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Bagger Operator I - 2nd Shift

Company: Bolthouse Farms
Location: Prosser
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

GET STARTED:

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

THE ROLE:

Bolthouse Farms is seeking a Bagger Operator in Prosser, WA.

* This position will report to the: Shift Supervisor
* Travel Requirement: None
* FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
* Employment Category: Full time - Seasonal
* Location: Prosser, WA

PLANTS. POWERING. PEOPLE.

For more than a century, Bolthouse Farms has been known as the innovation leader in growing and distributing carrots and high-quality, innovative branded products. Employing more than 2,200 people and headquartered in Bakersfield in California's fertile San Joaquin Valley, Bolthouse Farms is one of the largest carrot growers and distributors in the U.S. Guided by its purpose - Plants Powering People--- - the company recently introduced its new Bolthouse Farms Wunderoots--- line of fresh carrot innovations including carrot dogs, and also produces and sells super-premium juices, smoothies, caf-- beverages, protein shakes, functional beverages and premium refrigerated dressings, all under the Bolthouse Farms - brand name. Visit Bolthouse Farms or follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.

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:

* Proven, reliable work history
* Communicate effectively in English both written and verbal
* Six months to one-year experience in a food production or manufacturing facility

Additional Required Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
* 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
* Required to climb stairways
* 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.

* Employee Assistance Program
* Eligible for 401(k) participation after 1000 worked hours
* Paid Sick Time

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: TalentAcquisition@bolthouse.com 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 & WORKDAYS

* 2nd Shift (6:30PM - 5:30AM) Monday through Friday; rotating weekends off, when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

2nd Shift (6:30PM - 5:30AM)

Keywords: Bolthouse Farms, Yakima , Bagger Operator I - 2nd Shift, Other , Prosser, Washington

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