Humm Kombucha LLC

Kombucha Fermentation Technician (Full Time, Evening Shift) - Bend

Bend, OR
Humm Kombucha, based in beautiful Bend, OR, has been brewing delicious Kombucha since 2009. We are a

Job Description

Kombucha Fermentation Technician (Full Time, Evening Shift)

Posted: Friday, 5/10/2024
Description:

As one of the nation’s fastest growing healthy beverage companies, Humm Kombucha is on a quest to put the goodness of Humm in the hands of as many people as possible.

We are hiring a Fermentation Technician to work with our great Brew team and create our kombucha by brewing tea, fermenting, and finishing the product with flavor and carbonation in the most effective and efficient way. This position is responsible for every aspect of the product from start to finish, implementing strict, predetermined procedures and protocol. Successful candidates need to be able to work well in a team-oriented environment to accomplish the company’s strategic initiatives while providing excellent service to our many internal and external customers.

We are actively seeking Fermentation Technicians for the following opening(s):

Monday - Thursday (4/10s): Evening Shift (2pm-12:30am) - Full time hours with a 3 day weekend!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Make finished (flavored) kombucha according to predetermined recipes
  • Works in compliance with Food Safety Management System and GMP's
  • Adhere to SQF standards
  • Perform brewing operations according to current SOP’s & SSOP’s
  • Complete process checklist & EOD reports
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment and work areas
  • Contribute to continuous improvement projects in brewing
  • Complete daily interdepartmental check ins on a variety of communication platforms
  • Maintain accurate, thorough and up to date tracking records of all brewing processes: OBEER, logs, inventory counts, batch tickets
  • Ability to perform daily quality assurance and quality control checks on fermenting, raw and finished kombucha
  • Mandatory attendance at departmental and company wide meetings
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and react well under pressure.
  • PTO/Clocking in/out
  • Perform working compliance with following safety policies within the Humm Kombucha safety manual
  • Perform all physical requirements as listed below
  • All other duties as assigned

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HUMM-STER RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Champion the company culture and values
  • Embrace, practice and support Humm policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Maintain constructive working relationships with employees and other department heads
  • Being part of the Win

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COMPENSATION:

Wages: The starting wage for this role depends on your previous experience. Base wages when joining this team start at $19.50/hour for candidates with less direct experience. More opportunities for wage increases are also associated with company performance bonuses, individual performance reviews, and promotional opportunities.

Perks and Benefits: We offer loads of awesome benefits and perks!

  • A company culture that prioritizes supporting our employees to make some of the best beverages on the planet!
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance (Humm currently pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee-only coverage and offers additional plans to cover your dependents too!).
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation, sick and personal time.
  • Perks and discounts with other rad local businesses.
  • Company supported retirement plans.
  • And of course... FREE Humm beverages and gear!
Requirements:
Requirements
  • Education: High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum 6 months brewing experience in a professional brewing/fermentation environment, manufacturing/food processing experience strongly preferred
  • Strong verbal communication & organization skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and react well under pressure.
  • Ability to follow precise instructions
  • Manual labor experience
  • Willingness to learn
  • Proficient in the basic computer skills; spreadsheets, email & word processing. Google Suite experience preferred
  • Be able to obtain forklift operator certification within 30 days from starting
Benefits
  • A company culture that prioritizes supporting our employees to make some of the best beverages on the planet!
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance (Humm currently pays 100% of the medical insurance premium for employee-only coverage and offers additional plans to cover your dependents too!).
  • Paid time off for holidays, vacation, sick and personal time.
  • Perks and discounts with other rad local businesses.
  • Company supported retirement plans.
  • And of course... FREE Humm beverages and gear!

Humm Kombucha LLC At A Glance

Humm Kombucha, based in beautiful Bend, OR, has been brewing delicious Kombucha since 2009. We are a leading Kombucha brand with distribution throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond. We are a progressive, staff-centric company who knows that our success is because of our culture. We are quickly growing in production capacity and distribution. Humm created the world’s first kombucha taproom in 2013. People can swing by to fill a growler, taste test our latest concoction, mix and match their favorite flavors and check out all of the cool Humm gear we have available. At Humm, every position and person is equally valued. We’re all in this together, and there is an overwhelming sentiment that every Humm-ster feels in which they know that their job is as important as any other job in the company. Everyone shares in each success, and everyone learns from every failure. Many new positions are filled from within the company, fostering a sense of continuity and opportunity. Humm’s leadership reinforces the company’s philosophy with regular staff retreats and training seminars that not only offer Humm-sters new skills, but also teach them to recognize their own strengths and the strengths of their team members. Humm consistently promotes a culture of optimism to staff. Check us out at www.hummkombucha.com
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