Grader Machine Operator at Blue Diamond Growers

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: SALIDA, California

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Under minimal supervision, oversees the operation of various production line machines that automatically sort and filter almonds to customer specifications and remove byproducts that were collected during harvest (e.g. rocks, stems, etc.).

Job Description:


  • Oversees the production process ensuring product flow is constant; adjusts the flow of when necessary. Engages in minor trouble shooting of line equipment.

  • Changes grader screens to meet scheduled production (Count Per Ounce-CPO) demands and assist in routing all scheduled product through the rerun system.

  • Assists Department Lead with startup and shutdown of the Grader system.

  • Engages in change-overs, clean out system, and shut down for another type of raw material.

  • Reviews grading schedule for raw material type to be processed, grade and warehouse from which product will be coming.

  • This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned


Minimum level of education required

  • High School Diploma or GED
Minimum number of year(s) of experience required in addition to education plus type(s) of functional experience
  • 5 years of production /operations experience


Must be able to lift 50 lb. Must be able to ascend and descend vertical ladders repetitiously and work from elevated locations.


Environment consists of working in the proximity of moving machinery producing a high level of noise and almond dust.

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


High School/GED (Required)

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Blue Diamond Growers (BDG) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. BDG provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information. 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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