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Packaging Mechanic
Ref No.: 18-02599
Location: Dayton, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Pay Rate : $ 24.00 - 24.00 /Hour
Shift:First, Second, Third
Job Category:Biotech/Pharmaceutical
Benefits:401K, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance
Hiring a Contract Packaging Mechanic
Duration:  12-18 months Temp to Perm
Client Location:  Large Pharma company in Dayton, NJ
Benefits: ACA Compliant Medical Insurance

It is the Technicians responsibility to ensure that the packaging line and the equipment on packaging line are clean and set up properly. Also to ensure quality produced finished product is according to Production Batch Record instructions.

  • Clean and/or disassemble packaging line and equipments e.g. Unscrambeler, desiccant inserter, tablet counter, cotton inserter, capper, induction sealer, retorquer, labeler, outserter, shrink wrap after the completion of packaging process.
  • Clean manufacturing room after the completion of product run.
  • Set up packaging line and equipments as per instruction of Packaging Batch Record, including start up of batch and obtaining all packaging specifications.
  • Provide technical support to packaging operations whenever required.
  • Troubleshoot the problems of packaging equipments whenever required.
  • Maintain packaging line and equipments in good working order, inspect packaging line and equipments for wear, and have any worn or malfunctioning parts evaluated and reported to Production Supervisor or Manager.
  • Maintain tools and supplies in proper condition.
  • Make any machine adjustments necessary during the batch run as required.
  • Document all set up and cleaning in the log book and other pertinent paperwork.
  • Visually inspect the equipments as it is running to verify the equipments are running within normal and safe operation.
  • If required perform in process checks during packaging process and document in Packaging Batch Record.
  • Make sure all paperwork is complete and accurate throughout and after run.
  • Perform any and all additional tasks relating to the operation of the packaging department as requested.
  • Follow company policies, cGMP’s and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Work is regularly performed inside in a manufacturing environment.
    • Exposure to dust, odor, noise, and fumes.
    • The noise level is usually moderate.
    • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
    • Frequent sitting, talking, or hearing.
    • Use hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects or controls.
    • Walk short distances. Clean and/or disassemble packaging equipments after the completion process.
  • Prefer minimum one (3) year of work experience in a pharmaceutical packaging environment.
  • A demonstrated ability to follow written instructions precisely and perform basic math calculations is required.
  • Should have an understanding/knowledge of cGMP, safety criteria or the ability to learn.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
To Apply for immediate consideration please send resume to Louis Moliterno at and reference job # 18380 in the Subject Line and indicate the best times to contact you (please include nights and weekends if needed).

**Candidates must complete background and drug screenings before starting any assignment.
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