Packing and Shipping Technician

Roanoke, IL 61561

Posted: 05/28/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Division: Life Sciences Job Number: JN -052024-18994 State: Illinois

Job Description

Packing and Shipping Technician
  • Title: Packing and Shipping Technician
  • Location: Roanoke, IL
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical
  • Schedule: Sat - Wed 7am - 330pm
  • Salary: $20/hr
  • Employment Type: Direct Hire with Benefits
Inspect and examine eggs prior to setting and/or packing for shipment; final packing of eggs and embryos and finishing to customer specifications including completion of paperwork.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • On a daily basis, review weekly allocation sheet for flock/pack assignments.
  • On a daily basis, review daily/weekly incubation set/pack report for order processing.
  • Following biosecurity standards, re-inspect and assist in packing/setting eggs according to packing/incubation standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or special customer instruction on a daily basis.
  • Maintain and complete all required documentation and daily reports pick report, packing slip verification, packing report, trip sheets, export verification check, daily pack inventory, and incubation setting/pack report.
  • Finish and process shipments for dispatch according to assigned carrier UPS, FedEx, airline, truck, etc.
  • Perform operation of candler/grader including calibration, start-up procedure, daily operation, shutdown and clean up.
  • Sort, inspect, load, candle, and grade eggs. Prepare eggs for shipment.
  • Monitor and document daily flock grade-out data for each flock.
  • Process all incubated egg orders set, pack, tray as assigned.
  • Assist in training new hires in department practices.
  • Actively participate in department training programs (e.g. biosecurity, cleaning and disinfecting procedures, environmental testing, pick slip system).
  • Perform general housekeeping duties.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Job Conditions and Physical Effort:
  • This position requires the employee to be available to work on a seven (7) days per week rotating schedule.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and is exposed to sanitation chemicals and odors.
  • The noise level is usually moderate.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand or walk.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, and frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
  • The employee must be available to work seven days a week.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) preferred.
  • 1-2 years related experience and/or training.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English well; must be adept at maintaining accurate paperwork/records; computer skills.
SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

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