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Production Assistant

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 -
  • Hourly Pay Rate: $20.00-$22.00 -INGENUITY 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 Production Assistant will assist the supervisor in trouble shooting, making minor adjustments and reporting problems with plant equipment to achieve maximum levels of quality and production while minimizing downtime. -
    • Alert maintenance staff and manager/plant operator of all breakdowns and give updates of equipment status -
    • Read work orders, blueprints, drawings and plans -
    • Perform site survey, prepare work orders and logistics to perform work and coordinate with production, maintenance, and supervisor -
    • Monitor production area, respond to maintenance calls, check code dates, work orders, and inspect equipment -
    • Make adjustments to plant equipment to optimize quality and production as needed -
    • Train new employees on how to work safely on or near equipment -
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and safe plant -
    • Inspect work and work area, perform clean-up using proper tools and machinery as needed -
    • Responsible for notifying supervisor of any objects found or any pest being sighted -
    • Be aware of all sanitation guidelines and assist in enforcing them -
    • 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 -
      • Must be able to perform all job functions safely -
      • Six months to one-year experience in a production facility -
      • Valid California Driver License and clean driving record - -Additional Required Qualifications: -
        • Punctual, excellent attendance record, and cooperate with others -
        • Ability to work with minimal supervision -
        • Basic mathematical and computer skills -
        • Apply common sense, understand, and carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form - -Preferred Qualifications: -
          • One-year experience in food production/manufacturing facility -
          • Bilingual English/Spanish -
          • Mechanically inclined -
          • Forklift Certified - -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 up to 50 lbs. -
            • Must be able to stand and walk for an extended period of time during the work period - -
            • 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. -Hours: 2nd Shift (2:00PM- 12:30AM) when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory 2nd Shift : (2:00PM- 12:30AM) when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Bakersfield , Production Assistant, Other , Bakersfield, California

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