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Machine Operator

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Dallas - Seagoville, TX

 



THE ROLE

 

Gotham Greens is seeking a passionate, driven and hardworking individual to work as our Production Operator in our Packhouse. Production Operators are hands-on and require individuals who enjoy rolling up their sleeves. 

 

Prior experience in the natural and organic food industry is a plus, but is not required. This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and organized individual to assume a position at a rapidly growing, innovative, disruptive company in the 21st century food system. 

 

WHAT YOU’LL DO 

 

  • Start up and shut-down of Denester, Scales, Tray Sealer, Metal Detector, Check Weigher, and Labeler. 

  • Basic troubleshooting of all unit ops incorporated in the packaging line 

  • Complete all Operator GFSI task and documentation. 

  • Give direction to PA’s working on the Multivac line. 

  • Minimize downtime during breakdowns and changeovers. 

  • Track line KPI’s (Startup time, Ramp up time, Quality Rejects, etc.) 

  • Change film, labels, and ribbons. 

  • Stock Raw Materials after shut down and as needed. 

  • Basic sanitation tasks, as needed, to keep equipment clean and operational. 

  • Basic troubleshooting of equiment. 

  • Communicate clearly and operate the line with a sense of urgency. 

 

In additon to the above, perform the following Packhouse Production Assistant duties, as needed:

 

  • Pack containers of fresh leafy greens and herbs.  

  • Identify unacceptable quality product to discard. 

  • Sort and select high quality product to pack. 

  • Fill containers to an accurate weight using scales. 

  • Proper handling of product and containers to maximize shelf life and adherence to the Company’s expectations. 

  • Perform repetitive tasks at a consistent pace which meets productivity expectations. 

  • Label, box, and stage product materials and supplies. 

  • Handle, organize, and load production supplies and equipment. 

  • Assist with inventory control and cold storage organization. 

  • Assist with daily cleaning of production areas, equipment, and supplies. 

  • Assist with periodic cleaning of common areas in facility. 

  • Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs), Company food safety policies, Company employee safety policies, and sanitation standard operating procedures (SSOPs). 

 

WHO YOU ARE 

 

  • Authorized to work in the US 

  • Able to lift 50 pounds 

  • Maintain a steady pace with attention to detail 

  • Must have a reliable form of transportation 

  • Open availability to work various work schedules, including holidays and weekends 

 

WHO WE ARE

 

Gotham Greens is an indoor farming company and a fresh food brand on a mission to transform the way we approach our food system, putting people and the planet at the forefront. Gotham Greens produces and delivers long-lasting and delicious leafy greens, herbs, salad dressings, dips, and cooking sauces all year round to retail, restaurant, and foodservice customers.

 

A Certified B Corporation™, Gotham Greens sustainably grows high-quality produce using up to 90% less water and 97% less land than conventional farming through its national network of climate-controlled, high-tech greenhouses across America, including locations in New York, Illinois, Rhode Island, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, and California.

 

Since its launch in 2011, Gotham Greens has grown from a single urban rooftop greenhouse in Brooklyn, N.Y., to one of the largest hydroponic leafy green producers in North America. For more information, visit gothamgreens.com.

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