Sr. Team Technician, Packaging (D) in San Antonio, TX at The Bountiful Company

Date Posted: 10/5/2021

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Company Description

The Bountiful Company, a Nestlé Health Science Company, is a pure play branded leader in global nutrition, living at the intersection of science and nature. As a manufacturer, marketer and seller of vitamins, minerals, herbal and other specialty supplements, and active nutrition products, we are focused on enhancing the health and wellness of people’s lives. The Bountiful Company’s portfolio of trusted brands includes Nature's Bounty®, Solgar®, Osteo Bi-Flex®, Puritan’s Pride®, Sundown® and Ester-C®.

Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace matters at The Bountiful Company.  This includes being focused on retaining and recruiting a diverse workforce and building a culture of inclusivity.  Our goal is to create a place where people feel respected, valued and able to bring their authentic selves to work each day. 

Did we mention that we also offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture? If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Bountiful Company is committed to supporting wellness in all forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Packaging Sr. Team Technician will perform a variety of tasks within the manufacturing facility as needed and take full ownership of the packaging department on their shift. This Individual performs a broad range of responsibilities including completing all tasks within the packing area, ensuring proper equipment operation, efficient work flow, on the job troubleshooting and training and qualifying the packaging colleagues. 

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Set-up, clean and operate all packaging equipment (forklift, conveyors, tape sealers, Little David, laser, tray washer, floor scrubber, shrink wrapper, matrix, flexicon, case packer, palletizer, video jet, steam table, oil & sander drum  etc.) in a mass/high volume production environment.
  • Actively collaborates across all areas to support efficient flow of team daily activities. Facilitates effective communication across all areas.
  • Ability to read and follow operating and/or written procedures to conduct assigned tasks safely and within standard time.
  • Perform all functions according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) meeting required production standards.
  • Fully trained and qualified in all operating instructions, SOP’s, JHA, and area specific technical instructions for assigned role.
  • Maintains, checks and ensures log books/batch records are accurate and complete.
  • Troubleshoots packing equipment to reduce downtime.
  • Ensures all colleagues are properly trained and qualified.
  • Must be trained and qualified as a trainer and qualifier; operates as a qualifier for the packaging area.
  • Develops and edits OPI’s for the Packaging area.
  • Engage in daily shift meetings using 2 way communication to review shift actual results to goals. Take individual accountability in assisting the team in identifying and closing actions to resolve problems.
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment through the use of visual management tools and standards; responsible for proper waste disposal.
  • Coordinate activities within a team environment and be flexible in adapting to changing work environment. Follow escalation process, standard work, and assist team in “Why Why” Problem Solving Analysis.
  • Flows to the Work (FTW): supports gummy inspection (and other areas) in production as needed.
  • Must meet the site core skill requirements.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years experience in high volume manufacturing or nutritional supplement environment in the food industry preferred
  • Intermediate mathematical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills
  • Capable of performing basic computer and data entry using PC hardware/software
  • Organized and Timely - Uses organization and good time management skills.
  • Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task Must be able to multi-task and follow-up when responses are needed
  • Communicates effectively with others using both oral and written communication skills.
  • Be a Team Player - Consistently acts as a member of the team.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision once assignments or responsibilities are outlined and delegated.
  • Display a strong sense of ownership for work.
  • Will work near and around moving mechanical parts
  • Must be able to pull, squat, kneel, stand, walk, climb and/or balance for 8 to 10 hours
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand or walk for 8-10 hours. Our production environment does not contain sedentary work.

The Bountiful Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

The Bountiful Company offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous colleague discounts and more!

Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

Ref # POS000005521


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