General Labor (Santa Maria, CA)

Job Locations US-CA-Santa Maria
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(5/2/2022 12:53 PM)
Job ID
Operations, Production and Warehouse


The Pictsweet Company is growing! We are currently seeking Production Associates to join our vegetable processing facility in Santa Maria, CA.  Applicants can apply through SELECT Staffing Agency 805-928-9667 or EXPRESS Employment 805-349-7200. This position is temp-to-hire.


Starting wages are $18.00


  • Inspects, grades and sorts raw vegetables for preparing, processing, and freezing.
  • Examines, classifies and separates produce on conveyor belt according to grade, color, and size of product.
  • Discards cull (inferior or defective) items and foreign material such as metal, glass, wood, plastic, stems, leaves, insects, etc.
  • Must notify superintendent, supervisor or QC Inspector immediately upon finding glass, rocks or animals (i.e. bird, rodent, amphibian, etc.)
  • May trim product with a knife or paring tool.
  • Maintains work area clean.
  • Will don personal protective equipment (PPE) before commencing work.
  • Follows all safety guidelines set forth by the Company.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to work a 12-hour shift.
  • Ability to work a 7-day week; including holidays.
  • Ability to work a rotating shift if necessary.
  • Must have reliable transportation.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 



While performing the duties of this job, the employee may regularly work in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts.  The employee may regularly work in a cold environment with frozen vegetables.


The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Pictsweet is a drug-free workplace. 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


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