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Washout Operator

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:


  • This position will report to the: Supervisor--
  • Travel Requirement: None--
  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt.--
  • Shift: 2nd--Shift--
  • Employment Category: Full-Time--
  • Pay Range: $17.00- $19.00INGENUITY GROWS GOOD.Guided by its purpose ---Ingenuity Grows Good-----Bolthouse Farms is recognized as a leader in growing, manufacturing, and distributing high quality, nutrient dense branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield, California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. and manufactures the No. 1 premium refrigerated branded beverage in U.S. retail. Bolthouse Farms is made up of farm and food fanatics who work every day to serve Our Land, Our People, and All People. Visit or follow us on, and to learn more.WHAT YOU'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR IN THIS ROLE--Washout Operator will locate and shuttle full trailers of whole carrots to the flume line for unloading, open gates, and remove empty trailer. Washout Operator will also operate hydraulic water pressure cranes to empty trailers of carrots into the flume elevator-conveyor system in accordance with GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and established SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures).--
    • Responsible for heavy equipment operation including; forklifts, yard lifts, pallet jacks, and shuttle trucks. Moves shuttle truck to place product under washer, making sure that the correct load of carrots is being washed by checking paperwork against load information --
    • Operates hydraulic water pressure crane to empty trailers of raw carrots into the flume elevator-conveyor system --
    • Keeps track of loads washed for accurate data tracking --
    • Writes ticket number, sequence, amount of load and time finished on tracking document --
    • At times, employee will collect, rotate, dump and store raw-product into cull trailers, rotate stock in soaker shed storage, inventory stock in soaker shed storage, load transport trucks, and accomplish all other tasks requiring the use of specified heavy equipment --
    • Will coordinate box changes to reduce overage and maximize efficiency and verify all tally file changes with Plant Operator --
    • Perform general housekeeping and clean-ups as required --
    • Perform other duties as assigned --WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR--Minimum Qualifications:--
      • High School Diploma or equivalent; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience --
      • Valid California Driver's License and clean driving record --Additional Required Qualifications:--
        • Knowledge of basic mathematical skills --
        • Knowledge of e-mail, Internet software, manufacturing software, and Word Processing software --
        • Must be able to follow instructions --
        • Forklift certification required --Preferred Qualifications:--
          • Six months to one-year experience in a production facility --
          • Bilingual (English/Spanish) --Physical Demands:--
            • Environmental exposure- cold/wet conditions (40 -- or below)--
            • Material exposure-moving mechanical parts--
            • Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles and vibrations--
            • Must be able to lift, slide, and carry up to 50 lbs--
            • Must be able to stand for an extended period of time --
            • 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.WHAT WE OFFER--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 OffEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY----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--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. --RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:--Bolthouse Farms does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Bolthouse Farms is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. --Hours: 2nd Shift (4:00PM - 1:10AM) when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory2nd Shift (4:00PM - 1:10AM)

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Washout Operator, Other , Bakersfield, California

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