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Careers

We are growing! Are you interested in an exciting career?

Kreider Farms is a real working farm supplying fresh quality eggs, milk, drinks and premium batch-churned ice cream to select wholesalers and retail stores throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. Headquartered in Manheim, Pennsylvania, this third generation family owned and operated company is nestled in scenic Lancaster County, home of the most productive non-irrigated farmland in the country. We are a real working farm! Whether you are looking to start a new career path, or just looking to put a little extra cash in your pocket, Kreider Farms has exciting employment opportunities.

1st Shift FT Stackers/Packers (Egg Plants: All locations)
Our Egg Processing plant in Middletown is looking for Stackers. This position is responsible for removing cases from conveyor and properly stack on skids. Provide timely counts to Packer Operator. Maintain a clean and orderly work area. Mandatory Weekends.  Salary BOE $9 plus. Hours: 5:30 AM – Finish.

1st Shift FT Care Takers (Manheim and Donegal-Mount Joy)
Responsible for the daily care of the poultry flock of the assigned chicken house/s. Must be able to keep records and perform basic math calculations. Mandatory weekends. Salary BOE $ 9 Plus.   Hours: 5:30 AM – Finish.

Maintenance Manager Assistant (All locations)
Our maintenance manager is need of an assistant with electrical, plumbing and carpentry skills to be his right hand. Ideal candidate should have good people skills, the ability to handle tasks with little direction and attention to detail. This position will be 100% hands on. Salary: $15+

Night Shift Supervisor (Milk Plant-Manheim)
Our Milk Processing Plant is in need of a night shift supervisor with prior experience in food or dairy manufacturing. Responsibilities include:-Direct recording of production, cleaning and SQF documents, Manage chemical inventories, Pre and post operational swabbing cleaning, Operate fillers and casing equipment, Operate raw and pasteurized CIP equipment, Dis-assemble/Re-assemble all Filling Equipment, Total sanitation of pasteurized and raw systems, Commands, generates, delegates and records information, Coach and develop co-workers to improve.
Requirements: 1-3 years of food or dairy manufacturing experience. Mechanical ability, work with minimal supervision, have good math skills and be neat and orderly with paperwork. Hours: Basic hours would be 6PM - 4AM, Sunday through Thursday. The expectation would be to adjust schedule when production dictates it. Salary BOE

Maintenance Assistant (Dairy Farm – Manheim)
Our dairy farm is in need of maintenance assistant with experience. Duties: Perform general maintenance on all farm equipment and machinery. Repair of parlor/barn equipment, Operate heavy farm equipment, Blow out radiators, Weekly grease, and Preventative maintenance on all farm vehicles, Preventative maintenance on parlor/barn equipment. Requirements: Farming experience, 1-3 years previous experience with large farming equipment. Hours: Morning shift until done. Salary is B.O.E

Landscape Manager (Dairy Farm – Manheim)
Our company is in need of a landscape manager with experience. Duties will include: Managing landscaping at all Kreider complexes and housing. Maintains and improves quality of all landscaping, Maintain and develop competent staff, Responsible for snow removal at all complexes and housing. Requirements: Extensive knowledge in operating and servicing equipment used. Must be in good physical shape, Must have extensive knowledge of landscaping. Hours: Flexible - approx. 40 - 60 hours/ weekly (paid straight time) Salary commensurate with experience.

1st Shift Maintenance Helper (All Locations)
We have 2 positions for light maintenance helpers in our Manheim egg location and some off our other locations. Qualified must be able to use tools such as screwdrivers, hammers, wrench etc. Will also need to assist mechanics in other duties. Salary is $11/hourly. Hours 5:15AM – 3:45 PM

Part Time Product Sampler
Our PT Product Sampler plays an important role in growing our food sales. Product Samplers are responsible for greeting and informing guests of various Kreider Farms product offerings and promotions and providing guests with the opportunity to try our products. If you enjoy striking up a conversation, meeting new people, traveling and working from different grocery stores located in Central Pennsylvania, Philadelphia area, and surrounding areas then this is the opportunity for you! Hours: 10AM – 4PM. Salary: $10/hr. plus mileage reimbursement.

1st Shift Assistant Production Manager (Donegal-Mount Joy) Our Egg Processing facility in Manheim has a need for an Assistant Egg Production Manager to oversee and maintain all chicken house operations to obtain optimum egg production. Some duties include: assist with daily flock husbandry, maintenance technician duties, assist with all manager's duties in manager's absence and all other duties as assigned by supervisor. Requirements: 1 -3 years’ experience with maintenance/mechanical/farming and management. Vocational or technical education helpful. Must be able to read and write in English. Hours: 6AM - Finish, mandatory weekends and on call schedule for alarm system. Salary B.O.E,

Agricultural Engineer We currently have an immediate opening for an Agricultural Engineer to assist in the leadership of our project development team. The Agricultural Engineer position will be responsible to provide manufacturing with technical knowledge, design solutions, along with problem resolution to both processes and application. Salary B.O.E

Industrial Maintenance Mechanics (All Locations)
We have several positions at multiple egg plants including Manheim, Mt Joy, Middletown, and Lebanon. Qualified candidates will possess knowledge and ability to ensure operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on production equipment, skills to troubleshoot and diagnose equipment, ability to repair, install and maintain equipment, experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems, ability to troubleshoot electrical systems, ability to read and follow schematics, ability to diagnose and troubleshoot electrical circuits 24Vdc to 480Vac. Salary BOE $16 plus. Schedule: Off every other weekend. Hours: Varies

Production Managers (All locations)
The Egg Production Manager oversees the operation of the poultry houses by directing and coordinating activities to obtain optimum efficiency, quality and economy of operations and maximize profits. Minimum Requirements: College degree or equivalent experience, 1-3 years management experience and 1-3 years maintenance/mechanical/farming experience. Mandatory weekends and holidays. On-call schedule. Average work schedule 6:00 am - 4:00 pm. Salary B.O.E.

Processing Managers (All locations)
The Egg Processing Manager oversees the efficient operation and function of the egg processing plant. Minimum Requirements: College degree or equivalent experience, 1-3 years in Manufacturing or Food Industry and 1-3 years in Management experience. Mandatory weekends and holidays. On-call schedule. Average work schedule 6AM - 4PM. Some travel.

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Positions updated: 2/1/2016