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Thorne Research, Inc Encapsulation Operator in Summerville, South Carolina

readySCIn Cooperation WithTrident Technical Collegeis assisting with the recruitment and training forPotential employment opportunities exist for:Encapsulation OperatorPOSITION SUMMARY: The Encapsulation Operator follows Production Department procedures and performs specific duties based on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) for the Production Department.RESPONSIBILITIES: Satisfactorily performing and/or achieving the following Responsibilities are essential duties of the job.Quickly sets up all phases of the encapsulation equipment for smooth operation and maximum output and similarly disassembles equipment for proper cleaning and sanitizing.Maintains a standard output for each product being processed and continuously improves speed and performance.Has sufficient knowledge of the equipment used to make adjustments, without supervision, within guidelines outlined in the applicable SOP and current ENCAP Credentialed Training program levels.Immediately notifies lead/supervisor of any machine problems or anomalies outside normal operations that effect output and the well-being of the equipment or the quality of the product.Experience and/or Education: By training, education and/or experience, employee must be able to perform the essential duties of the job. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.Language Ability: Employee can read and understand written directions in English, including Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), and the Thorne Research Employee Handbook. The Encapsulation Operator follows instructions, both verbal and written, and communicates effectively with supervisors and fellow employees.Math Ability: Employee can add, subtract, multiply, and divide in the units of measurement using whole numbers and decimals (for example, grams).Reasoning Ability: During disassembly and assembly of machines, employee can discern that the parts and tools are the correct ones for the tasks at hand.Computer Skills: Demonstrates proficiency in the use of the equipment and software required to accomplish the responsibilities of the position.PHYSICAL DEMANDS Being able to meet the Physical Demands of the job is an essential duty of the job.Must be medically qualified to work while using a half-mask respirator or a full-air respirator for up to six hours at a time and be able to follow Thorne Researchs Respiratory Protection Program guidelines.Must be able to work in a stationary position as well as move about unassisted.Must be able to safely and carefully operate and use assigned production equipment and machinery.Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as circumstances arise during a shift.Must be able to operate, activate, use, prepare, and clean production equipment, occasionally grasping with force and using twisting wrist movements.Must be able to hear and converse with supervisors and other employees.Must be able to see and read small print.Must be able to ascend/descend a ladder while carrying up to 20 pounds of material.Must be able to move or lift items weighing up to 55 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor, often repetitively, during an 8-, 10-, or 12-hour shift.