Packing Associate

  • Job Reference: 00002088-1
  • Date Posted: 30 December 2021
  • Company: Alpha Measurement Solutions
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


AlpHa Measurement Solutions is a liquid sensor technology platform serving the complex testing needs of water quality, pharmaceutical, laboratory, and industrial markets with an unmatched combination of precision, reliability, innovation, and flexibility.  We are a vertically integrated manufacturer, creating thousands of units and processing several hundred orders and shipments each day for customers throughout the world.  We approach the market with three core brands: Analytical Sensors & Instruments (ASI), Van London, and Aurora Scientific Instruments. 


  • $11.00 Hourly rate non-exempt
  • Health Insurance, Pharmacy Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Group Life and AD&D BenefitsShort-Term Disability Benefits,401(k)  
  • Vacation and Holiday pay

Position Summary

To properly package customer's orders in a timely manner, ensuring all guidelines are followed, support work of the managers and assist when schedule and workload permits.  The position follows standard work methods and practices safe work habits to ensure production is as efficient and safe as possible. 

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the following essential functions: 

  • Always adhere to AlpHa's CORE VALUES when executing an action
  •  Process orders according to the customer packaging guidelines
  • Review orders and print labels using a PC loaded with Bartender software
  • Verify labels for accuracy before applying to boxes or cables
  • Review each part number drawing for accuracy and report discrepancy to your manager
  • Choose proper instruction manual and any overpack accessory items for the part
  • Check parts for possible defects (cracked glass, wrong connectors, cracked housing)
  • Maintain and follow all guidelines set by the customer in preparing the orders either by work instructions or by supervisor
  • Report if any instruction manual images are worn and needs replacement
  • Pull supplies from the packing stockroom as needed
  • Assist manager with special assignments as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Performs other duties as required and assigned; duties and activities may change over time 

Key Competencies of the Role

  • Integrity
  • Flexiblity
  • Time Management
  • Has Initiative
  • Attention to Detail
  • Task Motivated

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk or hear. The position may require the use of standard PPE such as safety glasses and ear plugs.  The employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.  

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous production / assembly / packing experience
  • Computer skills including Microsoft basics (Outlook, Word, Excel), and ERP user experience
  • Must be able to routinely lift 25 pounds
  • Must be able to work in fast-paced environments
  • Occasional overtime to meet business needs
  • Must be conversant in English
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. 

AlpHa Measurement Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, AlpHa Measurement Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 

AlpHa Measurement Solutions expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of AlpHa Management Solutions' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.