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Harvest Food Products is a San Francisco Bay Area-based manufacturing company, specializing in high quality Asian foods. We operate a 42,000 sq ft USDA-inspected facility and sell our frozen products into all channels of business: club, retail, natural, institutional and private label/co-pack. 


Machine Operator/Light Mechanics 

Date:  3/10/15


Reports To:  Plant Maintenance Mgr



We are looking for a Machine Operator/Light Mechanics who will report directly to our Plant Maintenance Mgr.


      Main Machine Operator:

  • operate packaging machinery, and production machinery

  • Setup machine for startup, troubleshoot operating errors

  • Mechanics knowledge on safe operating procedures

  • Follow PM schedule and record in PM binder to keep track of each equipment operating conditions


     Improve PRODUCTION by:

  • Producing timely and accurate component work instructions, with quality checkpoints

  • Producing integrated build plans for products, with quality checkpoints

  • Training production leads and verifying key quality checkpoints

  • Incorporating feedback for improved product quality with improved process efficiency and component cost savings


  • Keep and update maintenance records/logs for all equipment

  • Produce timely and accurate reports for department and for the company

  • May require working some evenings or weekends


Important Skills / Capabilities

  • Effective communicating with peers and reporting to managers

  • Knowledgeable of machinery operating safety procedures and manufacturing best practices, and able to quickly learn about a wide variety of commercial and industrial equipments

  • Coachable with ability or potential to coach others

  •  2+ years of experience

  • Improvement for cost savings in operating and prolong equipment life span



  • Location: Hayward CA

  • Principals only. Recruiters please don't contact this job poster

  • Please, no phone calls about this job!

  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests

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