Perform various duties to manufacture nutritional supplement products in the Encapsulation Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time. Attendance is key to performing the job. Include, but are not limited to, the following;
1. Operate a semi-automatic and automatic encapsulating machine, including inspection apparatus.
2. Conduct visual inspection of encapsulated product to detect and remove defective products.
3. Cleaning and General Maintenance: Cleaning and maintenance of encapsulation areas.
4. Record Keeping: Documentation of batch/lot numbers and recording of data.
5. Cross train on various equipment and in other departments.
Semi-automatic and automatic encapsulating machines, inspection apparatus, table top scales, and tablet press.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma, GED or equivalent experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must have manual dexterity, attention to detail and the ability to follow directions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel and crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Repetitive hand movements are required. Personal Protection Equipment is required including a forced air respirator. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee often must lift up to 50 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately noisy.