Machine Operator - Refinery Operator


Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for Refinery – Machine Operator jobs in Arbuckle, Ca.  These jobs are permanent, Direct Hire opportunities! As a Refinery – Machine Operator, you will operate production machines, ensure the manufacturing lines have enough product to continue running, complete job quality and production reporting, and ensure quality control requirements.

Responsibilities for Refinery – Machine Operator jobs include but are not limited to:

  • Refines, bleaches and deodorizes crude vegetable oils into refined oils for human consumption
  • Processes samples utilizing lab equipment to obtain and record values of oil in process
  • Monitors and adjusts operations using Lab test results and computerized controlled systems to meet quality and production requirements
  • Distributes crude and finished oil in and out of oil tanks as process and situation dictates
  • Learn processing controls using a computerized system
  • Complete all personal required safety trainings
    Operate forklift as needed after proper training/certification
  • Read and follow Standard Operating Procedures and forms
    Ensure a clean and safe work environment adhering to food safety guidelines
  • Learn and maintain proper use of personal protection equipment (P.P.E.)
  • Report all accidents, incidents and near misses to the Superintendent of Operations and the Plant Manager
  • Ensure all tasks are completed safely as assigned to the shift
  • Participate in all audits, ensuring all areas are audit-ready at all times
  • Follow all safety rules and requirements, attending safety meetings, and tailgates
    Other duties as directed or required.



You should meet the following qualifications to be considered for a Refinery – Machine Operator job:

  • Must be, or become forklift operator certified
  • 3-5 years of processing equipment operations experience
  • Intermediate level in general computer applications use
  • Must be able to read/write English


What's in this for you? 


  • Pay rates starting at $16.00hr, plus overtime as needed! With the opportunity to grow into a more skilled operator making up to $20hr!
  • Permanent Placement means qualifying for Benefits including Health/Dental/Vacation and 401k with company contribution!



This position rotates shifts every 3 months. Shift times are as follows;


Monday- Friday 7am-3:30p

Monday-Friday 3:30pm-11:30pm

Monday-Friday 11:30pm-7am

Click on “Apply Now” to be considered for this Refinery – Machine Operator job in Arbuckle, Ca!  After submitting your application, you can choose to answer a few quick questions to be prequalified for the job, and you will have the opportunity to schedule an immediate interview!


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.




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