Packaging Assistant

Posted On
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 11:31


Position Title

Packaging Assistant

(AM Shift)



Immediate Supervisor

Packaging Supervisor

Employment Classification

Permanent Full Time

Primary Purpose of Position:

Following safe, approved and proper procedures, the Packaging Assistant operates machines to produce, package and label Company products.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operates machines to fill containers with appropriate products and to label these, and operates machines to produce, package and label products following safety policies, Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Fills out work order forms with regards to product lot information
  • Monitors machine performance and reports any unusual observations
  • Maintains cleanliness within the work area
  • Other assigned duties as required

Required Skills and Training

  • Completion of secondary education in a Canadian institution or equivalent
  • Proficient in the use of the English language
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs., engage in repetitive movements, and stand for long periods of time
  • At least 1 year experience in a packaging or production
  • Familiarity and good working knowledge of manufacturing safety procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control for Production
  • Physically fit, detail-oriented, a good team player, and willing to learn
  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical or natural health products industry is an asset

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