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Title:  Filling & Packaging Line Operator

Req ID:  13955
Category:  Manufacturing Operations
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Job Description

1. Is responsible for the daily set up and operation of the complete filling and packaging line, consisting of the
bottle in-feed, unscrambler, labeler, bottle filler, bottle capper or cap torquer, inkjet code dater, check
weigher, bar coder, case sealer, palletizer and other equipment and conveyors associated with the line.
2. Is responsible for notifying supervisor or other authorized personnel of the need for packaging supplies or
other materials for the packaging line.
3. Is responsible for correct hose hookups and operation of control panels which control the flow of materials to
the packaging line.
4. Is responsible for meeting production schedules as outlined by supervision and for keeping written and
electronic records as required.
5. Under the direction and monitoring of department supervisor is responsible for the training of a replacement
6. Is responsible for set up and minor maintenance of all filling line equipment and will assist Maintenance as
7. Must be capable of performing proper palletization of finished or unfinished products and storing them in the
proper place as designated,
8. Must exercise extreme caution in order to not damage other material or property while operating moving
equipment and must at all times exercise extreme caution for the safety of other employees.
9. Is responsible for the proper filling, weighing, capping, sealing, casing labeling and coding of all products,
including liquids, creams and lotions.
10. Is responsible for the setup and adjustment of equipment when changing over various size containers on the
filling lines.
11. Is responsible for the adjustment of weights for various size containers on the filling lines.
12. Is responsible for turning in a written/electronic record of daily production along with other appropriate
documentation as required by management (i.e. cGMP and ISO procedures).
13. Is responsible for keeping equipment and surrounding work area clean at all times.
14. Is responsible for marking containers of hazardous waste, such as CIP Products, etc., as “Hazardous Waste”.
15. Performs other duties as directed by Lead or supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Graduate or equivalent.
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions, safety warning labels, and machine instruction manuals.
  • Basic math, writing and data entry skills.
  • Knowledge of liquid filling machinery, pumps, valves, piping and cGMP’s desirable.

Required Competencies

  • May be expected to move, carry, and lift approximately 60 pounds. May be expected to climb heights of approximately10 feet. Stand for long periods of time.
  • Good hand/eye coordination. Good peripheral vision, manual dexterity, able to read scales, dials and gages, able to wear personal protective equipment as required.
  • Equipment listed below (Specific Job Requirements) may be used as needed to assist in these RequiredCompetencies.

Specific Job Requirements

Automatic liquid filling machine, pumps, filters, scales, sealer, capper, valves, cap torquer, hoses, inkjet coding
equipment and monitoring components to the line, monitoring all liquid filling line equipment, make hook ups
from different lines, routine mechanical adjustments to filling line equipment and during line change over;


Performs necessary quality and inventory control data gathering and input in either written or electronic formats.
Ability to work minimal supervision, good communication and interpersonal skills.


STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

Req ID:  13955
Category:  Manufacturing Operations
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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