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Manufacturing Training Specialist (2nd Shift)

Company: Reser's Fine Foods
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

Benefits and Culture We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Full-time employee benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with discretionary match, wellness programs, paid time off, company paid holidays and a variety of voluntary benefit options.We strive to be your Employer of Choice. As one of our five cornerstones, this means that we go all-out to create an environment that shows we are committed to investing in employee growth and creating a culture of belonging where employees want to build a lasting career.Visit our website to learn more about our competitive benefit programs - Principal Duties and Responsibilities1. Works with newly hired and temporary assignment Production employees to facilitate onboarding tasks including new hire orientation, compliance training, HR overview, general job expectations and essential manufacturing safety and food quality practices.2. Partners with operations, HR, safety, and food quality leadership to ensure new hire orientation and onboarding training, documentation, and processes are aligned and delivered to production employees. 3. Assists Production management team in providing additional feedback and suggestions on what training may be missing or needed to effectively onboard and retain new employees.4. May provide best practices and learning methodologies for subject-matter experts who perform on-the-job skills training on the production floor most effectively. 5. May observe and coach production employees as deemed appropriate based on daily interactions and observations.6. Provides administrative duties supporting the use of the LMS and other production systems. This may include, but not limited to, compliance training oversight, record keeping, reporting, and system licenses.7. Produces and delivers timely communication to market programs, inform management, and support learning objectives and training reinforcement efforts for their plant. 8. Participates in the content development and training delivery for courses/programs as needed.9. Serves as a resource for Production employees to either answer or direct employee to appropriate resource whenever there are questions pertaining to work processes, operation of machinery, food quality and workplace safety.10. May provide retraining to employees after injuries, near misses or procedural changes as needed.11. Continually develops personal training skills and capabilities as well as computer systems knowledge as required.Job Specifications1. High School diploma or equivalent experience.2. English/Spanish bilingual preferred.3. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office.4. Minimum of 6 months on-the-job training delivery or classroom training.5. 2-5 years Food Manufacturing experience is preferred with knowledge of the machinery used on the production floor.6. Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills required. 7. Must have strong interpersonal skills and high level of emotional intelligence.8. Understanding adult learning theory desired.9. Practical knowledge about lean manufacturing (continuous improvement) preferred.10. Experience in Maintenance or Sanitation a plus.11. Lock out Tag out and Forklift authorized training/certification preferred.Working Conditions1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.2. Environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25--F to 110--F.3. Repetitive lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 40 lbs may be periodically required in the training process.4. Requires walking and standing for long periods of time while facilitating training.5. Production demands may require overtime and/or evening or weekend schedulingRecipe for SuccessReser's is the leading provider of fresh refrigerated deli salads, side dishes, and prepared foods for the supermarket, club store, and food service industries. Family owned and operated, Reser's has been a proud sponsor of good times at racetracks, picnics, BBQs, music festivals, and affordable family meals since 1950. Reser's family of brands include Reser's American Classics, Main St Bistro, Stonemill Kitchens, and more. With more than 4,500 employees, Reser's operates 14 facilities in the US, Mexico, and Canada and actively supports the communities it serves.

Keywords: Reser's Fine Foods, Topeka , Manufacturing Training Specialist (2nd Shift), Hospitality & Tourism , Topeka, Kansas

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