Volt Information Sciences Machine Operator in Bakersfield, California

Machine Operator

Bakersfield, CA

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Location: Bakersfield, CA

Category: Industrial

Employee Type: Contingent

Duration: 24 weeks

Pay Rate: N/A

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Date Posted: 7/21/2017

Job ID: 57041

Contact: Volt

Phone: 661/395-0135



Volt is looking for a skilled Machine Operator to set up, maintain and operate machinery for a food manufacturing facility near Maricopa/Taft area. You'll ensure efficient running of production.

A great machine operator is reliable and able to work with attention to detail and safety standards. Willingness to learn and improve. Being a team player is essential since all tasks will require close collaboration with co-workers.

The goal will be to ensure that production procedures will be carried on smoothly to maximize efficiency and profits.


  • Set up machines (calibration, cleaning etc.) to start a production cycle

  • Control and adjust machine settings (e.g. speed)

  • Feed raw material or parts to semi-automated machines

  • Inspect parts with precision and measuring tools

  • Test operation of machines periodically

  • Fix issues that might occur during the shift

  • Check output to spot any machine-related mistakes or flaws

  • Keep records of approved and defective units or final products

  • Maintain activity logs


  • Proven experience as a machine operator

  • Working knowledge of diverse high-speed machinery and measurement tools (caliper, micrometer etc.)

  • Understanding of production procedures

  • Adherence to health and safety regulations (e.g. constant use of protective gear)

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics and manuals

  • Analytical skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Teamwork and communication skills

  • Physical stamina and strength

Candidates must be able to work flexible schedule, must have reliable transportation, and ability to pass Volt's pre-employment screening criteria.