Under the direction of the Shipping Leader, the Packager is responsible for making containers and packaging parts as required for shipment by performing the following duties:


  • Assemble cardboard boxes and crates, or select and prepare returnable containers as required for the parts to be packaged.
  • Package parts as required by part count, and any special instructions according to the part number, packaging information book, and work instructions.
  • Verify and keep records of parts packaged, parts on floor, and parts on hand in warehouse (finished goods). 
  • Make and affix labels and any other identifying information that may be required on packaged containers.
  • Place packaged parts onto pallets according to requirements and/or fill pallets to proper amounts by container size.
  • Main work area in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Inspect materials, products, and containers at each step of the packaging process.
  • Loading and unloading trucks in the shipping dock when needed.
  • A physical presence at the plant location(s) is required.
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the Shipping Leader or upper management.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.