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Operator (Box Machine)

Company: Dole Foods
Location: Atwater
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


Three (3) Open Positions Second Shift

Operate Box Machine in order to form cases properly according to guidelines.

Second Shift 3 position


  • Set up, adjust and operate both types of box erecting machines (MAXCO machines and IQF and Repack)
  • Responsible for making changeover and adjustments on MAXCO machines whenever size changes are made
  • Perform some preventive maintenance as needed
  • Clean up and service machines as needed
  • Review annually all required JSA's
  • Follow company policies
  • Follow safety procedures
  • Other duties that are reasonably associated with the above essential functions of the job
  • Will work in Production (Bracket IX or X depending on employment status) according to


  • Must be able to lift at least 40 pounds
  • Must be able to read box markings, labels, and schedules
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process and equipment
  • Familiarity with basic maintenance tools for machine adjustment (wrench, screw-drivers)
  • Previous operating experience preferred
  • Reliable attendance is an essential function of the job

Work Environment:

  • Industrial plant environment with related noise with ambient and refrigerated areas

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass job specific Physical Ability Test (PAT)
  • Temperatures range as low as 40 to 50 degree Fahrenheit
  • Noise produced by manufacturing machinery up to 92 decibels
  • Must be able to climb stairs up to 5ft daily
  • Must be able to do repetitive movements of lifting shoulder level and forward up to 24", and squatting, kneeling, pushing & pulling an average weight of 10-15 lbs.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time on concrete and/or metal grating
  • Requires climbing, standing, walking, squatting, kneeling, lifting and other physical movements to perform job
  • Flexibility to work different shifts and days when required

Employment is contingent upon drug screen, background verification and skills test required for some positions.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Dole Foods, Merced , Operator (Box Machine), Other , Atwater, California

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