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Kansas City Covington, Omaha 

Job Category:

Facilities, Installation-Maint-Repair, Manufacturing, Skilled Labor



Employment Type:

Full Time



Job Description:

Located in Kansas City, Kansas, Perrigo Animal Health, formerly Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, specializing 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.


This position will be responsible for safely and efficiently operating the mix systems, the extrusion systems, the dryers, coolers, transfer systems, and other production equipment to ensure product compliance to Company and customer standards. You may be asked to perform packing duties as needed. A strict adherence to the facility GMP policies and standards to ensure regulatory compliance and food safety is essential.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Daily start-up, shut down, set up, and clean-up of the extrusion operations including but not limited to the mix systems and extrusion systems.
  • Once the system is efficiently operating, monitor the product, perform quality audits and perform general sanitation and housekeeping duties with the machinery.
  • Throughout the entire shift, monitor product quality and identify and report any deviations from the norm.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of machine and plant area. This includes sweeping the floor around the packaging machine area, removing the trash, cleaning the machine at the end of the shift, preparing for next day’s/shift’s production, and finalizing any paperwork in an accurate, clear, and concise manner.

Job Requirements:

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.


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