Packaging Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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Augusta-Richmond County,Hephzibah,Augusta,Waynesboro,Richmond

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Salary Range

14.0 - 14.0 HOURLY

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Waynesboro, GA - (USA) 733 E 7th St GA Waynesboro , GA 30830

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Job Description

This position will provide operational support locally to the Augusta Production Team, and they will interact periodically with Warehouse, Maintenance, Engineering, Project, and the Technical teams. This position is likely to become permanent and has excellent opportunities for growth. The Packaging Operator will mix, pour, dry, and bag pigments. Follow applicable work instructions, standard operating procedures and complete necessary training elements and competencies. Actively support the company’s safety, environmental and quality programs to ensure continuous improvements. Assist with root causes on investigations. Exceptional attention to detail and strong organizational skills are required. Other duties will include:

· Follow and comply with applicable good manufacturing, safety, and quality assurance

· Verify quality control items such as product weights, packaging, and labeling

· Follow proper documentation procedures in all record keeping formats

· Perform necessary calibration checks of the packing scale equipment

· Complete necessary preventative maintenance on equipment

· Contribute to general cleaning and good housekeeping practices throughout the facility and more specifically the packing, filling, and warehouse areas

High School diploma with 2 or more years’ experience in a manufacturing setting. Experience operating powered industrial equipment. Ability to work overtime, including nights and weekends. Must have a good understanding of OSHA guidelines on lock out tag out, energy isolation, etc. Must demonstrate a willingness and ability to understand products manufactured and the processes involved. Ability to adapt effectively within a continually changing and demanding work environment. Validate the comprehension and willingness to follow standard operating procedures and company guidelines. Ability to work with a dust mask. Maintain necessary powered industrial vehicle certifications such as Forklifts, and Floor Scrubber.

Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs on a frequent basis. Ability to stand, sit, stoop, bend, walk, reach, squat, kneel, push and pull for long periods of time. Able to climb a ladder and flex the upper and lower body as well as work at heights for long periods of time. Must be able to withstand temperature changes, work under extreme heat or cold, confined spaces per permitting, inside and/or outside and around processing equipment and powered industrial trucks. Must be available to work any shift. This position is a rotating 8 hour shift.