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Equipment Operator - 2nd Shift

Equipment Operator - 2nd Shift

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Wonderful Citrus is seeking 2nd Shift Equipment Operators for the Delano, CA location. Individual will take responsibility over the complete operation, repairs, welfare, and general maintenance of our state of the art electronic fruit sorting equipment.


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, visit www.wonderfulcitrus.com.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:


  • Will setup and operate the electronic fruit sorting equipment.
  • Will have to perform general equipment repairs, preventive maintenance and troubleshoot.
  • Will fill-out downtime documentation efficiently
  • Perform and maintain grading standards through automated equipment and make necessary adjustments.
  • Collect and evaluate fruit samples.
  • Calibrate unit on a regular basis to ensure proper performance.
  • Maintain all electronic and hardware in clean and good operating conditions.


  • Must have intermediate computer skills; experience required using Microsoft Windows (i.e. Excel and Word).
  • Ability to perform light electro-mechanical troubleshooting and parts replacement.
  • Speak, read and write in the English language, bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred.
  • Intermediate mathematical skills required. Must understand ratios, minimums and maximums and percentages.
  • Ability to interpret instructions furnished in oral and written form.
  • Fruit knowledge or the ability to understand and obtain the knowledge.
  • Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance experience preferred but not required.
  • Must work with fellow co-workers and promote a teamwork environment.
  • Must have good hand speed and the use of both hands to accomplish the above-described duties.
  • Ability to continuously walk up and down stairs.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. of fruit samples.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Candidates may be required to pass a math and computer test.

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, visit www.wonderful.com, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.