BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Packaging Operator 2 in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryPackaging Operator 2

Job Overview

Responsible for the labeling, inspecting and packaging of final container products with manual and/or automated packaging systems. Operates equipment that packages materials or products by inserting them into containers or filling containers from spouts or chutes. May perform other packaging tasks including placing labels on packages, operating small production equipment, putting manuals into binders, counting and sorting various items, and forming or breaking down boxes for final product. May also set-up, change-over and operate labeling and packaging equipment. Responsible for data entry and imprinting computer generated labels. Performs initial check of completed documents for completeness and accuracy. Identifies, troubleshoots, and resolves basic issues associated with packaging operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

oResponsible for packaging materials in accordance with standard manufacturing procedures (SMP) and standard operating procedures (SOP) including equipment set-up, equipment clean-up and documentation of such process

oFilling, assembling, labeling and inspecting under general supervision

oMay be responsible for maintaining accuracy in weighing materials per the correct SMP and SOP weight tolerances

oMust be a good communicator within the manufacturing team to effectively define status of product or process between shifts either orally or with the use of written status reports

oMay be responsible for moving required materials from defined storage or staging areas to workspace using material handling equipment

oDemonstrates ability to set-up, operate and clean production equipment including weighing scales, hand-filling equipment, Integrated Fill Lines (IFL), bagging equipment and shrink-wrap equipment

oMaintains accurate production records, which include operation/cleaning logs, batch history records, label reconciliation, work order information and other pertinent data

oIdentifies the need for minor equipment repairs

oDemonstrates the ability to follow established procedures according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)

oMust follow all BD housekeeping policies and procedures

oMust follow all BD safety policies and procedures

oMust be able to work overtime as required to meet BD business requirements

oPerforms other duties as required

Job Description


Minimum Education/Experience:

  • High School degree with 1 year manufacturing or warehouse experience including minimum 1 year FDA/relevant regulated environment

Basic Skills:

  • Ability to work on assignments that are manual and routine in nature with the skill to recognize any deviations from specification

  • Must be able to maintain neat, accurate and complete records and logs, both manually and/or electronically on a personal computer

  • Must be able to effectively manage frequent assignment changes

Proficient/Working Skills:

  • Must be proficient in English with the ability to read, write, analyze/evaluate charts, follow simple diagrams and perform basic arithmetic

  • Basic proficiency with PCs (Personal Computers) and basic use of Windows environment is required

  • Use independent judgment to plan, perform, make decisions, troubleshoot and problem solve

  • Must be able to work in a repetitive work environment and be able to stand for long periods of time

  • Forklift license may be required for this position

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift2nd Shift 2pm-1030pm (United States of America)

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status