Production Operator (Bulk Filler)

STERIS | Saint Louis, MO

Posted Date 3/26/2020

At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Job Description

1. Is responsible for the proper daily operation and complete proper set up of the semi-automatic drum

filling operation. This set up includes all proper tank connections prior to the filling operation and all

proper tank and line and machine clean outs following filling operation.

2. Is responsible for correctly setting proper weights on filler and insures that containers are properly

filled, labeled, coded, capped and palletized in accordance with written packaging instructions or as

directed by the supervisor.

3. Is responsible for correct hose hook ups and operation of control panels which control proper flow of

materials to all semi-automatic drum/tote filling lines.

4. Is responsible for meeting schedules and standards as outlined by management.

5. Must maintain written and/or electronic records as required by management (i.e. cGMP and ISO


6. Under the direction and monitoring of department supervisor must be capable of training a replacement

Bulk Filler, as required.

7. Is responsible for keeping equipment and surrounding work area clean at all times.

Job Description Cont.

8. Must exercise extreme caution in order to not damage other materials or property while operating

moving equipment and must at all times exercise extreme caution for the safety of other employees.

9. Performs other duties as directed by Lead or supervisor.

10. Is responsible for marking containers of hazardous waste, such as CIP products, etc., as “Hazardous


11. Is responsible for repackaging operation, as defined by procedure.

12. Repackaging operation is responsible for ensuring that obsolete or shipment damaged products, which

have no commercial value, which are also hazardous by virtue of ignitability, corrosivity or reactivity,

are segregated for disposal by a hazardous waste contractor. Repacking operation is responsible for

ensuring that such materials are contained in compatible containers in good condition.

13. Must be certain that all openings and closing devices and related equipment are properly secured, and all

machine guards in place and lock out/tag out procedures followed.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Graduate or equivalent.

Ability to read and comprehend written instructions, safety warning labels, and machine instruction manuals.

Basic math, writing and data entry skills.

Knowledge of liquid filling machinery, pumps, valves, piping and cGMP’s desirable.

Required Competencies

May be expected to move, carry, and lift approximately 60 pounds for extended periods of time. May be

expected to climb heights of approximately 10 feet. Stand for long periods of time.

Good hand/eye coordination. Good peripheral vision and manual dexterity. Must be able to read scales, dials

and gages. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, as required.

Equipment listed below (Specific Job Requirements) may be used as needed to assist in these Required


Special Job Requirements

Pneumatic and electrical pumps, mechanical and electric scales, drum fillers, filters and primemovers.

Filling of 5, 15, 30, 55 gallon pail/drums. Washing and filling tote bins.

Compensation Data

$19.29 per hour

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law. We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

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