Entry Level General Labor/Hand Packer
Company: The J.M. Smucker Company
Posted on: March 14, 2019
For more than 120 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin' Donuts, Crisco, Pillsbury, R.W. Knudsen Family, Hungry Jack, Caf Bustelo, Martha White, truRoots, Sahale Snacks, Robin Hood, and Bick's. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix, Milk- Bone, Kibbles 'n Bits, Natural Balance, and 9Lives. The Company remains rooted in the Basic Beliefs of Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, and Independence established by its founder and namesake more than a century ago. For more information about the Company, visit jmsmucker.com.Efficiently and safely packs product into appropriate shipping containers.Includes the following essential functions and responsibilities. Other duties may be assigned by management based on business needs.Pack finished product into appropriate boxes or shipping containers.Neatly stack finished boxes/products on pallets.Record accurately on forms/work orders.Communicate with Team Leaders and Leads regarding any problems or potential issues.Maintain an organized and neat workstation.Follow all safety regulations and good manufacturing practices at all times.Clean equipment as needed.Assist in packaging bulk or individual packages as needed.Supply handwork assembly lines with correct finished goods by reading bill of materials/ "outbound advice" and matching item count, code date and accurately adjusting warehouse locator card.Supply lines with correct assembly components by reading bills of materials.Maintain home spots with components and return unused components to correct storage when jobs are complete.Communicate any discrepancies when items supplied do not or cannot match the bill of materials, and when item transfers to handwork are required, to the handwork assistant supervisor or lead.Check the paperwork for accuracy on finished skids.Move finished skids to warehouse area.Maintain forklift and floor jacks.May assist in working production or processing departments as needed.Report unsafe conditions or work-related accidents to Team Leader, Manufacturing Manager or Safety Manager.Regular and predictable attendance. Minimum Job Requirements:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.Education/Certifications: High School diploma or GED: or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.Mathematical Skills: 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 American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out detailed but not uninvolved written and oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.Working Conditions and Physical Effort:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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, walk, use hands to perform all job tasks, and communicate. Employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, and occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally move up to 100 pounds with assistance.Specific vision requirements for this job are depth perception and close vision.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The 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 occasionally working in wet, humid (non-weather) conditions, and near moving mechanical parts.Noise level in this environment is loud.Monthly shift rotation.
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