Machine Operator (Food Packaging)

Sacramento, CA posted on October 12

From humble beginnings, InHarvest, Inc. has steadily grown to be the country’s premier provider of rice and rice blends, exotic grains, and legumes to many of the industry’s top creative chefs and restaurants. Because of the company’s dedication to clean, high-quality, unique products, top-notch customer support, and the company’s respect for the planet and its people, InHarvest has gained a very loyal following in the culinary community. InHarvest has built a reputation for doing things the right way; right for their customer, for their suppliers, for their community, and for the earth, the roots of which stem from values instilled in the early days of the company. Due to continued growth, we are actively seeking Food Packaging Machine Operators to join our team! To learn more about our company, please visit our website!

Food Packaging Machine Operators will work under the direction of the Production Supervisor. These individuals will be responsible for the daily operations of the line. They will also direct the Blend Operator of the product needed for the daily production run.

Work Location: Woodland, CA


This position requires a person experienced and/or with ability in the following:

  • Experience in food manufacturing (Prefer 5 years’ minimum)
  • Knowledge of the packaging process and machinery.
    • Experience with vertical form, fill, and seal packaging process
  • Experience working with Hayssen, Triangle, or similar machine types
    • General blending and packaging operator experience
  • Good communication skills relating with employees
  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills.
  • Have knowledge to perform basic maintenance on equipment.
  • Forklift experience and safely operate forklift.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, GMP’s, Organic Handling Procedures, Allergen Control Program, Food Plant Security, Glass and Hard Plastic, Quality related policies, and Safety programs, and make sure plant operations are complying with those programs.
  • Dependable and flexible to rotate shifts, work overtime.
  • Disciplined work style towards tasks; a flexible style towards people
  • Can follow instructions and lead others


Character is important. We value the following in our employees:

  • Integrity/ Strong work ethic
  • Self-motivated/ Problem solving skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Detail Oriented/ Organized
  • Positive attitude under stressful conditions
  • Good people skills
  • Team Player/ “Do what it takes” attitude

InHarvest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status.