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Perrigo Company

1st Shift Machine Operator (1st Shift - Mon - Thur 6:42am - 4:42pm)

Perrigo Company - Omaha, NE

1st Shift Machine Operator (1st Shift - Mon - Thur 6:42am - 4:42pm)




1st Shift Machine Operator (1st Shift - Mon - Thur 6:42am - 4:42pm)

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Job Description

Located in Omaha, Nebraska, Perrigo Animal Health, formerly Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, specializes in animal health care products. Our mission is to improve the lives of pets and their owners.

Perrigo Company plc, a top five global over-the-counter (OTC) consumer goods and pharmaceutical company, offers consumers and customers high quality products at affordable prices. From its beginnings in 1887 as a packager of generic home remedies, Perrigo, headquartered in Ireland, has grown to become the world's largest manufacturer of OTC products and supplier of infant formulas for the store brand market. The Company is also a leading provider of branded OTC products, generic extended topical prescription products and receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®. Perrigo provides “Quality Affordable Healthcare Products®” across a wide variety of product categories and geographies primarily in North America, Europe, and Australia, as well as other key markets including Israel and China.

Machine Operators play an integral role in ensuring our machines are running at optimum capacity; Machine Operators assist in observing safe and efficient operations of equipment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Accurately completes all paperwork according to SOP.

Observes operation to detect malfunctions of machine, troubleshoot and performs adjustments of equipment as required and adjusts or makes minor repairs such as setting guides or clearing away damaged product containers and reports machine malfunctions to supervisor.

Maintain a clean work environment to comply with expected standards.

Inspects the product for quality (labels, weights, visual).

Ensures that the machine is operating within specifications of Sergeants’ quality product by knowing and maintaining standards and procedures.

Assures safety procedures are being met.

Assists in setting up machine at the beginning of the shift by maintaining a clean work environment to comply with expected standards.

Inspects filled container to ensure that product is packaged according to specifications.

Communicates all issues to management that could result in process delays, safety issues, or otherwise cause loss to the company or its associates.

Replenishes packaging supplies such as wrapping paper, plastic sheet, boxes, cartons, or labels.

Mounts supplies on spindles or places supplies in hopper or other feeding devices.

Adheres to all health and safety rules, standards and policies, including reporting any incidents to the Supervisor on duty.

Follows all company safety rules, policies, procedures and GMPs.

Demonstrates a commitment and understanding of business policies and procedures.

Organizes work area and operates equipment to achieve established efficiencies.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Experience


High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

Three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Attention to detail is a must!

Must meets productivity standards and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.

Complete work in timely manner and strive to increase productivity.

Must Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and gather and analyze information skillfully.

Capacity to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; must be able to communicate effectively with management and co-workers using written and spoken English.

Ability to work safely and adhere to safety guidelines in a warehouse environment

Dependable, with reliable transportation is a must!

Ability to add and subtract multiple digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's, 100's and 1000’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Proven successful history of working independently or collaborate in a group environment.

Qualified candidates must pass must pass a pre-employment criminal background screen and drug test

Physical Requirements:

Primarily sedentary standing work with occasional walking, lifting, moving, and traveling to other departments or work areas and perform repetitive manual tasks.

Requires ability to use hands, fingers and arms

The position is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel and crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Ability to read, write, see, think, communicate, concentrate, learn, and work.

Vision abilities required; include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Job Location

Omaha, Nebraska, United States

Position Type


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13 days 9 hours ago

Perrigo Company


1st Shift Machine Operator (1st Shift - Mon - Thur 6:42am - 4:42pm) Perrigo Company - Omaha, NE, United States


Location: Omaha, NE

Company Profile:
Headquartered in Ireland, Perrigo Company plc is a leading global healthcare supplier that develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, animal health, dietary supplements, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and medical diagnostic products and receives royalties from Multiple Sclerosis drug Tysabri®.