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Tablet Press Operator

Gig Harbor, WA 98332

Posted: 11/24/2021 Employment Type: Contract To Perm Industry: Light Industrial - Skilled Labor Job Number: WSW25873945 Pay Rate: $19-20 / hour

Job Description

West Sound Workforce is seeking Tablet Press Operators to work with Metagenics, a Gig Harbor based manufacturer of high-quality, science-based vitamins and supplements. Dedicated to providing effective nutritional products for healthcare professionals, this organization has been redefining what it means to be healthy for over 30 years.

Working within an FDA compliant clean-room environment, Operators in this position will work with the tablet press equipment to sort, pour, and prepare ingredients for consumable health products. This role is also responsible for maintaining records, accurately labeling products, and preparing relevant documentation. Operating in a fast-paced, process-oriented environment, those who are mechanically inclined with good basic math skills and attention to detail are most successful in these positions.

Using pioneering research, breakthrough science, and collaborative partnerships, Metagenics aims to help people live happier, healthier lives, including those of their employees. Their sprawling Gig Harbor campus includes woodland trails and an onsite gym employees can access. Come join a team that embraces diversity and engagement through belonging, opportunity, and advancement and help make great things happen in health care.

What you will do as a Tablet Press Operator:
  • Operate tablet pressing equipment
  • Clean and maintain tablet equipment
  • Accurately label containers and products
  • Load and unload feed hoppers on tablet pressing equipment
  • Inspect product and containers at each step of the process
  • Complete batch records and enter information into computer

What we are looking for:
  • Ability to safely operate production machinery
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs
  • Physical stamina to perform the job while wearing a respirator mask

Benefits offered upon permanent hire:
  • $2, 000 sign-on bonus
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • Annual employer Health Savings Account for eligible employees
  • Life and disability Insurance
  • Free mental health resources
  • Vacation and sick time
  • 2 volunteer days off each year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Product discounts

Additional Information

Benefits include sick leave accrued at 1 hour per 40 hours worked; paid Family & Medical leave (per Washington State); 401K after eligibility; holiday pay and vacation bonus after eligibility; and opt-in for health insurance, personal Aflac and life insurance plans available. Want to learn more about our benefits for temporary employees, including a 401K plan and vacation bonus? Visit our benefits page!

We value what you bring to the workplace. As such, West Sound Workforce is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, our employees’ physical safety is of utmost importance, too, in this age of COVID-19. Holding a close eye to the Center for Disease Control and OSHA’s websites, we are continually following the recommendations to maintain a safe work environment with respect to this virus and all other safety situations. As an essential employer, partnering with clients, we follow COVID-19 protocols at our worksites and ensure that all employees are aware, have proper PPE and mind those directions for the safety of all.

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