Wonderful Citrus

Compac Operator

US-CA-Delano
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2026
# Positions
3

Overview

Wonderful Citrus is seeking Compac Operators for our Delano, CA location.This position will be responsible for the troubleshooting, cleaning, and complete operation of fruit packaging equipment such as a sizer, bin dumper, bin washer, bagger, weigher, box former, or any other required equipment in their designated area.

 

Wonderful Citrus is America’s largest integrated grower, shipper and packer of fresh citrus. Our citrus varieties can be found in the produce department of grocery stores across the country under the flagship consumer brands of Wonderful Halos mandarins and Wonderful Sweet Scarletts Texas Red grapefruit.

To learn more about Wonderful Citrus Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the proper setup and safe operation of the equipment.
  • Perform all necessary start-up/shutdown procedures, cleaning, and troubleshooting to assure accuracy of equipment operation.
  • Complete downtime tracking documentation.
  • Monitor fruit samples for quality, size, grade and identify when adjustments are necessary.
  • Ability to perform material and product changeovers in time allotted.
  • Execute our company and mission goals but not losing sight of employee and food safety.
  • Continuously monitor all relevant adjustments as needed to reduce/avoid downtime.
  • Participate in “minding the fruit” by taking ownership of their respective areas (continuously monitoring performance of equipment, quality of work, identifying barriers to success and taking meaningful action).
  • Understand other departments/areas to minimize any negative external impact to their departments.
  • Hand off to the next shift, a work area that you yourself would expect from the other shift.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement efforts at the facilities in Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Cost and Productivity
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • The position requires precision and is very detail oriented.
  • Ability to perform light mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Speak, read and write in the English language, bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in oral and written form.
  • Knowledge of fruit, fruit quality and grade characteristics is a plus but not required.
  • Must work with fellow co-workers and promote a teamwork environment.
  • Good problem solving skills and communication.
  • Must have basic computer skills.
  • Basic mathematical skills required. Must understand ratios, minimums and maximums and percentages.
  • Ability to multi-task and be comfortable in a fast-paced work setting

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be available to work any shift, holidays, and weekends if needed.
  • Must be able to work overtime as the business requires.
  • Must maintain excellent attendance.
  • Must have ability to be cross trained and develop knowledge in all production areas/processes throughout the Wonderful Plants (from wash to pack).

Wonderful Citrus is part of The Wonderful Company, a successful, fast-growing privately held $4 billion company with 8,500 employees worldwide. We’ve made Wonderful Pistachios one of America’s top-selling salty snacks. We’ve turned pomegranates and POM Wonderful into a worldwide phenomenon. Wonderful Halos is the No. 1 mandarin orange in America. FIJI Water is the No. 1 premium bottled water in America. JUSTIN Wine produces California’s top-selling, high-end Cabernet Sauvignon. And Teleflora is the world’s largest flower delivery service.

The Wonderful Company has a long-standing commitment to corporate social responsibility, including more than $120 million invested in environmental technologies and sustainability research, $45 million in charitable giving and education initiatives every year, $30 million toward the construction of a new charter school campus in California’s Central Valley, and innovative health and wellness programs, including two new, free primary care clinics for employees and their dependents.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

The Wonderful Citrus Company is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status or protected veteran status, ancestry, age or any other categories protected by law.

 

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