Operator Tech - RTE

Blue Diamond Growers Turlock , CA 95381

Posted 7 months ago

Job Details:

Work Shift:

Multiple Shifts

Pay Type:


Hourly Rate (if applicable):


Job Summary:

Job Description:

Job Description

In 1910 a cooperative of 230 California almond growers formed with the following core values:

  • To build strong relationships among growers and with their customers;

  • To communicate directly and honestly; and

  • To work as a team to realize the best return on their investment.

More than a century later, Blue Diamond Growers still adheres to these values at every level of our operation. Our employees are strongly committed to the brand and to each other the word "family" is often used to describe our culture.

Today, Blue Diamond Growers represents more than 3,000 almond growers in California the state that provides over 80% of the world's almond supply. We are one of the most recognized food brands in the world, with annual sales exceeding $1 billion.

We believe in transparency and honest communication. And our work style is still team-based, working together to innovate, process, and distribute the best almond products to the world.

After more than 100 years, our core values of integrity, partnership, innovation and quality remain strong. Our commitment to excellence has driven Blue Diamond's unprecedented growth, innovation, high quality, and value.

You'll find these values at work throughout our company. We strive for a diverse workforce, always aiming for greater levels of inclusion. In addition to a robust benefits package, we offer an employee wellness and fitness program, in which a majority of our workforce currently participates.

Grow your career. Partner with us. We Are the Almond People!

Operator Technician - RTE

Location: Turlock

Job Type (Full time/Part Time): Full-time

Travel Required: None

Shift: Multiple Shifts

Relocation Provided: No

Position Overview:

The Turlock Plant is seeking experienced Machine Operator Technician for multiple shift to join our winning team.


Operates various manufacturing and specialty equipment in RTE area efficiently to support of Plant goals and objectives. Expected to deliver production requirements as it relates to throughput, yield, product quality, and customer service.

Perform some preventative maintenance to equipment as scheduled or required. Perform line sanitation activities as scheduled or required. Follows established Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP's), policies and procedures, and safety procedures while performing all job duties. Adhere to all procedures and practices associated with Food Safety, Food Security and Food Quality.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Position requires a minimum of 4 years similar or related production manufacturing position. Position requires knowledge of machine operations and mechanical aptitude to keep machinery and equipment operating optimally and effectively.

Must have excellent communication skills. Must be able to work under limited supervision. Receives guidelines from supervisor/lead operator but is expected to decide what actions to take when handling all but the most unusual task.

Must regularly exercise discretion and independent judgment. Ability to efficiently operate equipment via Operator Interface Terminal. Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, work schedules and performance graphs.

Must have basic math skills. Work consists of a wide range of tasks requiring a high level of problem-solving skills that result in solutions from several alternatives. Must help maintain product quality while meeting output standards.

Must be able to interpret and accomplish tasks and directives described in complex technical, administrative, professional and company guidelines. Must be able to work overtime as necessary. Overtime as necessary is a requirement to the performance of this position.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in food processing and lean manufacturing is highly desired.

Educational Requirements:

Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.

Blue Diamond promotes a safe and healthy work environment, and in doing so, we will perform background and drug tests for each candidate who accepts a position with our team.

Blue Diamond Growers is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer


High School/GED (Required)

Grow your career. Partner with us. We Are the Almond People!

Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital/familial status or any other protected class under federal, state, or local law. BDG also complies with all provisions of the U.S. Government's Executive Order 11246 dated September 24, 1965 and the rules, regulations and relevant orders of the Secretary of Labor.

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Operator Tech - RTE

Blue Diamond Growers