DuPont Intermediate Packaging Operator in Terre Haute, Indiana

Intermediate Packaging Operator (Job Number: 196619W-01)


Summary :

The Intermediate Packaging Operator reports to the Packaging Line Manager and is responsible for work such as testing metal detectors, running test bags, documenting operations, operating complex packaging machines, starting up pneumatic convey systems, utilizing bulk filling devices, manual and automatic palletizing operations, introducing rework into the process, tote and drum filling, and driving the Ottawa semi-truck and trailer rig.

Key Elements :

  • Monitor shop operations through use of the distributed process control Operator Interface Unit.

  • Perform shop start-up activities including changing equipment filters, testing metal detectors, completing check-weigh documentation, and running test bags.

  • Complete end of shift tasks such as shift documentation, wet sifting, and Tennant floor cleaner operation.

  • Perform Lot Change requirements including ending and beginning documentation, and subdivision of samples.

  • Operate the Icoma Bagger, Premier Tech bagger, bulk filling device, palletizer, tote filling, and drum filling devices. These activities require cleaning vacuum probes and fill heads, changing stretch wrap film, changing filter receiver bags, and other tasks.

  • Perform sanitation tasks as required by the Master Sanitation Schedule.

  • Introduce rework into the process as required.

  • Run sieve analysis for specific product types and forms.

  • Disassemble, clean and reassemble packaging equipment.

  • Move and position semi-trailers used for bulk product transport utilizing the Ottawa truck tractor.

  • Comprehend and comply with all requirements of the quality, environmental, and safety management systems.

  • Sample and document the process at various intervals, monitoring and recording data.

  • Perform minor mechanical tasks ensuring that equipment is in good operating condition.

  • Operate within GMP guidelines at all times, paying particular attention to area housekeeping.

  • Assist in the completion of other departmental tasks as required.

  • Perform activities per the Hazardous Waste and DOT Hazardous Material - Position Description Appendix, EDOC-030


  • Associate's degree and/or chemical process operations experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of or experience with process control systems (Fisher, Bailey, etc.) personal computers, and software such as Notes, Excel, and Word is highly desired.

  • Ability to perform basic math skills, use simple technical formulas, and work with charts/tables.

  • Must successfully obtain forklift certification and hold a valid Indiana driver’s license.

  • Must work 10 - 12 hour day shifts (or rotating shifts), seven days per week, including holidays. Must work overtime as required.

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 55 pounds.

  • Must be capable of completing work while wearing a respirator. Packaging is a clean-shaven environment.

Competencies Utilized in this Position:

  • Problem Solving - Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.

  • Peer Relationships - Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers.

  • Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.

Primary Location: NA-United States-Indiana-Terre Haute

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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