the smart solution for Lexington jobs

Lexington Plant Technician

Company: The J. M. Smucker Company
Location: Lexington
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Job Description:

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 , Caf 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.

The technician position at the Jif Peanut Butter Plant is an opportunity to build a career in a technical process manufacturing environment. All technicians are members of self-sufficient teams, operating in a semi-autonomous environment. Technicians are expected to continually learn new skills, develop leadership skills and be active team members. Technicians can expect to grow their compensation as their skills grow. You must embrace a flow to the work mentality and have the flexibility to work multiple shifts during your career. You must possess an aptitude to acquire multiple skills and responsibilities. In our High Performance Work System everyone makes a difference.

The primary functions and responsibilities are:

All technicians initially work within one of three operation departments: Process (PB Making), Packaging or Logistics

Strong mechanical and/or electrical aptitude is required to be able to read, understand and improve Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in a Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) work environment

Perform the necessary movements for the purposes of operating high speed making, packing and other production related equipment

Perform basic troubleshooting of machinery and process issues, which would include basic repairs and maintenance activities

Capable of supporting changeover processes

Use basic hand and power tools (i.e. wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, drills, grinders, etc.)

Capable of using a computer to input and maintain accurate records and data, utilize email and on-line training resources

Must be able to analyze that information using basic skills in math and statistics

Operate essential material handling equipment at the site (i.e. Pull Pac, Forklift, Hand Trucks, Clamp Trucks, etc.)

Enter Confined Spaces, including tanks and other specialty work areas

Meet the requirements of safe operation and personal safety using required Personal Protective Equipment and Safe Practices.

The ability to discern the various visual and audible alarms and signals for equipment, start-up, evacuations, fires, etc.

Work may be performed on concrete floors, stairs, ladders, platforms and equipment

Capable of maintaining, troubleshooting and replacing basic equipment issues

Lift objects up to 50 pounds using proper lifting techniques

Capable of climbing, standing, bending, twisting and moving for the purposes of operating and maintaining equipment

Be accountable for work performance

Must be able to tolerate an exposure to peanuts and dusts

Must be able to work in the outside elements

Preserve Smucker culture and the Basic Beliefs


Education and Experience

Must be at least 18 years of age with a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED


Minimum of two (2) years working in a Manufacturing/Technical position. Five (5) years is preferred.


Continued and documented technical education beyond High School (Mechanical, Shop, Electrical, Computer, Architect, etc.)


Completed and documented four (4) year College degree


Eligible to work in the United States

Demonstrated background of mechanical aptitude

Must be able to effectively read, comprehend, interpret, record and apply any and all training information

Work consistently with a team and demonstrate effective leadership and team skills:

* Work the same schedule as team, i.e. 7 day schedule

* Conflict Resolution

* Problem Solving (Analytical Troubleshooting, Critical Thinking)

* Planning

* Communications (Effective Listening, Giving and Receiving Feedback)

* Time Management

* Goal Setting

* Priority Setting

* Process Improvement

* Flow to the work

* Able to work outside scheduled hours

* Maintain good attendance record and able to comply with related policies.

The J. M. Smucker Company (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, Lexington , Lexington Plant Technician, Professions , Lexington, Kentucky

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Professions Jobs

CDL-A License Regional Truck Driver - Apply now!
Description: With J.B. Hunt, one of America's leading trucking companies, you'll enjoy solid pay, great benefits and frequent home time.Our regional truck driving job details: ul
Company: JB Hunt
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: 04/23/2019

CDL A Truck Driver Company Drivers Middletown OH
Description: Home Daily- Tanker, 52-58k , Benefits br Requisition ID: 626Truck Driver Pay Benefits br Full-time CDL truck drivers are
Company: Cardinal Logistics
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: 04/23/2019

CDL-A License Regional Truck Driver - Accepting applications around CINCINNATI!
Description: With J.B. Hunt, one of America's leading trucking companies, you'll enjoy solid pay, great benefits and frequent home time.Our regional truck driving job details: ul li
Company: JB Hunt
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: 04/23/2019

FedEx Packaging - Warehouse
Description: Auto req ID: 203172BR Job Summary FedEx Ground is hiring individuals to load and unload packages for shifts of approximately 2-4 hours in our fast-paced environment. Package Handlers are responsible for (more...)
Company: FedEx Ground PH US
Location: Covington
Posted on: 04/23/2019

Description: Bennett: Love Country. Love Trucking - with owner operator flatbed, step deck, heavy haul and dry van opportunities--Having a family-centered culture isn't just something we say, it's the foundation on (more...)
Company: Bennett International Group
Location: Covington
Posted on: 04/23/2019

CDL A Company Driver
Description: Call Us At: 844 670-2171 ext. 2309 Job Description: All dry van - no touch , no HAZ MAT
Company: Church Transportation
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: 04/23/2019

Team CDL Trucking Jobs - HOME WEEKLY & Earn up to $72,000/yr
Description: CDL Teams - Start driving with a company that give you more. More HOME TIME and MORE PAY . Team
Company: MARTEN
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: 04/23/2019

Truck Driver - $5,000 Sign On - Top 10% Industry Pay - Home
Description: Now Hiring CDL-A Drivers For Dedicated Runs 5,000 Sign On //--Top 10 Industry Pay //--Home Weekly--As a dedicated Independent Container Line ICL driver you will be hauling specialized freight regionally (more...)
Company: Transport America - Dedicated ICL
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: 04/23/2019

CDL-A Refrigerated Truck Driver - Flexible Home Time!
Description: CDL-A TRUCK DRIVER JOBS -REFRIGERATED FREIGHT br Top Pay Flexible Home Time br Operate our modern trailers, hauling cheese and other food or temperature-controlled products, as a CDL-A driver (more...)
Company: Roehl Transport
Location: Hamilton
Posted on: 04/23/2019

Description: LEASE PURCHASE PROGRAM, 0 MONEY DOWN, 6K SIGN ON BONUS Home Weekly or Bi-Weekly - You Choose. Looking for a good group of Drivers to join one of the nation's largest
Company: Network 1 Logistics LLC
Location: Covington
Posted on: 04/23/2019

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Kentucky jobs by following @recnetKY on Twitter!

Lexington RSS job feeds