Packaging Technician 2022-01-146 days ago
Location: Hicksville, NY, USA

Job Code: 10153598

Mandatory / Primary Skills:

Packaging Technician

Job Description:

The Hicksville Long Island location manufactures semi-solid dermatology products and needs temporary employees for both the 1st and 2nd shift


Able to perform various inspecting, labelling and packaging operations

Handling of components on packaging line and monitors for defects.

Inspects filled container or package to ensure product is according to specifications.

Prepares shippers, inspects finished product and packages into shipper. Seals, labels, and stacks shipper.

Fills cartons, carriers or shippers by hand with product, labels, literature or applicators.

Maintains compliance with SOPs, good documentation practices (GDP), training requirements, Company and safety policies and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).

Verifies correct lot code/exp. date on all pkg. components/finished goods.

Contributes to the team by supporting other lines and roles as necessary to maintain operational efficiency.

Performs rework/re-inspection of components/finished goods with minimal conversation and focus on product defects.

Performs various housekeeping duties such as sweeping/mopping floor, cleaning equipment, fixtures, windows, and walls as needed.

Perform minor adjustment on the equipment and documents work performed.


1st shift is 6:45 am - 3:30 pm

2nd shift is 3 - 11:45 pm


There is a 45-minute lunch break and two 15-minute breaks.  There is a cafeteria on-site where you can buy breakfast and lunch made to order if you choose.   If not, we have a lunchroom with refrigerators and microwaves in case you want to store your lunch and need to heat it up.


The job involves about 50/50 sitting and standing, but employees should expect to be busy all day with a variety of tasks to make the day go by quickly.


New temporary employees will spend their days with a team of great long-term employees who will show you the ropes!


Note: Cell phones are not allowed to be used on the manufacturing floor.  You should store your cell phone in your locker and can use it on break or at lunch time.  Air buds are prohibited. 


Solid English reading/comprehension written and verbal communication skills required to understand and communicate to others 

Participate in Safety Program by complying with all and preventive measures (i.e., wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

Alerts Supervision, Mechanics, Quality personnel to safety, quality and equipment performance problems when they occur.

Perform key roles in a manner that promotes teamwork, is respectful of others and is aligned with Sandoz's behaviour expectations.


HS Diploma or GED

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