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Job Details
Company Name : Discovery Solutions, Inc.
Company Location : Discovery Solutions, Inc. in Waterville, ME 04901
Job Position : Packaging Associate (Contractor)
Job Category : Jobs in Maine

Job Description :

Discovery Solutions is seeking job seekers for a contract position with one of our customers, Elanco, a leading company that has been enriching life by developing innovative solutions that protect and enhance animal health.

Winslow, Maine (04901)


  • Setup, operate, and clear packaging line equipment and/or ancillary support equipment to meet efficiency expectations.
  • Replenish packaging materials like wrapping paper, plastic sheets, boxes, cartons, and labeling systems to include ink, glue and paper.
  • Inspect in-process packaging to endure consistent quality and remove defective products and packaging material in the process.
  • Segregate finished packaged items from machine that conform to specification and separate rejected items.
  • Conduct inventory count on finished and rejected packaged items.
  • Monitor packaging and filling operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products in accordance to standards.
  • Monitor the packaging production line to forestall potential bottlenecks, pile-ups, jams, glue not sticking properly or labels being stamp in the wrong location.
  • Place daily emphasis on meeting production standards, achieving product quality standards and maintaining a safe and sanitary environment.
  • Know and follow cGMP practices, safe work habits, plant dress code, hygiene standards and housekeeping requirements unusual to the work area and job classification.
  • Perform light-duty maintenance work and general housekeeping in area and assist maintenance or other team members in area.
  • It is critical to be on time and available for each scheduled shift.
  • Elanco passionately promotes food security and fosters the human-animal bond to enrich the lives of its customers and the customers they serve as well.

Primary position responsibilities include:

  • Labeling and packaging various size vials/bottles, data entry in SAP (Systems Applications and products in data Processing), general housekeeping.
  • Packaging, distribution, assembling boxes and cartons, inventory counts, monitoring for quality according to USDA, achieving production and quality standards


Candidates or workers who own birds at their personal property or have come in contact with birds within the last 48 hours are not permitted at the Winslow, Maine facility.

Candidates who come in regular contact with any kind of birds are ineligible for this assignment. For manufacturing roles, gowning will require changing clothing in a gender specific common area.

Monday – Friday
7:00 am – 3:30 pm
OT during peak times expected and mandatory. Seeking workers who can be flexible in scheduling.


  • Preference is for some previous experience in a manufacturing /production/packaging setting
  • Must have good communication skills. Must be able to work as a member of a team as well as independently
  • Must have a good work ethic, positive attitude and good attendance.
  • Experience using SAP or other types of electronic inventory systems preferred.
  • Experience using Word, Excel, Outlook. Will receive and respond to notifications for labeling.
  • Must be comfortable and open to learning and being trained in power equipment.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Job Type: Temporary


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waterville, ME 04901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • Do you own birds or come in contact with any kind of birds?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: One location

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