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Packaging Associate (Westlake)-Night Shift

Company: Genpak
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description

Packaging Associate


REPORTS TO: Production Supervisor



The Packaging Associate is responsible for the final review of finished product and packaging materials and for packaging product for delivery to our end user, the customer.


Visually inspect finished products and packaging materials to ensure they meet quality expectations
Communicate concerns to Quality Auditor, Operator, Lead Operator and/or Supervisor
Discard product that does not meet expectations in accordance with site procedures
Be cognizant of surroundings and report any environmental, equipment or material issues that may arise.
Package all product types for all lines in the facility
Package final products in accordance with the specification requirements including
Count and/or stack height
Bagging of products
Sealing of bags
Boxing of product sleeves
Apply required labeling and ensure date coding and other necessary information is as expected
Build/stack boxes in accordance with pallet/stack layout
Manually palletize as required
Perform rework for rejected product or damaged boxes
Able to properly utilize packaging equipment, including
Resetting the ink jet printers.
Operating the auto bagger and making minor adjustments as needed to ensure the product is protected.
Using taping and/or box sealing equipment to properly seal the box
Load and stage KDs (boxes), as directed
Change or replace tape in box taper
Clear product jams in packaging equipment
Communicate need for restock of packaging materials on the lines
Assist in scrap management
Safely utilize the grinders to ensure scrap is recycled in a manner that ensures reintegration into the manufacturing process
Remove scrap products or from around the former and place in appropriate disposal buggy
Must comply with all company policies and procedures, including
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements, including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection and appropriate footwear
Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) and Safe Quality Food (SQF) requirements, including but not limited to clean clothing that does not have beading, sequins, rhinestones, or other decoration that may become lose and fall into the manufacturing process, hair and/or beard nets, clean nails that are free of polish and natural eyelashes
Standard Work Practices or Processes (SWP) requirements, including but not limited to:
Following step by step procedures
Maintaining workstation organization
Recording/tracking production
General Safety Rule requirements, including but not limited to not taking unsafe actions; reporting near misses, unsafe conditions or incidents immediately to the Supervisor, following proper lifting procedures, being attentive and using common sense
Participate in all required communication and training meetings
Support all LEAN and Continuous Improvement initiatives, including but not limited to 5S (Sort, set, shine, standardize and sustain) Standard Work and Eliminate Waste.
Additional responsibilities as assigned.



Ability to communicate effectively and work closely and productively as part of a cross-functional team.
Willingness to work with others and be an active trainee and trainer.

Technical Knowledge:

Basic math skills
Ability to demonstrate and apply logic when performing responsibilities
Basic knowledge of quality standards


Demonstrates an understanding that safety is a value and is not to be compromised
Basic understanding of the operation of machines and equipment to identify hazards
Is mindful of their actions and those around them to ensure that incidents do not occur
Proactively identifies and reports unsafe actions or conditions to the supervisory staff
Basic understanding of E-stops including when and how to use them
Understanding of authorized vs. affected Lock Out Tag Out employee



Previous experience in a manufacturing, distribution or other industrial setting preferred.
Comparable experience handling tasks that are repetitive in nature, at a steady pace.


Able to stand and walk constantly on a cement floor surface
Use of hands, fingers, arms, and shoulders constantly
Reaching out frequently
Lifting to a maximum of 30 lbs.
Rotating or twisting constantly


Genpak offers a comprehensive benefits package to all team members which includes but is not limited to:
* Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
* Paid Vacation Time
* 11 Paid Holidays
* 401k with a generous company match
* Wellness programs
* Tuition Reimbursement
* Daily Pay Access

Keywords: Genpak, Charlotte , Packaging Associate (Westlake)-Night Shift, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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