Thorne Research

Encapsulation Operator- 2nd shift

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Job Description

Production Operator -2nd shift (swing 3:15PM-1:45AM)  Must be available to work Monday-Saturday plus overtime as required to meet production needs.

Starting at $16.00/hour+ based on experience (+$0.75 shift differential for 2nd shift)

For a video overview of the Encapsulation Operator role at Thorne, please follow the link below:


We are looking for top of market talent to help grow and innovate our company. If you are someone who embraces challenge, fosters innovation, and desires to make a difference in the world, then let’s talk.

At Thorne we make products that matter – ones that make people’s lives better. Each day begins with a mission to help others discover and achieve their best health. We count on our team members to challenge and push the boundaries to make that happen. As a Thorne Encapsulation Operator, you’ll be joining a team of more than 350 passionate individuals committed to our cause of providing superior health solutions.

A day in the life of an Encapsulation Operator at Thorne requires:

Ability to become knowledgeable of the applicable provisions of the Production Department’s Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and follows them. Employee remains knowledgeable on an ongoing and timely basis as changes in the SOPs and GMPs occur.
Taking a total quality approach to conduct, in operating machines, and in producing Thorne products.
Ability to be at work as scheduled, starts work at the beginning of a shift, is on time to meetings, completes assigned tasks in a timely manner, and works overtime as required.
Having sufficient knowledge of the equipment used to make adjustments, without supervision, within guidelines outlined in the applicable SOP and current ENCAP Credentialed Training program level.
Immediately notifying lead/supervisor of any machine problems or anomalies outside of normal operations that effect output and the well-being of the equipment or the quality of the product.
Obtaining pass down information to efficiently take the place of the Encapsulation Operator at shift change and continuing to operate the encapsulation or powder filling equipment while achieving consistent results and without a loss of productivity.
Once fully trained and certified in Encapsulation, you are capable of training operators on the equipment and tasks for the encapsulation area. As a trainer, the operator will assume the responsibility for the trainees’ performance until the trainee has been signed off to complete the tasks alone.
*This is a non-exempt (hourly) position.

Employment is contingent on satisfactory results from a drug screening, background and reference checks, assessment tests, and a physical examination.

What You Need:

High school diploma
Ability to work while using a half-mask respirator or a full-air respirator for up to four hours at a time and be able to follow Thorne Research’s Respiratory Protection Program guidelines.
prior manufacturing experience and mechanical aptitude
What We Have:

At Thorne, we offer employees the chance to work with great people on exciting projects, with opportunity for growth. We also provide a full range of benefits for you and your eligible family members, such as:

Competitive compensation
100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance
Company- paid life insurance
401k plan with employer matching contributions up to 4%
Gym membership reimbursement
Monthly allowance of Thorne supplements
Paid time off, volunteer time off and holiday leave
Training, professional development, and career growth opportunities
A safe and clean work environment
A little bit more about us:

We are committed to providing personalized health solutions, cutting-edge home health test technology, and superior supplements. To do that, Thorne owns every step of its business, from R&D to product delivery and customer service. Currently, we are:

The only company with exclusive partnerships with the Mayo Clinic and U.S. Olympic teams.
The #1 prescribed practitioner brand to 30 to 40-year-olds.
The #2 most dispensed supplement brand.
The fastest growing supplement company with sales on Amazon; the #1 practitioner brand; with an average ranking of 4.42 of 5 stars.
If you want to make a difference in the lives of others consider becoming part of the Thorne team.

“Please be advised that Thorne Research manufactures nutritional supplement products that can include ingredients that are derived from possibly allergenic raw materials, including but not limited to nuts, soy, dairy, fish, and shellfish.”



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Summerville, SC Location
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Thorne Research


Email: Phone: 8434666799

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