Packaging Technician, Mount Dora
Summary: Associate will be responsible for packaging cannabis goods which include pharmaceutical flower, tablets, capsules, etc. Individual must be able to work independently and with others. Associate will be responsible for operating, maintaining, and cleaning equipment. They will also be responsible for completing required compliance documentation according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) guidelines as well as sustaining consumer safety process controls to deliver high quality product.
Essential Duties: Other duties may be assigned.
- Adhere to departmental, site and corporate safety policies.
- Responsible for setting up, operation, and maintenance of equipment in a biologics processing environment for cannabis derived pharmaceuticals.
- Responsible for organizing and keeping clean work areas
- Perform line clearance and preparing components such as vials, stoppers, and filling assemblies in accordance with cGMP guidelines.
- Assembles packaging components used for finished goods
- Perform aseptic fills of measured cannabis flower, liquids and solids into finished product containers.
- Trim flower (bud) in preparation for final packaging
- Accurately labels finished product
- Maintain accurate process records including weights and measurements for bulk material (flower, powder and oil), work in progress (WIP), and accurate counts for finished goods
- Responsible for facility and equipment cleaning in a clean room manufacturing environment
- Meet established productivity metrics for work in progress (WIP) and finished goods packaging
- Accurately record information on electronic batch records (EBR’s) in a timely fashion
- Adhere to all cGMP Guidelines
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Safety and Security – Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses Personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely operate manufacturing equipment, use chemicals, and other materials.
Quality Management – Demonstrates accuracy, completeness and thoroughness in work performed and all associated documentation. Follows cGMP guidelines and works with the management team to improve and promote quality. Must be detail oriented.
Ethics – Treats people with respect; Truthful and honest; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to additional hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person when production plans are in danger of not being met.
Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Accountable to self and others; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive and/or negative situations; Listens and seeks clarification when instructions are not understood; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
Interpersonal Skills – Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others’ ideas and tries new things.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Sets personal workplace goals and objectives; Organizes work area to be efficient; Develops and adapts to alternative work plans as the situation dictates.
Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty (listed above) satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform those duties. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
Education and/or Experience
High School Diploma or G.E.D minimum. 2+ years of applicable experience in filling, manufacturing and packaging pharmaceutical or food products a plus.
Level 2 background check required. Must be 21or over.
Ability to read and understand technical procedures, standard operating procedures and work instructions. Ability to accurately record information, metrics and data in a standardized format. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from coworkers, management and regulatory agencies.
Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts such as addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to day to day tasks including metric collection, product counts and recording information on batch records.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret and execute a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of working with inventory software and be proficient in Microsoft office.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must be able to:
- stand or be on their feet for long periods of time (8 hours)
- occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
- Possess clear close vision to be able to read gages, instrument panels and computer screens.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to hot temperatures fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. Personal Protective equipment such as lab coat, gloves, safety glasses and hair nets must always be worn. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The lighting in the work setting is bright.