Golden State Foods

Machine Operator - 1st & 2nd Shift - KanPak - Ark City

Location US-KS-Arkansas City
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KanPak®, a golden state foods company, is a global leader in the development and manufacturing of the very best beverage, yogurt and dessert solutions. Aseptic technology is at the heart of many products we create, allowing all KanPak® products to ship and store without refrigeration for up to 12 months, but it’s our state-of-the-art beverage manufacturing capabilities and exceptional customer service that really set us apart from competitors.  
Coffee beverages, creamers, yogurt, frozen desserts, and specialty beverages – no matter what kind of product you’re looking for, we can deliver. Our aseptic processing and packaging makes our solutions more convenient, efficient and environmentally friendly.
We are seeking an energetic, skilled Machine Operator in Arkansas City, Kansas. 
All Shifts!   


  • Coordinate GSF Quality activities and operations to meet objectives for quality, food safety, regulatory compliances, cost, safety and customer satisfaction at KanPak.
  • Participate in formulating and administering the short and long range goals and objectives for business growth
  • Follows daily production schedule according to product needs
  • Understands the entire line operation
  • Operates, cleans, and troubleshoots a variety of equipment, including a JBT Filler, Stork, and Surge Tank
  • Works closely with Quality and other departments to meet all safe quality food standards
  • Communicates with all supervisors/leads regarding any quality or production issues
  • Continuous training of processing operations and sanitation
  • Understands variances in process and directly corrects issues or recommends potential fixes to supervisors/leads
  • Provides support and works alongside any operation that may be short staffed or need help
  • Maintains all equipment in the process


Employment Requirements:

  • High School Graduate
  • Six months to one year experience in food industry and/or operating industrial equipment, preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Continuously stand/walk up to 8 hours per shift
  • Frequently bend/squat/crouch in an 8 hour shift
  • Occasionally lift 35-50 lbs in an 8 hour shift
  • Detail Oriented
  • Honest/Reliable/Accountable
  • Demonstrated initiative and serves as team member
  • Maintains confidentiality of highly sensitive information
  • Ability to work well under pressure

KanPak, LLC encourages diversity in the workplace; we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

Applicants only; No Recruiters please.

KanPak, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, affirms to recruit, hire, train, and promote, in all job classifications, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. KanPak will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities.


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