DuPont Packaging Technician in New Century, Kansas

Packaging Technician (Job Number: 195728W-01)


DuPont is seeking a team-oriented Blending Packaging Technician in our New Century, Kansas facility. This position is a Monday – Thursday position with the hours of 3:45pm to 2:45am.

As a Blending Packaging Technician, you will use your keen attention to detail and organizational skills to maintain the safe and efficient operation, troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, and general maintenance of all automated, semi-automated and manually operated packaging equipment.

As a Blending Packaging Technician at this facility, you will be exposed to various conditions such as excessive dust and powders. You will be required to wear a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

This position also requires physically moving boxes and bags of up to 55 pounds, as well as forklift operation.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Safe and effective operation and preventive maintenance of all automated and manual equipment

  • Proper handling, packaging and labeling, coding and marking of product; Data entry into Microsoft Word/Excel

  • Accurate and timely sampling and reporting of production and packaging usage to production management

  • Accurate and timely reporting of production and transfers

  • Safe, healthy and clean work environment. Report all accidents or near misses to supervisor

  • Timely back up of other production staff

  • Regular on time attendance

  • Effective and efficient I/return and/or remelt processing

  • Proper communication with maintenance is required concerning the performance of equipment

  • Effective evaluation of the quality of all packaging raw materials consumed in the operation

  • Housekeeping: Insure all production areas are kept clean and free of clutter

  • All change overs are completed in an efficient and timely manner

  • Help to implement and maintain 5’S structure


The following are required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Strong organizational skills

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to lift up to 55lbs

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • Ability to wear a PAPR - Powered Air Purifying Respirator

The following are preferred:

  • Two year technical degree

  • Previous forklift experience

  • Previous experience in a production environment

  • Experience working with SAP

Primary Location: NA-United States-Kansas-New Century

Organization: Nutrition and Health

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: High School Diploma/GED (±11 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Entry Level

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