Metagenics

  • Lead, Packager

    Location US-WA-Gig Harbor
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2018 5:58 PM)
    Job ID
    3037
    # Positions
    1
  • Summary

    Metagenics is a global lifestyle medicine company, offering products and programs exclusively to health care practitioners. For over 30 years, we have been driven by a scientific concept: How the right nutrition can help people realize their best health possible. We don't compromise on safety, efficacy, or quality - to make sure that we deliver the best results possible. Time after time. Bottle after bottle. We carefully monitor all products to assure purity and safety, from formulation and ingredient selection all the way to the final product. We offer more educational support for health care professionals than anyone else in our field - keeping them in touch with the latest research and nutritional approaches to help manage today’s most common illnesses. Metagenics is dedicated to helping people live a happier, healthier life by realizing their genetic potential. 

    Responsibilities

     

    This job is responsible for assigning personnel to associated job functions and directing shop orders through the packaging department.  This position is also responsible for insuring that all personnel within the department follow established Safety Policies, GMPs, and SOPs at all times.

     

    • Ensure that each employee is operating equipment safely and are proactive with their own safety
    • Ensure that department staff follow GMPs and SOPs
    • Receive and direct shop orders through department as scheduled
    • Assign department personnel to specific tasks
    • Coordinate timetables with shift supervisor and production personnel
    • Record daily activity in shift lead log book
    • Perform routine spot checks on work in process
    • Teach, coach, and give corrective action to department staff
    • Inspect and validate completed jobs for accuracy
    • Record packing supplies used on production masters
    • Reconcile production masters upon completion of packaging process
    • Equipment use: Powder filling equipment, various packaging line equipment, pallet jacks, lift equipment, labeling equipment, & inspection tables
    • A strong communicator and collaborator and work effectively with all members of the organization, from individual contributors to top execs
    • Highly analytical and strategic. Your problem solving skills are unparalleled
    • You always maintain a friendly disposition — even (and especially) under pressure
    • Quick on your feet!  When problems arise, you reliably produce responses and solutions

    Experience / Training / Education

     

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • 2 years similar experience

     

    Knowledge of

     

    • Basic manufacturing knowledge
    • General knowledge of production procedures
    • Familiar with writing, revising, and implementing SOPs
    • Basic clerical skills

     

    Skills/Abilities

     

    • Attention to detail
    • Strong leadership & organizational skills
    • Ability to work efficiently in a multi-tasked environment
    • Able to safely operate manufacturing equipment
    • Time management skills

     

    Physical Requirements: 

    • Work is performed in a manufacturing environment
    • Sits at a computer station, meeting table or work desk for more than two-thirds of each day
    • Stands and walks to other stations and departments throughout the day
    • Uses hands and fingers to operate computers and office equipment most of the day
    • May stoop or crouch to access files or storage
    • Requires clear vision at 20 inches or less with or without corrective lenses
    • Hearing and speech within normal ranges and sufficient for clear communication face to face and especially via the telephone
    • Lifts up to10 pounds regularly; lifts 25 pounds occasionally
    • Exposed to noise levels typical of manufacturing environments

    Mental and Reasoning Requirements: 

    • Uses critical thinking skills to work with documents and spreadsheets and interpret information furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Able to review complex documents like contracts and leases. Able to review quantitative and qualitative work and identify questionable items
    • Expert problem-solving and data-analysis skills
    • Able to set goals based on available information and to plan work in order to meet deadlines
    • Able to formulate appropriate responses to requests for data, services and information from internal or external customers with a wide range of personalities and demeanors
    • Able to project likely future occurrences based on current or historical data
    • Able to work independently and react quickly to changing priorities with a consistent sense of urgency

     

     

    Metagenics, and its companies are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected status with respect to recruitment, hiring, promotion and other terms and conditions of employment. Metagenics takes affirmative action in support of this policy to employ and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, disabled, and veterans.

     

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