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Technical Operator - Packaging (On-Site) - 2nd Shift

Lief Labs

Lief Labs

valencia, santa clarita, ca, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Lief Labs is a premier formulation and product development innovator and manufacturer of dietary supplements. Our in-house Product Development and R&D team create the best-tasting and most cutting-edge formulations of supplements. Lief also houses a state-of-the-art, full-service Current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) manufacturing facility, which offers custom solutions for a multitude of supplement categories. Lief collaborates with entrepreneurial firms to help them build premier brands. Our turnkey solutions allow us to engage in seamless partnerships that help brands with scalability and sustainable growth. Lief Labs is located in the Santa Clarita Valley (Valencia, CA.) All roles are on-site Monday – Friday. (2nd shift 1:00 - 9:30pm)


The Technical Operator will be assigned to production equipment or a packaging line. Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of products to standards. Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams and report malfunctions to a supervisor. Adjust machine components and machine tension and pressure according to size or processing angle of product. Clean and remove damaged or otherwise inferior materials to prepare raw products for processing. Perform preventative maintenance and inspect parts for signs of excessive wear or damage.


  • Perform quality work within deadlines with direct supervision.
  • Interact professionally with other employees.
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments.
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.
  • Work on assigned production equipment.
  • Do set-up on assigned production equipment.
  • PM equipment in assigned production area.
  • Making sure machines are working properly and efficiently.
  • Fix and adjust equipment per Manufacturer’s Manual
  • Support and assist in installation of any new equipment.
  • Support Engineering to provide data and improvement the efficiency of equipment in production.
  • Report and escalate any issue in production to supervisor and Leads.
  • Support Janitorial to keep area clean and compliant to cGMP.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisors.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Minimum Qualifications


High School diploma/GED or equivalency of related work experience


  • 1–2-year experience in mechanical maintenance
  • Good diagnostic skills
  • Solid work ethics
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Understand and familiar with Good Manufacture Practice (cGMP)
  • 1 years’ experience in Production Operations
  • Knowledge of production machines and processes.
  • Ability to work while standing/rotation and handle packaging equipment to make precise measurements.

Skills/ Abilities Problem Solving

  • Attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning & organizing
  • Verbal Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Quality Orientation
  • Ability to interact at all levels.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Flexibility/ adaptability/ multi-tasking

Work Environment

The work area must be clean, orderly, properly lighted, and ventilated. Noise levels are considered low to moderate. Field conditions vary.

Exposed to various raw materials, including allergens (i.e., milk, eggs, fish, shellfish, tree nut, peanuts, wheat, soy).

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly be required to talk, hear and grasp items. This position is active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day.

The employee requires to push, lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Additional Information
The Salary Range for this position at Lief Labs is $22.00-$26.00 / hours (USD). Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to market demands, experience, training, skills, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, wellness benefits, education reimbursement program, and PTO. This position is bonus eligible.

Lief is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request accommodation, contact the Lief Human Resources department.

Lief will consider employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Lief uses E-Verify to confirm work eligibility in the United States. E-Verify compares the information on your Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to official government records.