The Hershey Company West Hershey Production Operator in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Reference #: 81648 Location: Hershey, Pennsylvania Position Type: Hourly Summary: The West Hershey Plant is a highly automated food manufacturing facility and The Hershey Company's largest facility in the United States. Production is fast-paced and operators are expected to work around moving equipment and in congested areas. As a Production Operator, you will work in a variety of roles in processing and packaging within the plant. Operators are responsible for maintaining our highest quality of food safety standards, sanitation standards, and production and packaging requirements. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Operating processing and/or packaging equipment; Operating a fork truck, Following and interpreting information from processes including, performing various quality checks (i.e. metal detectors, date codes, and weight systems) and following Autonomous Maintenance Programs (cleaning, inspecting, and lubricating equipment) Observing all safety procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), and good housekeeping practices Minimum Qualifications: At least 18 years of age Authorized to work in the United States Proof of completion of a High School diploma/GED program Ability to read, write, and comprehend English Ability to understand and perform basic mathematics Basic computer knowledge with ability to find and enter information Must be flexible to work any shift during a 24 hour period (1st / 2nd / 3rd ) and any variation of shift length (e.g. 8 hours or 12 hours) 1st / 2nd / 3rd (8 or 12 hour shifts) Must be available to work weekends, holidays and overtime Preferred Qualifications: Experience in a manufacturing/food manufacturing environment including the following: Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP), Safe Quality Foods (SQF), Autonomous/Preventative Maintenance, Continuous Improvement, and Warehouse Management Systems such as SAP/LPR. Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform ... For full info follow application link. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans