Process Operator - All Shifts

G & S Foods
2.5 out of 5
101 Sutton Rd, Abbottstown, PA 17301
$18.12 - $21.85 an hour - Full-time

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  • $18.12 - $21.85 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

Shift and schedule

  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed


101 Sutton Rd, Abbottstown, PA 17301

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 5% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-the-job training

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 Process Operators. Be a part of our continued Growth & Success at G&S Foods! Our Process Operator position is full-time with a stable work shift throughout the year and great benefits including a $750 sign-on bonus, attendance bonuses, and employee appreciation events!

Our Process Operators are reliable team members responsible for the set up and functioning of all production equipment. In addition, this person will perform PM’s and adjustments to the equipment required for proper operation of the equipment.


  • Pretzel oven operations including oven control adjustment to meet moisture specifications
  • Caustic cooker operations including Cooker control adjustment to meet color / pH specifications.
  • Fryer operations including control adjustments.
  • Extruder operations including set up and adjustments.
  • Operating the forklift to supply kitchen / mixer operators with ingredients.
  • Mix seasonings per standard operating procedures.
  • Add seasoning to processing equipment per recipes.
  • Assist in quality assurance with samples of finished product
  • Follow proper Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's) and standards and report violations
  • Follow safety procedures and report violations of safety
  • Setup and operate all equipment with a high degree of proficiency
  • Complete paperwork required for the production function
  • Work with mechanics to resolve machinery issues
  • Basic troubleshooting and troubleshoot equipment for maximum efficiency
  • Run samples to assist in establishing efficient and realistic standards
  • Communicate with warehouse for supplies needed (ingredients)
  • Ensure that work areas are clean at the end of shift each day and helps prepare lines for next for next shift's production
  • Other duties as assigned by leadership

Required Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Previous forklift experience required
  • Previous food processing experience required
  • A team player
  • Effective communication with team members
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with industrial equipment
  • Ability to work overtime as needed

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 Times:

  • 1st Shift: Monday to Friday, 6:30am-2:30pm (hours can slightly vary)
  • 2nd Shift: Monday to Friday, 2:30pm-10:30pm (hours can slightly vary)
  • 3rd Shift: Sunday to Thursday, 11:00pm-7:00am (hours can slightly vary)

We offer:

  • $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 commensurate with experience

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.12 - $21.85 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) 5% Match
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-the-job training
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 5x8
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):

  • Have you previously worked for G and S Foods, LLC?


  • food manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

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

Ability to Commute:

  • Abbottstown, PA 17301 (Required)

Work Location: In person

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