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Packaging Line Operator/Materials Handler (Temp to Perm)
Granules Pharmaceuticals Manassas, VA

Packaging Line Operator/Materials Handler (Temp to Perm)

Granules Pharmaceuticals
Manassas, VA
Expired: November 22, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • $18 Hourly
  • Full-Time

Job Type



As a Packaging Line Operator/Materials Handler , you would be responsible for working in a variety of functions within the Granules Consumer Health manufacturing area, such as stacking/sorting/distributing bulk product and material, hand palletizing, sorting product, and raw material management (bottles, caps,), on our oral solid dosage pharmaceutical packaging line.

Training will be provided

Pay: $18.00/hour, Monday - Friday, must have flexibility to work overtime and weekends as needed

Hiring for 1st shift (7:00am - 3:30pm) and 2nd shift (3:00p - 11:30pm)

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Responsible at all times for promoting a safety culture and awareness within their area. Support and adhere to all manufacturing safety policies and procedures at all times.
  • Assist manufacturing with inspection, sorting, and bagging process for bulk product. Remove defects as needed (i.e., deformed, discolored, misshaped, etc.).
  • Assist Senior Operators .
  • Management of bulk product from clean room to the packaging area, sorting/stacking/cleaning trays to be returned to clean room as needed.
  • Visual sorting and DE clumping of bulk product prior to packaging process.
  • Supplying hoppers with bottles, caps and other raw materials as needed.
  • Supply bottle conveyor for metal detection, capping, and induction sealing.
  • Identify, retrieve, and inspect pallets, apply case labels as needed.
  • Break down of excess corrugate for bailing.
  • Proper communications protocol with all manufacturing, quality, and other operations staff to communicate and escalate product or equipment issues as needed.
  • Assist in line clearance, cleaning and sanitization procedures as needed.
  • Use basic hand tools.
  • Required to work in a clean room environment.
  • Sets up and operates a production machine in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
  • Operate packaging equipment
  • Keep packaging area stocked with packing supplies.
  • Follow proper safety and sanitation guidelines.
  • Other miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Working Conditions
  • Stand for extended periods of time.
  • May be required: repetitive/sustained stooping and bending frequently.
  • Controlled environment; requires wearing special gowning and protective clothing over head, face, hands, feet, and body.
  • Will need to remove all make-up, jewelry, headwear, contact lenses, nail polish, artificial nails, and any other loose or torn articles of clothing.
  • Work around moving equipment and machinery in a warehouse or manufacturing environment.
  • May work or be assigned to a different shift.
  • Must have flexibility to work overtime (up to 10-hour days, availability after hours, on weekends and holidays) as needed.


Minimum Experience & Education required:
  • High school diploma or GED required OR related work experience
  • Prior manufacturing experience in a GMP environment preferred (food manufacturing, pharmaceutical manufacturing, etc.)
  • 0 - 3 years' experience in a fast-paced lean manufacturing environment preferred.

Knowledge & Skills Required:
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to take direction from leaders
  • Follow Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and other regulatory requirements.
  • Must be able to read, write, and understand English proficiently.
  • Understand and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures for process rooms and manufacturing area.
  • Ensure GMP compliance in a regulated work environment.
  • Follow Manufacturing processes and equipment procedures.


Granules Pharmaceuticals

7413 Cushing Rd

Manassas, VA
20109 USA


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