Packaging Operator

  • Location
    Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Assembly / Production

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Packaging Operator job in Lincoln, NE. This is a temporary to hire opportunity. As a Packaging Operator you will be responsible for packaging by hand a wide variety of products and materials. Apply Now if you meet the qualifications listed below!


Pay Rate: $13.50/hr

Shift: 1st (6:30 am- 3:00 pm)


Responsibilities for this Packaging Operator job include:

  1. Read, follow, and complete documentation adherence to detailed instructions identified within the SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
  2. Visually inspect product in preparation for shipping to customers
  3. Move and lift heavy materials (up to 50lbs independently, and 100 lbs with assistance)
  4. Communicate line replenishment and organize work, liaise with Operations Team Leader to report any supplier alert information concerning components and raw materials; Report any unusual conditions to the Packaging Team Leader to ensure that GSK Property is protected
  5. Operate pharmaceutical machinery and equipment (including but not limited to: controls, valves, scales, machines, gauges) and monitor controls for consistent production
  6. Troubleshoot issues in a timely manner to ensure adherence to production demands and demonstrate flexibility regarding scheduling and changing production needs
  7. Additional duties as assigned may include but not limited to reporting line change-over activities, reporting Near Misses, cleaning, mopping, vacuuming, and assisting with CSPs
  8. Perform and understand critical safety procedures and provide feedback on ways to improve safety, quality, waste and production targets
  9. Work to achieve set targets (safety, production, quality, waste, etc.) and provide root causes for targets not achieved 
  10. Maintain a clean and safe work area and adhere to cGMP (current general manufacturing practices), SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), CSPs (Cleaning and Sanitizing Procedures)
  11. Knowledge of Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)
  12. Visual inspection and attention to detail
  13. Participate in “Brainstorming” activities for RCA and other projects
  14. Participate in the training and development of less experienced team members to enhance their overall value to the operation
  15. Acquire knowledge of production equipment and any other equipment associated with the packaging or pharmaceutical products.
  16. Become familiar with the characteristics of the product and consumer elegance.
  17. Learn the various equipment and production systems including coding, video jets, presses, Jones, Schnieder, Skinnetta, palletizer, conveyors, sieblers, and any other equipment used in the packaging and manufacturing of the product


  1. High School Diploma or equivalent
  2. Ability to lift 100 pounds occasionally, and/or 20 pounds frequently, and/or 10 pounds frequently while moving objects
  3. Ability to stand, bend, twist, climb, kneel, stoop, balance, crawl, crouch, reach, sit, stand, walk, push, pull, grasp, feel, talk, hear, lift, and perform repetitive motion for full length of shift
  4. Moderate mental and visual operations required for performing manual work, machine operations, visual inspections, line clearance, pre-runs, and adjustments which require frequent ability to detect and adjust for variance from proper operations
  5. Must be mechanically inclined with the ability to learn the operation, read gauges, temperature and humidity probes, and any equipment related to the production of medical devices and pharmaceutical products
  6. Reading, writing and mathematical skills
  7. Ability to work accurately with figures and information
  8. Work is performed inside a manufacturing environment where there is exposure to noise, powders, m moving mechanical parts, electrical current and conditions including dusts, odors, and powder
  9. Must be able to wear gloves, eye protection, and protective clothing as required

Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers.

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