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Pawnee City Nebraska Position Openings

Plant 10

Salaried Positions:

Production Training Supervisor

Develop and implement improved training programs/systems with emphasis on Safety, Equipment and Operating Systems. Manage and schedule daily plant production, packaging and shipping in an efficient manner providing high quality products to our customers. Ensure all equipment is maintained to ensure operating efficiency. Develop and maintain training plans and guides for team members.  Provide effective leadership to maximize production while maintaining a high degree of employee satisfaction. Lead the weekly training process for new hires. Train new employees on business systems JDE and other safety training. Requires: Education level: High school diploma and/or GED required. Prefer a minimum of an Associates Degree in training. Supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment required. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form. Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner. Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, and percentages. Ability to multi-task. Applicants must submit a resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.
 

Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting. This position will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. The Accounting Manager supervises all accounting personnel and is responsible for managing the team to ensure that work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.  Requires: Education: Four-year college degree in Accounting or related field required. Experience: Five years prior accounting experience required.  Preference will be given to those with applicable supervisory experience in the financial reporting/general ledger area. Working knowledge of all generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel computer programs required. Previous experience with computerized ERP (JDE) system preferred.  Proficiency with computerized accounting system required. Excellent computer skills required. Must be able to pass a credit check along with a criminal background check. Applicants must submit a resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.
 

Production Shift Supervisors

Manage and schedule daily plant production, packaging and shipping in an efficient manner providing high quality products to our customers. Ensure all equipment is maintained to ensure operating efficiency. Develop and maintain training plans and guides for team members.  Provide effective leadership to maximize production while maintaining a high degree of employee satisfaction. Manage daily, employee activities such as timekeeping, PTO, overtime, and employee attendance.  Requires: High school diploma and/or GED.  Supervisory experience required, preferably in a manufacturing setting. Night shift 6 PM - 6 AM. 

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

 

Sr. Cost Accountant

Sr. Cost Accountant Position specifically responsible for maintenance of standard cost system, manufacturing accounting and analysis, variance reporting, and accurate bill of materials (BOM)/assemblies in a completely integrated MRP environment. Monitor, record, and analyze margins, cost of sales, and inventory activities to ensure timely and accurate reporting of related financial information. Maintain accurate cost accounting system. Audit responsibility for proper setup of new product SKUS and ingredients into accounting inventory system. Primary responsibility for setting up test run and newly commissioned SKUS on the accounting and inventory systems. Daily manufacturing responsibilities including processing closed work orders and sending out daily operation report to operations. Analyze and report on all ingredient costs, quantity adjustments & manufacturing variances by SKU, customer and profit center. Audit inventory and inventory processes in all locations. Financial Analysis: Assist in the development, analysis, and interpretation of statistical and accounting information in order to determine operating results in terms of profitability, performance against budget, and other matters bearing on the fiscal soundness and operating effectiveness of the organization. Monitor, record, and analyze margins, cost of sales, and inventory trends to ensure timely and accurate reporting of related financial information and make recommendations for strategic direction at the plant and corporate level. Analyze plant cost and pricing structures and make recommendations to management regarding cost saving or profit generating opportunities and profitability improvement strategies.  Identify trends and recommend improvements accordingly. Qualification Requirements: Minimum of three to five years prior accounting or cost accounting experience; preference will be given to those with applicable experience in cost accounting or manufacturing accounting background. Previous experience with computerized ERP (JDE) system preferred. Advanced, proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Excellent analytic problem solving and math skills required; display a good understanding of probability and statistics. Demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality and accuracy. Must be able to present numerical data effectively and be able to read and interpret written complex financial information. Excellent Written and Oral Communication skills required. Demonstrated planning/organizing skills required. Ability to multi-task in a time-sensitive, fast-paced environment. 

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

Hourly Positions

Position postings are updated on a weekly basis.  Please apply online via the links below or apply in person if you are interested in one of the positions listed.

