Production Area Lead - Days

Location: 

Georgia, VT, US, 05468

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.


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Description Overview

 

Perrigo Nutritional’s, located in Georgia, VT, is looking for an Area Lead to join their team. The shift is 6am-6pm. (2-2-3 schedule) 

Scope of the Role

 

Reports to the Supervisor, the Area Lead will be responsible for supporting Lean Manufacturing initiatives to drive continuous improvements to the production lines. This position is responsible for performing quality checks as outlined in job specific Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures and ensuring daily housekeeping and safety activities are completed. This position will also be responsible for other required SOP and cGMP compliance, training, providing direction to employees to resolve production problems, and to work with various support functions (i.e. Quality, Validation, Maintenance, etc.).

 

  • Consistently follows Good Manufacturing Practices while maintaining an efficient, effective, safe, clean, and organized work area.  Identifies and recommends improvements to the process.
  • Performs line maintenance tasks such as line changeovers, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting equipment and makes necessary adjustments to optimize equipment performance.
  • Quality Checks: Performs necessary quality checks as directed by applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions. 
  • Documentation:  Provides accurate and timely documentation of the packaging process as directed by applicable Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and/or ODR.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Experience Required

 

High School diploma (or G.E.D.) required. Candidates must possess an excellent attendance and work record, have demonstrated leadership ability, organizational skills and good communication skills including presentation skills.  A strong ability to problem solve, multitask and motivate with minimal supervision. Other skills include multi-tasking, record keeping, using tools, and encouraging change. Counterbalance and walk-behind forklift license required. Trainer certification may be required in some areas.

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous Dryer knowledge and training experience with the ability to work with control and monitor all areas within the Production Department with competence preferred.
  • Mechanical aptitude and equipment troubleshooting skills are preferred.
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft and SAP preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to walk, bend, stoop, and lift up to 55 lbs. is required. 
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs as well as work at elevated heights and various climates (both hot and cold).
  • Stand for approximately 90% of a 12 hour shift. 
  • Incumbent will be exposed to noise and hot and cold temperatures.
  • Willing and able to wear appropriate safety equipment to perform specific job duties per zoning requirements.

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We are an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law.  Our full Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Policy Statement is available on our main career site in English and Spanish and will be provided in other accessible forms for persons with disabilities. #DIV


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