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Machine Operator

Charlie's Produce
paid holidays, sick time, 401(k), profit sharing
United States, Washington, Seattle
March 03, 2024
Job Locations

US-WA-South Park

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CP Fresh is our fresh food processing and value-added division. At CP Fresh we make healthy, fresh food items as well as value-added fresh cut fruit and vegetables for use in a wide base of our retail and foodservice customers. CP Fresh was established in 2016 and is now a growing innovative leader in the fresh food world. We are looking for a dynamic & creative team oriented person to help us grow!

Charlie's Produce - Who We Are

Charlie's Produce is a privately owned wholesale produce company. We are the largest privately owned produce wholesaler on the West Coast, and we are growing. The secret to our success in this industry is PEOPLE! We strive to hire the best and we reward them with a working environment that fosters loyalty, stability, innovation, and growth. Charlie's was founded in quality, and we are proud that it is still our focus.

With a team of dedicated people who are passionate about food, supply chain, and their community we are looking for like minded individuals to help further our goal to enhance our communities through quality produce.

What we offer:

    An amazing company culture!
  • Medical/Dental/Vision on the first of the month following hire.
  • ESOP (Profit Sharing) and 401(k).
  • Paid vacations, paid holidays.
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits, and onsite parking.
  • Coverage under State Sick Leave.
  • 100% Prepaid College Tuition for employees and their dependents.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP).

Additional Compensation Details:

  • $23-26 hr Dependent on Experience and Location of Role
  • Potential 90-day performance-based raise
  • Yearly review with possibility of increase based on performance and tenure



4am-12pm or until job is completed

All Full Time positions come with opportunity for extra earning potential with overtime.

The Role

Continually monitor machine operations to ensure accurate product measurements are maintained. Call maintenance or set up technicians as needed, make minor machine adjustments to maintain dimensional accuracy, assist set-up tech in pre-maker-ready activities, maintain standard production rates, low waste and meet all stated customer requirements, complete all necessary documentation and reports, set up and adjust rewinders; remove product from rewind machine and box for shipping, weigh scrap from run and separate into bins, performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities Include but Not Limited To

  • Carry out production, inspection, packaging, and machine operating duties
  • High level of manual knife preparation of cut fruits and vegetables
  • Use of high speed mechanical dicing and slicing equipment
  • Set up machinery and ensure all materials are readily available
  • Effectively monitor production equipment
  • Assist with food production as necessary
  • Perform appropriate duties as assigned by supervisor
  • Maintain a safe and clean work space
  • Follow established food and safety rules and regulations
  • Use of high speed mechanical dicing and slicing equipment


Desired Experience

  • 1 year previous machine operater experience
  • Ability to work in refrigerated environment, 36 degree to 40 degree for extended time periods
  • Ability to speak/understand and take direction in basic English
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to stand/walk for long periods
  • General Food Safety knowledge
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Hear from Charlie's employees

Supplemental Information

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the Social Security Administration and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

We do not provide H1-B sponsorships at this time.

Please note that the pay range provided is a good faith estimate for the position at the time of posting. Actual compensation will be dependent on factors, including but not limited to, the individual's qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as physical work location within the state.

For additional protected privacy information please visit: Privacy Policy | Charlie's Produce (charliesproduce.com)

Charlie's Produce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

As an essential employer and key contributor to our community's food distribution chain, we will follow all state and federal guidelines on vaccination mandates, allowing for an accommodation for those that qualify.

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