Manufacturing Technician in Colora, MD at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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    Colora, MD
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Job Description

A food manufacturing company in Colora, MD is seeking technicians for their second shift. 

Hours: M-F 3:30 pm- 12 am.  40 hours/week 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:  (may perform any or all of the following duties)

  • Efficiently set-up and operate production equipment, to include, but not limited to:
    • perform regular maintenance
    • line changeovers
    • mechanical adjustments
    • proper labeling
    • follow pre-determined formulas
    • keep equipment clean
    • follow and maintain a production schedule to ensure shipping requirements are met
    • bag, weigh, close and palletize finished product
    • makes certain product is properly stacked on pallet to ensure a safely packed pallet
    • ensure tools are properly cleaned between product changeover
    • prints labels and puts on bags in preparation for filling
    • ensures all are labeled correctly
    • keeps status update for incoming shift on product in process
    • lifts product into mixing machine
    • responsible for proper safety procedures in plant area
    • keep work stations clean
    • keep products scaled up for next production run
    • assist Warehouse and ensure product moved back into warehouse is put back in it’s proper spot
  • Responsible for cost containment and savings in all areas
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Previous production experience in a food environment a plus
  • Ability to read and follow formulas
  • Solid math skills
  • Ability to prioritize and adjust as necessary
  • Solid time-management skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Personal reliable transportation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Education and Experience

  • HS Diploma and a minimum of  6 months experience in a manufacturing  role

Physical Demands

  • Required to bend, twist, reach, walk and stoop, or crouch.
  • Must be able to lift 100 lbs  

Working Conditions

  • Warehouse/Plant environment
  • Moderate to High noise levels
  • Climate control to prevent floor from being too hot/cold
  • Casual work environment: jeans, shorts, t-shirts are fine
  • Earn money towards bonus for each work week with perfect attendance and competent performance

For immediate consideration please e-mail and title the e-mail 'Manufacturing Technician' or call 781-245-0387

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