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Packaging Technician - 12 Hour Night



Chattanooga, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

12 Hour Night

Job Summary

The Packaging Technician is responsible for the efficient operation of various packaging machinery to include: setting-up, disassembling, cleaning, and basic maintenance on packaging equipment. The Special Machine Operator II must demonstrate certification and mastery on a minimum of three packaging lines with PLC controlled, high-speed (110+upm equipment. Demonstrate strong leadership skills to optimize package line performance through machine utilization with accountability for downtime.

Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Performs set-up and prepares line for packaging- various packaging equipment.

  • Disassemble, clean and changeover package filler for product changes in accordance with Chattem procedures to comply with FDA-cGMP’s.

  • Provides packaging supplies and bulk product as required to feed packaging machines and change as necessary (i.e. bottles, labels, and caps).

  • Continually observes product and materials being used and rejects any substandard materials or packages not in conformance with FDA-cGMP’s.

  • Document, monitor, and maintain proper product quality including fill levels, torque, etc. as based on the Standard Packaging Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures.

  • Identify and implement methods to maximize product yields and minimize product waste. Collect date for downtime, product monitoring parameters (ex. Temperature, weight, quality) etc.

  • Observe operation of equipment and make minor mechanical repairs or request mechanics help as required.

  • Perform routine diagnostic and preventative maintenance on package filler. Interact with maintenance and service technicians to repair filler. Perform basic maintenance on other package equipment including changeover and adjustment.

  • Indentify best practices; write procedures and train line personnel and machine operators.

  • Maintain a safe work area and observe all company safety regulations.


  • Must be able to work with Manager, Team Leader, and core team to optimize package line performance through machine utilization, maximize product yields, minimize waste, and efficient labor usage.

This description is representative but not inclusive of all position responsibilities. Associate may be asked from time to time to complete tasks not listed within the contents of this document, but that are relative to the goals of the business.


Education: High School diploma or equivalent required.

Experience: Vocational training or on-the-job experience required.

Professional Skills: Must work in a pleasant and cooperative manner. Must demonstrate leadership qualities such as positive attitude, willingness to accept new assignments, be assertive, time-efficient, and thorough. Able to enlist crew and support personnel to be proactive to identify improvement opportunities or solve current problems. Must maintain a satisfactory attendance record.

Role Specific Competencies: Must demonstrate exceptional mechanical skills and be able to identify potential maintenance problems. Must be able to lift heavy loads 25-50 pounds and to handle weights up to 500 pounds with mechanical assistance. Must be able to train and certify new machine operators.

Special Requirements: Position is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Dress requirements include uniforms, hair covers and/or head covering, safety shoes, gloves, dust masks, and safety glasses as required by job conditions, provided by Chattem Consumer Products. Training will be required as needed and determined by department supervisor to ensure Chattem Consumer Products procedures compliance as required by FDA-cGMP’s. Job conditions include some exposure to product, dust, and grease in work area and exposure to recognized hazards of packing machinery. Must successfully complete required pre-employment testing.


Relocation assistance is not provided.

Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.



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