Career Opportunities with Kagome Inc


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RO Forklift Operator

Department: RO
Location: Los Banos, CA



1                    30% Follows approved procedures while operating RO filler equipment filling drums with RO puree product. Ensures product quality based on specifications.  Performs set-up and makes adjustments while in operation 

2                    30% Transports empty and full drums onto and off of scale to shipping area 

3                    20% Prepares 55 gallon drums for filling 

4                    5% Performs preventative maintenance as prescribed in equipment operation manuals 

5                    5% Follows approved procedures completing CIP and COP of RO filler and room sanitation

6                    5% Completes production, quality and sanitation paperwork

7                    5% Performs other duties as needed or assigned by superior  TOTAL 100%



Internal Contacts:  

RO supervisor, lead person, maintenance personnel, RO crew, RO operator and QC

External Contacts:  


Education Level and Focus:  

High school diploma or equivalent preferred

Years and Type of Related Experience Required:  

Food processing experience in a technically advanced facility


Interpersonal and Communication: Ability to function with minimal supervision, including the capacity to learn and follow processing-CIP and sanitation procedures-safety rules and other directives.  Ability to speak and write English 

Technical and Analytical: Basic math skills, process equipment problem solving aptitude, mechanical aptitude, ability to operate a forklift, ability to learn RO filler control panel. 

Administrative and Operations: Aptitude for detailed documentation of operation including down time, fill volume, fill temperature and drum counts per shift 

Physical Demands: Agile, standing for long periods of time, bending, reaching, lifting 50+ lbs, climbing stairs, ability to work various shifts 

Work Environment: Food plant, high noise levels, subject to cold, hot and humid conditions, wet floors, forklift traffic and exposure to wet and dry cleaning agents

Special Equipment Used: RO filler machine, high pressure wash station, hot water station, pallet jack, scale and printer and refrigerated vans.  Two way radio for internal use only

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