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Palletizer Operator

Company: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.
Location: Hanover
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

About Crown:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 36 countries employing over 24,000 people and net sales of over $8 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown's Food Division is the number one manufacturer of food cans in the world. Our complete array of food packaging serves a variety of markets, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat, ready meals, pet food, infant milk powder and other dry food products. We offer a wide selection of food cans from round to bowl as well as shaped cans. We truly focus on excellence. Here is your chance to join the Crown Food Division.


Plant 37 is located in Hanover, PA. The Plant manufactures 2-piece and 3-piece steel cans for the food industry, working both continuous and conventional shifts. There are approximately 85 employees at the Hanover location. The Plant is located on Route 194 in York County and is in close proximity to Gettysburg PA, York PA and the Maryland border.

Position overview:

The Palletizer Operator works closely with Supervision and Quality to ensure optimum levels in Quality Inspections, Package identification, and Final packaging.

Duties And Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Manufacturing Supervisor, the palletizer operator responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

Understand and follow verbal instructions to completion of assigned tasks
Responsibility of maintaining the palletizer operation of the beverage can package process with a focus on optimizing Safety, Quality, Productivity and Spoilage
Responsible for the operations of one or more machines or equipment for the production of 3-piece steel cans
Ability to safely operate, identify basic mechanical problems, and the maintaining of process equipment
Communicates all pertinent information between management, co-workers, and between shifts on changes to equipment, production problems or any other related information
Assists and trains and/or coaching of all new palletizer operators as needed or required
Applies skills, methods to improve plant production
Responsible in following SOP's, Plant Rules, 6S Housekeeping, maintaining equipment and modifications of existing production standards to achieve optimal efficiencies
Enter information into a computer to generate labels for the pallets
Accurate and continuous quality checks and record keeping required.
Complete and/or administer necessary documentation such as monthly SAFE cards, accident/near miss/hazard reporting, and data process control input.
Performs other job-related duties as required or assigned.

*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Minimum Requirements

Manufacturing experience a plus
Must be available to work alternate shift schedules based on business needs - overtime may be required

Preferred Requirements

High School Education/GED

Knowledge of all OSHA related training in a manufacturing environment.
6S Training

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
The team member may lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
Ability to stand for 8-12 hour shifts

Working Conditions

Generally works in a plant environment
While performing the duties of this job, the team member will be exposed to light lifting, warehouse forklift traffic
The team member may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures
Production noise level is frequently loud


Crown offers competitive pay, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as Company matched 401(k) and active hourly Pension Plan.

Keywords: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., Frederick , Palletizer Operator, Other , Hanover, Maryland

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