Compac Spectrim System Operator

Gilbert Orchards is a 5th generation grower and packer of fresh fruit based in Yakima, Washington. We have a proud tradition of supporting our community through daily respect for our land and our employees. 

We are currently looking for a qualified candidate to fill the position of Compac Spectrim System Operator at our packing facility in Wiley City/Yakima, WA.  This is a full-time, year-round position.

Job Description

This position plays an essential and key role in the apple packing operation.  The Compac Spectrim System Operator is responsible for achieving accurate sorting and grading of apples using advanced technology and software.  The System Operator ensures that every apple is sorted and graded according to its individual characteristics, and packed in the most efficient and precise manner to obtain maximum productivity for both the apple growers and the packing facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate and monitor Spectrim technology and equipment.
  • Be knowledgeable of each apple variety and its specific grading criteria.
  • Communicate with Quality Control personnel to verify sorting and grading accuracy.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment/software issues.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong math skills and proficiency in computer usage.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure.
  • Ability to read, write, and understand written documents.
  • Ability to understand directions and complete assigned tasks.
  • Maintain regular and consistent attendance with punctuality.
  • Ability to work independently without direct supervision, as well as work in a team.
  • Adhere to all safety rules and procedures.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish strongly preferred.

To apply, please email your resume to: HR@gilbertfruit.com