Material Handler in Ephrata PA at Hanover Foods Corporation

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

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Job Description


Responsible for the efficient and timely receiving, shipping, storing transferring and inventory control of all goods and products in the Spring Glen Plant and Warehouse.


Reports to: Logistics Manager


As delegated by Logistics Manager.

Responsible for following food safety, legality and quality policies and procedures within the scope of the job responsibilities such as: GMP’S, food safety, product quality, food security, etc.

Job Requirements

1. Operate forklift transferring loaded pallets to, from and within storage area/slot areas, production lines and trucks in a safe manner.

2. Check merchandise/products prior to shipping or receiving to ensure accuracy of items, quantity, and condition.

3. Assist in the loading and unloading of trucks and ensures that same is conducted in a manner that prevents the damage of goods.

4. Ensure that goods received in a damaged form are reported to Quality Assurance Manager and Logistics Manager.

5. Check and maintain daily pre and post trip of all vehicles and equipment operated.

6. Rotate stock to ensure ingredient usage prior to expiration date on a first in/first out basis.

7. Station material required for next days production as directed by the Logistics Manager.

8. Assist in maintaining inventory control and reports substandard levels of products to the Warehouse Leadperson.

9. Ensure accurate figures provided for monthly inventory and year-end audit.

10. Represent the company in a positive manner when interacting with external personnel. 

11. Position requires the physical ability to perform heavy lifting.

12. Report any mechanical or safety problems to Logistics Manager.

13. Keep work area clean in accordance with good housekeeping practices.

14. Adhere to common safety practices or rules including the wearing of protective equipment as required.

15. Adhere to our plant hygiene regulations to ensure high product integrity.

16. Perform other duties as assigned by the Logistics Manager.


Spring Glen Fresh Foods offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and discount Vision.

401 (k) Plan

6 Paid Holidays and 2 Paid Personal Holidays 

Paid vacation (after 1 year of employment)

Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Spring Glen Fresh Foods is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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