Batcher in North East, PA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 2/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


PA North East

Job Type:

Production Operations

Job Posting Title:


Job Description:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Drives efficient batching to ensure continuous availability to the production line
  • Adheres to company safety, conduct and sanitation policies and follows Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) in all areas of responsibility
  • Follows established batching Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and batching instructions including documentation of key data (lot codes, mixing times, cooking temperatures, etc.) for the processing of consistent, high quality product
  • Follows established “Clean – out” procedures between products
  • Communicates with Utilities, Leads, and the packaging supervisor as necessary to coordinate batch changes and product changes
  • Coordinates transition of batching activities to the following shift
  • Knows how to use computer touch panel to view recipe
  • Follows scanning and bar coding procedures while adding ingredients to batches
  • Keeps processing area clean and organized
  • Makes all calculations to correct batch errors or adjustments and completes paperwork accordingly
  • Adds ingredients to batches in prescribed manner and follows recipes to meet customer specifications
  • Drives lift truck as needed to spot ingredients and move pallets to and from platform
  • Assists in setting up drum, pumps and others tools to handle ingredients
  • Advises other batchers of necessary changes or corrections
  • Provides information as needed to Pre-batchers and to Quality Assurance for batch adjustments
  • Participates on plant teams and committees
  • Responds to changes proactively; performs other tasks as requested by Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Positive Mental Attitude 
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Demonstrates a strong mechanical aptitude and problem solving skills
  • Possesses strong communication skills (written and oral) and math skills
  • Possesses strong organizational and planning skills, and is detail oriented
  • Complete understanding of processing operations
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s)


  • Must be able to lift and move up to 50 pounds
  • High School Diploma or GED required

    Environmental Working Conditions:

    Employee must comply with all safety policies and safe work procedures established by the company.   

  • Using personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, goggles, gloves, and other equipment as established in company policies and safe work procedures

  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

  • Frequent carrying, bending, standing, sitting, and repetitive motion


Disability Assistance
TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including those with disabilities.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to In your email please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying.

EEO Considerations

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.


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