Multi-Skilled Mechanic / All Shifts in Hanover, PA at Hanover Foods

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

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Job Description

Job Title:

Multi-skilled Mechanic


Hanover Pa


Maintenance - Canned


Responsible for providing basic maintenance services to the Hanover Canned Plant. Opportunity to gain knowledge and develop skills to progress to Master Mechanic (after completion of required company administered tests).

While the duties listed below are all encompassing, not all of these duties are performed continually on a regular basis (daily, weekly, etc.). The duties performed are dependent on the operation being supported. There are various operations that use Seamer Technicians.


Reports to:

Maintenance Supervisor/Manager




● Previous experience working in the food processing industry

● General knowledge of food processing principles

● Good communication skills

● Basic math skills

● Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

● Ability to multi-task in a fast paced and challenging environment

● Ability to work in all environments (hot and cold)

● Must be able to work mandatory overtime as required

● Ability to conduct oneself in a mature, professional manner

● Exceptional time management and organizational skills

● Must maintain a good attendance record

● Safe work habits


Previous experience working in maintenance

Hanover Foods Corporation is the largest independently owned food processor in eastern United States. For over 83 years Hanover foods Corporation has been the leader in growing processing and distribution variety of foods and products.

Hanover foods offers a comprehensive benefit package including medical dental prescription drug and retirement plan.

Hanover foods Corporation is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

Job Requirements


1. Assists in the repair, installation and maintenance of all plant equipment and buildings with minimal supervision.

2. Demonstrates consistent improvement in knowledge and skills as outlined in the criteria for advancement.

3. Reports any equipment or building conditions requiring repair to the Maintenance Supervisor or Lead.

4. Performs preventative maintenance as required.

5. Completes all documentation as required by the Maintenance Manager/Supervisor or Lead.

6. Position requires lifting and handling of heavy objects.

7. Adheres to common safety practices and procedures including the wearing of protective equipment and clothing as required. Reports any safety issues to Manager/Supervisor immediately.

8. Assists other mechanics in maintaining a high level of productivity in the plant.

9. Adheres to the Company’s plant hygiene standards to ensure high product integrity.

10. Keeps work area clean in accordance with good housekeeping practices.

11. Develops the ability to use the computerized maintenance management system to enter work requests and retrieve data on plant equipment.

12. Must furnish your own tools as needed to perform the job.

13. Requests all materials necessary for the completion of designated job assignments.

14. Responsible for following food safety, legality and quality policies and procedures within the scope of the job responsibilities such as but not limited to: GMP’s, HACCP, safety, product quality, food security, plant security, etc.

15. Ensures safe operation of forklifts, electronic pallet jacks, and all industrial man lifts.

16. Performs other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager/Supervisor or Lead.