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Posted January 21st

Mechanical Technician - West Hershey Plant

Hershey, Pennsylvania


The Hershey Company



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Posted January 21st

Mechanical Technician - West Hershey Plant

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Location: Hershey, PA


The West Hershey Plant of The Hershey Company has immediate openings for Industrial Mechanical Technicians to work in our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

Primary duties of this position are mechanical troubleshooting and repair of production equipment. Responsibilities include mechanical installation, setup, and repair. Compensation is established on a skill-based pay system.

Required background skills and minimum qualifications shall include:

  • A minimum of three years experience in the industrial, military, or owner/operator trades environment
  • The successful candidate must be able to effectively function in a fast-paced team environment
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Associates degree in related field or minimum of 3 years of hands on experience in a manufacturing environment of relevant military experience
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be flexible to work any shift
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays and overtime
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Basic computer skills
  • Job related mechanical skills will be assessed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) is preferred
  • Experience with Safe Quality Food (SQF) practices is preferred
  • Experience with Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) is preferred
  • Experience with Continuous Improvement methodology is preferred
  • Experience with SAP Maintenance module is preferred

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Regularly required to work around operating equipment, confined spaces, stand, reach, stoop, crawl, walk, climb ladders and bend

Working Conditions:

  • Work will be performed within a manufacturing facility
  • The use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required to include but not limited to safety toe shoes, ear plugs, safety glasses/goggles, bump caps, hair and beard nets, and gloves
  • Wearing company issued uniforms is a requirement


The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans