Packaging Associate

Location: 7181 Red Arrow Hwy., Coloma
Position Type: Full-Time
Hourly/Salary: Hourly - Competitive pay based on experience

Summary: Responsible for packaging and assembly of inventory product prior to shipping. Primary duties are to determine preparation needs for each individual packaging assignment, organize items and/or assemble into kits into completed products, package the items according to specifications, and maintain inventory of all items needed for packaging.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and repeated assembly of components.
  • Inspect product at final assembly and/or prior to packaging.
  • Operate packaging equipment and shrink machine.
  • Bundle, fill, sort, tie, seal, pack, weigh, wrap, or bag and box manufactured products.
  • Follow standards for placing/arranging items on or in packaging media.
  • Prepare machine to package final product using card stock, bubble pack, packaging film, and other packaging media.
  • Feed supplies into the machines.
  • Perform the picking of components requiring packaging/processing.
  • Cut plastic or other bulk/raw goods as needed including operating manual and powered cutting tools.
  • Monitor the production process; constantly look out for problems such as supplies pile-ups, machine jams, and glue or labels that are not sticking properly.
  • Perform quality control functions such as checking that labels and cards correctly identify the contents of the package, and quality checks on assembly components.
  • Use product verification database as related to product accuracy and quality.
  • Complete minor repairs as well as report all malfunctions.
  • Perform Put-away/Replenishment of finished good products produced or packaged.
  • Maintain and log information or inspection data as required.
  • Partake in overall housekeeping of packaging center including cleaning production and inspection equipment.
  • Train both new and current employees on process and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) with related ability to acquire and utilize computer technology including company warehouse management system (WMS). Minimum one year of experience in an industrial or commercial environment. Ability to be licensed as a powered industrial truck operator.

Other Skills And Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively through speaking, listening, and writing
  • Follow printed instructions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Work in a team-oriented fashion as well as independently
  • Keep manager abreast of activity
  • Ability to efficiently use computer and applicable software
  • Use problem solving skills and sound judgment in the dispatch of duties
  • Concentrate on repetitive tasks for long periods of time
  • Adapt to frequent changes in the work environment
  • Use equipment and materials properly
  • Practice safe work habits


Physical Demands:

This position requires a substantial amount of time in an office environment at a computer work station. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


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