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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: Machine Operator 2/Carton Filler
Company Name: Florida's Natural Growers
Reference: 17156
Job Type: Nights - 6pm-6am
Job Status: Full Time - 4-6 days per week
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Company Info:

Florida's Natural Growers
Attn: Human Resources Department
20205 US Highway 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859
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.



High School diploma or GED preferred.

Must be able to read, write & speak English and perform basic Math. Must be able to convert units of weight and measures. Must be able to read, interpret and follow written instructions including operator instructions, safety information, SOP's and SSOP's. 

To be considered for this position, must be able to pass the following: 1) Basic Skills Assessment; 2) Mechanical Aptitude test with minimum scores of 70%.

Manufacturing Skill Standard Certificate (MSSC), Quality Improvement Associate Certification (CQIA) and Leand Bronze Certification preferred.


This is a mid-level machine operator position with emphasis being placed on skills and aptitude. Experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred but not required. Must be able to work as a member of a team and be willing to cross-train in other areas as needed.


Must be able to obtain a Florida Natural Growers Forklift Operator License (Class B) within 90 days. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be able to perform physical labor on a daily basis with frequent lifting of 35 lbs. Must be able to learn how to use the RFX system for inventory control of production materials.

Job Functions:

Operate, maintain and clean packaging equipment including gable top fillers, casers, palletizers, wrappers, conveyors and miscellaneous manufacturing equipment. Perform daily and weekly clean up of manufacturing equipment. Assist in reworking or recycling product. Perform general housekeeping duties and maintain the work environment to meet GMP/Sanitation standards. Accurately complete process documentation in a timely manner.  Maintain a neat and orgainzed work area.  Use the RFX system to scan, move, issue, and receive materials as needed for production. Attend team meetings and work as a member of the team, sharing workload within the team.

Additional Duties:

Communicate with team members and team members of other departments and management to effectively convey production related information. Assist in any area of the Business Unit as needed. Regular attendance required.  Must interact cordially with co-workers. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Compensation: $15.05 to 16.73 per hour
How to Apply:

Please visit our Human Resources Department to fill out an application and take required tests. Applications are accepted Monday through 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.