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Production: $19.90-$29.00 Per Hour

Maintenance/Electrician:  $36.31 Per Hour

Team Lead Positions in Production, Warehouse, and Quality

Location:  Buffalo, NY


Why Milk-bone?

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Better Benefits

Weekly paychecks, paid lunch breaks, generous vacation & holidays, uniforms, health, dental, vision, life, disability, 401k with company match, pension, pet insurance, product discounts.

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Better Training

Paid 6-week hybrid in-person and computer-based training program with certified trainers. 

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Better Culture

Since 1957 dedicated staff have been producing MILK-BONE treats right here in Buffalo, NY! As part of the JM Smucker family of products, we strive to make the foods people and pets love. 

About the Job

Do you like variability in your work? 

You will have the opportunity to work in a variety of jobs on different shifts week-to-week, mainly 2nd and 3rd shifts.  Jobs include:  Blender, Baker, Packer, Material Warehouse Worker (fork-lift experience is a plus!), Airveyor, Receiver.

Do you have a desire to work with state-of-the-art equipment?

This is a high-speed manufacturing environment with an opportunity to work with automation (including robots) processes and operating highly technical equipment.

Are you looking for overtime?

This position has plenty of opportunities for overtime averaging 52-60 hours per week including some weekends.

Do you have a desire to work for an organization with World Class Safety & Food Quality?

This position requires a commitment to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and a high culture of safety.

Do you excel in working as part of a team?

Work with highly experienced team across 7 floors of a historic Buffalo facility to produce high quality products in a safe and healthful manner.  Our core value is a Commitment to Each Other; a belief in WOOF!  “We Own Our Future”.

Do you have a love for dogs?

Produce world class dog treats for the furry members of our family.


  • Manufacturing experience preferred but not required
  • Ability to work as a team with impeccable interpersonal and communication skills
  • Engaged love of quality work with a continuous improvement mindset
  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Associate degree preferred
  • Frequent communication through verbal and visual interpretation of documents such as safety rules, GMP’s, and general instructions
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out both oral and written instructions
  • Working knowledge of highly technical industrial digital computer manufacturing equipment and programmable logic controllers (PLCs) desired

Physical Demands

  • Regular standing / walking a minimum of 70% of job
  • Work 8-hour shifts with maximum of 16-hour shifts required at times
  • Regularly lift fifty (50) pounds
  • Frequently squat, kneel, and bend
  • Frequently climb steps
  • Regularly work in hot environment (around ovens) and transition to a colder environment
  • Tolerate exposure to flour and yeast materials
  • Ability to perform the essential job functions identified above consistent with safety standards and practices with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high
The work environments characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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