Payroll Clerk

Responsible for data entry and timecard management of a bi-weekly payroll.  Assist in processing bi-weekly and special payrolls.  Responsible for verifying accuracy of the payroll processing of checks and direct deposit.  Includes processing expenses, deductions and changes to employee payroll records.  Maintain payroll information by collecting, calculating, and entering data.  Analyze, prepare and input payroll data. Review expense reports for accuracy and process reimbursements with payroll checks. Set up new employee benefit deductions and balance deduction accounts including health insurance, FSA medical and child care reimbursement accounts, employee loans and advances, supplemental insurance. Ability to work with all employees in a professional, courteous, and understanding manner.  Help employees understand payroll issues, timecards, and withholdings. Process pay changes for hourly and salary employees .Maintain payroll spreadsheets as needed. Prepare reports as needed. Maintains employee confidence and protects payroll operations by keeping information confidential. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.  Requires:  Education level: Associates Degree or, education plus experience will be considered. Experience: 2 years’ experience in accounting and / or payroll required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Excel is required. Excellent math skills required, including working with ratios, percentages, addition, subtraction, etc. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner. Applicants must submit a resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.

Accounts Receivable Clerk

Primary responsibility for accounts receivable system, including all invoicing of customers, production reports, order reconciliation, order entry, pricing updates, production work orders, standard cost updates, and backup for other office personnel. Requires: Education: High School Diploma Required. Two-year college degree in related field preferred.  May substitute experience in accounting for education on a year-for-year basis. Experience: Two years prior accounting experience desirable. Preference will be given to those with applicable experience. Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Excel required. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Excellent communication skills. Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner. Ability to multi-task. Applicants must submit a resume and a C.J. Foods, Inc. Application for Employment to be considered. Missing materials may disqualify a candidate from consideration.

Quality Assurance Tech

A 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. A Level II QA Technician understands and is capable of the required sampling and testing on both the extrusion and packaging side of the process with minimal assistance from the other QA Technician or the QA Lead. A Level III QA Technician understands and is proficient at all the various sampling and testing to the level of being a trainer for employees new to the job on both the extrusion and packaging side. The Level III Technician also assists with maintaining the laboratory equipment, verifying and documenting calibrations. QA Technician levels of II and up are also expected to not only know but also promote Quality and Food Safety policies and procedures to other departments on the plant floor. Job level will DOE. Positions available night shift (6pm-6am). 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.

Package Techs

Assist with packaging line set-up and operation. Package dry and semi-moist products for shipping or specialty packaging. Maintain product and packaging quality through visually inspecting finished product.  Ensure product, bags, wraps, seals, boxes and pallets meet highest quality standards. Responsible for immediately reporting all quality issues to the Packaging Lead or Production Supervisor. Positions available days (6am – 6pm) and nights (6pm-6am). Requires: High School Diploma/GED. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, Willing ness to work in a team environment. 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.

Packaging Operator

Direct all activities including 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.  Package product in bags, boxes, or bulk containers; label, and stack on pallets. Maintain product and packaging quality through visually inspecting finished product. Ensures product, bags, wraps, seals, boxes, and pallets meet highest quality standards.  Immediately report all quality issues to the Production Supervisor. Participates in full facility and equipment clean-up between product runs, as directed.  Responsible for machine set ups. Assist with QA data collection and calibrations. Ensure required paperwork is accurate and complete. Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  Shift: Positions available on day shift (6am - 6pm).  Requires: High School Diploma or GED. Experience in a manufacturing environment desired. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, and percentages. 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.

Food Safety Tech

Perform sanitation tasks from the Master Sanitation Checklist. 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 Food Safety Lead. Keep the plan in a condition that maintains a standard approved by CJ Foods and manufacturing practices. Inspect for, recognize, report, and correct conditions or presence of stored product pests, i.e. insects, rodents, and birds. Safely operate forklift, skid loader, bucket lift, and scissor lift to accomplish sanitation tasks. Shift: Positions available days (6am-6pm). Requires: High school diploma/GED. Food Safety, sanitation and/or housekeeping experience preferred. Basic math skills. Willing to work in a team environment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  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.

Extruder Operator

Ensure quality products are produced through the proper operation of extrusion and related equipment.  Set-up equipment and produce products using run sheets and written formulas. Direct and extrusion process and set-up skills as necessary. Assemble, calibrate, operate and monitor extruder and all auxiliary equipment. Inspect and evaluate equipment hourly; adjust equipment variables to meet equipment and product requirements. Frequently dumps/weighs, carries, and stacks up to 50 pound bags of ingredients and product. Operate forklift and hand held scanners to remove ingredients from inventory for use in production. Calculate rates and performance percentages from product runs. Responsible for all product quality attributes. Positions available on nights (6pm to 6am). Requires: High school diploma/GED.  Previous manufacturing experience desired.  Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, and percentages. Ability to multi-task.  Ability to read and follow simple written instructions.

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.

 

Plant 30

 

Salaried Positions:

Production Shift Supervisors

Manage and schedule daily plant production, packaging and shipping in an efficient manner providing high quality products to our customers. Ensure all equipment is maintained to ensure operating efficiency. Develop and maintain training plans and guides for team members.  Provide effective leadership to maximize production while maintaining a high degree of employee satisfaction. Manage daily, employee activities such as timekeeping, PTO, overtime, and employee attendance.  Requires: High school diploma and/or GED.  Supervisory experience required, preferably in a manufacturing setting. Night shift 6 PM - 6 AM. 

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

Hourly Positions:

Position postings are updated on a weekly basis.  Please apply online via the links below or apply in person if you are interested in one of the positions listed.

Extruder Operator

Ensure quality products are produced through the proper operation of extrusion and related equipment.  Set-up equipment and produce products using run sheets and written formulas. Direct and extrusion process and set-up skills as necessary. Assemble, calibrate, operate and monitor extruder and all auxiliary equipment. Inspect and evaluate equipment hourly; adjust equipment variables to meet equipment and product requirements. Frequently dumps/weighs, carries, and stacks up to 50 pound bags of ingredients and product. Operate forklift and hand held scanners to remove ingredients from inventory for use in production. Calculate rates and performance percentages from product runs. Responsible for all product quality attributes. Positions available nights (6pm - 6am). Requires: High school diploma/GED.  Previous manufacturing experience desired.  Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Basic math skills to include addition, subtraction, and percentages. Ability to multi-task.  Ability to read and follow simple written instructions.

Warehouse Tech

Ticket and store finished goods in warehouse. Track production to accurately fulfill customer orders.  Scan all materials used during shift. Safely operate forklift accurately and efficiently. Receive finished product form manufacturing lines and ticket by entering into computerized inventory system.  Responsible for inspecting finished product for stack quality, count and lot code accuracy. Operate Stretch Wrapper, Palletizer, and other warehouse equipment. Responsible for becoming familiar with product ticketing and customer requirements for palletization. Know where to get the information and how to interpret it. Able to issue raw ingredients to manufacturing and packaging. Communicate with Packaging Operators on pallet counts to ensure orders are filled correctly. Maintain assigned equipment. Participate in full facility and equipment clean up between product runs, as directed. Shift: Position available on night shift (6pm to 6am).  Requires: High School Diploma and/or GED. Experience in a manufacturing environment is desired. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Ability to communicate both verbally and in written form. Basic math skills including addition and subtraction.  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.

Food Safety Tech

Perform sanitation tasks from the Master Sanitation Checklist. 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 Food Safety Lead. Keep the plan in a condition that maintains a standard approved by CJ Foods and manufacturing practices. Inspect for, recognize, report, and correct conditions or presence of stored product pests, i.e. insects, rodents, and birds. Safely operate forklift, skid loader, bucket lift, and scissor lift to accomplish sanitation tasks. Shift: Positions available days (6am-6pm). Requires: High school diploma/GED. Food Safety, sanitation and/or housekeeping experience preferred. Basic math skills. Willing to work in a team environment. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  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.

Packaging Operator

Direct all activities including 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.  Package product in bags, boxes, or bulk containers; label, and stack on pallets. Maintain product and packaging quality through visually inspecting finished product. Ensures product, bags, wraps, seals, boxes, and pallets meet highest quality standards.  Immediately report all quality issues to the Production Supervisor. Participates in full facility and equipment clean-up between product runs, as directed.  Responsible for machine set ups. Assist with QA data collection and calibrations. Ensure required paperwork is accurate and complete. Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean work environment.  Shift: Positions available on day shift (6am - 6pm) and night shift (6pm - 6am)  Requires: High School Diploma or GED. Experience in a manufacturing environment desired. Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals. Basic math skills including addition, subtraction, and percentages. 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.

 

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**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.