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Machine Operator III

  • Job Category: Manufacturing
  • Education: N/A
  • FT/PT: Full-Time
  • Company: Schwan's Company

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Job Description:

Machine Operator III - West Plant
Starting Wage: $23.50/hr
Primary Location: Salina, KS
Shift: 1st Shift

This is a full-time position within our manufacturing facility with opportunities for advancement!

Who we are!

Schwan's Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony's®, Big Daddy's®, Villa Prima and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith's® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan's, visit

What we are looking for:

Here at Schwan's Company, we put a high priority on having safe, clean, and healthy workspaces.

Are you a hard worker?

This job is in a fast-paced environment and will require you to be physically active! If you are able to do these active tasks, we want YOU to apply!

Lift up to 50 lbs - bending carrying pushing pulling and other activities as needed
Stand and walk on concrete for long periods of time
Work in cold and/or hot temperatures throughout the day
Work quickly and efficiently with hands continuously (reaching and performing repetitive hand wrist and arm motions)

We need someone who can:
Understand simple instructions, training materials, and product labeling
Perform basic math
Work different ranges of hours such as full-time, overtime, or weekend shifts (The hours for this position range anywhere from 0 to 60 hours per week)
Be a team player and interact professionally with co-workers

So what's this job all about?
This position is responsible for performing different assembly and packaging jobs in the processing of foods
Making quality products under sanitary conditions in the most efficient manner and on a timely basis
Unpacking raw materials; mixing ingredients; assembling product and packing finished goods
Ensuring that all products (from raw materials to finished product) meet company and government quality standards
Inspecting products; throwing out or fixing products as necessary; writing down the amount of waste as directed
Notifying supervisor of quality issues, ingredient/material problems, and/or equipment breakdowns
All work is done on a rotation; will rotate to other product lines in all facilities as needed
Keeping a straight product flow along conveyors
Assisting with training of new line attendants
Counting, packing, and inspecting finished product for correct label, cleanliness, and quality
Working in a wide range of temperatures and conditions and being exposed to moving mechanical parts
The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required, including but not limited to bump cap, safety glasses/goggles, face shield, face mask, ear plugs, hair and beard nets, gloves, and safety shoes or rubber boots
Performing all duties in compliance with existing USDA, OSHA, State, Federal, and company regulations, policies, and procedures (including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and safety regulations)
Conducting yourself in a manner consistent with the company mission, values, code of ethics, policies, and other standards of conduct

What we want to do for you?

Company Benefits:

We offer eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package designed to assist employees and their families with their financial security, health and well-being. In addition to a competitive base pay, we offer a variety of benefit programs.
Health, Life, Dental, and Vision Plans
Two weeks of paid vacation + holidays for new hires
Employee discounts on company products
Candidates with a high school diploma or equivalent are preferred
Candidates receiving offers of employment will be required to complete a post-offer, pre-placement background check, and drug screen

The employing subsidiaries of Schwan's Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected classes.

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Schwan's Company
3019 Scanlan Ave
Salina KS 67401

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