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Material Handler

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that, because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure. Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs. Join us.


At the Caterpillar facility in Wamego, Kansas, we take pride in working together to safely build quality attachments that enhance the productivity and utility of Caterpillar machines, equipping them for a wide range of tasks and operating requirements. As a Manufacturing Technician (known internally as a Manufacturing Specialist) at Caterpillar’s Wamego, Kansas facility, you will perform a variety of processes using varied machines and/or hand tools.

Basic Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age or older
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs
Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
Ability to work a regular schedule where daily attendance and punctuality are required
Ability to safely perform work accurately and thoroughly
Ability to stand for prolonged periods, performing repetitive work
Ability to produce quality work at a sustained pace
Demonstrates ability to work in a team environment and work effectively with people regardless of age, gender, race, religion or job type
Demonstrates ability to follow directions and standard work
Available to work from 5:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. during the introductory training period
Top candidate will have:

Previous warehouse or material handling experience
STARTING PAY RATE- 1st Shift: $16.54

1st Shift HOURS: 5:00AM-3:30PM, M-TH

(potential for overtime on Friday)

Being a member of our team is rewarding!

Total Rewards Package available from DAY ONE includes:

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
Health savings account (HSA)
Flexible Spending Accounts
Short and long term disability coverage
Life Insurance
Healthy Lifestyle Program
Employee Assistance Programs
401K with 6% company match
Annual 401K employer contribution of 3%-5%
In addition to Caterpillars Total Rewards Package, you will also receive:

Potential for Quarterly Bonuses
Overtime based on business need
Paid holidays and paid time off
Bereavement, Jury Duty, Military Duty Paid Benefits, Parental Leave, Adoption Benefits
Potential for annual pay increase based on performance
Full Personal Protective Equipment provided
Caterpillar shirts provided for work
Professional development to help advance your career

Apply online: https://careers.caterpillar.com/en/jobs/job/r0000202625-material-handler/

Final Details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers .

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network here .

EEO/AA Employer. All qualified individuals – Including minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities – are encouraged to apply.

Not ready to apply? Submit your information to our Talent Network here .

Production Labor Workers

PTMW, Inc. is under new management and is growing rapidly! We are currently hiring for multiple 1st shift Production Worker positions and is seeking qualified individuals with construction and assembly experience to work in our production facility.

Competitive Compensation (DOE) with pay starting at $17 per hour
Health Insurance: Medical & Dental (BCBS) + Vision (Eyemed)
STD & LTD Options
Paid Time Off: Vacation, Personal, Birthday + Paid Holidays
Employee Bonus Programs: Years of Service, Perfect Attendance, Employee Referral & Rapid Rewards
Company Perks: GreatLife Membership (Fitness, Golf & More), KC Royals Day, Monthly Birthday Treats, Quarterly Company Lunches
401K with Employer Contribution Match Dollar for Dollar Up to 4%
STD & LTD Options
Company Paid Life Insurance
AFLAC and Mutual of Omaha Insurance Options
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
*Conditions/terms apply to select benefits and incentives and will be covered in full prior to hire. For additional details, please feel free to reach out.

Construction & Assembly Experience
Ability to Read Blue Prints & a Tape Measure
Understanding of Power Hand Tools Use
Capable of Lifting 100 lbs.
Quality Mindset and Self-Motivated
High Attendance Record


Compensation begins at $17/hour. Ready to apply? Call: 785-232-7792 In Person: 5040 NW US Highway 24, Topeka, KS 66618 (Between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.) You may also send your resume to sditch@ptmw.com.


Manufacturing Assistant – Laborer

This position would be working in a Limestone fabrication facility. Basic duties include , moving, cutting, and transporting Cottonwood limestone. Experience with overhead cranes, forklifts, and belt saws would be a plus.

Work hours are flexible for the right employee – either full or part-time, 8 to 5 pm and weekend hours are also available.

Starting salary $14/hour or more depending on experience. Benefits include full healthcare after three months ( must be working 30 hours a week to qualify) and a matching IRA after one year.

Call to schedule an in-person interview – (785) 234.8634 and ask for Michelle or Christine. You also may send your resume to Mahoferer@gmail.com.  

Process Technician

-Troubleshoot issues and perform minor repairs.
-Work with production equipment to maximize run times.
-Communicate with others as necessary to keep them informed of maintenance issues and activities.
-Perform work safely and ensure good housekeeping practices and procedures are followed.
-Be a role model of our Values (Partnerships, Excellence, Growth, Safety) and Behaviors (United, Focused, Accountable, Agile).

