Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Are you a self-driven person looking to advance your career as a high-impact player on a team? If so, we have an exciting challenge for you and your future! 


HP Hood’s culture is built on value commitments to innovation, quality, results, integrity, community, people, and collaboration that fosters a strong employee engagement, teamwork, safety and wellness.


The union offers a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, wellness programs, employee discount programs, retirement savings plan, advancement

opportunities and more. 


Founded in 1846, today HP Hood is one of the largest and most trusted food and beverage manufacturers in the United States. Our portfolio of national and super-regional brands and licensed products includes Hood, Heluva Good, Lactaid, Blue Diamond Almond Breeze, Planet Oat, Hershey’s Milk & Milkshakes and more.  

Type of Work:
Performs the jobs tasks of all production lines in the filling room, dry warehouse, fluid receiving, dry receiving, pasteurizing, batching and other related production departments.

Responsible for the correct product, in the correct package, run at the manufacture’s maximum recommended rate, with the correct fill weight, in the correct quantity, in the correct run order, with the correct sell-by date, and the correct time.

Essential Duties Class V – Training Relief    (Including, but not limited to)

• Operates a Pure-Pak, Cup filling, BIB filling, palletizing or other similar machine designed to form, fill and seal packages. Will operate all support equipment associated with these departments.
• Checks the assembly, operation and setting of the machine of the start of operation or shift. Keeps the machine supplied with cartons.
• Checks to ensure that lines and equipment are flushed and drained at the start of operation and between products when necessary. Ensure that the product being packaged matches the product description on the container.
• Will operate more than one machine.
• Operates such coding, casing, stacking, conveying, and palletizing equipment as may be required.
• Responsible for all product packaged, assures the correct weight, proper seal sell-by code and record information. Makes minor adjustments. Checks to ensure that product is supplied from the correct storage tank.
• Fills product from order sheet at the manufacture’s maximum recommended rate for the Filler. Keeps record of downtime and reasons for being down. Keeps an accurate count of each label packaged. Responsible for following all instructions provided by any company authorized trainer.
• Changes product and cartons when orders are completed. Adjust machine for carton size where necessary. Change over filler within 10 minutes time frame.
• Immediately (within five minutes) notify the shift supervisor when your filler is unable to operate. This excludes product changeovers and other routine reasons for downtime.
• If required, sterilize the fillers as scheduled before or during the operation between products.
• Will actuate valves to control product flow.

• Will operate line equipment, box formers, sealers, coders, labelers and any other related equipment.
• Will disassemble, clean and assemble equipment. CIP filler’s as required.
• Completes other work as required, such as policing work area and other task as directed by supervision. Must maintain good housekeeping and orderliness in your work area.
• Notifies the laboratory of change of product. Convey cartons to laboratory for testing purposes.
• Will receive milk, batch and pasteurize.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Aware of all safety procedures.
  • Aware of and wears all personal protective equipment.
  • Follows GMP and PMO regulations and guidelines.
  • Can properly fill out all required documentation.
  • Has a complete understanding of the schedule.
  • Must be capable of adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.


SQF Requirements/Responsibilities:

  • Support SQF by maintaining food safety and food quality through completing job tasks and maintaining the work area in a sanitary manner.
  • Report food safety problems to personnel with authority to initiate action.


Physical Demands

The physical demands listed below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of his job.

  • Regularly required to talk or hear.
  • Regularly required to stand and walk and bend.
  • Regularly required to climb stairs.
  • Regularly required to use hands and fingers.
  • Regularly required to lift and carry 40 pounds.
  • Regularly required to read small print.
  • Regularly required to communicate effectively.


Work Environment

The work environment characteristics listed below represent conditions one would routinely encounter while performing the duties of this job function.

  • Moving machinery parts.
  • High noise levels.
  • Wet and humid conditions.
  • Burn hazard from high temperature processing equipment.
  • Fluctuations in ambient temperature.


Conditions of Employment

  • Must follow Company Safety Policies as outlined in the Company Safety Policies.
  • Adhere to the Company Attendance Policy.
  • Will complete tasks assigned by the Production Manager or Supervisor.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime when needed.
  • Must be willing and able to work weekends or holidays as needed.
  • Must proactively seek value-added work under slack conditions.
  • Must be a team player.
  • Must possess a full understanding and be in full compliance of all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to general safety rules, general work rules, good manufacturing practices (GMP’s), harassment policy, drug and alcohol policy, etc.


Workplace safety is vitally important to our company-not only at our company but we also view it as an important aspect of the lives of each and every employee, the communities we work in as well as our customers. While at work, our employees are responsible for understanding and following all safety rules and procedures for their job assignment.  HP Hood offers regular training and ongoing reinforcement so that safety becomes a daily conversation with all employees. Likewise food safety is a key performance indicator for our company.  Understanding this, Good Management Practices (GMPs) and housekeeping procedures are to be followed as part of any job at HP Hood.  There is no production goal, no competitive advantage, nor any cost-effective measure that is worth risking your own personal safety. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor-s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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