Production Operator

Position Title:  Production Operator (All Shifts)

  • A Shift: Monday - Wednesday 4:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m
  • B Shift: Monday - Wednesday 4:00 p.m - 4:30 a.m
  • C Shift: Thursday - Saturday  5:00 a.m - 5:30 p.m
  • D Shift: Thursday - Saturday,  4:00 p.m - 4:30 a.m

 Compensation and Benefits:

  • Starting wage range is $18.00 to $23.00 / hour
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, 401k with 4% company match, sick and vacation leave.

Position Summary:

Safely operates, monitors/controls, and maintains assigned equipment in designated area during weekly production runs.  Facilitates changeovers and machine uptime, according to SQF standardization.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely operates and maintains assigned equipment, according to all occupational safety and SQF guidelines.
  • Safely keeps production-line equipment operating at peak performance throughout each production run, in accordance with the needs of the production schedule.
  • Communicates equipment status with supervisor(s), line lead(s), and maintenance team member(s) in a timely manner.
  • Records machine downtime & uptime during production run
  • Raw materials and packaging management and loading
  • Manages machine controls
  • Works within failure escalation policy
  • Acts as single point of contact regarding equipment status
  • Responsible for product quality checks
  • Responsible for tear-down and assembly of assigned equipment, daily or as needed
  • Performs product changeovers, calibrations and clean outs when necessary
  • Assists with training production associates on standard operating procedures regarding operation of equipment
  • Maintains safe, secure, and healthy production environment by adhering to company standards and policies, and to legal regulations; alerting others regarding potential concerns.
  • Contributes to production and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
  • Performs general housekeeping duties as necessary to maintain a clean work environment
  • Reliable attendance and punctuality are basic necessary requirements of this position.

Supervisory Responsibility:


Qualifications / Education / Experience Desired:

  • This is an Entry Level position. The qualifications are specified as part of the on‐boarding process for potential candidates. Previous manufacturing and/or food management is strongly desired.
  • High school diploma/G.E.D.
  • Hand-tools
  • Automated production-line equipment in a bakery environment (preferred)

Language / Mathematical / Reasoning Ability:

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Must have the functional ability to understand English
  • Must be able to follow documented procedures
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to identify safety issues

Supervision Given:

This individual reports to the Production Supervisor

  • Position will work directly with Production Line Lead to manage flowing and crewing
  • The position holder is expected to be able to work with minimal oversight at times, able to confidently handle situations on their own

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 sit, stand, use hands to grip and handle objects; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include looking at a computer screen and ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to travel, drive a motor vehicle, and communicate using telephone and email.

Additional physical requirements of this position include:

  • Must be able to stand for 12 hours (Constantly)
  • Must be able to walk up high narrow stairs (Occasionally)
  • Must be able to climb ladders (Rarely)
  • Must be able to lift machinery up to 50lbs. (Occasionally)
  • Must be able to work with hand tools (Occasionally)
  • Can work overtime when necessary (Occasionally)

    Travel Required:



    Resume Submission: All candidates with relevant experience should include “Production Operator” and desired shift in subject line when submitting resume to

    Bobo’s Oat Bars is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, protected veteran/military status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.