Job Title: Packer/Inspector
Job Description: The Packer/Inspector is trained in and works with contract product components on a variety of sewing goods produced through the utilization of specific product specifications in accordance with acceptable good manufacturing procedures as defined by the Food and Drug Administration.
Summary of Position: Hands on (direct labor) for production of manufactured or packaged goods.
Key Responsibilities: The duties include, but are not limited to:
- Must be knowledgeable about quality standards, including tolerances
- Must be able to read and understand specs in the DHR package
- Must have accurate count pieces
- Must be able to read tape measure and do accurate measurements
- Must be able to identify different finished goods and packaging requirements
- Must become knowledgeable of and familiar with WE’s Safety and Quality Policies and accept responsibility for carrying out said policies on a daily basis as an ever present duty of employment
Reports To: Director of Sewing Operations and Sewing Supervisor and/or Trainer
Education: High school education or equivalent or experience.
Physical Requirements: Include, but are not limited to:
- Pushing: using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from one position to another. This factor is important if it occurs to considerable degree requires the substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles
- Very heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects
- Visual acuity requirements: Color, depth perception and field of vision to perform visual inspection involving small defects, and /or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes. Determine accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of work assigned
- Required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: cutting operations
- Subject to hazards including: proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current and removing raw materials from high shelves
Reasonable accommodations will be determined and applied on an individual basis according to the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendment Act.