PBI-Gordon Corporation

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Packaging Operator

Packaging Operator

Job ID 
PBI-Gordon Corporation
Job Locations 
US-MO-Kansas City
Warehouse and Building Operations
Regular Full-Time

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PBI-Gordon Corporation is a highly successful, employee- owned company located in Kansas City’s historic West Bottoms. The company was established in 1947, and has grown a diversified portfolio including: pesticides, herbicides, and veterinarian/pharmaceutical and consumer pet businesses.



 Job Summary:

  • To operate all filling machines and production lines and be able to manufacture finished products.


    Primary Responsibilities/Activities:

    1. Operate all filling lines and have ability to manufacture products.
    2. Must be able to take oral and written instructions and become familiar with all aspects of the working


    1. Provide operational training a required to other employees.
    2. Must complete intial HAZ COM and HAZ MAT training.
    3. Complete forklift training and licensing program.
    4. Transfer of hazardous waste containers to waste storage area for labeling.
    5. Dispose of hazardous waste in appropriate containers as instructed by Production Supervisor.
    6. Assist with set-up of label machine on a minimum of 10 batches.
    7. All other duties as may be assigned.




  1. Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  2. Experience: 3 years experience as a laborer or a similar role at PBI-Gordon Corporation. 
  3. Specialized knowledge or training: 
    • Work as Operator under the supervision of the Operator/Packaging Lead  for a minimum of 10 times.
    • Know all Standard Practices required for an Operator.
    • Know all general Work Instructions required for an Operator and the Work Instructions specific to the equipment on the lines being trained.
    • Potential Operators must be trained to run the Drum Line, the Tote Scale, and one of the following:Top Fill Liquid Filling Machine, Bottom Fill Liquid Filling Machine,or the Oil Based Line. 
    • Packaging Lead will endorse the Laborer II for each job/task required by an Operator
    • Operator eligibility test (including any and all jobs learned to this point + Minimum 3 years’ Experience)
    • Must complete initial HAZ COM and HAZ MAT training.
    • Work as Labeler under the supervision of the Operator/Packaging Lead for a minimum of 10 times
    • Know all Work Instructions and Standard Practices required for a Labeler
  4. Travel required in this position: None
  5. Must be able to take oral and written instructions and become familiar with all aspects of the working environment.
  6. Be able to carry up to 55lb packages up to 6 feet high.
  7. Assist with set-up of the line on all batches for one month
  8. Maintain acceptable attendance.

We offer our employee-owners an expansive benefit package including one of the country’s best health plans at a truly affordable price, disability and life insurances completely paid for by the company, a 401(k) retirement plan and an employee stock ownership plan, and a significant bonus package.


PBI-Gordon Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, nation origin, disability or protected veteran status. PBI-Gordon Corporation is a background screening, drug-free workplace.