Production Technical Lead needed for established company starting up carbonated beverage line.
We are a fast growing manufacturer and distributor of legal cannabis food and beverages. We have a full line of Liquid and Confectionary Consumables and are continuously expanding our catalog and are looking for professionals to join our team. This is a positive and growth based company looking for people who see the long term potential of being involved in this once in a lifetime industry.
We are looking for people with technical experience preferably in the beverage industry. Carbonated beverage experts, micro brewers, production line professionals, and technical specialists are encouraged to apply. Cannabis experience or knowledge is not required. This position is working in our Kitsap facility with a great staff creating the most exciting, consistent and high quality products available. We take our systems very seriously and are looking for people who know how to work efficiently and professionally. Our systems are at the FDA level of food production with safety, quality and consistency as a critical aspect.
Applicants should have
-Experience in a CPG, commercial or industrial food and/or beverage environment, is required, 3+ years preferred.
-Experience with mixing using established recipes required.
-Knowledge of scales and adjusting recipes based on production needs preferred, but not required.
-Positive attitude with a growth mindset. We are a close knit team that is expending rapidly. Opportunity for growth is absolute.
-Leadership experience strongly preferred. This includes experience evaluating, motivating, and directing staff.
-Be able to physically work fast, on ones feet doing repetitive tasks for long periods of time.
-Be able to lift 35 pounds
-Mechanical or technical aptitude is a requirement.
-Experience leading a constantly growing team.
-Must have a clean criminal record.
-Must gain a WA food handlers card within 10 days of beginning work.
-Staff will be trained in our procedures and then be required to pass tests to confirm knowledge. These procedures must then be followed closely.
-Multiple tasks done outside of baking will be a requirement. Previous experience in a packaging or production environment is a plus.
-Experience designing and changing processes and procedures to increase quality and productivity is preferred.
-Experience with multiple pieces of equipment in the packaging, food, or beverage industry strongly preferred, but will consider technical aptitude in lieu of experience.