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Union Packaging Operator LG3 2nd Shift Mon-Thu 3:00PM-1:30AM

Boehringer Ingelheim

Boehringer Ingelheim

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

To perform duties in the manufacturing and packaging of high-quality biological products. As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development, and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in several ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking, and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prepare all assigned records, calculations, and documentation
  • Read and follow schedules, records, procedures, and documents
  • Assist in training other employees in an area of responsibility as assigned
  • Assist staff in developing new procedures and methods or improving old ones
  • Use and understand computer assisted data entry including MES, SAP, scanners, printers, scales and other integrated equipment
  • Assist lower labor grades as needed to insure the completion of daily tasks
  • Properly handle and dispose of hazardous waste
  • Follow safety precautions and procedures and maintain safe behavior practices
  • Maintain accurate inventories and inventory records as called upon
  • Set-up and operate printing technology as well as the re-winder as assigned
  • Set-up, operate and maintain labeling, packaging and quality verification technology (e.g. vision systems) as assigned with the exception of set-up of the automated cartoning line and other future processes requiring advanced training or additional skills as defined by packaging management.
  • Maintain label integrity within the packaging operations to prevent mix-up or mislabeling
  • Perform final product quality inspections
  • Perform line audit to insure proper material usage
  • Prepare all assigned production records and documentation
  • Perform packaging assembly without mix-up or omission of components
  • Clean and organize production rooms
  • Monitor product storage criteria and maintain proper temperature
  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Maintain safe behavior practices
  • Meet production standards
  • Assist higher-grade operators under supervision
  • Required to perform work of a lower classification as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Communication Skills
    • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to train others.
  • Mathematical Skills
    • Perform calculations and conversions involving weights, volumes, and percentages
  • Reasoning Ability
    • Ability to use basic logic to identify and solve problems
    • Knowledge and skill to recognize creative ideas that add value and are able to be implemented to improve efficiency, effectiveness and reduce complexity for department
  • Mechanical Aptitude
    • Demonstrated understanding of systems, equipment, and processes
  • Computer Skills
    • Experience with Windows Operating System
  • Comprehension and application
    • Proficient reading, comprehension and application skills toward a diverse set complicated tasks
  • Physical Demands
    • Lifting, push/pull in this dept. does not exceed 50 pounds of force.
    • Labels, inserts, and displays are handled ranging from 14 to 48.5 pounds.
    • Full pallets of vaccine diluent, etc. are dealt w/using a hand jack (forces to push/pull these items range from 30-40 pounds of force).
    • Only item in the department weighing more than 50 pounds is a full box of paper, weighing 52 pounds, full box is not to be carried.
    • Box of paper should be opened and individual reams of paper taken out in stacks.
    • Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly
    • Ability to meet physical exertion requirements of job, to include lifting and push/pull of up to 50 pounds force
    • High school diploma or equivalent

    Desired Skills, Experience And Abilities

    • Additional Education and/or Equivalent Experience
    • Successful completion of National Career Readiness Work Keys assessment
    • Knowledge of Hazardous Waste Handling
    • Knowledge of Traffic Patterns
    • Knowledge of or evidence of working with BPE methods
    • Understanding of Basic GMP/Documentation practices
    • Demonstrated ability and understanding of Safe working habits including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Federal, State, and International regulations, such as cGMP, USDA, DOT, EPA, OSHA as they pertain to the employee’s work
    • Demonstrated knowledge of corporate guidelines and Policies related to the employee’s work
    • Demonstrated knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) related to the employee’s work
    • Demonstrated knowledge of processes and theory related to the employee’s work