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Packaging Operator- Second Shift

Company: Smuckers
Location: Topeka
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Performs tasks as assigned in the packaging of full diet dog food. Position is for second shift (works 3:30 pm - midnight) Monday through Friday. Some overtime is required.

Starting Pay: $22.71

Basic Purpose

To perform multiple packaging functions in a timely and accurate manner.

Essential Functions

  • Supports all Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives and performs assigned safety responsibilities
  • Responsible for start up, clean up and shutdown of line on a weekly basis
  • Provides quick and efficient line start ups and product changeovers
  • Responsible for all necessary quality checks, inspections and reacts accordingly
  • Adheres to plant quality and food safety requirements to the daily performance of the job
  • Operation of forklift and hand truck, including changing forklift batteries
  • Drives plant efforts to achieve production efficiency, downtime reduction, drive out losses, and schedule adherence goals
  • Communicates with team leaders, maintenance, and all production personnel to achieve self-sufficient team goals
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Food manufacturing, process improvement knowledge, and leadership experience a plus
  • Proven mechanical or electrical aptitude preferred
  • Good problem solving skills, computer skills, and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team oriented environment

We Offer:

  • Starting pay $22.71 per hour
  • 3 weeks paid vacation in the first year of employment
  • 12 paid company holidays plus personal days
  • Perfect Attendance Bonus
  • Annual Holiday Bonus
  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k)

Keywords: Smuckers, Topeka , Packaging Operator- Second Shift, Other , Topeka, Kansas

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