Golden State Foods

Technician (Production)

Location US-TX-Burleson
Job ID


Properly operate, maintain and clean equipment and surrounding areas from a safety, quality and efficient perspective.



  • Perform all work in accordance with environmental, health, safety, food safety, and quality standards, legal compliance, rules, regulations and practices of the facility.
  • Must be able to pass training/certifications as required for qualification.
  • Must be able to effectively set up, operate, maintain, troubleshoot, and clean pieces of equipment.
  • Must be able to identify, understand functionality, and use basic hand tools.
  • Must be able to perform routine maintenance activities and equipment inspections to find and fix defects.
  • Must work with team members to maintain standard changeovers while ensuring line efficiencies and using appropriate tools and change parts.
  • Must be able to fully and accurately document line inspection and detection information.
  • Must be able to disassemble and reassemble production equipment: clean, rinse and sanitize all product contact machinery utilizing proper cleaning utensils, chemicals and COP (Clean Out of Place) or CIP (Clean In Place) process.
  • Must be able to accurately document work, analyze and act on data.
  • Must maintain compliance with trainings, development courses, and all other duties as assigned.



  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One to three months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, leaders, and other team members of the organization.
  • Ability to use effective problem solving skills and make decisions using available resources



  • Ability to use mathematical functions including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in accordance with production paperwork.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of weight measurement, volume, and distance.



  • Ability to wear personal protective equipment and/or clothing.
  • Stand/walk 6 or more hours per day.
  • Continuously talk/hear throughout the day.
  • Frequently bend, reach, twist/turn and grip/grasp.
  • Frequently use eye/hand coordination and use handling/fingering to handle boxes, use hoses or tools.
  • Frequently lift and carry less than 5 pounds from floor level to overhead.
  • Occasionally kneel/crawl, squat or climb.
  • Occasionally use eye/hand/foot coordination when handling film carts.
  • Occasionally use fine motor tasks and taste/smell.
  • Occasionally lift up to 50 lbs for an entire shift from floor level to shoulder height.
  • Occasionally carry up to 50 lbs 50-100 feet.
  • Push film cart requiring 25 lbs of force 100 feet.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and color vision.



  • Constantly work in damp, wet, humid and slippery environments.
  • Constantly work near moving equipment with fumes or airborne debris.
  • Constantly work in high noise levels requiring hearing protection.
  • Occasionally work with toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Constantly work in extreme heat/cold.
  • Occasionally work with hand tools causing segmental or whole-body vibration.



  • Bump cap, hair net, safety glasses, hearing protection, and uniform or smock.
  • Cut resistant gloves.
  • Nitrile gloves, plastic apron, and plastic sleeves.
  • Machines and conveyors.
  • Food safety knife and small hand tools.
  • Manual pallet jacks.
  • Human Machine Interface (HMI) software.
  • Lockout locks and tags.


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