Snyder's Lance Packaging Material Handler-2nd Shift-Hanover Manufacturing Plant in HANOVER, Pennsylvania

Title: Packaging Material Handler-2nd Shift-Hanover Manufacturing Plant

Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Hanover

Job Number: 18469

Job Summary

The Packaging Material Handler is responsible for handling materials related to food production on the packaging floor.

Essential Job Duties

  • Reads production schedule to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed.Weighs or counts items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards.

  • Requires visual verification of items, physical movement of the product from manufacturing into the warehouse area.

  • If applicable, operates/drives material handling equipment to transport stored items within the packaging room/facility.

  • Responsible for removal and waste tracking in the packaging department.

  • Inspects product load for accuracy, and safely move it around the packaging floor or other parts of the facility as needed to ensure timely and complete delivery.

  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.

  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, and boxes, and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.

  • Opens bales, crates, and other containers.

  • Moves portable equipment to packaging floor from storage area.

  • Manually or mechanically loads and unloads materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.

  • Operates or tends automatic stacking, loading, packaging, or cutting machines.

  • Maintains general housekeeping duties, sweeps floors, retrieves pallets and distributes to proper locations; performs light maintenance.Ensure all recyclables are place in designated bins.

  • Practices and adheres to appropriate safety procedures, including but not limited to, wearing all needed PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.

  • Other duties that may be performed by the Material Handler are, but not limited to:safe housekeeping, keeping work areas clean; storing supplies in designated areas; keeping aisles/exits clear and free from obstructions; removing trash from work area floor; following instructions for safe lifting/carrying of various sizes, shapes, and weights.Practices and adheres to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) guidelines/procedures.

  • Ensures proper placement of the pallet tag on the product and marks materials with identifying information.

  • Performs other job-related projects, duties and assignments as directed by supervision, including packing.

  • Perform sanitation tasks as directed.

  • Mandatory overtime may be required.

  • May perform other duties as required.

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic math skills.

Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required. Material Handling/Warehouse experience preferred.

Professional Licenses or Certifications

Where applicable, Forklift Operator Certification required.

Travel Required

Minimal travel may be required.

Job: Logistics/Distribution

EEO Disclosure: Snyder’s-Lance is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Veterans/Disabled and Other Protected Categories