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Machine Operator 2- Salads AM

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Jackson, GA, US, GA 30233

Company: Bonduelle

By joining Bonduelle, you will commit to our mission: inspire transition toward a plant-based diet to contribute to people’s well-being and planet health. With a long term vision, our family-run company feeds more than 100 countries thanks to our 14,600 associates around the world.


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 and make a positive and sustainable impact on yourself, on others and the planet!



What you will do:
* Ensure compliance with and maintain all GMP/PPE/Safety, SQF, HACCP & Sanitation guidelines and processes.
* Conduct pre-shift and post-shift inspections for quality (blades and wash system), machine lubricant, and sanitization.
* Execute start up procedures including filter, flume, wash tanks, etc. Manage and disperse appropriate water levels amongst all branches of flumes utilizing pasteurizer systems. (Past Op.)
* Execute daily equipment startup pre-flights/CIL and maintain equipment centerlines throughout the shift.
* Identify equipment inefficiencies, perform autonomous and preventative maintenance of the equipment when applicable, perform minor repairs/adjustments and place work orders for large repairs.
* Identify and execute the appropriate knife utilization dependent on the product specification and validate cut dimensions meet product and order specifications.
* Maintain an uninterrupted flow of product by identifying production needs and access priorities as well as managing change overs and clean breaks to minimize any downtime.
* Customize chemical mixture to protect product spoilage, while ensuring chemical levels meet and do not exceed food safety regulations.
* Visual checks of defect, FO's, size, color, quality, etc.
* Perform other duties as assigned.


What you will Need:
* GED/High School Diploma
* Ability to read, write and speak English; comprehension of basic math.
* Willingness and flexibility to work in a cold, wet, fast-paced, 24 hour plant environment.
* Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
* Ability to be cross trained and multitask in multiple positions.

* Related Success Metrics: (Measurements/Performance Indicators)
* Performance efficiencies (fill rate, labor & yield), production specification compliance
* FO, KPI, Quality Response, Consumer Complaints, TCIR

* Bonduelle Fresh Americas requires its employees to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19, where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation. If you are unable to provide proof of vaccination, you will be required to provide proof of a COVID test on a weekly basis.


* 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 (i.e., bending / lifting/ pushing/ pulling of: boxes/ blades/ spinners/ finished goods / raw goods). 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