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Purchasing Agent

Work with inventory control processes, procedures, and production planning for accurate recording of all relevant transactions using the Material Requirements Planning system to keep business running effectively.  Candidate must have the ability to use sound judgment and discretion in making important purchasing decisions, including production planning, inventory control, and purchasing functions.
Education level: Minimum high school diploma required; Associates degree in Business or equivalent experience preferred.  Experience in inventory control, purchasing, supply chain management or production planning fields.  C.J. Foods experience preferred.  Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook required.  May substitute experience at C.J. Foods on a year for year basis.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.

 

Document Control & Quality Systems Administrator

Administer Quality Systems at all plants.  Analyze and identify quality gaps, develop and implement reporting processes to track quality improvements and ensure programs are GFSI compliant at the corporate and plant levels.  Develop processes to store, manage, and track company documents for easy retrieval and version control.  Ensure all company policies, procedures, SOPs, and documents used to track operations and quality manufacture are adequate, controlled and unified amongst all plants.  Develop, implement, and track Quality Systems’ audits.  Develop and implement changes as needed, by referencing internal and external audits, tracking CIA issues, and evaluating issues.  IQS systems champion for Quality Department.  Collaborate with the Quality Team for ideas and suggestions for improvement and change, and work with IT to implement new programs and or improve existing programs, to best utilize IQS capabilities.  All IQS improvements will be funneled through this position for continuity.

 Requires a two-year Associate’s degree.  B.S. or B.A. in computer systems and/or scientific discipline or equivalent preferred  Quality Control or Quality Assurance with manufacturing quality systems experience required.  Experience working with databases, IQS, Business systems software, and experience with ISO 9001 or similar systems preferred.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.

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Position postings are updated on a weekly basis.  Please see a member of Human Resources if you are interested in applying for one of the positions listed.

 

Position: Inventory Clerk
Description: Position is responsible for all cycle counts, assisting Operations with inventory and customer inventory reporting. Audit inventory in plant locations, answering questions. Complete Inventory Adjustments, & adjust to sales orders in, etc. in MRP environment. Generate, approve & log Cycle counts monthly. Lead year-end physical inventory and special inventories throughout the year. Generate customer reports & complete customer packaging shrinks on a monthly, quarterly, & yearly basis, per customer request. Position currently is a Monday thru Friday, 8a-5p. Hours may change to twelve hour shifts, assigned to a day team, for business needs after filled & training is complete.
Posted Date : Dec 15,  2014
Requires: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Two-year college degree in related field preferred. May substitute experience. Desire two-years’ experience in an accounting function. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, especially with Excel. Strong customer service skills are required.

Submit an Application for Employment to be considered for the available positions listed above. For questions or additional details about open production positions, contact the Human Resources Department at 785-336-6132.

 

Position: Package Line Lead
Description: Direct all activities and oversee set up and operations on assigned packaging line. Supervise those assigned to the packaging team. Capable of performing all duties outlined for Packaging Line Technicians including packaging product, maintain product and packaging quality through visual inspection, ensure packaging and product meet highest quality standards, report all quality issues to the Production Supervisor, and participate in full facility and equipment clean up between product runs,. Assist Packaging Operators in machine set ups, assist in planning packaging sequence for maximum efficiency, QA data collection and calibrations, ensure required paperwork is accurate and complete, anticipate technical problems and proactively troubleshoot/make technical adjustments, notify maintenance. Assist with training of Packaging Line Technicians.
Posted Date : Dec 15,  2014
Requires:  High School Diploma /GED. Experience in a manufacturing environment desired.  Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form.  Basic math skills including, addition, subtraction, and percentages.  Ability to multi-task. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Submit an Application for Employment to be considered for the available positions listed above. For questions or additional details about open production positions, contact the Human Resources Department at 785-336-6132.

 

Position: QA/ Food Safety Lead
Description: The Quality & Food Safety Lead is a working lead technician.  The Lead is able to perform the same tests and reports as the Quality Technicians, and can fill in for a Quality Technician when necessary.  The primary role of the Lead is day to day monitoring of the quality and Food Safety Technician’s work; the data generated during testing, assuring samples are pulled and shipped as required by C.J. Foods, Inc. procedure and customer requirements, test results are received and logged, and action taken when necessary.  The Lead works with the Quality Manager in investigations, reporting, and auditing.
Posted Date : Dec 15,  2014
Requires: High School Diploma/GED.  Food Safety, sanitation, and/or housekeeping experience required.  Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment desired.  Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.  Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in written form, and via radio.  Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.  Basic math skills.

Submit an Application for Employment to be considered for the available positions listed above. For questions or additional details about open production positions, contact Human Resources Department at 785-336-6132.

 

Position: QA Tech
Description: The Level I QA Technician position is intended to be a “starting” point, from which the technician is expected to advance to capability on both sides of the process before the two year “target”.   The Level I Technician should be capable of the required sampling and testing on either the processing or packaging side of the process with some assistance from the other QA technicians or Leads.  The Level I Technician should have a good working knowledge of Food Safety and Quality policies.
Posted Date : Dec 15,  2014
Requires: High school diploma/GED.  Willingness to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.  Excellent communication skills.  Basic math skills.  Ability to multi-task

Submit an Application for Employment to be considered for the available positions listed above. For questions or additional details about open production positions, contact the Human Resources Department at 785-336-6132.

 

Position: Food Safety Tech
Description:    Perform sanitation tasks from the Master Sanitation Checklist. These tasks include cleaning inside equipment and at heights, and require use of chemicals, tools and equipment requiring specific and specialized training.   Perform daily cleaning tasks as assigned by sanitation crew supervisor.  Keep the plant in a condition that maintains a standard approved by the American Institute of Baking (AIB) and all other regulatory inspectors by performing the following duties.  This position’s work schedule every week will include assigned days during the week and a plant down-day (weekend day) mandatory working as a complete Food Safety crew.
Posted Date: Dec 15,  2014
Requires:  High School Diploma /GED.  Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred. Basic Math skills.  Ability to multi-task.

Submit an Application for Employment to be considered for the available positions listed above. For questions or additional details about open production positions, contact the Human Resources Department at 785-336-6132.

 

**All positions at C.J. Foods, Inc. require employees to work in areas where they may be exposed to temperatures ranging from 50 to 100 degrees, depending on the season and workstation. In addition to climbing up and down vertical ladders, step ladders, and stairs to package and clean, constant walking and standing may also be required for the entire shift length. All production employees must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.