Senior Packaging Operator in Arden, NC at Medical Action Industries

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



To assemble a quality product in an efficient manner; maybe trained to ensure assembly and packaging of a quality product in an efficient manner providing the ability to assist with the training of others on the products and the production process.


1.      Works well with others in a team environment.

2.      Properly loads and packages products on the machines as assigned; may help organize and plan work flow by assisting with line clearance and changeovers.

3.      Inspects components for visible defects during the load and packaging process; with experience in the role, the operator has the ability to Inspect product for visual defects during the loading and packaging process and to identify product defects and question product quality.

4.      Meets or exceeds production efficiency standards on a regular basis; more experienced operators exceed production efficiency standards on a regular basis

5.      Rotates loading positions as required

6.      Participates in team meetings, TPMs and production training

7.      Is a positive contributor to all team goals

8.      Ensures safety awareness and adherence to all safety policies

9.      Assures adherence to SOPs's GMP & ISO policies

10.  Properly accounts for time and attendance by entering the correct codes as directed

11.  Responsible for keeping work area clean and organized.

More experienced operators may do the following:

12.  Understand and enforce spatial separation and product movement requirements

13.  Rotate positions as required including back up for the Team Auditor

14.  Accurately count and determine information necessary to confirm production in SAP system

15.  Assist with training of new team members

16.  Work on multiple production lines

17.  Participate in process problem solving and solutions

18.  Support TPM and all operations improvements


1.      Performs additional duties as directed.



1.      High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

2.      Computer experience preferred


1.      Puts success of team above own interests; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed;  exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.

2.      Applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

3.      Meets productivity standards; works quickly; completes work in timely manner.

4.      Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions.

5.      Listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings.

6.      Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to other employees of the organization.

7.      Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  1. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment


1.      Personal Computer

2.      MS Office Suite


1.      Inside working conditions.

2.      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and reach with hands and arms.



1.      Fingering:   Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling.

2.      Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

3.      Visual Acuity:  Closely viewing in order to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

        Note: Owens & Minor is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our Company via email, the Internet, or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our Company. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by our Company as a result of the referral or through other means.


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