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Reser's Fine Foods Plant Training Specialist in Topeka, Kansas

Reser's Fine Foods is one of the nation's premiere manufacturers of high-quality refrigerated foods including deli salads, side dishes, chip dips, tortillas and Mexican snacks for families across the United States and Canada. Reser's manufactures thousands of products! Some of our brands include Reser's, Mrs. Kinsers, Don Pancho, Baja Café, and Stonemill Kitchens. You will see our mouth-watering products in supermarkets, restaurants and local outlets across the nation!

Under limited supervision, ensures that employees are being onboarded, trained and making appropriate progress to be successful in their position.

  1. Works with newly hired and new temporary assignment Production employees to facilitate onboarding ensuring employees are educated on our products, key workplace and food safety practices and expectations of their specific role.

  2. Partners directly with leadership and key departments to establish and document training protocols that continue to develop and support the on boarding process.

  3. Assists Production management team in providing additional feedback and suggestions on what training may be missing or needed to effectively onboard and retain new employees.

  4. May provide progression training for employees upon advancement to new roles, training on the skills, functions, and processes associated with each position.

  5. Coaches newly trained employees on successful day-to-day functional operations supporting safety, quality and productivity

  6. May observe and coach production employees as deemed appropriate based on daily interactions and observations.

  7. Provides oversight for compliance training completed through the Learning Management System for the facility, documents training related activities to ensure accurate record keeping

  8. Serves as a resource for Production employees whenever there are questions of any kind pertaining to work processes, operation of machinery, food safety and workplace safety.

  9. Serves as support to Supervisors and Leads in providing information on day-to-day operations i.e. shifts hours, break times, the production Chain of Command, where tools and work aides are stored, safety issues, quality issues etc.

  10. May provides retraining to employees after injuries, near misses or procedural changes as needed.

Job Specifications

  1. High School diploma or equivalent experience.

  2. 2-5 years Food Manufacturing experience is preferred with knowledge of the machinery used on the production floor.

  3. Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills required.

  4. Must have strong interpersonal skills and high level of emotional intelligence.

  5. Experience in Maintenance or Sanitation a plus.

  6. Lock out Tag out and Forklift authorized training/certification preferred.

  7. English/Spanish bilingual a plus.

Working Conditions

  1. Refrigerated food manufacturing plant.

  2. Environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.

  3. Repetitive lifting, kneeling, and bending with packages in excess of 40 lbs may be periodically required in the training process.

  4. Requires walking and standing for long periods of time while facilitating training.

  5. Production demands may require overtime and/or evening or weekend scheduling.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!

ID: 2021-3023

External Company Name: Reser's Fine Foods, Inc.

External Company URL: www.resers.com

Street: 3728 SE 6th St

Post End Date: 12/31/2021

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