Processor B / 3rd Shift in Hanover, PA at Hanover Foods

Date Posted: 1/31/2021

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    1550 York Street
    Hanover, PA
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Job Description

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

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Processor B





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Responsible for operating the horizontal pressure sterilizing retorts, hydrostatic, and the FMC Sterilmatic cookers.

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 Processor B’s.


Reports to:

Production Supervisor




● Basic math skills

● Ability to record data onto a spreadsheet

● Ability to read a thermometer

● Ability to work with minimal supervision

● Ability to work in all environments

● Ability to communicate with management and co-workers

● Must be able to work overtime as required

● Must maintain a good attendance record.

● Safe work habits


Previous experience working in a food processing plant.


1.  Operates the horizontal pressure sterilizing retorts, hydrostatic, and FMC Sterilmatic cookers with minimal supervision.

2.   Loads and unloads retorts when required.

3.  Sterilizes and cooks product according to Quality Assurance specifications.

4.  Determines that process indicator paint has been properly applied and verifies that indicator paint has turned color (pink to white) indicating that the product has been properly cooked.

5.  Responsible for physically lifting up to 100 pounds.

6.  Keeps area clean in accordance with good housekeeping practices.

7.  Adheres to common safety practices and regulations including the wearing of protective equipment and clothing as required.

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

9.  Reports any mechanical and/or safety issues to Supervisor immediately.

10.  Should not leave work area unless given permission by the Supervisor and/or Leadperson.

11.  Responsible for the execution of 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.

12.  Performs other duties as assigned by the Production Supervisor and/or Leadperson.