label products, print and fold instruction booklets, and assist other Packaging Associates with completing work orders.
Set up and operate packaging and labeling equipmentProcess label work orders for manufacturing departments, travelers, and any other documents that require printing
Print out Batch Record Sheets, if applicable Print labels using the approved label software Create and print spec sheets and CofA’s. Get the appropriate approvals before printing

Process jobs utilizing less complex equipment – pipetters, shrink wrapping, automated labelers, etc.

Complete required paperwork related to Packaging/ Labeling - Batch Record Sheets, Engineering Change Notices, deviations, Traveler, Antibody Template, label documents, Bill of Materials audits etc.Develop and understand material process flow. This includes knowledge of Raw Material, staging, Work In Process, paperwork, storage areas, general production steps.
Process jobs independently or in a team

Conduct in-process quality control inspection of finished goodsPerform calibration and preventative maintenance of packaging equipmentCross train in different work cells within the Packaging Department.The associate may be asked to undertake a Packaging/ Labeling Technician II skill set, which enables their upward mobility

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED requiredA minimum of 4 months experience in a biochemical/pharmaceutical packaging environment, preferred.Individual should be able to handle working in a fast paced environment
-Must be able to work within a team towards common goals
-Must be able to work independently

Ability to work in a variety of environments
-Must be able to work within a controlled environment (clean room, etc)

Basic mechanical aptitudeBasic PC skills

Good verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multitask – organize/process several jobs at once

Drive towards continual personal and departmental improvementAbility to wear Personal Protective Equipment when requiredWhile performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to stand/walkThe employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds