PACKERS NEEDED 2nd Shift in Hanover, PA at Wege Pretzel Company

Date Posted: 4/21/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    116 North Blettner Avenue
    Hanover, PA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Form box for packaging. Place packaged product in box for shipment.


Reports to: Supervisor/Leadperson


Accurately place product in box for shipment.

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.


Ability to read, write and understand the English language and have basic math skills in order to satisfactorily complete job requirements.

Requires good communication skills.

Job Requirements


1.     Gets schedule from Supervisor or Lead Person to find out what items are being run.

2.    Looks at rotation schedule to see where they will be working.

3.    Packs bags in box in accordance with production schedule at standard speeds.

4.    Gets box labels from Supervisor and stickers boxes and then erects them in accordance with production schedule.

5.    Checks bags for end seal and back seal integrity, correct date code, correct film, correct box and case pack and air fill.

6.    Places bags in box neatly with front of bag facing pop-out window when necessary and all bags right side up.

7.    Tears open bad or damaged bags and dumps product in a tub for reuse and throws empty film in trash.

8.    If packer machine stops, packer will go to overflow chute when needed, clean and sweep work area or help other packers or boxmakers.

9.    Communicate to packing machine operator if date comes off, seals are open or weak or bag is cut off incorrectly.

10.  Checks to make sure correct weight is on bag.

11   Keeps work area neat, clean and orderly.

12.  Helps others as needed.

13.  Tells tally person or Supervisor about needs – boxes, tape, skids, etc. to prevent outages.

14.  Communicates with machine operator, tally person and other packers as changeovers occur to ensure counts are correct and product is not shorted to customer.

15.  Perform other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Bickel's Snack Foods offers a salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, prescription drug and a 401(k) retirement plan.

Bickel's Snack Foods 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.