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Job Title: Shop Lead
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Location: Bakersfield, CA


Bolthouse Farms is located in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley, known for high-quality consumer brands and innovative products. Bolthouse Farms is a market share leader in growing and distributing carrots. In addition, Bolthouse Farms produces and sells super- premium juices, smoothies, protein shakes and café beverages under the Bolthouse Farms brand name. In recent years, Bolthouse Farms diversified its offerings by launching a line of premium refrigerated yogurt and olive oil vinaigrette dressings. The Bolthouse Farms mission is to change the way people consume healthy foods and beverages. To learn more about the company’s mission and see the entire line of current products, visit

The Shop Lead will coordinate activities for fabricators, planning, scheduling work, ordering material, and deals with vendors supporting all departments to estimate projects.  Overall, the Senior Shop Lead must ensure the fabrication shop is running in a safe and productive manner. 
Enforce safety and sanitation regulations
Direct and coordinate the activities fabricators will engage in the production of parts and equipment
Read and analyze chats, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
Confer with other supervisors to coordinate operations and activities within or between departments
Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals
Inspect materials, products, or equipment to detect defects
Demonstrate equipment operations and safety procedures to new employees, or assign employees, or assign employees to experienced workers for training.
Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances.
Must be able to work weekends and overtime when required.
Interpret specifications, blueprints, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers
Break down drawings to estimate material list’s

Able to communicate effectively in English
Able to read and understand standard operating procedures and parts manuals
Knowledge of different types of steel
Able to understand drawings
Good mathematical skills
Good attention for detail
Work with minimal supervision
Must be able to multi task
Must do well under pressure
High school diploma
Valid California Driver's License and clean driving record
Environment: Field environment which includes traveling from various plant locations
Exposure to noise, dust, fumes, gases, inclement weather, and cold storage temperatures
Able to lift 50 pounds
Able to walk and stand for prolonged periods of time 
Able to work on ladders, stairs and boom lifts

1st Shift (7am – 4:30pm), Monday through Friday, when business requires overtime and weekends will be mandatory

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