Material handler- Day Shift in Lancaster, PA at TreeHouse Foods

Date Posted: 1/18/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Employee Type:

Full time


PA Lancaster

Job Type:

Production Maintenance

Job Posting Title:

Material handler- Day Shift

Job Description:

12 Hour Shift (6am-6pm)

This position reports to the Team Lead- Production. This position receives general supervision and works according to standards.

 Essential Tasks:

Receives production orders and plans day to make sure that materials are delivered promptly from warehouse to line to ensure that production standards are met. Remove and replace unused material. May move product or supplies to and from other warehouses. Ensures customer orders are filled correctly by accurately reading production shop order sheet, noting special instructions and color pen designation. Fill out paperwork as per procedures. Prepares stock for shipment by securing product with stretch wrap slip-sheet or pallet product. Transports product from production floor to trucks or warehouse using forklift or slip sheet lift. Loads trucks by hand or with forklift according to truck loading procedures. Properly fills out load tallies according to procedures. Removes trash product from oven and production floor and move to waste dumpster. Maintains material handling equipment by completing pre-use inspection; making operator repairs such as changing batteries. Ensures good manufacturing procedures by following housekeeping standards and assisting in sanitation duties as needed. Ensures efficient and quality production and positive employee relations by complying with all employment policies, rules, regulations, safety procedures, good manufacturing procedures, product protection standards and actively participating in all training requirements.

Additional Tasks:  Contributes to team effort by performing other assigned duties as needed. Maintains cooperative relationship with coworkers and management by communicating necessary information, responding to requests, building rapport; and participating in problem solving methods.

Job Qualifications

Essential knowledge, skills, abilities and experience:

  • Ability to keep up with fast-paced conveyor line.
  • Ability to drive forklift and to pass in-company forklift driver training program.
  • High degree of attention to drive safely required to prevent injury to others.
  • Mental alertness to identify quality issues.
  • Ability to understand and follow standard procedures.
  • Ability to identify words and numbers.
  • Ability to work as a team player.
  • Ability to notify machine operators or supervisor of production problems.
  • Ability to identify different types of pallets.

    Physical demands and Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work required shift, meet attendance requirements, and work overtime when required.
  • Ability to sit frequently on a powered industrial truck and twist and turn to drive in reverse.
  • Ability to move or lift 40 lb. wooden pallet. Ability to continually lift and stack product boxes in truck.
  • Ability to distinguish colors for color-coded product tape.

Ability to use safety equipment to change forklift batteries

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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