Packaging Operator- Second Shift at The J.M. Smucker Company in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted in Other 5 days ago.





Job Description:

Performs tasks as assigned in the packaging of full diet dog food. Position is for second shift (works 3:30 pm - midnight) Monday through Friday. Some overtime is required.

Starting Pay: $22.71

Basic Purpose

To perform multiple packaging functions in a timely and accurate manner.

Essential Functions


  • Supports all Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives and performs assigned safety responsibilities

  • Responsible for start up, clean up and shutdown of line on a weekly basis

  • Provides quick and efficient line start ups and product changeovers

  • Responsible for all necessary quality checks, inspections and reacts accordingly

  • Adheres to plant quality and food safety requirements to the daily performance of the job

  • Operation of forklift and hand truck, including changing forklift batteries

  • Drives plant efforts to achieve production efficiency, downtime reduction, drive out losses, and schedule adherence goals

  • Communicates with team leaders, maintenance, and all production personnel to achieve self-sufficient team goals

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Food manufacturing, process improvement knowledge, and leadership experience a plus

  • Proven mechanical or electrical aptitude preferred

  • Good problem solving skills, computer skills, and willingness to learn

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team oriented environment

We Offer:


  • Starting pay $22.71 per hour

  • 3 weeks paid vacation in the first year of employment

  • 12 paid company holidays plus personal days

  • Perfect Attendance Bonus

  • Annual Holiday Bonus

  • Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, and 401(k)