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Packaging Technician



Work closely with other Packaging Technicians, Shift Leader, Production Planner and Area Manager to organize and lead all production in a production line to maximize throughput and continuously improve KPI’s. As many of the lines are one-person only, a Manufacturing Associate will be solely responsible for the line operation and daily target delivery during his/her shift.

•    Delivery of Key Performance Indicators measured across multiple shifts (ex. Overall Equipment Efficiency, Waste, Documentation Accuracy, Safety Observations, Near Misses)
•    Lead line team in troubleshooting and autonomous maintenance activities, liaising with the maintenance team where necessary.
•    Working with Area Manager to ensure skills are in-line with role requirements.
•    Working with Production Planner, ensure changeover activities are planned and then best resourced and continuously improved.


•    Ensure control plan adherence as a minimum. 


Customer Service 
•    Deliver weekly production plan. 


Health & Safety 
•    Ensure a pro-active, preventative approach is taken on Safety, Health and the Environment.


•    Autonomously run relevant packaging equipment. Ensure appropriate minor maintenance is carried out where necessary on line, with focus on preventative rather than reactive. 


•    Ensure waste levels are minimized to achieve line targets 


Electronic Activities 
•    Ensure that shift quality and line performance data is entered in a timely and accurate manner. 


•    Participate in ensuring all team members have the necessary skills to operate their area to the required standards of quality, productivity and CI Physical Attributes 
•    Occasional lifting up to 40 lbs; occasional walking, constant standing, occasional bending and/or stooping, frequent reaching overhead. 
•    No sitting down other than lunch/breaks.

REQUIREMENTS (D=Desired, E=Essential)
•    Production line experience on high-speed packaging equipment in food, chemical, or pharmaceutical environment (D) 
•    High School diploma or GED (E) 
•    Specific awareness of quality/Good Manufacturing Practice (D) 
•    Knowledge of a ISO manufacturing environment (D) 
•    Ability to work to tight targets (E) and experience of a KPI environment (D) 
•    Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and walk/stand for long periods of time (E) 
•    Basic skills test required (E)


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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