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Aerotek Production Operator in Yuba City, California


Summary: Acts as working lead for the production of the companys soils production. Ensures finished soil products are produced in a timely and efficient manner. Performs various warehouse and production line functions to support the mixing and packaging of the companys packaged and bulk soil products.

Essential Functions:

  1. Bagging Support

a. Ensures accurate set up and use of all soils bag lines.

b. Proficient in the setup, operating, bagging, cleaning and problem solving of all bag lines.

c. Assists bagging when needed on all bag lines.

d. Ensures an efficient and productive pace is set on all soils line.

e. Ensures empty packaging is being placed into position onto each production line limited waste to less than 2%.

f. Tracks and documents all packaging damage counts.

g. Ensure all equipment is turned off at the end of each day.

  1. Sealing Support

a. Ensures accurate set up and use of all heat sealers.

b. Proficient in the setup, running, cleaning and problem solving of all heat sealers.

c. Ensures all soil products contain full, straight and damage free seals.

d. Ensures totes are sealed tightly.

e. Ensures heating elements are working properly on bale line and open mouth line.

f. Ensures an efficient and productive pace is maintained on all soils line at all times.

  1. Lot Code Printer

a. Ensures lot and date code printer are working properly.

b. Codes are legible and accurate.

c. Ensures all information being printed is correct.

  1. Palletizing Support

a. Ensures pallets are safe for use, free of any defects and are correct size and type.

b. Ensures filled, sealed product in straight, neatly stacked on pallets using pre-determined patterns and counts.

c. Ensures broken or defective bags, bales or totes of product do not make it on finished pallets.

d. Ensures caps are pulled down and that pallet label and placard are straight.

e. Ensures an efficient and productive pace is maintained during palletizing.

  1. Quality Control

a. Proficient in all line operator quality control procedures and safety checks.

b. Proficient in identifying product or packaging defects.

c. Takes appropriate quality control parameters at pre-determined times.

d. Works closely with the quality control department on test results taken.

e. Works with the quality control department to identify all lot and date codes.

  1. Equipment Operation Support

a. Ensures equipment operation is in accordance with state and federal laws and company policies.

b. Manipulates levers and pedals to drive and control forklifts to:

i. Ensure all direct reports operate equipment in accordance to company policy.

ii. Transport raw materials from indoor storage locations to soil production line bins/hoppers.

iii. Manipulate indoor raw materials storage piles to maintain neat piles and to maximize the use of space.

iv. Transport packaging and raw materials supplies to soils production areas.

v. Transport palletized product to stretch wrapper to be wrapped.

vi. Transport wrapped palletized product to storage areas.

c. Ensures equipment is fueled, cleaned and greased when necessary and/or during down-time.


The schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday starting at 6am- you will frequently be getting multiple hours of overtime everyday and may be expected to come in on Friday's as well.


This position is starting at $16 p/hour with opportunity to grow within the company over time.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.