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1st, 2nd, & 3rd Shift Production Technicians


Location Ripon, WI
Posted 252 days ago -
Type: Full-time Permanent
Reference ID: 106502


You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work while you develop and grow. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker. In this role you will help us in delivering the most popular fruit spreads in the industry to consumers who are passionate about our brands.

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Shift Production Technicians
Processing and Packaging Departments

Starting pay: $16.80 to $18.30/hour

• 1st Shift – 6:00 am – 2:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
• 2nd Shift - 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm (Monday – Friday)
• 3rd Shift – 10:00 pm – 6:00 am (Sunday – Thursday)

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Processing - ingredient preparation and batch processing of jams, jellies, preserves, & condiments for all production lines.  Responsible for: startups, normal operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, shutdown, cleaning, sanitation, and inspection.
  • Packaging – Safely operates and maintains all packaging equipment.  Responsible for: equipment setup, changeovers, assembly, centerlines, startups, normal operation, troubleshooting, maintenance, shutdown, cleaning, sanitation, and inspection.
  • Applying HACCP, plant quality, plant GMPs, and food safety requirements to the daily performance of the job
  • Ensuring that all operating systems necessary to ensure food safety, quality, and sanitation processes are functioning properly while supporting all Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives
  • Troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance and quality checks on processing equipment while maintaining documentation and production records
  • Supporting Total Employee Involvement (TEI) by participating in Leadership roles, System Ownership and other continuous improvement initiatives intended to promote improved plant performance




Are you a driven professional with a passion for delivering results while expanding your skillset and enhancing your expertise? Are you eager to share your opinions (and have them heard) and make a positive impact through your work? Do you share in our dedication to continuous improvement and growth? If so, you are the type of professional we are looking for to join our Company!

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Process improvement knowledge and proven mechanical aptitude
  • Strong organizational skills, is detail oriented and able to work independently on a self-sufficient team
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, computer skills and problem-solving capabilities
  • The ability to lift 75 pounds on a regular basis and stand for extended hours