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Packaging Operator (M-F 6am-2:30pm shift)

Company: Bayer
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Bayer we're visionaries, driven to solve the world's toughest challenges and striving for a world where ,Health for all, Hunger for none' is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We're doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining -impossible'. There are so many reasons to join us. If you're hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there's only one choice.

Packaging Operator (M-F 6am-2:30pm shift)


The primary responsibilities of this role, Packaging Operator, are to:

  • Visually inspect product vials for defects, media filled vials for evidence of contamination (turbidity), packaging components for quality;
  • Follow all CGMPS, complete data recording contemporaneously in associated BPRS/EBRS and inventory management systems;
  • Assemble product and components for packaging operation according to production schedule, bill of materials (BOMS), or instruction from the assistant supervisor or supervisor;
  • Perform associated inventory adjustments and material movements in inventory management systems;
  • Set up packaging line and equipment;
  • Safely operate equipment for conducting packaging operations and packaging component preparation operations;
  • Distribute components, supplies and product to packaging stations as needed to maintain packaging operations;
  • Unload products from storage containers and examine for defect in container s closure systems or product content;
  • Check for correct lot information on product containers and components;
  • Organize and remove product in and out of 2-8c cold rooms;
  • Secure and store all in-process products and components in their proper areas;
  • Move skids, transit trays, hand trucks and other containers of product, components, bottles, equipment or other items as required for efficient Operation of the department. Seal, stack, and secure cases of packaged product on skids for transport to shipping department at the conclusion of packaging operations;
  • Perform line clearances, count and reconcile product and components;
  • Perform all functions in a safe and CGMP compliant manner (i.e. recording information in log books and BPR/EBRS);
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


    Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

    Required Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED;
    • Read, write, speak, and comprehend English in order to understand written and verbal instructions, sop s, BPR s, etc.;
    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Work weekends, holidays and overtime as required;
    • Acceptable attendance and performance;
    • Effectively work both independently and in a team environment basic computer skills;
    • Able to perform basic math functions (add, subtract, multiply, and divide);
    • Sap knowledge and proficiency in writing and execution of sap notifications;
    • Pass initial and annual inspection qualification trials;
    • Maintain output at established line speeds (6-9 secs/vial);
    • Monitor and maintain housekeeping in work areas in accordance with CGMP;
    • Trained and qualified to prepare cleaning solutions as needed;
    • Lift/carry up to 50 lbs. And push/pull up to 300 lbs. With assistance;
    • Withstand standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time (up to an entire shift);
    • Withstand repetitive hand/wrist motions, bending, twisting;
    • Be able to squat, bend at waist, and reach above head for extended periods of time;
    • Pass initial and annual vision exam;
    • Work without wearing heavy makeup and/or hand lotion;
    • Identify color-coded labels;
    • Wear protective clothing as required, including: latex, nitrile, or cotton gloves;
    • Work in an atmosphere that can/will have some dust, corrugated materials, and chemicals;
    • Meet occupational demands/ physical requirement checklist.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience operating automated equipment.

        Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
        To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

        Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

        Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.
        IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer active employees are required to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status before participating in approved activities for fully vaccinated employees. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, if candidates are invited on site as visitors for in person interviews, they must provide proof of being vaccinated and comply with all safety protocols. Location: United States : California : Berkeley Division: Pharmaceuticals Reference Code: 550502 Contact Us Email:

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Keywords: Bayer, Berkeley , Packaging Operator (M-F 6am-2:30pm shift), Other , Berkeley, California

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