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JM Smucker Production General Labor- Entry Level in Topeka, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11468168


Work in a variety of areas, in production and packaging, to produce product for the company and support Food Safety/Sanitation initiatives in the Topeka, KS facility. This position will be responsible for contributing to the production of product and to maintain sanitation levels as set by company standard and the Food Safety Plan.


+ 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, including processing 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.

+ Quality Inspection and collection of product samples.

+ Monitoring/Operating equipment

+ Move materials to appropriate locations

+ Safety operate powered industrial equipment and conduct daily safety inspections.

+ Document quality, waste, and cleaning/sanitation metrics/data on forms or in systems.

+ Emphasis on sanitation/cleaning.

+ Requires knowledge of chemical application and lockout/tagout.

+ Assisting technicians in general daily activities

+ Maintain forklift and floor jacks


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.