Filling/Pouching Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

Up to USD14.25/hr

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Marion, NC - (USA) 500 N Main St Suite 11 NC Marion , NC 28752 Phone : 828-652-8865



Job Description

Filling/Pouching Operator Positions available NOW on Behalf of Baxter Healthcare!

Position Summary

The Operator, Filling is an Hourly Non-Exempt position which contributes to our mission of saving and sustaining lives by inspecting, printing, filling and sealing flexible containers in addition to over-pouching and performing quality checks on filled bags which hold IV therapies, premixed drugs, renal therapies and other sterile solutions.

Essential Job Duties

Duties performed on a rotational basis

Fill, assemble and plug flexible containers with solutions or premixed drugs at a rate consistent with production needs

Over-pouch and seal the over-pouch, enclosing a bag containing solutions or premixed drugs, at a rate consistent with production needs

Inspect and ensure that the over-pouches, printed bags, filled bags and their components meet quality standards

Print labeling and bar code information on the flexible containers using a computerized printer

Maintain the printer by replacing printer foil, ribbon and by making minor adjustments

Supply the filling stations with printed bags and other supplies necessary to assemble the flexible container

Duties performed on a continual or intermittent basis

Correct any over-pouch seal or packaging issues previously identified

Perform scheduled quality checks using an assortment of gauges and a scale

Perform and document scheduled cleaning activities

Notify the supervisor and take appropriate action if any safety, quality, mechanical or discrepancy issues occur

Learn, understand and apply rigorous quality standards, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP)

Sustain a clean and safe work area using 6S principles

Work Environment

In either a Class III Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, hairnet and beard cover (additional PPE required when cleaning and manually loading trucks) or a Class I Controlled Environment which includes the following dress/gowning requirements: safety glasses, ear plugs, jumpsuit, hood, hairnet, beard cover, gloves, mask and boots (additional PPE required when cleaning)

Qualifications/ Required Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must have basic English written and oral communication skills adequate to communicate with other team members.

Understand verbal and written safety and quality instructions and read and comprehend written work instructions including words and drawings.

Must be able to perform basic mathematics

Preferred Experience

One year of manufacturing experience preferred

Physical Requirements

Requires continuous grasping, pushing/pulling up to 15 pounds and reaching with hands and arms.

Lifting and carrying on average up to 15 pounds frequently throughout the shift.

Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.

Ability to complete quick and precise repetitive processes using both arms and both hands

Occasionally specialized physicals are required when working with certain drug codes.

Must be able to squat, climb, reach above shoulder level, reach at or below shoulder level, twist and bend at the neck, twist and bend at the waist and balance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.25 /hour