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Machine Operator 1 - 2nd Shift

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Date: Sep 3, 2021

Location: Irwindale, CA, US, CA 91706

Company: Bonduelle

What if your job had a real impact? 

By joining Bonduelle, the world leader in ready-to-use plant-based food, you are deciding to make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, the others and the planet. You will play an active part in our mission: "inspire the transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people's well being and planet health". Bonduelle is a family-run company of 14,600 people which provides over 100 countries with vegetables. 

 

Well established in the United States, our business unit includes 4 production facilities with more than 3,200 associates. We process fresh vegetables, salads and meal solutions with our own brands: Ready Pac Foods®, Bistro®, Ready Snax®, Cool Cuts® and Bonduelle Fresh Picked™.

Join us at Bonduelle to start an adventure where people come first and contribute to a better future through plant-based food!

 

Position Summary:

The Machine Operator 1 position requires work exposure in multiple areas in our refrigerated production environment. The Machine Operator 1 is specifically responsible for operating Spin Dryers, Heat Seals, CVL, and/or Blast Cooler equipment.

 

What you will Do:

  • Conduct pre-shift and post-shift quality inspections for blades, spin dryers, barrels, and flume system. Perform preventative maintenance of equipment when necessary. 

  • Conduct visual checks of defect, FO’s, size, color, quality, etc. 

  • Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety, HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes. 

  • Maintain an uninterrupted flow of product by dispensing raw product into barrels, mixer machines, feeding spin dryers and hopper while utilizing automated hoists (300lbs – 500lbs). 

  • Work safely around moving equipment, hoist systems and conveyers in a wet environment, including safe handling of blades. 

  • Manage and reduce waste (product giveaway) by diligently operating equipment. 

  • Communicate verbally and in writing to complete required documentation (blade verification). 

 

What you will Need:

  • GED/High School Diploma.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math.

  • Basic computer skills and the ability to multi-task.

  • Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.

  • Ability to work in a team environment. 

  • Ability to be cross trained & multitask in multiple positions. 

  • Knowledge of HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes. 


 

Related Success Metrics:

  • Performance efficiencies (fill rate, labor & yield), rework, OEE, production specification compliance

  • FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints

  • TCIR

 

Desired Traits:

  • Excellence- ability to deliver consistent quality results through sense of urgency and taking initiative, while also demonstrating flexibility to meet business needs.

  • People-minded- ability to foster mutual respect and positive relationships with co-workers, demonstrates listening skills and ensures physical safety of self and others.

  • Integrity- honors commitments, acts honestly and with accountability.

  • Fairness- ensures objectivity and sets a good example for others.


Physical Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to perform repetitive movements. The associate regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is regularly exposed to extreme cold. The associate frequently works in high, precarious places. The associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

Bonduelle Fresh Americas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe in hiring individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences to create a workforce that truly reflects our communities. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to veterans and individuals with disabilities or special needs during the application process and employment. If you need assistance, please contact us at (626) 856-8686 or bfa-info@bonduelle.com.