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Manufacturing Technician L3

Company: The J.M. Smucker Company
Location: Longmont
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:


Manufacturing Technician L3


Area Leader/Team Leader




Longmont, Colorado


$28.41 / hour

Rotational Adder

$1.75 / hour


($2,000 Sign On Bonus after 1 Month of Employment)





  • Follow all company Safety Rules and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).
  • Understands and supports the J.M. Smucker Longmont safety program policies and performs work related activities in a safe manner. Recognizes unsafe working conditions and suggests new safety standards as appropriate.
  • Understands, follows, and improves documented operational, maintenance, and sanitation standards in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) environment.
  • Creates or updates documentation as needed (SOPs, Job Aids, CIL Improvements)
  • Follow site attendance policy.
  • Follow the J.M. Smucker Basic Beliefs and Code of Conduct.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules, rotations, hours, and overtime as needed.
  • Follows skill progression to improve skill and knowledge by attending technical training sessions, participating in vendor visits and scheduled maintenance activities.
  • Produce high quality consumer foods which comply with all food safety, quality, and regulatory requirements.
  • Works in all areas of production and packaging as assigned, including operating, being in close. proximity to and crossing platforms over or under machinery.
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job and perform as a member of a team.
  • Assist fellow team members and other departments as needed.
  • Leads a functional area (safety, quality, sanitation, etc.) for the team, including coaching and training team members, acting as a communication conduit, and driving improvements.
    • Serves as equipment owner and leads projects to improve safety, quality, and production results for designated equipment area.
    • Serves as trainer for designated equipment area; responsible for building technician skills and providing ongoing coaching.
      • Ability to perform the operation of the equipment, perform general maintenance, preventative maintenance as assigned, and CIP/CIL/COP sanitation operations as required.
      • Performs equipment changeovers.
      • Ability to troubleshoot machinery and process issues, including basic repair and maintenance activities.
      • Ability to operate sanitation equipment and material handling equipment such as forklifts, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
      • Ability to select and use appropriate basic hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, drills, grinders, etc.
      • Identifies and corrects equipment defects.
      • Uses a computer to input and maintain accurate records and data; utilizes basic computer programs for e-mail and online training resources.
      • Analyzes information using principles of math and statistics.
      • Ability to identify visual defects and make corrections as needed.
      • Solves problems using analytical troubleshooting, critical thinking, and root cause analysis.
      • Uses continuous improvement tools to eliminate losses and drive issues to root cause; documents, communicates, and implements corrective and preventative actions.
      • Completes other tasks as require.

        EDUCATION AND/OR Experience
        • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
        • 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment required.
        • Previous manufacturing experience in a food manufacturing environment preferred.

          • Ability to read, write, and interpret documents such as a safety rules, FMPs, and general instructions. Good communication skills are required both verbally and written. Ability to use a computer and input data required for production. Ability to give and receive feedback.

            • Ability to perform critical thinking skills to problem solve and resolve conflicts.

              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 life. The employee is required to stand and walk at minimum 90% of the time.
              • The employee must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts, days to nights.
              • The employees must occasionally life/push/pull or carry up to 50 pounds and should be able to lift 35-50 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 (-10 degrees F) freezer environment on a frequent basis.
              • The employee must be able to tolerate exposure to flour and yeast, oils, and peanut butter as well as other materials.
              • The employee must be able to climb steps on a frequent basis.
              • May be required to enter confined spaces occasionally.
              • Repetitive motion, reaching, handling/feeling frequently (60-90% of the time).
              • Hearing protection required.

                • Employee is required to have a minimum of 20/40 vision in each eye with or without corrective lenses. The applicant must pass a standard eye exam.

                  • Employee must have the ability to perform the essential job functions identified above consistent with safety standards and practices with or without 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. Working conditions:
                    • Weekend work.
                    • Two-week rotational shift, 2-2-3 schedule, days to nights.
                    • Computer usage.
                    • Environment temperature varies between hot and cold conditions.
                    • Noise level is moderate to high; hearing conservation program required.

                      The J. M. Smucker Co. (the "Company") is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No person will be discriminated against in hiring or in any other aspect of their employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: The J.M. Smucker Company, Longmont , Manufacturing Technician L3, Professions , Longmont, Colorado

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