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Filler Operator

Continuum Packing Soltuions
Minden, NV
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $18 to $22 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

CPS firmly believes that our employees are the heart of our success. Through team work, dedication, and CPS guidelines, our employees thrive individually and as a whole. This position description is designed to outline primary duties and qualifications, but not limit one to specified duties, to ensure individual and group success.

Job Summary: Filler Operator is responsible for the filling & packing of products according to the individual work order specifications following Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and safety procedures. Individuals must maintain a safe and pleasant manner while ensuring the department meets its goal of completing as many work orders per day as possible, with maximum safety, quality and accuracy.

Examples of Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Learn, practice, and adhere to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) established for Manufacturing
  • Learn, practice, and adhere to all Safety and Quality policies and procedures
  • Learn, practice, and adhere to Filler Department Policies and Procedures.
  • Learn, practice, and adhere to all processing, change over, clean-up, and sanitation procedures related to equipment and machines in the department, per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
  • Safe, effective and efficient set-up and operation of filler machines and all related equipment to meet the Work Order (WO) instructions per the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and safety instructions
  • Process Work Orders efficiently and accurately per instructions and the daily production schedule
  • Responsible for sterilization and manual washing of machine components, including CIP and SIP
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining quality of product and processes and making required operating adjustments
  • Perform regular quality testing
  • Assist with minor repair and maintenance of machines
  • Responsible for the documentation of products for the filler and capper machines; including taking weights, teardowns to check integrity of the cartons, assuring caps are on properly, downtime recording, documenting necessary information on the sanitation log
  • Perform fill volume and fill weight checks and make volume or net weight adjustments as necessary
  • Observe entrance of cartons into the machine to detect damaged or defective cartons which would jam the machine. Remove defective cartons when needed
  • Maintain and refill supply of caps and cases to machine to insure proper plant operation at all times
  • Assure caps and cases are properly applied and sealed; including inspection of cap glue pattern and case integrity
  • Learn and follow the process flow and step by step requirements for aseptic manufacturing
  • Complete all assigned cleaning tasks as required by the master cleaning schedule or assigned cleaning tasks
  • Work with Quality team to ensure food safety and quality standards are met
  • Understand all part numbers, lot numbers, and product descriptions as they relate to the Work Order (WO)
  • Demonstrate good judgment by reacting to unsafe acts or conditions by making them safe or reporting them immediately to those who can correct them
  • Learn and practice Lean Manufacturing to improve efficiency and eliminate waste
  • Update and maintain all required logs and paperwork within the department (i.e.: equipment use, cleaning logs, Work Order (WO), etc.) legibly and accurately
  • Maintain a clean, organized, and safe working environment to ensure employee safety, product integrity and efficiency
  • Perform assigned tasks while wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times and have regular and reliable attendance
  • Work in other areas as needed and perform other duties as assigned

Desired Skills:

  • Read, write, speak, and comprehend English
  • Comprehend basic math: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, weights and measures, and efficient use of a calculator
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic computer and control systems
  • Possess mechanical aptitude with the ability to assemble, troubleshoot and perform minor repairs on manufacturing equipment
  • Ability to communicate both written and orally within the organization
  • Basic knowledge of food processing
  • Ability to give positive suggestions to improve operations in the work center
  • Team Oriented - being helpful, respectful, approachable, building strong working relationships and a positive work environment, is responsible, honest, loyal, interacts with others tactfully, resolves conflicts appropriately, and adapts to change
  • Ability to manage time efficiently and work well under changing demands
  • Follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must have good work ethics, be highly motivated, and be a hands-on problem solver
  • Ability to detect, recognize, and judge discrepancies
  • Requires accuracy, reliability, and attention to quality
  • Successfully completes and attains passing score of the entry level test
  • High school diploma or GED, and/or 2 years work experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

Physical Demands:

  • Vision, hearing, and speaking to meet performance standards
  • Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods, reach, push, pull, lift, climb, bend, stoop, squat, and use manual dexterity to work with the following tools: filler machines, scales, pallet jacks, drum dollies, mops, brooms, portable stairs, hoses, forklifts, etc.
  • Ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and move heavier weights using proper equipment and/or team lifting techniques

Work Environment:

  • Requires ability to work in an environment that may contain odors, dust, moderate level noise, and temperature and ventilation variations while wearing any appropriate safety and/or protective clean room apparel required (e.g.: safety glasses, safety shoes, gloves, hair net, uniform, face shield, etc. as required)

Continuum Packing Soltuions


Minden, NV
89423 USA



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