$19.50 + shift differential; $600 Bonus at 6 months; Profit Share Bonus

Apply online at berryglobal.com/careers or apply on Indeed (filter Lawrence, KS).

Lawrence Plant Material Handler

Why Smucker is the Place for You
You deserve a positive and encouraging work environment. One that allows you to deliver your best work while enjoying each day. That is exactly what you will find at Smucker.

Inspired by our unique culture, we are determined to support every employee as part of our commitment to be an employer of choice. Highlights include:

– Comprehensive benefits package effective first day of employment, including: medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) Savings Plan with up to 7% Company match, 3 weeks paid vacation, 12 paid company holidays plus 4 personal days, Parental leave, Perfect Attendance Bonus, and Annual Holiday Bonus
– Ensuring a collaborative and friendly workplace – an environment you will look forward to coming into each day

Your Opportunity
At Smucker, we view our manufacturing operations as the heart of our efforts to deliver food people and pets love. It is foundational to our commitment to provide safe, high-quality products our consumers count on for themselves and their families. With this, we believe passionately in promoting manufacturing as a career. That means ensuring continued growth and development opportunities to help you expand your skills while providing an enjoyable and supportive environment.

In this role you will:

– Transfer finished products from production lines to racks in the warehouse with emphasis on safety, quality and speed in support of the manufacturing of products such as Kibbles ‘n Bits, Gravy Train, Ol’ Roy
– Load finished products from the warehouse according to orders for distribution centers and customer needs
– Maintain sanitation and safety at excellent levels in the warehouse

The Right Role For You
Are you motivated by the chance to help provide quality products consumers count on every day? Are you interested in working with a collaborative team to get the job done while learning new skills? If so, you are exactly who we are looking for to join our Company!

What we’re looking for:

– High school diploma or equivalent required
– Knowledge of forklift operations to ensure a smooth transition of product to keep damage at a minimum
– Fundamental knowledge of palletizer operation
– A proven track record of good attendance and consistent performance delivering consistent safety and quality
– Capability to work well in a team environment and be willing to help solve problems and implement solutions


– Able to operate, perform basic physical activities: climbing, standing, bending, twisting, and moving around stairs, ladders, platforms and various equipment
– Able to lift objects up to 65 pounds frequently
– Must be able to effectively read, comprehend, interpret, record, and apply information from documents
– Qualified candidates may be required to complete an assessment

Starting rate is $22.05/hour. Apply online by visiting SmuckerManufacturing.com, click on Explore Open Positions and search for Lawrence.  

Firearms Assemblers & Warehouse Associates

Preferred Skills:
Experience working in a warehouse
Essential Job Functions:

Examine shipment contents and compare with records such as manifests, invoices or orders to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipments.
Prepares documents, such as work orders, bills of lading and shipping orders to route materials
Determine shipping method for materials, using knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates.
Record shipment data, such as weight, charges, space availability, and damages and discrepancies for reporting, accounting and recordkeeping purposes.
Affix shipping labels on packed cartons.
Assemble wooden or cardboard containers to selects preassembled containers.
Insert items into containers, using spacers, fillers and protective padding.
Unpack and examine incoming shipments, records shortages/missing items and damaged items.
Examine outgoing shipments to ensure shipments meet specifications.
Maintain inventory of shipping materials and supplies.
Operate forklift and hand-trucks to move or hoist shipments to and from receiving platform to storage or work area.
Conduct periodic cycle counts and inventory.
Remove shipping cartons/refuse in the warehouse.
Maintain a clean and orderly environment in the warehouse.
Notify supervisory personnel of problems with shipments/orders.
Maintain product stock in work area.
Complete other tasks assigned by supervisors.
Complete all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner
Timely and regular attendance is required to ensure work flow is not interrupted.
Assist all employees in department in completing their work when necessary.
Maintain a clean and organized work area.
Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: The following are the physical requirements of this position, which all workers filling the position must be able to do or withstand each day:

Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50
pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects
Vision: The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; Ability to see color.
Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for sustained periods of time.
Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers.
Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, or gases.
Employment Requirements:

Ability to legally possess firearms under applicable laws
Must be at least 18 years old
Must know basic firearm safety
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Must be able to pass criminal background test and drug test
Must be extremely accurate
Must be proficient in spoken and written English
Must possess computer skills, proficient with Microsoft Outlook, and Word
Ability to use email and phone extensions
Demonstrate a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
Must have the ability to multi task, effectively manage time and prioritize responsibilities
Must be punctual, meticulous and reliable
Must be able to work 8-hours daily, 5-days weekly, Monday through Friday
Must be able to work overtime when required
Must possess a valid driver’s license

Compensation ranges from $15-$17/hour with monthly bonus opportunities.

