Sanitation Worker in Centre Hall at Hanover Foods

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

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Job Description




3rd  (9pm-5am) or (7pm-5am)

Job Title:

Sanitation Worker

Basic Function: 

This position will perform a variety of cleaning, general labor functions throughout the Production & Entrée Departments as staffing needs require and possibly on different shifts

Scope of Responsibility: 

Perform and learn all aspects of the Production and Entrée operations, line flow and set up for different products.

Specialized Knowledge and Experience: 

  • 0-1 years’ experience in an industrial food industry.
  • 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. 

Job Requirements

1.       Responsible for maintaining a high level and USDA standards of cleanliness.

2.       Responsible for the disassembly, scrubbing, washing, drying and re-assembly of various equipment on a routine basis. This includes removal, clean and reinstallation of pipes, cleaning of smoke stacks and ventilation hoods.

3.       Similar duties apply to cleaning, sanitizing, and reassembly of previously disassembled equipment in all parts of the plant in addition to non-routine sanitation task.

4.       Occasional operations of a fork lift or electric pallet jack.

5.       Set up equipment for next day’s production run or requirements

6.       Position requires the physical ability to lift up to 80 pounds occasionally.

7.       Assist and learn to operate various types of equipment and machinery.

8.       Learn line flow and production of many products of the Production and Entrée Department

9.       Clean machinery and work areas as applicable.

10.   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


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

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 offers a competitive pay rate and a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, prescription drug and a 401(k) 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.


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