Manufacturing Production Positions

Job Locations US-KS-Topeka
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/14/2020 9:00 AM)
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Starting wage is $16.25.  Based on our schedule, which includes 8 hours of overtime per pay period, your average hourly rate is $17 per hour worked. 

Raises are determined by how quickly you learn and show proficiency.  The right candidates can apply themselves and progress by almost $2 per hour within the first year, with continued opportunities for raises and promotions!!

Futamura is committed to its employees and their families by offering one of the most competitive benefits packages in the market.  We can likely beat your current company on insurance premium costs, levels of coverage, out of pocket expenses and savings toward retirement.  They’re too good to cover in detail in an ad.  If you are selected for an interview we can provide you with the details.  Compare our plan to what you are currently paying; we can likely increase your care and save you some money in your paycheck!


Medical Insurance

401K + Company Match

Dental Insurance

Profit-Sharing Contribution

Vision Insurance

Prescription Benefits

Vacation Pay

Company-Paid Disability Insurance

Holiday Pay

Company-Paid Life Insurance

Sick Pay

Flexible Spending Account

This position works in our Viscose Manufacturing, Casting or Coating Departments. 


We make NatureFlex and Cellophane packaging films.  These are biodegradable and compostable products to help reduce plastic pollution around the world!  Since they are made from renewal wood pulp as a raw material, we essentially make transparent paper.  Join us and we will show you how.


Compostable packaging is a rapidly expanding market.  As a result Futamura is in the process of a major expansion and has increased our production by over 50% in 2020.    We are looking for good people with a drive for advancement to come join our team. 

The Futamura Group was established in Japan in 1950 and is now a global operation specializing in high added value packaging products. Our products are shipped around the world and utilized by major brands and specialized markets. 




Our production positions work in one or more areas of the manufacturing process to ensure that we meet the expectations of our customers in the areas of production, timeliness and quality of the film we produce.

Duties include:

  • Monitor and maintain control of production equipment in assigned areas
  • Perform quality checks in the manufacturing process and report issues
  • Enter data onto computers and log sheets
  • Operate hoists in selected areas
  • Prepare quality samples consistently in a timely manner
  • Perform job duties such as tracking, recording, measuring and adjusting machine performance
  • Follow all safety and housekeeping procedures in assigned department
  • Other duties as assigned


Applicants should possess the following qualifications:

  • Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts
  • Maintain regular attendance
  • Strong focus on safety
  • The ability to think independently, while working within company structures and guidelines
  • History of teamwork and cooperation
  • Skilled in positions requiring attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally based on assigned area


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