Packaging Machine Operator - All Shifts

G & S Foods
2.5 out of 5
101 Sutton Rd, Abbottstown, PA 17301
$19.75 - $24.60 an hour - Full-time

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  • $19.75 - $24.60 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekends as needed
  • Overnight shift


101 Sutton Rd, Abbottstown, PA 17301

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program

Full job description

G&S Foods is a central PA based snack food company operating in Abbottstown, PA. We are a co-manufacturer of sweet and salty snacks from popcorn to chocolate-covered pretzels. We are hiring for Packaging Machine Operators. Be a part of our continued Growth & Success at G&S Foods! Our Machine Operator position is a full-time position with a stable work shift throughout the year and great benefits including a $750 sign-on bonus, attendance bonuses, and employee appreciation events!

Our Machine Operators are reliable team members responsible for setting up, monitoring, performing changeovers, and troubleshooting food packaging fill machines.


  • Efficiently and continuously operate a snack food packaging machine
  • Read production schedule and plans accordingly
  • Efficiently maintain the operation of packaging machinery by monitoring codes, dates and prices
  • Adjusts machine as needed to maintain an efficient and low waste operation
  • Properly plan ahead for machine changeovers and efficiently changing from one product item to another
  • Monitor and adjust each machine to ensure proper cut off of film and bags have proper end seals/ back seals as required
  • Ensures machines are running at standard speeds
  • Monitors and checks weights and product appearance as required
  • Properly accounts for product run off and handles this product accordingly; sorts through and reworks all good product
  • Assist with quality assurance checks
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous machine operating experience (vertical fill machine) preferred but not required
  • Previous experience changing packing film on machines and turnovers preferred but not required
  • Basic mechanical skills required
  • Time management skills required
  • Must be able to work in varied temperatures (hot or cold)
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Effective communication with team members
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with industrial equipment

Physical Requirements:

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use of hands and fingers to handle or feel and reach
  • Occasionally lift, carry, and move up to fifty (50) pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.

Shift Time:

  • 1st Shift: Monday to Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm (hours will vary)
  • 2nd Shift: Monday to Friday, 2:30pm-10:30pm (hours will vary)
  • 3rd Shift: Sunday to Thursday, 10:30pm-6:30am (hours will vary)

We offer:

  • A $750 sign-on bonus
  • Great work/life balance - stable work schedule
  • Exceptional insurance benefits
  • Attendance bonuses
  • Referral bonuses
  • Opportunities for professional growth at our Abbottstown, PA facility. Many of our Supervisors and Leads got their start as frontline workers and are committed to supporting your career growth.
  • Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your team through our employee recognition programs including gifts and monthly appreciation events.

Why G&S Foods?

G&S Foods’ reputation for quality and service is reflective of the dedicated employees who are responsible for the company’s continued success. Our continued recognition and growth as a leading co-packer and private label manufacturer of snacks is attributable to the remarkably dedicated individuals who work within our organization. We are committed to keeping the following promises to all of our valued employees.

  • All employees will be treated equally with respect, honesty and integrity.
  • Our working environment will be collaborative and supportive.
  • Everyone has a voice.
  • Your contributions will be appreciated and recognized.
  • We will strive to provide you with the tools you need to succeed.
  • We are committed to individual development.


Salary compensation based on experience and skills.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.75 - $24.60 per hour

Expected hours: 40 – 45 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Weekends as needed


  • vertical form fill machine: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)
  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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