1st Shift Weekend Packaging Operator

As one of the nation’s fastest growing kombucha 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! This person needs 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. Join our tight-knit Packaging Operator team, get great perks, and contribute to Humm's success as part of the Humm-ster family. 

 The shift would be Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-6:30pm, and a is great opportunity for students, those seeking work life balance or supplemental employment.   Starting salary is $18.63 + weekend shift differential and a scheduled wage increase based on skill advancement.

Our Operators are responsible to operate the packaging machines under the guidance of mechanic and or packaging supervisor within company specifications.


  • 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
  • Perform packaging operations according to current SOP’S
  • Maintains cleanliness and sanitation of all equipment, tanks and work areas.
  • Part of the continued progress of SOP development
  • Communicate daily with team members in alignment with Humm culture and core values
  • Work in regular alignment with Core value, self-governing/correcting culture and in accordance with Humm policies set forth in Staff handbook
  • Ability to work outside of scheduled shifts to meet packaging daily goals and defined outcomes
  • 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.
  • Follow work instruction, standards and SOP’s for equipment set up, changeover and tear down.
  • Identify and resolve issues during setup and changeover
  • Examines bottles to ascertain that labels, caps and stamps have been correctly applied according to SOP.
  • Responsible to make sure all necessary steps are taken to avoid any accident during packaging operation.
  • Responsible to make sure that all packaging line activities are in compliance with GMP.
  • Responsible to inspect the packages periodically to make sure that the packages meet all quality standards.
  • Responsible to make sure correct material and product is used for 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!