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Production Technician UPSTAIRS Snacks Processing

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Topeka
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Topeka Plant ($1000 Retention Bonus! Start Rate $25.50 per hour)To make/produce high quality Treats with minimal yield loss, to produce product for the company.TITLEProduction Technician Snacks ProcessingREPORTS TOArea Leader/Team LeaderSUMMARYTo make/produce high quality Treats with minimal yield loss, to produce product for the company.KEY RESPONSIBILITIESFollow all company Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's).Produce high quality products in a safe and healthful manner.Assigned shift attendance is required.Make dyeMake CoatingAdding hand-adds to dry mixes.Responsible for running and monitoring system on a continuous basisResponsible for weekly start-ups, shut-downs and clean-ups.Responsible for minor maintenance of department equipment.Sanitation is a constant and critical issue keep production and preparation areas cleanOperation of forklift, pallet jack and hand truckMust be prepared to do what is manually required to keep system runningAbility to work as part of a team.Assist fellow employees as needed.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility 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 duties and functions of the position.Must be able to report to work on time and to work the entire scheduled work period or shift. Timely and regular attendance is required.Must be able to successfully handle and manage stress.Accustomed to and able to work in a high-volume, fast-pace, complex and busy environment.Proven ability to successfully manage multiple competing priorities.Strong problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to act. A can-do mindset and attitude is a must.Must be flexible and have the ability to work additional hours when workload, deadlines, production requirements, shift coverage or overtime demand it of the role.Consummate team player attitude of sharing and helping others. Must be able to interact positively, professionally and in cooperation with others.Ability to work alone/unsupervised (make decisions, correct problems, complete tasks, etc.)Good utilization of time and initiativeKnowledge and experience in use of toolsAbility to learn and adapt quickly to changesBasic knowledge of diagrams and schematics know how to follow and readBasic computer skillsEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEHigh-school degree or equivalent is required.LANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, GMP's and general instructions. Good communication skills are required.REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out both oral and written instructions.PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions and duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and lift. The employee is required to stand and walk at minimum 70% of the time.The employee must be able to work 8 hour rotating shifts, with the flexibility to work additional planned or unplanned hours, as business needs.The employees must lift/push/pull or carry up to fifty (50) pounds and should be able to lift 30-35 pounds on a frequent basis.The employee must be able to squat or kneel and to bend on a frequent basis.The employee must be able to work in a cold (40-50 degree) environment.The employee must be able to tolerate exposure to flour and yeast materials.The employee must be able to climb steps and vertical ladders 10ft high on a frequent basis.The employee must be able to work with automatic equipment, pressurized air hoses, high pressure hoses, strahman water hoses (hot-steam injected water) and very hot pipingSAFE PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTSEmployee must have the ability to perform the essential job functions identified above consistent with safety standards and practices with or without a reasonable accommodation.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environments characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Hot in summer, cold in winterThe noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.by Jobble

Keywords: The J. M. Smucker Company, Topeka , Production Technician UPSTAIRS Snacks Processing, Professions , Topeka, Kansas

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