Packaging Technicians

Employer: Inorganic Ventures
Job Location: Christiansburg, Virginia
Category: Manufacturing/Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 1/9/2019
Closing Date: 1/31/2019
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Inorganic Ventures is a chemical Certified Reference Material (CRM) producer that specializes in preparing custom inorganic standard solutions designed for a variety of applications. These include ICP, ICP-MS, Ion Chromatography, and Atomic Absorption. In 2009, Inorganic Ventures relocated its corporate facilities to Christiansburg, VA. Most foreign orders continue to ship from the company's European distribution center in Madrid, Spain.
Job Description Two full-time positions available.  Eligible for benefits after 60 days of full-time employment.
Hourly Rate:  $12.50
Work Shift:  Day shift.  Exact hours between 8 am and 5 pm to be determined.
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until both positions are filled. 
Responsible for pouring (packaging) product into specified container(s).  Each item must be identified with correct label and accompanied by the specific Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis.  Appropriate information must be recorded on the packaging request form and log sheets accurately for inventory control purposes.  Other duties include picking and prepping of on-the-shelf stock products and inspection and/or cleaning of bottles.  Must follow established work methods and practice safe work habits.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Picking and prepping applicable products for order shipment to include scanning or data entry responsibilities  
  • Checking finished product to verify proper packaging, quantity, and documentation
  •  Inspection and accepting of bottles 
  • Pouring of products, assembly of associated paperwork and documentation of products 
  • Use of automated packaging equipment utilizing safe processing practices 
  • Record keeping of environmental conditions  
  • Proficient in department procedures for all stock and custom products to ensure continuous customer service  
  • Other duties as assigned  
To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required and preferred.
Required –
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Equivalent combination of education/experience to perform the essential functions of the position
  • Excellent organizational skills with a keen attention to detail
  • The ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision
  • A self-starter with enthusiasm for learning
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to follow established policies, procedures and guidelines
  • The ability to remain flexible in response to fluctuating workload demands
  • PC proficiency with a working knowledge of computers
  • Good data entry skills
Preferred –
  • Post-secondary education 
  • Experience working in an automated manufacturing environment
  • Experience using scan gun technology and/or inventory control technology/software
  • Knowledge of the periodic table
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