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Packaging Machine Operator (3rd Shift) - Terra

Mountville, PA
Job Description


To ensure specification product is packaged in a safe,sanitary,andtimelymanner. To supervise thepackers,operatethe packing machine, and pack products according to schedule and specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Conduct pre-start safety and sanitation inspections per instructions and record results
  • Set up and start various conveyor belts and machinery
  • Select and properly thread packaging film into vertical form and fill machine
  • Assure that packaging machine is at proper settings and speeds and document
  • Assure that product weigh scales are in proper order and document
  • Assure proper code dates are on the package and document
  • Make mechanical adjustments to the machine to obtain proper parameters
  • Conduct various quality control checks per instruction and document
  • Identifyand isolate out of specification finished goods
  • Write work orders for broken or unacceptable conditions
  • Keep work area neat and clean and perform preliminary clean-up of equipment at shutdown
  • Supervise packers and help to assign their duties
  • Train packers on packing policies,specifications,and procedures
  • Follow GMP's, Food Safety Policies , and Procedure
  • Other miscellaneous (helping the team, assisting where is needed)


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved oral instructions
  • Ability to make simple math calculations and measurements
  • Ability to use basic tools and make simple mechanical adjustments
  • Willingness to work in a hot, humid, and noisy environment
  • Willingness to work independently with minimum instructions
  • Willingness to work some weekends and overtime as needed
  • Ability to read and speak basic English
  • Adhere to allGMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)Procedures
  • Maintain records and communicate and correct out of control conditions
  • Read and understand basic flow charts
  • Wear all required protective equipment
  • Obey all food and human safety rules and regulations
  • Comply withall company policies and regulations

Physical Demands:
  • Sitting5%
  • Walking35%
  • Standing60%
  • Stooping and bending
  • Fingering-computer keyboard
  • Hearing-ordinary conversation

Work Environment:
  • Exposure to fluorescent lights
  • Climbing stairs and ladders
  • Extreme climate or climate variation
  • Lifting and carrying up to 70lbs
  • Heat up to 100 degrees and lows of 40 degrees
  • Rotating and oscillating equipment
  • Changes of >30 degrees within a shift
  • Near acuity (clarity of vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Humidity
  • Speaking-ordinary speech
  • Conveyors,elevators,and lifts
  • Compressed Air and Live steam lines

Compensation and Benefits:
  • New starting wage is $21.25 / hour (commensurate with experience and location). *Note that rate could change based on shift schedule.
  • Medical, Prescription, Dental, 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
  • Maven Family Planning

  • Minimumsix monthsexperience in a Production capacity or related role in a manufacturing environment

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 or call 516-587-5000 to let us know the nature of your request.