Plant Technician in Orrville OH

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The J.M. Smucker Company
Plant Technician
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Orrville OH
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Job Types:
Prod./Plant Management, Production Worker
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For more than 120 years, The J. M. Smucker Company has been committed to offering consumers quality products that bring families together to share memorable meals and moments. Today, Smucker is a leading marketer and manufacturer of consumer food and beverage products and pet food and pet snacks in North America with annual net sales of approximately $8 billion. In consumer foods and beverages, its brands include Smucker&##39;s, Folgers, Jif, Dunkin&##39; Donuts, Crisco, Pillsbury, R.W. Knudsen Family, Hungry Jack, Caf Bustelo, Martha White, truRoots, Sahale Snacks, Robin Hood, and Bick&##39;s. In pet food and pet snacks, its brands include Meow Mix, Milk- Bone, Kibbles &##39;n Bits, Natural Balance, and 9Lives. 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 the Company, visit

TITLE Plant Technician

Orrville, OH


  • Can safely and effectively operate, maintain, and troubleshoot high speed packaging and processing equipment to produce Company products
  • Meet all safety expectations including wearing the required personnel protective equipment and follow all safe practices
  • Collect and analyze data using skills in applied math
  • Can safely operate tow motor and maintain proper licensing requirements
  • Perform basic and routine maintenance activities
  • Able to lead small groups on basic maintenance activities
  • Able to work outside normal scheduled hours and OT to perform required maintenance
  • Use basic hand and power tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, drills etc.
  • Operate a computer keyboard to input and access data
  • Work in a team environment and flow to the work and assist others
  • Perform other duties that are within skill capability
  • Meet Company&##39;s expectations of its&##39; Basic Beliefs: Quality, People, Ethics, Growth, & Independence


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


  • Previous work experience in a food manufacturing or industrial environment is a plus


  • Have good attendance record and able to comply with attendance policy
  • Demonstrated background of mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to work on an 8 or 12 hour shift on a 7-day schedule per week
  • Able to work with and around cleaning chemicals and perform all sanitation duties
  • Able to operate, perform "basic and routine maintenance," and troubleshoot equipment which includes the following physical activities: climbing, standing, bending, twisting and moving around stairs, ladders, platforms and various packaging and processing equipment
  • Able to lift objects up to 75 pounds frequently
  • Must be a self-directed worker, capable of working in a team environment to solve problems and implement solutions
  • Must be able to effectively read, comprehend, interpret, record and apply information from documents (i.e. equipment manuals, SOP&##39;s, policies, etc)

Qualified candidates will be required to pass an applied math and a technical aptitude testing.

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