• Batching Operator

    Job Locations US-CA-Bakersfield
    Job ID 2019-1120
    # of Openings
    6
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    WHO WE ARE: CALIFIA FARMS

    We're Califia Farms (Califia, pronounced like California), the plant-powered food and beverage company of the future. Our mission is to innovate delicious plant-powered foods for mindful nourishment. We're led by beverage visionary Greg Steltenpohl, crafting, concocting and cold-brewing beautifully bottled goodness from the San Joaquin Valley. Our name comes from the Spanish legend of warrior Queen Califia, the goddess of bounty and abundance who ruled over the mythical island of California. We make our daily decisions using these five core values: Do, Learn Improve; Act Like an Owner; Challenge the Status Quo; The Bottle is Half Full; and Using our Sixth Sense (being conscious of our impact on others and the planet).

    In a snapshot:

    • Founded in 2010
    • 250+ full time staff and contracted employee
    • Headquarters in Downtown L.A. Arts District and Manufacturing in Bakersfield, CA
    • We believe in Shared Leadership where team members are heard and leadership is broadly distributed
    • We are committed to our people and to our communities' sustainability

    Responsibilities

    • Blend batches per the run scheduled/order.
    • Pasteurization process (up to 3 systems simultaneously, CIP and cleaning of equipment)
    • Fill out daily logs, (CIP, batch sheet, pasteurize record/wheel chart, etc.)
    • Data entry into Redzone
    • Data entry into the Ross System
    • Keeping accurate records, track of ingredients and batch sheets
    • Effectively communicate issues and operations with Plant Management.
    • Assist Shift Lead and Supervisor as assigned.
    • Operate the plant in a safe & efficient manner.
    • Follow and monitor GMP, HACCP guidelines, Injury & Illness Prevention Program, Food Safety & SOPs procedures.
    • Develops and maintains positive and professional relationships with all supervisors, leads, employees, and management.
    • Assist maintenance on PM’s of equipment, rebuild of valves, replace valve gaskets. 

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    • 1-3 years in any type of processing industry
    • Ability to stand, kneel, bend over, climb stairs and ladders and lift/move up to 75 pounds.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities, multi task and time management
    • Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, divide in all units of measure.
    • Must be able to follow and communicate directions.

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Mechanical Aptitude
    • Forklift Certification
    • Primary shift will be assigned however applicant must be flexible to work any shift.
    • Preference will be given to individuals that processes high energy, proven positive track record and those that are already trained to run the various pieces of equipment.
    • Ability to speak, write, and read English is a must. Spanish is a plus.
    • Proficient in Microsoft programs and Redzone application.

     

     

    Califia Farms is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Califia Farms is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.

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