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Equipment Operator I - 3rd shift

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:


  • Start a conversation and schedule an interview by texting "Carrots" to 661-403-4866.
  • Inicie una conversacin y programe una entrevista enviando un mensaje de texto "Zanahorias" a 661-403-4866.


  • This position will report to the: Shift Manager
  • Travel Requirement: None
  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt
  • Shift: 3rd Shift
  • Employment Category: Full-Time


Bolthouse Farms is in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super- premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and caf beverages under the Bolthouse Farms brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt and olive oil vinaigrette dressings. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. To learn more about the company's mission and see the entire line of current products, visit


The APEX Equipment Operator I will assist in all areas of the Concentrate plant. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating daily production needs with the supervisors and inventory managers in loading/unloading trailers and production work. The Equipment Operator must be willing and able to assist in operating the plant equipment.

  • Responsible for monitoring material flow and instruments to include temperature and pressure gauges, indicators, and meters
  • Setting or adjusting machine controls to regulate conditions such as material flow, temperature, and pressure
  • Measure or weighing materials to be refined, mixed, transferred, stored, or otherwise processed
  • Unload and prepare ingredients for daily processing
  • Responsible for the completion of changeovers, CIP's, cleaning and sanitizing tools/equipment as directed
  • Will operate a variety of equipment to include: Centrifuge Separator, Evaporator, Ultra-Filtration System, Aseptic Filler, Clean in Place Equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proven, reliable work history

Additional Required Qualifications:

  • Must be punctual, with an excellent attendance record
  • Must be able to communicate effectively in English
  • Pro-active mindset with the ability to apply common sense and good judgment under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work as a team and follow instructions

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working on a production line in a food/beverage company
  • One-year experience in a production environment


  • Environmental exposure to wet and humid conditions
  • Material exposure- moving mechanical parts
  • Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Must be able to lift/push-pull/carry up to 50 lbs
  • Must be able to stand and walk for an extended period of time
  • Exposure to extreme cold temperatures (34 degrees or below)
  • During the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recognize that certain "non-essential worker" personnel may at times store consumer-facing materials (including, but not limited to, EADs, coupons, promotional materials, etc.) offsite from Company locations, such as at associates' homes or in vehicles. All such consumer-facing materials must be maintained in a smoke-free and secure workplace environment.


Our rich benefits packages are designed to support the health and well-being of both our eligible co-workers and their families.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D
  • Group Short-Term Disability
  • Group Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culturally diverse organization. We strive for inclusiveness and a workplace where mutual respect is paramount. We encourage applications from a diverse pool of candidates, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or veteran status. We will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as need, to assist them in performing essential job functions.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you are interested in applying for employment with Bolthouse Farms and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, or if you believe you do not meet any of the required qualifications of a posted position due to a protected disability and would like to explore the possibility of an accommodation, please contact our Talent Acquisition team at: for additional support and guidance.


Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

3rd Shift

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Equipment Operator I - 3rd shift, Other , Bakersfield, California

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