Now Hiring: Machine Operators

July 19, 2019

Edinburg Citrus Association is currently looking for Machine Operators.


This position is a machine operator and responsible for all activities and personnel related to the packaging and sorting of oranges and grapefruit as well verifying all product packaging and filling out the required documentation.


Essential duties and Responsibilities:

  • The individual must have the ability to perform basic reading and math computations needed for following the packaging directions and filling out the required documentation. They must also be able to gain a full understanding of the company’s HACCP Plan, GMP’s, and SSOP’s with training.

  • Must be able to work well with others as a team member and value being part of a team.

  • Responsibilities include getting the equipment in the packaging area assembled and ready to operate, performing preventative maintenance on the equipment in the room, maintaining the cleanliness of the room and cleaning the equipment as necessary between products throughout the day, operating the bag packaging machine to produce packages that meet the weight specifications, and documenting the necessary information for each batch. They must also ensure the HACCP guidelines, GMP’s, and SSOP’s are followed throughout the day.


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Assembling the equipment utilized to packing bag machine

  • Perform minor routine maintenance of the equipment

  • Operate the packaging machine and troubleshoot minor problems

  • Maintain the cleanliness of the Packaging Area

  • Clean equipment as required between products

  • Work safely while lifting and operating equipment

  • Perform duties while understanding and observing company policies on food safety, product quality and Good Manufacturing Practices

  • Other job duties as assigned

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Able to stand, walk, use hands and fingers to manipulate objects or controls, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk and hear.

  • May require sitting/stand for extended periods of time.

  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Able to climb ladders and work at heights.

  • Able to move/carry up to 50 lbs.






Edinburg Citrus Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.



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