3rd Shift - Packaging Specialist - Allegan - $20/hr


Allegan, MI, US, 49010


Perrigo Company is dedicated to making lives better by bringing Quality, Affordable Self-care products that consumers trust everywhere they are sold.  Help us do it.


Description Overview


Perrigo is currently seeking to direct hire Packaging employees on 3rd shift at Step 2 or higher in the Pay for Experience Program.


As a Packaging Specialist, you will work on an assembly line packaging over the counter (“OTC”) pharmaceuticals Our environment is dynamic, and we look for the same in new team members.


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What You Can Expect


Position Responsibilities


  • Follow written instructions contained in Standard Operating Procedures, manufacturing orders, cleaning checklists and other controlled documents in accordance with cGMP regulations.
  • Physically move bulk materials utilizing various forms of pallet jacks.  Basic material handling and departmental utility tasks may also be assigned. 
  • Operate computer-controlled equipment utilizing a screen-based Operator Interface Terminal (OIT).
  • Execute in-process attribute testing and visual inspections.
  • Evaluate test results against prescribed parameters to determine if tested product is within specification.            
  • Accurately, repeatedly, and contemporaneously documented GMP data on equipment logs, batch records and cleaning checklists.
  • Execute equipment and line cleaning tasks utilizing manual and automated processes and prescribed cleaning checklists.
  • Perform minor equipment servicing activities including disassembly, reassembly, and set-up.

Experience Required




  • A High School diploma (or G.E.D.).
  • Basic math and English communication skills, legible penmanship, and a high level of reading comprehension.
  • Must have the ability to follow detailed written and verbal instructions.
  • A working knowledge of computers.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to include eye protection, hearing protection, half-face and/or Powered Air Purifying Respirators, protective clothing and fall restraint harnesses will be provided if required.
  • Ability to work 40 hours per week and be available for overtime when necessary.
  • Available for training on various shifts.
  • Consistently/Frequently - see (vision), hear, ability to read and write, ability to interpret information, basic math, reading and writing in English. 
  • Successful completion of a criminal background check and drug screen.




  • Excellent attendance record and work history.
  • A strong mechanical aptitude is highly preferred.
  • 6 months to 1 year of Direct Manufacturing Experience.
  • 1 to 2 years of General Manufacturing Experience.
  • 3 to 4 years of Non-Manufacturing Experience.

Physical Requirements:


  • Consistently/Frequently – stand, walk, lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders, stoop/bend, squat, kneeling, twisting, grasping, move items/boxes, feel with hands/fingers
  • Occasionally – sit, lifting 50 lbs., pull and push with skid jacks 880 lbs., climb ladders, stoop/bend, squat, kneeling, twisting, reach, reach above shoulders and head
  • Rarely – lift above shoulders and head 25 lbs.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better. #DIV

Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids