American Fruits and Flavors has expanded in size and capability over the years. As a result, we are always interested in degreed candidates and/or experienced, food industry talent to bring value to our organization. If your particular niche is not listed in our job openings, please feel free to email your resume to HR@americanfruit.com for review. We ask that you be legally authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. so that we can consider you for employment.
Updated as of Feb 23, 2018
|Production Worker||Able to follow verbal instructions and cooperate with co-workers. Must able to understand basic written and oral English. Must report to any company location, according to company needs. Must be able to lift 45 pounds frequently. Will use arms, legs, hands constantly, walking and moving all shift long.||Perform manual labor as needed in Production and other areas. Must possess ability to learn and maintain routine, follow simple verbal instructions and work in cooperation with others. Work must be accomplished in accordance with GMP, HACCP and safety guidelines and procedures. Responsible for contributing to the efficient, profitable operation of the plant. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in ways that foster good relationships with co-workers and supervisors, while achieving performance standards.||This position is located in East Los Angeles, CA. Local Southern California candidates only.|
|Maintenance Mechanic B||Requires skilled working knowledge of all maintenance crafts and trades, with expertise in at least one. Experience with PLC's, pneumatic and electric pumps, plumbing, welding, refrigeration and/or air conditioning, VFD programming. Must be able to operate a forklift. Food industry experience is a plus. Candidates must have current, valid driver license.||The position maintains all buildings, structures and production equipment in top working order, contributing as part of a team. The position trains others in order to increase the overall knowledge base of the department. Trades with expertise in at least one. Experienced with PLCs, pneumatic and electric pumps, all kinds of plumbing; some welding, refrigeration and/or air conditioning, VFD programming. Will use forklift. Food industry experience is a plus.||This position is located in Pacoima, CA|
|Maintenance Project Manager||Educational background, preferably in building maintenance or construction.Excellent client facing and internal communication skills.Excellent client facing and internal communications skills. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.Experience with process flow.|
Strong working knowledge with computers and a plus if candidate has worked with CAD.
|Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. May require a bachelor's degree and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.||This position is located in Pacoima, CA|
|Production Planner||High School Diploma plus some courses in math above algebra. Good at mathematical calculations. Good English communication skills. Proficient with computer software programs.||Draw up master schedule to establish sequence and lead time of production, in association with production supervision. Must meet shipping dates required by customers daily orders. Work with Quality Control to verify formulas for production. Provide production schedules for Production and Quality Control. Confer daily with Production Supervisor to determine status of assigned production. Prepare daily purchase requisitions to obtain materials. Provide shipping/Receving with pull sheet of needed raw materials for next day production. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally.||This location is located in Los Angeles|
|Technical Document Specialist||AA degree or higher in food science, business administration, paralegal, or technical writing or equivalent; excellent English grammar and spelling. Minimum of two years of experience with manufacturing document control/processes preferred Two years of experience with food industry quality control and quality assurance practices and systems. Experience with R&D and Quality Lab documents is a plus. Proficient with MS Office Suite; experience creating spreadsheets. Very organized with the ability to take charge of and complete projects.||The focus of the position is to respond to customer inquiries regarding AFF quality systems. The position must understand food law, federal regulations and requirements of regulatory agencies (Federal, State, and other), as well as third-party and customer auditors. The position must understand how these requirements apply to the Company operations, after evaluating Company practices, procedures and documentation in light of those requirements. Should have a complete understanding of compliance requirements for the company. The position must determine the appropriateness of documents or procedures and standardize all documents to adhere to regulatory agency requirements, eliminating over documentation. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in ways that foster good relationships with employees, co-workers and managers, while achieving performance standards.||This position is located in Pacoima, CA|
|Maintenance Manager||Must have a skilled working knowledge of all maintenance crafts and trades with a high degree of skill and knowledge in the performance of at least one craft or trade. Must be able to read, write and speak English to perform administrative tasks. Must have excellent math skills, including knowledge of algebra and geometry and the ability to convert fractions into decimals and vice-versa. Must have strong electrical knowledge. Must have excellent computer skills.||The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the smooth running of the day to day functions to assure the overall success and productivity of the maintenance department. The Maintenance Manager is ultimately responsible for the maintenance of all company-owned property. This position requires skilled working knowledge of all maintenance crafts and trades with a high degree of knowledge in many of these trades (i.e. welding, electrical, PLC programming). The Maintenance Manager is the main database administrator for the CAMS maintenance program with responsibilities including the addition of new equipment into the system, entering new & revising existing preventive maintenance tasks, and analyzing data within the system to form conclusions about equipment, personnel, and departmental performance. This position acts as departmental training coordinator; ensures departmental knowledge level remains consistent with industry standards and conducts training to achieve this level of knowledge. Responsible for the quality of maintenance performed company-wide and conducts follow-up inspections of completed work as a means to monitor the level of quality and the following of safety guidelines. Works with the Project Manager and Facilities Engineer to ensure that projects are completed in a timely manner. May develop, and be responsible for the planning, procurement, and execution of interdepartmental or assigned projects. Must exhibit leadership skills. Must have excellent math and computer skills. All tasks are performed in accordance with GMP and safety guidelines and procedures.||This position is located in Los Angeles, CA|