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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)
This position is responsible for removing cases from conveyor and properly stacking 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 (Egg Plants: All Locations)
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.

1st Shift Maintenance Helper (Manheim)
We have 4 positions for light maintenance helpers in our Manheim egg location and some of 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

Night Shift Filler Operator (Milk Plant – Manheim)
Our milk plant is in need of a filler operator with machine operating experience. Qualified candidates must be able to operate all machinery including milk filler, caser, stacker, and top taper. Will also be responsible for cleaning and sanitizing of machinery and surrounding area. Will stack and transport product to cooler. Salary will be determined based on experience. Hours 4pm – 2:30am Su, T, W, Th. Overtime as needed.

Diesel Mechanic (Shop - Manheim)
We are looking for a Mechanic with a Class 7 inspector’s license for our farm shop in Manheim, PA. Responsibilities include preventative maintenance, repairs and upkeep of the Kreider Farm’s fleet. Will also be responsible for managing time, completing paperwork, following DOT compliance, and maintaining a clean work area. Qualified candidates will have 1-2 years prior experience. Hours: 50-60 hours per week. 7-5pm. Salary is BOE, $19 plus.

Maintenance Tech (Dairy Farm – Manheim)
Our dairy farm is in need of a Maintenance Technician with experience. Duties include: Performing general maintenance on all farm equipment and machinery, PM and repair of parlor/barn equipment, operating heavy farm equipment, blowing out radiators, and weekly greasing and preventative maintenance on all farm vehicles. Requirements: Farming experience, mechanical and electrical aptitude, and 1-3 years previous experience with large farming equipment. Hours: Morning shift until done. Salary is 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. Schedule: Off every other weekend. Hours: Varies

1st Shift Production Mechanic (Mt Joy and Manheim)
We have openings at several of our Egg Production locations including Manheim, Mt Joy, Middletown and Lebanon. Qualified candidates will have knowledge and ability to ensure the operation of Machinery and mechanical equipment, including preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and the ability to repair, install and maintain. Must be able to follow directions, be self-sufficient and work well with others. Salary BOE. Every other weekend. Holidays. Hours vary.

1st Shift Assistant Production Manager
Our Egg Processing facility in Mt Joy 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

1st Shift Assistant Processing Manager
Our Egg facility in Lebanon has need for an Assistant Egg Processing Manager to help oversee the efficient operations and function of the egg processing plan.  Ideal candidate will have problem solving skills, the ability to lead, computer experience, communication and organizational skills. Must be able to multi-task. Requirements: 1 -3 years’ experience with manufacturing or food processing.   Must be able to read and write in English. Mandatory weekends and holidays. On-call schedule. Average work schedule 6AM - 4PM.

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

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.

FT Egg Production Site Manager
Kreider Farms is seeking a FT Site Manager in our Egg Division. This position entails working with the latest technology in live production in a fast paced environment. Past Experience may include manufacturing, farm operations, maintenance, and people management. Qualified candidates will have the following: Mechanical/electrical aptitude, ability to lead a team, clear communication skills, problem solving ability, and computer literacy. Bilingual is helpful.

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Positions updated: 6/13/2016