Valley Proteins, Inc.

Refrigeration Technician

Refrigeration Technician – 2nd Shift
Mifflintown, Pennsylvania

Accountable for the safe and efficient operation of plant and transportation departments’ refrigeration systems. Responsible to maintain knowledge of the safe use of refrigeration based chemicals including but not limited to ammonia, freon, CO2 based gaseous mixtures, and petroleum based solvents and lubricants.


  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks to maintain all refrigeration equipment.
  • Perform emergency repairs as needed to any pieces of plant production and/or refrigeration equipment.
  • Perform emergency repairs to refrigeration equipment on company owned trailers. May be required to travel to site of truck or trailer breakdowns in order to perform repairs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to perform equipment installations, particularly equipment associated with ammonia based refrigeration systems.
  • Ability to work effectively with third party contractors.
  • Able to use computer for tracking work orders, repairs, parts, and labor allocation.
  • Must have good communications skills to maintain good working relationships with transportation and production departments.


  • HVAC or refrigeration certification.
  • Detailed knowledge of ammonia based refrigeration systems preferred.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, stand for extended periods of time, and safely lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs working at heights of 40 feet or more using proper PPE.

Since 1949, Valley Proteins, Inc. has been a leader in the recovery, rendering, and recycling of used cooking oils and animal byproducts. Our focus is on our customers, providing prompt recovery services throughout the mid-Atlantic, eastern and southwestern United States. Our conversion plants recycle these products into high-energy additives for livestock feed and pet food. Reducing our carbon footprint and protecting our environment is how we maintain our strong commitment to a sustainable future.

Apply at this location:

Mifflintown, PA
687 Cleck Road
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Tammy Rheam - Admin. Assistant
Fax: 717-436-8497