Packaging Autobagger Technician - Nordson EFD

East Providence, RI

Posted: 03/29/2021 Industry: Manufacturing/Warehouse Job Number: 2477

Job Description

Skills for Rhode Island’s Future is recruiting candidates for Nordson EFD. Please read more about Skills for Rhode Island’s Future at the end of this job description. 

JOB TITLE: Packaging Autobagger Technician 
LOCATION: East Providence, RI
HOURS: Full Time

Under the general supervision of the packaging supervisor, the employee operates autobagging equipment to package components into various size bags, performs routine quality checks to ensure counts are accurate and maintains equipment.

This position requires standing and occasional walking and climbing. The employee must be able to lift up to 50lbs. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.

Job responsibilities:

  • Setup and operate automated bagging equipment according to procedures and make adjustments as required.
  • Conduct quality checks periodically.
  • Prepare all materials in advance of setup.
  • Transport product to and from the area.
  • Monitor equipment to ensure functioning properly, troubleshoot and solve problems as detected.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance on equipment and maintain records.
  • Maintain proper housekeeping practices and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Contribute to success of team by submitting improvement ideas, identifying potential problems, providing feedback on new methods or method changes, training others and by displaying a positive, cooperative attitude in working with others.
  • Adherence to safety policies.
  • Willingness to cross train in other areas and perform in those areas when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Successful candidates will have: 
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • 6 months to one year of manufacturing experience preferably with automated production equipment
  • Basic math skills
  • Mechanical capability
  • Ability to speak, read and write English
  • Ability to work with others in a team environment.
  • Basic math skills
  • Basic Computer skills
  • Prior experience using scales (preferred)
  • Knowledge of autobagging equipment (preferred)

For more information and a full job description, please visit Skills for Rhode Island’s Future website at  Applicants interested in this position will be screened by Skills for Rhode Island’s Future and Nordson EFD will make the final hiring decisions. 

Our mission is focused on supporting unemployed and underemployed job seekers. Our goal is to get you back to work. Skills for Rhode Island’s Future’s team will guide and provide you with support throughout the hiring process.
Skills for Rhode Island’s Future has agreements with employers to recruit talent like you, making us a resource to get the unemployed and underemployed job seeker back to work.

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