Packaging Coordinator

Posted 04 Jan 2023

St. Louis, Missouri - United States

Req Id 259932


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 

Your Role:

The Packaging Coordinator's primary role is to facilitate work through the Packaging area at Dekalb. This position is responsible for prioritizing, allocating, and monitoring work to appropriately trained personnel. These responsibilities will be performed while maintaining focus on quality and safety, as well as delivery. 

Responsibilities of this role include:

  • Prioritize, monitor, and track Prepack and Conf orders throughout the Packaging department.
  • Stage work for shift start and ensure that work is readily available to be processed throughout the shift.
  • Perform necessary SAP transactions required for bulk movements and inventory adjustments.
  • Allocate work based on current priorities to appropriately trained personnel.
  • Communicate production delays and quality/safety concerns to area supervisors.
  • Assist with equipment setup, training, and troubleshooting.
  • Return and store bulk, in-process orders, and finished goods in the proper storage locations intermittently during the scheduled shift and at shutdown.
  • Communicate clearly and professionally with co-workers and supporting departments.
  • Ability to meet flexible work schedule demands.
  • Provide continued support to new team members
  • Perform additional support activities as needed (including, but not limited to:  ampule sealing; documentation review for completeness and GDP compliance; conduct and facilitate Tier 1 meetings; bulk retrieval; help identifying and participating in, and sustaining improvement efforts)


Physical Attributes:   

  • Wear PPE such as hard hats, safety shoes, respirators, safety glasses, gloves, hair nets, beard covers (if applicable), Tyvek suits, shoe covers, and respirator
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Routine use of all chemical classes
  • Use hand tools, pumps and electronic balances


**This is a 2nd shift position Monday-Thursday 2pm-12:30am**


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience supporting/working in a Manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience in Packaging role
  • Understanding of SAP
  • Strong computer and math skill.
  • Abiltiy to multitask
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a cross-functional team.
  • Effective/professional oral and written communication skills
  • Self-disciplined, organized, good time management skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
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