Opelika, Alabama Gummy Utility Operator (NIGHTS 12HR Shift)

Apply Now
  • Requisition Number R2761
  • Full Time Full time
  • Shift Regular
  • Area of Interest Manufacturing Production, Processing & Assembly
  • Location Opelika, Alabama

HELP US BRING THE GIFT OF HEALTH TO LIFE.

Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Gummy Utility (NIGHTS 12HR Shift) operator is responsible for loading and transporting all components (e.g., containers, caps and products), WIP, ingredients, and product to lines/machines in accordance with standard operating procedures and cGMPs.  Responsible for fulfilling a variety of manual duties, including filling and replenishing bottle, cap and filler hoppers, cleaning equip/facilities, and operating machines/assisting operators as needed. Supports and maintains an environment that fosters teamwork and communication.  Reports issues and problems to lead or Supervisor.    

Responsibilities:

  • Moves and replenishes components/bulk/product in accordance with "pick list".  Verifies all components and bulk/product against the work order and transports using electric pallet jacks and other power industrial trucks to packaging line and staging area.
  • Assists machine operators with changeovers. Assists in disassembling equipment and cleaning, washes/dries utensils, pans, tanks, etc.
  • Fills component/product hoppers/equip to ensure constant supply of components to line/machine as required.
  • Locates, pulls and transports pallets of finished goods product from packaging lines or to quarantine area; uses pallet stacker equipment or other powered industrial trucks to replace full pallets with empty ones as needed.
  • Returns product and components to stock accurately and in a timely fashion; and completes associated paper work to ensure maintenance of inventory records. Maintains routine logs/records ensuring accuracy, completeness and compliance with procedure.
  • Maintains work areas in a clean and orderly fashion (e.g., breaks down and palletizes used boxes, ensures empty pallets and totes are stored properly).
  • Utilizes RF scanning equipment to charge components and bulk to the work order.
  • Supports all Autonomous Maintenance and continuous improvement activities on assigned lines/machines.
  • Maintains work area in a clean and orderly fashion, using rags, broom, dustpan and other cleaning utensils as required.
  • Subdivides, uses scales to weigh materials and product; calculates and records results.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:

A High School diploma or GED is required.

Certification:

Must obtain pallet jack certification within six months.

Experience:

Requires six months manufacturing and or warehousing experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Requires:

  • Ability to read and understand SOPs, cGMPs, safety procedures and packaging standards.  Maintain routine written records.
  • Basic addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and number rounding skills to calculate replenishment quantities.
  • Flexibility to change work assignments, departments, and shift as needed based on business need.

Physical Requirements:

Stand/walk for full work shift.  Pull, push and lift boxes, totes and similar loads of up to 50 pounds more than 50% of time using pallet jacks and other powered industrial trucks.  Required to walk up and down stairs and ladders.  Manual dexterity to manipulate components and operate equipment controls and tools.

Environment:

Constant exposure to noise levels loud enough to require employees wear hearing protection when inside the packaging room.  Warm temperature levels, fumes, vibration, dust, etc., sufficient to cause minor discomfort.  Employees to wear protective eye wear, hair net, safety shoes and uniforms.

Safety:

The incumbent must be able to perform this job safely in accordance with standard operating procedures and good manufacturing practices without endangering the health or safety of self or others.

Supervisory Responsibility:

None.

#ZR

OUR OFFER

Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you have the opportunity to grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit Pharmavite.net/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begins with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Disclaimer

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

Where permitted by applicable law, as of December 1, 2021 all candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by date of hire to be considered for all US-based jobs if not already employed by Pharmavite. Proof of vaccination will be required at hire. Pharmavite provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals who are employees or applicants for employment, in accordance with applicable law. For Alabama: vaxexemption.alabama.gov/Data/OrginalForm.pdf

JOB ALERT FRAUD:

We have become aware of scams from individuals, organizations, and internet sites claiming to represent Pharmavite in recruitment activities in return for disclosing financial information.

Our hiring process does not include text-based conversations or interviews and never requires payment or fees from job applicants. All of our career opportunities are regularly published and updated on Pharmavite.com’s Careers section.

If you have already provided your personal information, please report it to your local authorities. Any fraudulent activity should be reported to: recruiting@pharmavite.com.