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Packaging Operator (0-3 years) in Shawnee, KS at Volt

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Shawnee, KS
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  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Position:        Packaging Operator (1 to 3 years)

Location:       Overland Park, Kansas

Status:           6 month contract

Shift:              Day Shift – 6:00 am to 2:30 pm Monday to Friday

Volt is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of our customers, Lilly, a leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, IN. Being on a temporary contractor assignment with this client means working in an innovative culture where you can support the work of thousands of others around the globe dedicated to improving the lives of others. Over 90% of workers rate their assignment as above average or excellent within this organization.

Job Description:

This position will work within a manufacturing facility and requires a minimum of one to three years of experience of working in a warehouse or manufacturing environment working in a packaging or machine operation experience or has nursing experience. This position will require you to wear a Tyvek Suit with a powered air supply, slip on steel toed shoes, safety glasses, hair nets, gloves, and lab coat, etc. This role will include lifting up to 50 pounds repetitively.

This role is responsible for the following duties:


  • Setup, operate, and clear packaging line equipment and/or ancillary support equipment to meet efficiency expectations.
  • Replenish packaging materials like wrapping paper, plastic sheets, boxes, cartons, and labeling systems to include ink, glue and paper.
  • Inspect in-process packaging to endure consistent quality and remove defective products and packaging material in the process.
  • Segregate finished packaged items from machine that conform to specification and separate rejected items.
  • Conduct inventory count on finished and rejected packaged items.
  • Monitor packaging and filling operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products in accordance to standards.
  • Monitor the packaging production line to forestall potential bottlenecks, pile-ups, jams, glue not sticking properly or labels being stamp in the wrong location.
  • Place daily emphasis on meeting production standards, achieving product quality standards and maintaining a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Know and follow cGMP practices, safe work habits, plant dress code, hygiene standards and housekeeping requirements unusual to the work area and job classification.
  • Perform light-duty maintenance work and general housekeeping in area and assist maintenance or other team members in area.


  • Minimum of one year of experience working in warehouse or manufacturing setting
  • It is critical to be on time and available for each scheduled shift.
  • Must have High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Great Communication skills
  • Must be well versed utilizing computers including experience with Microsoft Office Suites.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt candidate, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial. Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.