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Packer (3rd Shift) - Sensible

Location
Mountville, PA
Other
Production
Job Description

Overview/Purpose:

The packer wraps or unwraps the product into a final, customer-ready container or a work-in-process container for further processing as required. Retail containers usually get packed into a case of specific count following the initial wrapping stage.

To assure that finished packaged goods are inserted into proper cartons/containers.

Tasks are to be completed while maintaining the highest safety, food safety and quality, cost, and GMP standards in a high-speed manufacturing environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sets up boxes and or bags or containers in preparation for the placement of unwrapped finished products or unwrapped bulk material for further processing.
  • Ensure containers are correctly labeled and items are oriented per specification.
  • Maintains proper count of pieces and number of containers packed in a case.
  • Applies special notes for container integrity and the specified placement code date or other labels or markings.
  • Maintain a safe and sanitary environment during the shift and will perform clean-up duties at the close of the shift.
  • Responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues and initiating action as necessary.

Follow all Food Safety guidelines, such as, but not limited to:
  • GMP's
  • Allergen Program
  • Quality
  • HACCP
  • Sanitation
  • Safety


Qualifications

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Possess manual dexterity to manipulate boxes, bags, and cases.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds to shoulder height on an intermittent basis.
  • Possess basic math calculation skills
  • Understanding of basic principles of the SQF program and other food safety policies/procedures

Physical Demands:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Stooping and bending
  • Fingering -computer keyboard
  • Hearing - ordinary speech
  • Climbing stairs and ladders

Work Environment:
  • Primarily, the manufacturing environment
  • Average ambient temperature of 85 degrees
  • Some exposure to fluorescent lights
  • Exposure to manufacturing equipment hazards, especially forklifts
  • Standing and walking on concrete floors
  • Frequently exposed to a variety of dust particles
  • Forklift Traffic
  • Lifting and carrying up to 50lbs

Potential Hazards:
  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Bumps, bruises
  • Proximity to energized, moving equipment
  • Sprains, strains

Hazard Controls:
  • Training in housekeeping techniques and alertness to changes in the workplace.
  • Training concerning the movement of powered devices.
  • Training concerning moving parts of packing equipment
  • Training concerning lifting and bending techniques

Compensation and Benefits:
  • New starting wage is $16.00 per hour (commensurate with experience and location). *Note that rate could change based on a shift schedule.
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Disability coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Legal and identity protection insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Tuition assistance
  • Adoption assistance
  • 401(k)
  • PTO
  • Parental Leave

Hain Celestial is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. The Company does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, expression, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

If you need accommodations for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an e-mail to talent@hain.com or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.
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