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Packer - 2nd Shift in Lancaster, PA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 7/13/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Lancaster, PA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


PA Lancaster

Job Type:

Production Packaging

Job Posting Title:

Packer - 2nd Shift

Job Description:


Maintains production and sanitary conditions by removing product from conveyor, inspecting product, hand packing into cartons, and performing described duties. This position is responsible for performing of their respective duties in order to meet company expectations in regards to food safety, quality, personal safety, cost, housekeeping and sanitation.  All employees will conduct themselves in a professional and businesslike manner at all times


  • Ensures that product is free from contamination by following rules of good manufacturing practices for disease control, personal practices, and uniform policy.
  • Ensures product protection by checking package integrity for good seals, proper price, code date, tape color, and product quality according to standard procedures #16 and #17 of Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points (HACCP).
  • Ensures good manufacturing procedures by following housekeeping standards.
  • Works in a team to pack product by assembling boxes, taking sealed bags of product off automated conveyor line, taping boxes and placing on skid; pull sealed cases off automated packaging lines; or filling kegs and placing lids on containers.
  • Stack sealed cases on skids according to stacking procedures under product pallet patterns and diagrams.
  • Recognizes problems; shuts down machine and/or alerts machine operator according to standard procedures.
  • Collects overruns in tubs and caddie bags and dumps as necessary according to standard procedures.
  • Prepares cases for use on the next shift by stickering information on the side of the box to include brand name, quantity in case, weight of gag, product type, if no salt, and UPC code from back of the bag.
  • Ensures efficient and quality production and positive employee relations by complying with all employment policies, rules, regulations, safety procedures, good manufacturing procedures, product protection standards and actively participating in all training requirements.
  • Follows and enforces standards for food safety and food quality production reflected in SQF as well as the regulations of major vendors and governmental agencies such as OSHA, FDA and EPA and assures associates are consistently trained in these standards and comply with all requirements

Additional Tasks:  Contributes to team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed. Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building rapport; and participating in problem solving methods.

Job Qualifications

Essential knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • Ability to keep up with fast-paced conveyor line.
  • Mental alertness to identify quality issues.
  • Ability to understand and follow standard procedures.
  • Ability to identify words and numbers.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Ability to notify machine operators or supervisor of production problems.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to walk, taste, and smell.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and color vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and extreme heat. The noise level is representative of a production environment.  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    This job description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills efforts, or working conditions associated with the job; it is intended to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development, and compensation. The incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.

Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.