Dehydration Operator

Lakeland, Florida
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
10:00 PM - 6:30 AM
US$ 14.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Keilty, Alicia, Spherion
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Job Description

Duties consist of Complete Machine ownership by performing scheduled preventative operator adjustments, monitoring process flow ability, safety, and quality issues.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 10:00pm - 6:30am, Weekend days may be scheduled depending on business needs

- Sets up and controls the operation of the production line.
- Operates common hand or power tools.
- Suggests methods for improving production equipment, processes, or operating conditions.
- Drive a forklift
- Assist with all aspects of production, to include, but not limited to assisting the packaging staff when need dictates.
- Coordinate all issues, suggestions and concerns with the Production Supervisor
- Correctly perform as prescribed by company policy, set-up, break down, wash down and Lock out / Tag out duties.
- Ensure all equipment is operational and safe prior to use.
- Wear proper personal safety equipment. Be cautious on or around conveyors.

Working hours: 10:00 PM - 6:30 AM

-- Ability to maintain proper appearance, i.e. uniform neat, clean, shirt tucked in. Always wear clean clothes without buttons (No sleeveless shirts or short pants) clean hair net, beard net and gloves (changing frequently).
-- Ability to work in a manufacturing environment without climate control.
-- Ability to work in closed, confined spaces (for cleaning and or maintenance purposes).
-- Able to work with minimal supervision.

High School

1-4 years

- High School Diploma/GED
- Prior manufacturing experience in a food and/or beverage environment required
- Prior experience operating a forklift to move drums required
- Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs., push drums up to 450 LBS on a roller conveyor
- Must be able to operate a pallet jack/forklift moving up to 3000 lbs.
- Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of times
- Read, write and understand the English language.
- Must be computer literate with ability to operate within Microsoft Excel and/or other software.


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