Position:  Gatehouse Operator
Location:  Haines City, FL
Job Id:  145
# of Openings:  1

The Sofidel Group is one of the leading manufacturers of paper for hygienic and domestic use worldwide. Established in 1966, the Group has subsidiaries in 13 countries – Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Belgium, Germany, Sweden, Poland, Hungary, Greece, Romania, Turkey and the USA - with more than 6,000 employees.
The North American Headquarters for Sofidel is in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania with plants operating in 7 states (Florida, Wisconsin, Nevada, Oklahoma, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Mississippi) as a tissue paper manufacturer for Consumer and Away-from-Home products.
We are currently looking for Gate House Operators for our Haines City facility.
Gate house operator is responsible to monitor all inbound and outbound traffic (vehicle and pedestrian) and operate all scale house operator functions in a fast pace processing plant and/or a transportation facility environment.  Continuously supports Sofidel’s Employee Personal Practice Policy.
Must be willing to work rotating shifts!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Take live weights of inbound and outbound loads
  • Understand data flow through the supply chain and database systems
  • Operate the scale system, taking ownership of key reports, communicating with transportation drivers and management
  • Maintain accuracy of data in the scale program, which includes transportation,  processing, billing and reports
  • Maintain accurate overall record keeping for reporting and analysis
  • Monitors and records all ingress and egress of the location to include all vehicles and pedestrian.
  • Provide and maintain excellent customer service and efficient communication
  • Use of telephone and/or radio communications with work site operators and/or office personnel
  • Maintain good housekeeping to avoid debris on or around scales for accurate reporting
  • Comply with all company policies/procedures and state regulations for factual reporting
  • Foster a safe work environment
  • Other duties as require meeting company business objectives.


  • Supports Sofidel’s Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP to promote a safe, sanitary and hygienically sound workplace.
  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements. Notify supervision of unusual equipment or operating problems and the need for additional material and supplies.
  • Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements, policies, and regulatory guidelines.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Computer experience.
  • Word and Excel knowledge.
  • Experience with Scale House or Security
  • Work rotating shifts
  • Warehouse experience
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical Benefits
  • PTO & Vacation
  • 401K
  • Career Advancement
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
Sofidel is an equal opportunity employer.
Sofidel is committed to the spirit and letter of all federal, state, and local laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants, employment decision at the company will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. The company does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other protected status. This policy extends to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, as well as the use of all Sofidel facilities.

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