Packaging Machine Operator - Third Shift

Location : Location US-WI-Madison
ID 2024-4623
Full Time - Permanent


$22.50 per hour

Additional $3.00 per hour shift differential

Competitive Pay Progression

Sunday - Thursday 10:00 pm - 6:00 AM


This position core responsibilities are to package animal diets produced. This includes the filling and closing of all product bags, obtaining QA samples, setting date-code printer and palletizing the finished product for storage and/or shipment. 




  • Operate all packaging equipment and perform any operational adjustments as needed
  • Perform all set up and preparation work using the production schedule and Quality-related documents
  • Accurately and thoroughly complete all necessary forms and documents needed for each packaging run
  • Complete and document in-process checks and verifications in compliance with established Quality System
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area according to the housekeeping procedures and checklists
  • Perform tasks safely, adhering to all Good Manufacturing Practices and Safe Job Procedures
  • Overtime as needed including alternate shifts and/or weekends
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability and willingness to train and operate a forklift (certification offered on-site)
  • English communication - written, reading and oral
  • Developed and accurate math proficiency - addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Ability to transpose written and printed information accurately and legibly to quality record documents
  • Effectively work with peers, leadership and stakeholders in a productive collaborative environment
  • Ability to understand and comply with confidentiality and privacy rules and protect company property and confidential information


  • Experience in a manufacturing or production environment preferred
  • Preference given to relevant work experience

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to push, pull, lift 50 punds from floor to shoulder length
  • Stand/walk for extended period
  • Must be able to ascend/descent vertical ladders and be mobile within all ares of the site


*This position could be offered at different levels for candidates who qualify with a combination of advanced levels of education and/or years of experience.  The salary range will adjust along with the level of the role to match the person’s relevant experience and/or education level.


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.  Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


Inotiv has been named a 2023 Top Workplace!

Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K, and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.




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