Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

Los Angeles, CA 90061

Employment Type: Full time Category: Manufacturing Job Number: [CY] Machine Operator - Gardena (3rd Shift) Pay Rate: $17.00 / hr

Helpmates is currently looking for a full time Machine Operator. We have partnered with a World Renowned Vitamins Distributor in the city of Los Angeles (borderline Gardena), CA.

The Machine Operator is responsible for supporting the tableting manufacturing process by operating machines in a designated room/area.

Job Description: 

  • Supporting and maintaining current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) in all production activities.
  • Compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) at all times.
  • Cleaning of machines and machine parts.
  • Maintain work area in an audit and tour ready condition at all times.
  • Ability to understand and safely operate production machines.
  • Ability to understand and comply with work instructions as defined by the batch record by applying Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).
  • Assist department personnel and supervisors as required.
  • Assist with the set-up and operation of powder mixers.
  • Operate tablet machines.
  • Collect material in the trays, store in drying racks and in the appropriate drying rooms.
  • Offload material into the appropriate containers for the next step in the manufacturing process.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned or as needed.

3rd Shift: 9:00pm - 5:30am Monday – Friday

Pay Rate: $17.00 /hr 

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • one to three years experience safely operating production machines in an FDA compliant manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Neat and legible handwriting for Good Documentation Practices (GDPs).
  • Must be able to work in a busy environment and be detail-oriented in order to maintain a high level of quality.
  • Maintain a safe work environment.
  • Ability to follow specific verbal directions from department personnel and supervision.
  • Ability read and perform basic math calculations and understand basic units of measure.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • 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 use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is consistently required to stand; walk and talk or hear.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.


Helpmates goes beyond placing you at a job, as we assess your skills, your interests and determine the best culture and fit to showcase your unique talents.  We’ve been working with top employers across Southern California for over 40 years, and as a result, we have access to unique career opportunities you won’t find anywhere else.

  • Weekly Pay
  • Holiday Pay
  • ACA Medical Benefits
  • Sick Pay
  • 401K
  • Unlimited Referral Payouts

How to Apply:  Apply online or visit us at our office listed below, We Welcome Walk-Ins!


6101 Ball Road, Suite 101

Cypress, CA  90630


$$$$$$$$$$$$$    $100.00 Refer a Friend  Bonus Program*    $$$$$$$$$$$$$


“Helpmates has placed me in a great company and they follow up with me to see how things are going.” – Helpmates Specialist

“Helpmates really cares for their employees, I would recommend them to everybody” – Helpmates Specialist

Helpmates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws , including the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

KEY TERMS: Technician, Food Production, Machine Operator, Vitamin, Gardena, Los Angeles, Compton, Watts, Mechanic, Maintenance  


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