Small Batch Natural Food Production Associate

Website Hummingbird Wholesale

Full Time, Hourly (Non-Exempt) -40 hours per week

Schedule may vary – Some Evening and Weekends preferred

Competitive Wage, Great Benefits!

 

Position Summary

In this position you will work in several areas of the Production Department, as well as collaborate to develop improvement opportunities as a part of a positive, growth oriented team. Areas of production include; warming and decanting raw local honey and other organic liquids into bulk and retail sizes, chocolate panning, labeling, washing and sanitizing containers for our return program, using an expeller press to manufacture raw artisanal oils, repackaging dry goods, dehydrating our sprouted granolas, nuts, and local cranberries.  All of these production areas include independent workflow planning, prep and cleanup as well as computer documentation for inventory and food safety controls.

 

Skill Requirements

Excellent attention to detail & organizational skills.
Ability to safely perform work duties that are physical and repetitive in nature.
General understanding of food safety, allergen management, and recordkeeping.
Strong communication and computer skills.
Efficiency motivated – improvement and growth minded.
Ability to become familiar with product to support ongoing quality monitoring.
Positive, team player, excited to collaborate for mutual success and have fun while doing it!
Manage pace independently and reliably to meet department goals and production standards.
Self-organizer with the ability to create your own production schedule based on current demands in collaboration with department manager.
Some experience training a process to a new coworker, preferred.
Takes pride in project follow through and completion.
Mechanical ability to evaluate and utilize production equipment.
Excited to share ideas about improved production processes and desire to be involved in positive change.
Ability to operate in a bilingual (English-Spanish) work environment.  Bilingual ability is preferred, ability to understand the Spanish language and share basic information in is required.
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs on a regular basis.
Experience

Food Production experience – 1 year preferred
Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent required.
 

To Apply

Send resume and cover letter with brief answers to the questions below to jobs@hummingbirdwholesale.com

Please do not call; we will happily answer questions via email.

 

Questions

Why do you want to work at Hummingbird Wholesale?
How will you contribute to the company achieving its mission, core values, and culture (see section below)?
How many years of experience in food production do you have?
Give a brief description of your experience in food production (primary duties, what you did /did not enjoy, etc.).

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@hummingbirdwholesale.com