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Packaging Operator

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Bend, OR
  • $18.63-$27.95/hr USD / Year
  • Salary: $18.63-$27.95/hr

Website Humm Kombucha


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 Packaging Operator to join our great Bend, Oregon team working on a busy production floor putting our tasty beverages in bottles, cans and kegs! Our Operators are responsible for operating the packaging machines under the guidance of mechanic and or packaging supervisor within company specifications. 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.

Schedule details:

For the month of May through the first week of June:

  • This is a 12 hour shift (5am-5:30pm): Monday – Thursday (4/12s) or Tuesday – Friday (4/12s)
  • Work 48 hrs/week with an estimated 14 hours of those hours at overtime pay (OT pay of $27.95/hr) 
  • You also get a 3 day weekend!

After the first week in June:

  • This could be a 10 or 12 hour shift. 4/10s schedule is typically (6am-4:30pm): Monday – Thursday or Tuesday – Friday
  • Minimum full time hours available for the remainder of our season as well with the possibility of overtime.
  • Still getting a 3 day weekend!


  • Works in compliance with Food Safety Management System and Good Manufacturing Practice’s
  • Working in all positions of the bottling, canning, and kegging lines
  • Intensive cleaning done daily, working with chemicals requiring PPE
  • Work safely in accordance to SOP’s, and company guidelines in the manufacturing area for equipment set up, changeover and tear down.
  • Perform packaging operations according to current SOP’S
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment, tanks and work areas.
  • Communicate daily with team members in alignment with Humm culture and core values
  • Accountability to meeting or exceeding company standards in quality, including but not limited to accurate labeling, product handling, and packaging procedures.
  • Maintain accurate recordings of logs, batch tickets, and tracking.
  • Monitor the production line, watching for problems and QC issues.
  • Stop or reset machines when malfunctions occur, clear machine jams, and report malfunctions to a supervisor.
  • Maintain stocks, moving finished product and prepping for incoming product to ensure continuous and efficient daily production.
  • Identify and resolve issues along the entire packaging line process
  • Responsible to make sure all necessary steps are taken to avoid any accident during packaging operation.
  • Responsible to inspect and use correct material and product packaging.
  • Must operate the machine following all safety procedures.
  • Assist in all other duties assigned by supervisor and/or management.
  • Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events and react well under pressure.


  • 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!


Base wage for this position starts at $18.63/hour with additional opportunities for wage increases are also associated with successful completion of an establish training program, 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!



  • Some production/manufacturing experience is preferred
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Perform the responsibilities of Packaging Operator as listed above
  • Ability to work on your feet for 10-12 hours a day, multiple days in a row


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.


  • Days, Nights, weekends, holidays
  • Shift coverage that could be day, night or swing
  • Noisy and active Production floor

Working for Humm Kombucha:

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. The engine that drives Humm is the Humm-sters, a diverse and dedicated group of professionals who handle every aspect of the company, from brewing and bottling to sales and finance. From its inception, Humm has cultivated a culture of appreciation, respect, love and joy. Humm-sters embody and nurture these qualities as they not only define the culture but nourish it on a daily basis just as they nourish what our customers love inside our bottle. Being a Humm-ster means being a part of something wonderful, and something that couldn’t exist without each and every person on our team.

Salary Description
Starting at $18.63/hr

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