Packaging Technician 1

Posted 03 Oct 2023

Cleveland, Ohio - United States

Req Id 268611


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

At MilliporeSigma, the Packaging Operator 1 perform operations starting with material receipt, down filling, and distribution from our facility in Cleveland, Ohio. The Operator is responsible for receipt of materials, packaging products, and shipment of products following established procedures and controls. Deliver high quality products to our customers by precisely adhering to procedures and standards while performing their job duties. Starting pay rate is $21/hour.


  • Clearly document activities performed and maintain a clean facility.
  • Moves and stages materials, components, and utensils utilizing electric walk behind tow motors and manual pallet jacks.
  • Generates records and labels using approved master templates.
  • Manually portions chemicals (e.g., amino acids) into containers precisely following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and batch record instructions.
  • Samples products for Quality Control (QC) testing.
  • Cleans and labels finished good containers.
  • Conducts material and product inspections and room clearances.
  • Boxes, palletizes, and wraps finished goods.
  • Completes documentation (e.g., batch records, logbooks, forms, etc.) following Good Documentation Practices and using ALCOA (accurate, legible, contemporaneous, original, attributable) principles.
  • Promptly reports deviations, discrepancies, and abnormalities to management and assists in determining root cause and identifying corrective actions.
  • Maintains facility housekeeping by cleaning and disinfecting operating areas at prescribed intervals and per procedure.
  • Manages inventory of cleaning supplies, personal protective equipment (PPE), and utensils.
  • Actively participate in a proactive safety culture, identifying hazards, making suggestions for improvement, coaching coworkers on safety, and working incident-free. 
  • Actively participates in company provided training and performs electronic training within the allocated time.
  • Maintains a positive attitude, works well with peers and management level employees, accepts constructive feedback, helps to identify problems and improvements, and has a desire to learn.
  • Monday - Thursday 6AM - 4:30PM


Physical Attributes:

  • Frequently sitting, standing, walking, using hands, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
  • Follow general personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements as established by company policy including a respirator, no perfume/cologne, and nails must be kept and unpainted. 
  • Lifting and/or moving up to 50 pounds.


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 1+ year of work experience


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ year of experience in a labor-intensive role such as construction, manufacturing, or warehousing
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Ability to perform all functions in a safe and timely manner in accordance with OSHA standards and general rules and regulations governing the workplace.
  • Troubleshooting skills.

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