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Operator I - Packaging/Process

Company: Elanco Animal Health Incorporated
Location: Clinton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

As a leading global animal health company, Elanco delivers innovative products and services to improve the health of pets and farm animals around the world because we believe making animals' lives better, makes life better. Since 1954, we have provided solutions that support veterinarians, farmers and pet owners to advance our vision of Food and Companionship Enriching Life. Elanco's promise to employees: Together, we foster an inclusive culture where everyone can make a difference, encouraging ownership, growth and well-being.

Elanco is a leading animal health company that develops and delivers products and services to enhance animal health and production since 1954. We value innovation in scientific research and daily operations. We also strive to cultivate a collaborative work environment for more than 7,000 employees in more than 70 countries.

Clinton Laboratories has been a cornerstone manufacturing site for Elanco since the 1970s. At Clinton Laboratories our manufacturing processes include biotech manufacturing and small molecule packaging. The site has been a leading employer and community contributor for the Wabash Valley since opening its doors.

Process operators will be responsible for performing all tasks and activities associated with premix formulation and packaging, as well as, formulation, primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging of liquid products. Packaging operators will be responsible for performing all tasks and activities associated with the primary, secondary, and tertiary packaging of OSD, tablet or chewable products. This role requires individuals to demonstrate a high level of initiative and ownership. Additionally, individuals will be tasked to own or contribute on departmental goals include meeting quality, production, and cost targets, while maintaining safety, cGMP's (current good manufacturing practices), ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9000 certification standards, and environmental compliance.

Please Note: We will be offering a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus for this position

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

* High School Diploma/GED
* Ability to drive a forklift.
* Ability to handle 50 lb. packages.
* Flexibility to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.
* Good mechanical or equipment knowledge
* Must have good organizational skills and must be detail oriented.
* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts, ability to work as an effective team member.
* High level of initiative.
* Possess the ability and desire to train for and execute other packaging operations positions within the plant.
* Cooperative and service-oriented attitude; must be able to work under pressure.
* Proficient in MS Office products such as Excel and Word and Adobe Acrobat Writer.
* Completion of Post Offer Exam, Completion of Work Simulation or Completion of Administrative Skills Testing if applicable.
* Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Elanco does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Functions, Duties, Tasks:

* Operates various types of process and packaging equipment: blenders, baggers, thermoformers, cartoners, tray packers, palletizers.
* Operator is expected to recognize problem situations, troubleshoot, and perform root cause problem solving.
* Additional routine operational responsibilities will include driving a fork truck, loading foils and other product components, cleaning equipment and production facility.
* Assures that production operations are performed according to cGMP and ISO 9000 standards.
* Follows proper documentation and verification guidelines as they apply to all operational documentation, e.g., batch production records, SOP's, equipment, and sample submission.
* Recognizes and communicates process improvements and problems to team members (peers, supervision, and technical support personnel).
* Follows all departmental safety policies and procedures. Suggests and implements departmental safety improvements while incorporating safety into daily activities.
* Recognizes and communicates process improvements and problems to team members (peers, supervision, and technical support personnel).
* Participates in departmental quality initiatives:
* Adheres to GMP's in equipment and area cleaning as well as performs general housekeeping tasks.
* Operators are expected to recognize problem situations, troubleshoot, and determine root causes using data.

Additional Skills/Preferences:

* Must be able to work a Day or Night 12 hour rotating schedule.
* Work hours from 4:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
* A shift premium is applied to individuals working the shift above.
* ERT Membership preferred
* Overtime, weekends, and holidays required as dictated by the schedule

Elanco is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status

Keywords: Elanco Animal Health Incorporated, Ann Arbor , Operator I - Packaging/Process, Other , Clinton, Michigan

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