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Production General Labor- Entry Level Tower Sanitation & General Labor

The J. M. Smucker Company

Mechanical Engineering Full Time

For more than 120 years, The J.M. Smucker Company has brought families together to share memorable meals and moments. Guided by a vision to engage, delight, and inspire consumers through trusted food and beverage brands that bring joy throughout their lives, Smucker has grown to be a well-respected North American marketer and manufacturer with a balanced portfolio of leading and emerging, on-trend brands. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker's ®, Folgers ®, Jif ®, Dunkin’ Donuts ®, Crisco ®, Café Bustelo ®, R.W. Knudsen Family ®, Sahale Snacks®, Smucker's ® Uncrustables ®, Robin Hood ®, and Bick’s ®. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Rachael Ray ® Nutrish®, Meow Mix®, Milk-Bone®, Kibbles 'n Bits®, Natural Balance®, and Nature’s Recipe® . 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 our Company, visit jmsmucker.com .

Perform daily sanitation and monthly master sanitation schedule
  • TITLE

    Production General Labor- Entry Level Tower Sanitation & General Labor

    REPORTS TO

    Area Leader/Team Leader

    SUMMARY

    Perform daily sanitation and monthly master sanitation schedule

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follow 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.
  • To work in all areas of production and packaging, as assigned, which includes operating, being in close proximity to and crossing platforms over machinery.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Assist fellow employees as needed.
  • Clean equipment as needed.
  • Emphasis on sanitation/cleaning
  • Assisting extruder technicians in general daily activities
  • Maintain forklift and floor jacks.

QUALIFICATIONS

To 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High-school degree or equivalent is required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, GMP's and general instructions. Good communication skills are required.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out both oral and written instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The 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 occasionally 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 on a frequent basis.

SAFE PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

Employee 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 ENVIRONMENT

The 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 winter and dusty

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.