Submit applications here: https://www2.appone.com/Search/Search.aspx?ServerVar=cz-usa.appone.com.

Quality Assurance Technician – FT/PT

General Summary
Monitors key process control points during production operations. Documents and reports any food safety or quality issues so that corrective actions can be taken.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
1. Calibrates production scales according to the facility’s Calibration Program.
2. Performs process monitoring and verification checks on Dressings, Work-In-Process and finished products according to the facility’s Food Safety Plan and Quality Plan.
3. Verifies the facility’s environment such as temperature throughout the production facility, sanitizer concentrations and others as assigned.
4. Observes employee practices, documents and coaches good manufacturing practices.
5. Performs filling and packaging verification checks according to the facility’s Food Safety Plan and Quality Plan.
6. Collects samples of in-process intermediates for testing.
7. Completes Hold Tags and Cooling Tags, if appropriate, to isolate non-conforming ingredients or products.
8. Participates in daily product review of key sensory attributes of finished products.
9. Attends monthly Safety / Food Safety trainings and other training as assigned.
Job Specifications
1. High school diploma or 1+ years’ work experience is required.
2. Ability to read, write and speak in English is required.
3. Regular attendance and punctuality are required.
Working Conditions
1. Food processing, warehouse and food laboratory environment.
2. The environment may be wet or dry and temperatures may range from 25°F to 110°F.
3. Exposure to hazardous materials.
4. Ability to climb ladders, bend, reach and occasionally lift of up to 40 lbs. may be required.
5. Production demands may require overtime and/or evening or weekend scheduling.

Compensation begins at $14.50/hour plus $1 shift differential for 2nd and 3rd shift. Apply online at www.resers.com/careers or in person at the Recruiting Office at 3728 SE 6th Street in Topeka. 


Listing expires on Monday November 15th, 2021

Shipping / Receiving Clerk

Hours: Monday – Friday 4:45 AM – 12:45 PM

Job Summary

The purpose of this role is to ship and receive products and to replenish back stock and pick locations with product.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Receive and unload product from transports
Store product and follow established rotation procedures
Replenish product on pallets and rollers in pick locations
Load transports for delivery to customer accounts
Maintain accurate records of incoming and outgoing shipments
Maintain warehouse standards of operation including safety, cleanliness, and procedures
Perform other duties as necessary
Job Requirements

Sufficient formal or informal education to insure the ability to read and write at a level required for successful job performance
Knowledge of warehouse operations
A valid forklift and pallet jack certification
Effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to provide attention to detail
Able to work independently
Work Environment and Equipment

Work generally takes place in a warehouse setting. Exposure to hot indoor temperatures during summer months. Long and irregular hours during peak seasons.

Compensation is negotiable based on experience. We offer an excellent benefits package. To apply, to go ttps://linpepco.com/job/pepsi-shipping-receiving-clerk-topeka-job-711/ .

Company Overview and EEO Statement

LinPepCo is a Pepsi-Cola independent distributor and has more than 35 years of soft drink and vending product distribution experience. Our company includes five soft drink franchises in the Midwest, a full-line vending company, a full service coffee company and a refrigeration division that specializes in equipment service leasing. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at LinPepCo will be based on merit, qualifications, skills and other relevant criteria. LinPepCo does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


This Delivery Truck Driver / Customer Representative job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the job. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. The employer has the right to revise this job description at any time. The job description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.

Listing expires on Friday August 27th, 2021

General Laborers- Manufacturing

Key Staffing & Premier Employment Solutions are seeking candidates to fill general labor manufacturing positions at an innovative Topeka metal fabricating company! Candidates needed to start ASAP. Full-time positions offering $15/hr!

Call Key Staffing at: 785-272-9999
Email: emma.highfill@keystaffing.com
Apply Online: https://jobs.keystaffing.com/WL52BaseP12/main.aspx?action=SearchOpportunitiesDetail&mode=initial&id=30827&index=6

Listing expires on Thursday May 20th, 2021