Operates an encapsulating machine to produce products from
pre-mixed ingredients, insuring proper temperatures, machine
settings, equipment set-ups, in process measurements, and quality
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Reads job specifications from the Batch Production Record to
determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
- Observes machine operation. Make adjustments as needed. Takes
samples of product and performs in process testing.
- Performs all checks as required and documents activities. Is
responsible for maintaining all required documentation in
accordance with the Work Instructions.
- Assists Set-Up person to set up machine, empty basket and clean
and prepare machine for changeover. Also assists with the actual
- Notifies Lead Operator when issues occur with equipment or
product. Is responsible for correcting issues effecting product
- Spreads product as required.
- Manufacture of simple, bulk products (ie. IBU, Docusate,
Naproxen, Fish Oil)
- Assists with cleanup and other Encapsulation duties as needed.
May perform other reasonable, related business duties.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, an
individual must uphold the standards of conduct of the company,
which include integrity, motivation, dependability and reliability,
confidentiality, cooperation, willingness to learn, and respect for
people and property. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School diploma or GED or equivalent.
1 year of related experience, including troubleshooting,
repairing, and adjusting machinery.
Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable
words and to recognize similarities and differences between words
and between a series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple
sentences and to make entries in logbooks and on check sheets.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, safety rules,
operating and maintenance instructions, procedures and policies,
short correspondence and memos. Ability to effectively present
information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers,
clients and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply
and divide with 10's and 100's.
Ability to add and subtract in all units of measure, including
time, volume, weight and distance using whole numbers, common
fractions and decimals. Ability to apply concepts such as
fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to use measuring instruments and simple hand tools.
Ability to be attentive to tasks at hand. Ability to understand and
follow management and supervisory directives.
Must meet applicable DEA security clearance requirements
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential function. While performing the essential duties of this
job the employee is occasionally required to walk, climb, balance
and talk/listen/hear (communicate with others). The employee is
frequently required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The
employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or
feel, reach with hands and arms, and to perform overhead lifting
and reaching. The employee must be able to frequently
lift/push/pull/carry up to 50 pounds. Heaviest exertion is
experienced when moving tanks of gelatin or medicine using hand
pallet. Specific vision requirements include close vision, color
vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.
The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The
employee may be exposed to vibration and to wet or humid indoor
conditions. The noise level is moderate to loud.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Lab coat or uniform, safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves, hair
protection, ear plugs.