Sep 09, 2019

Filler Operator

  • Nor Cal Beverage Co Inc
Full-Time Manufacturing

Job Description

Position Summary: The Filler Operator is responsible for efficiently operating filling and packaging equipment, and the cleaning and sterilization of equipment, while maintaining high standards in safety and quality.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all safety procedures and work as safe as possible at all times.
  • Maintain Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s).
  • Follow all safety procedures
  • Never jeopardize the quality of the product.
  • Operation of Forklift, certification required.
  • Operates Fillers, Cappers, Rinsers, Process Systems, Foamer, Chipper, Baler, and other equipment in the normal course of completing duties.
  • Assist mechanics in troubleshooting.
  • Check codes as required, in a timely manner.
  • Perform quality checks.
  • Check fluid levels on the fillers and fill and maintain.
  • Perform packaging integrity checks.
  • Take corrective actions when necessary.
  • Maintain operator’s log and other paper work.
  • Perform package and flavor changes (changeovers).
  • Interact with and assist mechanics during machine changeovers.
  • Keep equipment and area clean.
  • Performs CIPs (Clean in Place) on various processing equipment.
  • Perform cleaning tasks during the shift, at the end of the shift and at shutdowns.
  • Work within a team concept.
  • Follow instructions from supervision (regarding policies, procedures and all changes that may occur).
  • Train associates as required.
  • General
    • Maintain a positive work atmosphere and interaction with customers, co-workers, and management.
    • All other duties as assigned.
    • Work scheduled shift, weekends, and extended hours as required.
  • Regular and punctual attendance.
  • To perform this job successfully, must be able to perform each fundamental task listed above satisfactorily.



  • Able to troubleshoot problems on filler.       
  • Has foresight and understanding of process to be proactive vs. reactive.
  • Takes initiative.
  • The ability to adapt to many situations is essential.
  • Ability to train others
  • Excellent record keeping skills.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally with customers and co-workers.
  • Have a strong work ethic and be able to work independently as well as working in a team.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, a professional attitude, and produces accurate work product.
  • Must be enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Must have a cooperative attitude.
  • Must have the ability to follow-up.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.


Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required;
  • Minimum 1 year related experience;
  • Or, equivalent combination of education and experience.


Language Skills: English is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is desirable.


Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Amount of Travel Involved: None.


Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to talk or hear, climb up and down stairs, reach with hands and arms, grasp, pick, lift, stand, walk, and perform repetitive motions. The employee is seldom required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, or pull. The employee must frequently lift and /or move 5 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.   The employee must be able to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. The employee is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as operate production machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and environmental conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places, extreme heat, vibration, atmospheric conditions that could affect the respiratory system, and must function in narrow aisles or passageways. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Nor-Cal Beverage Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer-----M/F/D/V





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