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Bagger Operator I

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

- -THE ROLE: - -

  • This position will report to the: Supervisor - -
  • Travel Requirement: None -
  • FLSA Status: Hourly Non-Exempt. -
  • Shift: 2nd shift
  • Employment Category: Full-Time - -
  • Pay Range: $20.00 to $22.00INGENUITY 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 - - -The Bagger Operator is responsible for the set up and operation of automated bagging equipment in a safe and efficient manner within the North Shortcuts area. - - -
    • Verify Bagger set-up with the scheduled production run, set machine controls accordingly, and change scoops as required - -
    • Ensure that proper packaging supplies (bag rolls / bag stacks / bag seals) are positioned to assigned workstation - -
    • Manually load reel of bag seals, load rolls, or stacks of bags onto bag machine feeder as required - -
    • Operate bagging machines, monitor the bagging process which feeds pre-weighed carrots into slots, bags carrots, and feeds full bags into quick lock machine - -
    • Ensure full bags are properly closed, monitor bag quality, remove non-conforming bags, and perform quality checks - -
    • Measure amount of water injected into package and periodically adjusts, change and adjust scales as required - -
    • Conduct routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance tasks to identify unsafe conditions, defects or needed repairs - -
    • Responds to metal detector by stopping machine, pulling bag, and finding item that triggered detector - -
    • At direction of plant manager, change bags using proper process to stop machine, obtain and load correct bag - -
    • Maintain a clean, organized work environment and replenish supplies as needed - -
    • Performed other duties as assigned - -WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR - -Minimum Qualifications: - -
      • High School Diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience - -
      • Proven, reliable work history - -
      • Communicate effectively in English both written and verbal - -Additional Required Qualifications: - -
        • Include all other qualifications that are required to be hired. These can be subjective and do not have to be measurable. For example, "soft skills, Ability to . . . " - -Preferred Qualifications: - -
          • Six months to one-year experience in a food production or manufacturing facility - -
          • Prior working knowledge of OSHA, Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP), FDA, USDA and EPA regulations - -
          • Bilingual (English/Spanish) - -
          • Prior experience with Triangle - bagging machines - -Physical Demands: - -
            • Environmental exposure- cold/wet conditions (40 - or below) -
            • Material exposure-moving mechanical parts -
            • Occasional exposure to fumes, airborne particles and vibrations -
            • Able to lift, slide, and carry up to 32 lbs. -
            • 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 Off - -EQUAL 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. - - -

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Bagger Operator I, Other , Bakersfield, California

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