40 hours per week; available for additional hours as business needs require and/or hours may be reduced during slow season
The Lead Compac Sizer Operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all equipment needed to run the packing line.
Safely set-up operations, perform all necessary pre-start checks, and certify the equipment is performing properly
Responsible for general equipment repairs
Ensure all equipment performs proper shutdown procedures
Maintain all electronic and hardware in clean and good operating condition
Coordinate packing materials with Material Handler
Calibrate with other units
Monitor continuously all relevant performance metrics
Complete downtime tracking documentation; maintain daily operator log book and document observations, machine adjustments, etc.
Monitor fruit samples for quality, size, grade
Facilitate training on all equipment
Allocate employees to different work areas accordingly to needs
Communicate with management and employees all vital information including
Mentor and train employees
Maintain grade levels and percentages; ensure all fruit levels are at a minimum base
Must comply with all Safety and Food Safety rules and regulations
Perform all other duties as directed by the Pack Manager, Plant Superintendent or Management
2 years' experience in equipment operations and maintenance
Must be knowledge of fruit, fruit quality, and grade characteristics
Must have computer skills and experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
Must possess good problem-solving skills
Must be able to multi-task and be comfortable in a fast-paced work setting
Must be able to communicate openly and share information
Limoneira Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.
All applicants will be considered regardless of race, creed, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, protected veteran status, disability or marital status.
If interested, please submit your resume and cover letter along with a filled out application to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please use Lead Compac Sizer Operator Position as your subject line.