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Machine Operator

Location
Porterville, California
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
15 Oct 2020
Company DescriptionFoster Farms has been a family-owned and operated company for four generations. Since our founding days back in 1939, we have always been committed to providing consumers with the highest-quality, best-tasting poultry products available. The hope is that our commitment to excellence, honesty, quality, service, and our people will shine through in everything we do.We are always looking for talented individuals to join the Foster Farms team. We offer the experience of a large organization, but operate like a family business. More than half of our job openings are filled by internal promotion, and we encourage employees to gain a variety of experiences across different functional groups.Job DescriptionSet up and begin running machines at the beginning of the shift, performing changeovers as needed according to the schedule.Ensure that machine forms and seals properlyAdjust machine as required based on product type and sealing issues.Open machine-sealed products which were not sealed properly, or were mislabeled; return defective product to production line.Re-feed and/or change forming and sealing film rolls (weighing up to 80 pounds) on the sealing/wrapping machine.Responsible for operating all equipment needed to run productionResponsible for setting up equipment for change over's.Must ensure equipment is running properly.Must be able to operate a forklift and/or pallet jack as needed.Must be able to complete paperwork required for production, Quality Control, and/or supervisor.Responsible for operating all equipment needed to run productionResponsible for setting up equipment for change over's.Must ensure equipment is running properly.Must be able to operate a forklift and/or pallet jack as needed.Must be able to complete paperwork required for production, Quality Control, and/or supervisor.Must perform QC checks as required.QualificationsPossess basic mechanical aptitude required to make machine adjustmentsDemonstrated attention to detail in product inspection and return of miss sealed and mislabeled product to production line.Able to work with minimal supervision.Able to stand for prolonged periods of time (8-10 hrs) on concrete/metal grate floor. Able to use mechanical tools effectively.Repetitive grasping, wrist and hand rotation required; must be able to lift 50 lbs.Must have good interpersonal skills and work well with others.High school graduate or equivalent preferred.Must be able to effectively communicate in English (oral & written)Must be able to effectively communicate operational details to management.Ability to calculate basic math skills.Ability to work without supervision and be self motivated.Must have good attendance.Must be able to work safely and maintain good safety record.Must be to follow instructionsAbility to work in wet, cold and/or hot environmentMust adhere to GMPsAdditional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines Foster Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, Females, Veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Foster Farms participates in E-Verify during the hire process at all locations for all new employees.You may apply for this job at or
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Details

  • Job Reference: 182899549-2
  • Date Posted: 15 October 2020
  • Recruiter: Foster Farms
  • Location: Porterville, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent