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Packaging Operator

Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Posted: 05/13/2024 Job Category: Industrial Job Number: HH151589513

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Packaging Operator for a position located in Havre de Grace, MD.  This is a long-term opportunity.   
This position will successfully teach you to safely operate and troubleshoot equipment in the packaging area. This position is directly responsible for all packaging, loading, and warehousing of finished products in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner and by all applicable ESHQ standards while maintaining acceptable OEE.
12-hour shifts (2, 3, 3, 2), 7-7, and the schedule rotates from days to nights concurrently
Pay rate: $22.00/hr + $1500 Sign on Bonus 
PTO | Holiday Pay | Benefits offered through Sirius.
 Daily Operations
  • Operate packaging equipment (bag/FIBC fillers, stretch wrappers, hammer mills, deaeration, etc.) safely and efficiently.
  • Must understand and comply with site ESHQ procedures, cGMP, and SOPs.
  • Perform field quality tests and documentation. 
  • Perform essential maintenance, changeover set up, and troubleshooting of packaging equipment.
  • Correctly complete and submit work orders for equipment failures that require maintenance.
  • Clean and purge packaging equipment
  • Safely and properly operate a forklift.
  • Accountable for Line performance (OEE) and able to effectively communicate the hourly status of the line to affected personnel to ensure timely resolution of issues (i.e., Supervisors, Engineers)
  • Maintain a good attendance record within policy guidelines.
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and personal behavior towards peers, management, and company.
  • High School education or General Equivalence Diploma required.
  • Preferred candidate will have previous experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must possess a good attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Must be dependable and have a high degree of integrity.
  • Must be a self-starter, able to multi-task, work independently, and perform in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with pumps, valves, and motors preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office platform preferred.
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to work in a production environment where heat, cold, dust, and discomfort are standard.  Be willing to work a flexible schedule and overtime (nights and weekends when needed)
  • Ability to lift 40lbs consistently with repetitive motion.
    • Lifting 30 - 40lbs bags from packing equipment, up to 50 bags per hour, carrying bags 6 feet, and palletizing using an adjustable height platform
    • Requires bending to the first level of about 1 ft and reaching the top level at 5.5 ft
  • Ability to perform physical tasks for 12-hour periods including standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, and twisting.
  • Ability to frequently climb flights of stairs and ladders of multi-level buildings. 
  • Ability to wear required Personal Protective Equipment, including safety shoes, face masks, safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hat, gloves, and a respirator when required.
Sirius Staffing is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

Meet Your Recruiter

Kalah Ward
Technical Recruiter

Kalah Ward is an experienced Technical Recruiter with a passion for helping others and building relationships. Her recruiting experience lies in various industries such as Healthcare, Logistics, Engineering, and General Administration. Over the past few years, she has grown in full-life cycle recruiting, strategic sourcing, maintaining a strong social media presence, and managing client accounts.

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