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Machine Operator

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Departement: Production & Operation
Shift: Days and Nights
Workplace: Fairwater
Company: Nortera

Joining Nortera means choosing opportunities to grow together!


As North America's leader in ready-to-cook vegetables, we are committed to contributing to the well-being of society by providing access to healthy and sustainable food. Nortera produces major private and retail brands and markets its own brand Arctic Gardens.


Why choose Nortera

  • Competitive wages (Plus shift premiums for 2nd and 3rd shift assignments)
  • Group Health Insurance program w/HSA or FSA
  • Dental, Vision, and Supplemental Insurance options
  • 401K Retirement Savings account with Company Match
  • Paid Sick, Vacation, and Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Reimbursement program, for Wellness (Gym Memberships, etc.), Tuition, Relocation, Boots, and more
  • Opportunity for overtime during peak seasons 
  • *Please note the range of compensation listed may not include all forms of compensation or benefits offered in connection with the opportunity.

Base salary

$19/Hour - $21/Hour (USD)

Your daily role

You'll invest the majority of your time in three key areas: 

  • Safety -  
    • Adhere to all company Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)
  • Quality - 
    • Ensure that proper and legible records of the production logs are maintained
    • Ensure good housekeeping is maintained
    • Facilitate bottom-up communication to bring attention to management any ideas or equipment modifications that will help lower production costs
    • Contribute to the implementation of the daily and weekly production schedule for the line he/she is responsible for
    • Ensure the production schedule is followed and create proper logs if any modifications is needed
    • Be conscious of quality issues to ensure the highest level of finished product
  • Production
    • Operate production line and support equipment
    • Perform line setups and changeovers as needed
    • Leads and guides production associates working on the production line
    • Follows production plan while minimizing the risk of downtime, wasted product, and supplies
    • Responsible for safety and food safety of the production line
    • Complete line inspections and applicable related paperwork
    • Responsible for process and quality procedures for the line he/she operates
    • Work with supervisor to achieve daily productivity and recovery goals



Your profile

  • Experience in a food processing environment is preferred but optional. 
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred.
  • Comfortable working in noisy, damp, cold conditions and working near moving mechanical parts


We’re looking for people like you!

Come grow with Nortera!


Nortera believes in Equal Opportunity for all and is committed to ensuring all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, have an opportunity to apply for those positions that they are interested in and qualify for without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Nortera is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals so that an individual can perform their job-related duties. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and require special assistance or an accommodation to apply due to a disability, please contact us at 585-434-0399.


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