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Production Associate ($1000 Sign On Bonus) Hiring Immediately!

The J.M. Smucker Company

This is a Contract position in Bloomsburg, PA posted August 30, 2021.

Production Associate Job Highlights

Are you looking for a long-term career with an awesome and well-known company? The J.M. Smucker Company (Smucker’s) in the Bloomsburg area is hiring Production Associates for entry level positions. We are excited to be hiring candidates that are looking for an AWESOME, long-term, career opportunity with huge growth potential!

What you will do as a Production Associate?

  • Follow all safety policies and procedures
  • Produce high quality products in a safe and healthful manner
  • Attendance is a priority
  • Ability to work in all areas of production and packaging, as assigned, which includes 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
  • Ability to recognizes unsafe working conditions and suggests new safety standards when needed
  • Ability to operate material handling equipment, sanitation equipment, basic hand tools
  • Ability to identify visual defects and make corrections as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic machinery and process issues
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules, rotations, hours and overtime as needed
  • And other duties as assigned

What will you bring to the Production Associate position?

  • High-school degree or GED (high school) equivalent is required
  • Six months of positive work history is preferred
  • Ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, GMP’s and general instructions
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic use of a computer for inputting data
  • Critical thinking skills and problem solving
  • Minimum of 20/40 vision in each eye with or without corrective lenses – must pass a standard eye exam
  • Required to stand and walk at minimum 90% of the time
  • Work 12 hour rotating shifts (day to night shifts)
  • Occasionally lift/push/pull or carry up to fifty (50) pounds and should be able to lift 30-35 pounds on a frequent basis
  • Ability to squat or kneel and to bend on a frequent basis
  • Ability to work in a cold ( -10 F) Freezer environment as needed
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to flour and yeast, oils and peanut butter as well as other material
  • Ability to climb steps on a frequent basis
  • May be required to enter confined spaces occasionally
  • Repetitive motion, reaching, handling/feeling frequently- about 60-90% of time
  • Hearing protection is required

Production Associate Benefits

  • Up to $22.27/hour
  • Will depend based on experience
  • $1000 Sign on Bonus + $1000 Retention Bonus (after 6 months)
  • Medical, Dental Vision Day 1
  • 401K match (employee puts in 6%, company matches 7%)
  • 120 hours of PTO
  • 32 hours of Personal/Sick
  • 11 Paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance after 1 year
  • Paid parental leave

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.