Packaging Technician
Job Details
San Marcos - San Marcos, CA
Full Time
High School

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

As a packaging technician you will perform filling, kitting, and labeling functions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the setup and running of automated liquid filling, labeling and packaging equipment.
  • Assist in the setup and running of manual liquid and powder portable filling equipment.
  • Perform daily filling, labeling, kitting duties according to the production schedule.
  • Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and Quality Systems Regulations (QSR).
  • General organization of filling, labeling and packaging tasks.
  • Inspect all materials being issued to and returning from shop orders.
  • Accurately count and return all materials.
  • Maintain supplies for the CER, and packaging areas.
  • Read, follow and sign off on filling, labeling and packaging Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Maintain and clean Controlled Environment Rooms, dry rooms and filling equipment.
  • Clean all equipment, parts and facilities following project completion.  
  • Assist in aseptically aliquoting materials for production or shipment as needed.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as directed by management and supervisory personnel.
  • Must be able to lift, move, and operate heavy machinery.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Follows departmental policies, procedures and objectives, and safety standards.
  • Ability to wear a half face respirator for extended periods of time. 
  • Must have good English communication skills to understand and follow verbal and written instructions. Must have basic math skills.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Ability to work well as part of a team.
  • Ability to meet packaging and filling requirements on schedule.
  • An orientation to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent organizational skills. Must be able to handle multiple tasks.
  • Must be adaptable to quickly changing processes or environments.
  • Ability to setup, troubleshoot and understand basics of department machinery.

Education and Experience:

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent required with 1-2 years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified preferred.
  • Prior experience working in a packaging environment, dry room and / or clean room beneficial.