Fresenius Medical Center Packout Operator (Nights) in Knoxville, Tennessee


Perform various duties within the Solutions Department such as: cart loading, cart staging, inspecting filled/finished bags for acceptable quality criteria, packaging, palletizing and performing general cleaning duties.


  • Inspect and load overwrapped bags onto carts in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and applicable BPR. Documents results on the BPR.

  • Inspects pre- and post-sterile product for visual and functional defects.

  • Properly package product into shipping cases in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures and applicable BPR.

  • Palletize cases in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures and applicable BPR.

  • May refer to A2 and A3 for assistance with day-to-day problems that may arise.

  • Escalates issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary.

  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.

  • Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.


  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk throughout a 12 hour shifts; use hands and fingers, handle or feel, and wear personal protective equipment that may include safety shoes, safety glasses, cut glove. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 10 to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • The Fresenius Knoxville Mfg. Plant is a smoke free campus and maintains a smoke free environment in accordance with state law and company policy.


  • High School Diploma required


  • 0 – 1 year’s related experience.

  • Ability to read a limited number of two- and three-syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations.

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