Dole Packaged Foods

Operator (Cookroom)

Temporary Full-Time


Responsible for operation and monitoring of equipment


Responsible for establishing product flow and temperature requirements for each item being processed

Monitor and accurately record flow rates and temperatures of product

Must maintain finishers and comitrol and all associated equipment having to do with the Puree Line

Must be able to operate positive displacement pumps in conveying product low as warranted

Must be able to operate C.I.P. (clean in place) system and wash down finishers’ and associated equipment

Monitor and troubleshoot all equipment and machinery

Report all break downs to production Supervisor

Maintain high quality production standards

Under the direction of Department Manager/Supervisor will be required to drive forklift as needed to move pallets, product and bins. Will need to complete mandatory Forklift Evaluation/Certification prior to forklift operation of any kind for any reason to include forklift training

Must work well under pressure, meeting multiple and sometimes conflicting deadlines

Must, at all times, demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers, supervisors, and management

Follow company policies

Follow safety procedures

Other duties that are reasonable associated with above essential functions of the job

Will work in Production (Bracket IX or X depending on employment status) according to seniority number, at that pay rate, when not scheduled in specialty job



Communication skills (verbal and written). Must be able to communicate with supervisors, maintenance and electricians

Must successfully complete lock out tag out and JSA training classes provided by training Department

Must be able to understand and follow instructions

Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

Must be able to work in a teamwork environment

Prior working experience in a Food Manufacturing setting required

Previous Machine Operator experience preferred

Previous Forklift experience a plus with high stacking experience preferred

Must successfully complete forklift evaluation/certification prior to forklift operation of any kind for any reason to include forklift training


All qualified applicants will receive consideration or employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


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