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Florida’s Natural Growers
A Division of Citrus World, Inc.
20205 US Highway 27 North
Lake Wales, Florida 33853
(863) 676-1411
Job Title: ATF Attendant 1
Company Name: Florida's Natural Growers
Reference: 17-24 & 17-36
Job Type: Full-time
Job Status: Nights 5:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Company Info:

Florida's Natural Growers
Attn: Human Resources Department
20205 US Highway 27
Lake Wales, FL 33853
Website: http://www.floridasnatural.com

We are a Drug-Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V and a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 

Academic:

High school diploma or GED required. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in relevant units of measure including inches, gallons, time, Brix, pounds, temperature (F/C), GPM's using whole numbers and decimals. Must have ability to compute rate, ratio and percent. Example, be able to convert tank level into gallons or be able to estimate total gallons produced within a certain time frame. Must pass the following tests:

Mechanical Aptitude, with a minimum score of 70%

ATF Attendant Basic Skills Assessment with a minimum score of 80%

Aseptic Tank Farm Quiz with a minimum score of 70%

Forklift Operator Basic Skills Assessment with a minimum score of 80%

Experience:

Previous sterilizer or thermal related equipment experience required. Aseptic Tank  Farm experience preferred. Must have prior experience in an industrial environment for at least 12 months. Employee must have a high level of attention to details. Employee must be self-motivated with ability to work without direct supervision.  Employee must have previous exposure and knowledge to current GMP practices.  Employee must have basic computer skills or automation interaction.

Qualifications:

Employee will learn to prepare daily tracking reports in KEA and Excel based programs required to record daily production analysis and also maintenance logs. Employee will use email to communicate with production, QA, the ATF Team and Management. Must be able to obtain a FNG class C forklift license within 30 days. Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. During summer rebuilds and maintenance, employee must be able to lift 75 pounds with assistance from a coworker. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or cold conditions, moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Will be exposed to elevated heights up to 75 feet. During general clean-ups employee will be required to use all personal protective equipment. Employee must be able to read, understand and follow written procedures and instructions.     

Job Functions:

Employee will work with other ATF Attendants to learn all aspects of ATF pasteurization, juice export, mechanical troubleshooting, summer rebuilds, performing Lab Technician duties plus any other duties necessary to help keep the ATF functional and operational. Employee will learn to effectively communicate with other departments within FNG. Employee will be self motivated working with others in the team to efficiently manage daily tasks within the ATF. Must have excellent problem solving skills and the ability to learn to perform complex hose and spool piece connections to redirect flow as required. Periodic evaluations with employee will be performed to communicate training progression accomplishments and needs.  Regular attendance required. Must interact cordially with co-workers.

 

Additional Duties:

Passing the Mechanical Aptitude Test with a score of at least 70% is needed to facilitate troubleshooting of ATF equipment (FranRica and APV pasteurizer,CIP and Oil Recovery systems, Bulk Tanks, valves, pumps, solenoids, flow meters, etc.). Must be able to perform mathematical calculations using flow rates, time, temperature and percentages. Attend Team meetings and participate as an active Team member within the ATF Team. Perform any other duties assigned. Perform any other duties assigned.

Compensation: $18.41 to $20.48 per hour
How to Apply:

Please visit our Human Resources Department to fill out an application and take required tests. Applications are accepted Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.


Resumes that are emailed for this position will not be considered. It is required that you apply in person.

Thank you.