Bethlehem, PA


Machine Operator

  • Job type: Full Time
  • Category: Production 

Pet Inspired. Employee Owned.

Make food that makes pets happy.

When we founded Freshpet, it was an opportunity to build something new. An innovative place to create the most real, fresh food for pets. A way to let employees own part of the company where they work. And a setting where each day is another chance to be inspired and do what’s best for Pets, People, and Planet. Are you ready to start fresh?

Job Description

• Able to assist with physical, mechanical, and program adjustments as necessary on all production area machinery.
• Assists with startup, assembly/disassembly, changeovers, and shutdown of machinery and production line equipment.
• Responsible for physically packing and labeling finished product.
• Responsible for performing quality checks on finished product.
• Responsible for machine operation.
• Accurately completes packing area paperwork related to production schedule, inventory, HACCP plan, and quality standards.
• Manually lifts and transports unfinished product during production process.
• Cleans and sanitizes machine parts, equipment, and other areas.
• Follows all relevant SOPs and corrective action procedures.
• Assures food safety standards with regards to GMPs and HACCP plan are being followed by self and fellow employees.
• Follows established company policies and those outlined in the Employee Handbook.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Any trained or qualified individual will serve as back up to this position.



• Minimum 1 year manufacturing experience • Food manufacturing experience preferred


• High school diploma or GED required


• PTO • 10 company paid holidays. • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits • Company paid Basic/Accidental Life insurance • Company paid Short/Long term disability • Option for Employee paid Basic/Accidental Life insurance • Option for Employee paid Short/Long term disability. • 401K – with up to 4% company match • Flexible Spending account • Restricted Stock Units • Tuition Reimbursement



Remote Work


About Freshpet

We are Freshpet, a team of pet parents, pet lovers, and other folks dedicated to doing what’s best for Pets, People, and Planet. Our home office is in Secaucus, NJ. Our kitchen locations are in Bethlehem, PA and Ennis, TX. And our heart is in our work: Preparing the finest food for dogs and cats using only fresh, natural ingredients. We are growing in popularity, impact, and size by doing things the right way. The Freshpet way.

Freshpet embraces diversity and is an EOE/M/F/Disabilities/A/Veterans employer.