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Pawnee City Nebraska Position Openings

Plant 10

Salaried Positions:

Training Specialist

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. Train all new hires during our weekly new hire orientation process Wednesday – Friday. Train new employees on JDE computer systems and other various safety and operations 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.

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.

Quality Assurance Specialist

Continuous improvement of plant floor quality systems; review of quality and plant floor documentation, routine data notifications to clients, training and standardization of quality policies and procedures; food safety compliance; quality analytical testing; equipment calibration, and communication. Requires: Education level: high school diploma or GED required; experience in a clerical & manufacturing preferred. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, attention to detail. Ability to organize data and create meaningful reports from that data. 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. 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.

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. 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. 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.

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. 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.

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. Positions 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.

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.  Position available nights (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.

Plant 30

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.

Maintenance Technician

Supports the manufacturing facilities in all areas of the manufacturing process. Maintains the highest levels of productivity, efficiency, safety, quality, and sanitation. Form, fabricates and assembles components for experimental projects, and repairs and modifies existing machines/equipment/ facilities to ensure reliable, consistent operation according to directions, specifications and approval of supervision.Positions available nights (6pm – 6am). Requires: High school diploma/GED. One year experience in manufacturing environment preferred. Technical expertise, communication skills, and the ability to problem solve. 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.

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. Positions 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.

Ingredient Meat Tech

Responsible for the meat room set-up and operation. Responsible for operating the meat grinding system up to and including the metal detector, block breaker, emulsifier and mixer. Transfer 40 lb. blocks to a conveyor at waist height. Understand written instruction and basic math to calculate ingredient ratios based on production run. Safely operate forklift. Responsible for timely product changeover and equipment set-up. Help maintain a safe and clean work environment. Participate in full facility and equipment clean-up between product runs, as directed. Operate shag truck. Position available nights (6pm – 6am). Requires:  High school diploma and/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.  Ability to lift 40 lbs. on a continual basis.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.  Position available nights (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.

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. Position available 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.

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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.