Schwan's Company Production Technician in Salina, Kansas
Shift: 1st Shift
Starting Wage: $26.00/hr
This is a full-time position within our NEW manufacturing facility with opportunities for advancement! Who we are! Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com. What we are looking for: Here at Schwan’s Company, we put a high priority on having safe, clean, and healthy workspaces. And we want individuals that take that seriously. Are you a hard worker? This job is in a fast-paced environment and will require you to be physically active! If you are able to do these active tasks, we want YOU to apply!
Lift up to 50 lbs - bending, carrying, pushing, pulling and other activities as needed
Stand and walk on concrete for long periods of time
Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day
Operate machines safely with minimal supervision
We need someone who can:
Communicate and reason proficiently with coworkers
Perform basic math
Obtain necessary production specifications
Pass on information to co-workers/relay information to and from all employee levels including management and skilled personnel
Work different ranges of hours such as overtime or weekend shifts (The hours for this position may change based on production schedule
So what’s this job all about?
This position is responsible for safe operation of multiple manufacturing machines ranging from moderately complex to more difficult complexity including automation and is responsible for sanitation of equipment and minor maintenance. This position is responsible for safe operation of multiple manufacturing machines ranging from moderately complex to more difficult complexity including automation. Responsible for sanitation of equipment and minor maintenance. Responsible for set up and pre-running of the equipment to ensure proper production startup. Control of line speeds batch formula production rates starting and stopping equipment and overall product elegance and safety. Responsible for maintenance repairs and preventative maintenance of all equipment and assisting maintenance in keeping all equipment and facility in good repair and regularly serviced. Responsible for various quality checks. Completes all required inputs (for example: downtime HACCP etc. utilizing SAP SOPs Safety operation training as appropriate.) Responsible for disassembling disconnecting cleaning operating and reassembling and reconnecting lines and equipment. Responsible for cleaning inspection and lubrication of equipment during long production runs. Responsible to conduct yourself and ensure your subordinates (if applicable) conduct themselves in a manner consistent with company mission values code of ethics policies and other standards of conduct
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent preferred Years of Related Experience: 3+ years of related experience
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to operate multiple machines safely. with minimal supervision and obtain necessary production specifications. Prefer proficient communication and reasoning skills to pass on information to co-workers and to relay information to and from all employee levels including management and skilled personnel. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and perform physical activities. Ability to stand and walk on concrete for long periods of time. Ability to work in cold and/or hot temperatures for long periods of time. Ability to understand simple instructions training materials and product labeling. Ability to perform basic math functions. Ability to work as a team and interact professionally with co-workers This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties responsibilities and qualifications associated with the job. An individual must be able to perform all the duties and responsibilities listed in a fully competent manner to be considered successful in the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties and responsibilities.
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