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Processing Operator (3rd Shift) - Sensible

Mountville, PA
Job Description

Basic Purpose

Operates, troubleshoots, and maintains fryer, seasoning, and raw pellet blending equipment, assuring that preset standards for product safety & quality and machine productivity are attained on a continuous basis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • The Processing Operator (PO) works under the direction of the production supervisor and consults the production schedule to determine the item scheduled to run.
  • The PO selects the correct formula of processing parameters' and sets the machine controls as necessary.
  • PO will make the necessary installations, and adjustments, and fine-tunes the equipment to comply with the current specifications for pellet quality.
  • The PO continuously monitors the equipment in the process area and adjusts as necessary and as determined by supervision, quality control, and management.
  • The PO must be able to make independent judgments relative to machine function, use common tools as needed, and communicate effectively with Quality and maintenance personnel.
  • Must follow all GMP requirements as they pertain to safety, quality, and food safety
  • Ensure Assigned documentation is completed accurately and timely
  • The PMO must understand HACCP and Food Safety principles and verify compliance to all Critical Control points and Preventative Quality Checkpoints to ensure a safe quality product is produced consistently.

Additional Responsibilities:
  • Equipment and area cleaning as needed. Maintains appropriate levels of mixed raw materials.


  • Must have the manual dexterity to manipulate machine parts and controls
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with coworkers and supervisors
  • Ability to read and speak basic English
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds to shoulder height on an intermittent basis.
  • Must be able to understand and proactively endorse GMP product protection regulations.
  • Must be able to work in a safe manner.

Physical Demands:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing

Work Environment:
  • Exposure to fluorescent lights
  • Bumping & slipping
  • Being hit by falling objects
  • Bending twisting lifting
  • Slips, twists, and falls

Hazard Controls:
  • Training on housekeeping issues and awareness of location
  • Training in proper methods of lifting and load handling

Compensation and Benefits:
  • New starting wage is $20.50 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.