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Forklift Driver/Lift Truck Operator – Fabens, TX

Position Summary/Purpose:

Under the direction of a Department Manager, Shift Supervisor or Key Area Operator support production operations through accurate and timely movement of materials. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for weighing bins and recording weights. Placing product in proper locations. Returning WIP tags to operators. Use bar coding equipment.
  • Must have full knowledge of all production locations and operations. Perform other duties as required.
  • Knows the targets/goals for his/her work center and adjusts equipment to achieve targets.
  • Informs Mechanical/Electrical staff when assistance is required.
  • Drives a Lift Truck in a safe and responsible manner. Must have a good to excellent safety record on a lift truck.
  • Understands and has reviewed/signed all Safe Work Procedures for the work area.
  • Practices safe work procedures and wears all safety and sanitation equipment required for the job.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education and Experience:

  • Forklift Certification
  • 1 – 2 years warehouse experience

Minimum Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Competencies to be learned on the job: 

Knowledge:

  • Maintain his/her area in a clean, orderly and organized manner. Keeps the area clean by sweeping, blowing, and scrapping equipment, floors and superstructure.
  • To ensure sanitation standards are maintained and met.

Skills:

  • Must read and speak English
  • Basic Math

Abilities:

  • To lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Perform quality work efficiently with minimum supervision.
  • Work flexible shifts and schedules including overtime.
  • Use proper safety equipment and follow safety procedures.
  • Climb stairs and ladders to a height of 12 feet or higher

National Pecan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Pre-employment drug testing and background check required.

National Pecan will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements.

National Pecan LLC does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. National Pecan will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with National Pecan.

To apply please send resume to: gvalenzuel@diamondfoods.com

Pre-employment drug testing required. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V.

Production Worker – Fabens, TX

Position Overview:

The production worker sorts product in multiple departments. Separating bad product that our machines are not capable of detecting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Observes and removes faulty product parts from assembly line.
  • Ability to work in a high paced environment.
  • Affixes labels, company logos, and other exterior details to products.
  • Packs up completed products and prepares them for shipment.
  • Keeps factory floor clean.
  • Adheres to all safety guidelines dictation the production and handling of materials in the factory.
  • Ensures that all production deadlines are met.
  • Reports issues or problems with production to immediate supervisor.

Knowledge, Ability and Skills:

  • Dedicated team player.
  • Proactive
  • Basic English comprehension
  • Manufacturing environment experience is a plus.
  • Possesses knowledge of the structure and function of production equipment.
  • Is able to identify problems or malfunctions
  • with machinery and equipment.
  • Demonstrates analytical thinking and problem-
  • solving skills necessary to troubleshoot production issues.
  • Pays close attention to detail.
  • Exhibits ability to work cautiously but efficiently in potentially hazardous conditions.
  • Is familiar with all factory safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Works efficiently and manages time effectively.
  • Possesses physical strength and stamina required to stand, walk, and lift for long periods of time.

Education and Work Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED a plus
  • Previous Manufacturing experience is a plus and recommended.

Work Enviornment:

  • Standard 40-hour workweek applies.
  • During the season we expect employees to work overtime including the weekends
  • Working hours will be spent in the factory or warehouse.
  • Moderate to heavy physical activity such as walking and lifting is required on a daily basis.
  • Safety gear, such as goggles, gloves, and helmets should be worn on a regular basis.

Availbility:

  • Must be available and willing to work any shift and overtime required by the job.

National Pecan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Pre-employment drug testing and background check required.

National Pecan will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements.

National Pecan does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. National Pecan will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with National Pecan

To apply please send resume to:  gvalenzuel@diamondfoods.com.

Pre-employment drug testing required. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V.

Maintenance Mechanic-Fabens, TX

Job Summary:

To maintain, improve, fabricate, and repair Local plant and production equipment with responsibility for efficient and cost-effective operation and high product quality.

Essential Functions:

  • Analyze mechanical and operational problems on assigned equipment, plan for and take corrective action. 
  • Make necessary corrections and running adjustments to maintain maximum production and quality.
  • Establish PM program and make preventive maintenance checks and inspections of assigned equipment, report findings to supervisor and take appropriate action.
  • Notify Plant Manager of recurring equipment malfunctions and corrective action taken, and of quality problems or supplies needed
  • Promote good GMP’s and preventative maintenance programs to ensure plant is in proper condition for annual inspections.
  • Ensure all plant equipment and work environments meet OSHA safety requirements. Advise Plant Manager of all unsafe work procedures or conditions.
  • Keep management informed of Human Resource issues
  • Have in-depth knowledge of all plant positions and serve as trainer for new employees and fill in the position as necessary.
  • Direct equipment operators and production personnel in details of daily schedule, standard operating procedures, and safety requirements.
  • Train all maintenance employees on proper safety procedure for mechanical and electrical work
  • Supervise loading and unloading of product to ensure scheduling demands are met in an efficient manner
  • Be familiar with weights and measures and OSHA regulations to ensure compliance
  • Have in depth knowledge of all chemicals and fumigants used in the plant and ensure proper use and function.
  • Assess plant operating procedures and processes on a regular basis to ensure maximum productivity.
  • Acquire multiple bids from contractors to ensure the minimum cost for plant repairs.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Job Qualifications:

  • Must be a self directed, highly motivated, creative, and dependable employee
  • Ability to use a wide variety of fabrication and trades type tools.
  • Knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, and material handling systems
  • Team player with strong communication skills
  • High mental and visual effort required.
  • Job involves standing most of shift.
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts on continuous, seven-day cycle.

National Pecan is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.  Pre-employment drug testing and background check required.

National Pecan will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements.

National Pecan does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. National Pecan will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with National Pecan

To apply please send resume to: gvalenzuel@diamondfoods.com.

Pre-employment drug testing required. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V.