Refrigeration Technician in Centre Hall, PA at Hanover Foods Corporation

Date Posted: 7/13/2020

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Job Title:

Refrigeration Technician C

Basic Function: 

This position will perform a variety of general labor functions, checks and light maintenance throughout the Freezer Department and assist the maintenance department at time with projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform consistent checks on equipment recording all pertinent data.
  • Perform consistent checks on product and its temperature to inform production supervisors and adjust equipment as needed.
  • Report inconsistencies of equipment readings and or temperature to supervisors.
  • Defrost equipment when necessary or when specified by supervisor.
  • Understand the Ammonia Refrigeration Cycle used at Centre Hall location.
  • Clean machinery and work areas as applicable.
  • Keep work areas clean in accordance with good housekeeping practices.
  • 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.
  • Perform various checks and complete paperwork throughout your shift ensuring accuracy and clearly legible hand writing.
  • Position requires the physical ability to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally.
  • Adheres to all common safety practices and rules; including the wearing of proper PPE.
  • Position requires the ability to properly use a respirator and meet physical requirements yearly.
  • Ability to attend and pass provided HAZMAT and REFRIGERATION schools as required.
  • Adheres to plant hygiene standards to ensure high product integrity.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by leads and supervisors.
  • Benefits:

    • Hanover Foods Corporation offers a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and discount Vision.
    •  401K
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal Holidays (upon completion of probationary period.
    • Vacation (after 1 year of employment)
    • Short Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Possible yearly increase
    • Shift differentials for hours physically worked on other shifts.

    Job Type:


    Hours are not always guaranteed based on various things such as Production, Availability, Company Needs.

    Wage progression and Benefit cost, will be discussed during interview

    Hanover Foods Corporation 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.

Job Requirements

Specialized Knowledge and Experience:

  • 0-1 years’ experience in an industrial food industry.
  • 0-1 years’ experience in ammonia refrigeration.
  • Ability to read, write and understand the English language and have general skills to satisfactorily complete job requirements. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly.
  • Ability to work well with all types of people including fellow employees and management.
  • Must pay attention to detail and be accurate and efficient in record keeping.


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