Packaging Operator Duties and Responsibilities

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Packaging Operators work in different delivery companies where they are responsible for packing items carefully so they reach destination without being damaged.

A packaging operator needs to be proficient at assembling packages, securing items, using hand tools and glue, sealing products, and reporting to supervisors. They must be knowledgeable about various packaging techniques. They should be familiar with different types of packaging machines and lifting and carrying equipment.

An ideal resume for the position for packaging operator should demonstrate qualifications such as stamina, dexterity, accuracy, time management, rapidity and teamwork. Moreover, these professionals must be capable of operating forklifts and possess an ability to work with other heavy packaging machines. Most Package Operators hold a high school diploma or the equivalent.

Below is are some duties that a packaging operator may be required on carry out:

Packaging Operator Duties and Responsibilities

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1) Perform startup duties related to various packaging equipment at the beginning of the shift.
2) Make sure that the machines sre properly shut down at the end of the shift.
3) Perform maintenance duties of the packaging equipment from time to time.
4) Let the manager know if a machine needs repair.
5) Troubleshoot equipment problems in a timely manner to avoid any delays and standby time.
6) Complete packaging orders within the deadlines.
7) Make sure that the waste of the machine is dumped in a safe and proper manner.
8) Complete daily production reports and submit to Supervisors.
9) Inspect and remove defective products and packaging material.
10) Sort, grade, weigh, and inspect products, verifying and adjusting product weight or measurement to meet specifications.
11) Attach identification labels to the finished product properly.
12) Stack finished packaged items, or wrap protective material around each item and pack the items in cartons or containers.
13) Load bags and cartons on pallets manually as needed.
14) Move the packaged items to the storage area.
15) Count and record finished and rejected packaged items.