Production Maintenance Technician

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 Maintenance Technician who will work with an upbeat and efficient team that is responsible for managing and maintaining the packaging, fermentation, and other equipment to ensure all maintenance tasks are completed in a safe, efficient, and accurate manner with minimal production downtime. Additionally, this team plays an important role in performing day to day tasks for preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance, spare equipment inventory management, all new projects and equipment improvements in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

We are actively seeking Production Maintenance Technician for the following opening(s):

Sunday – Wednesday (4/10s): Day shift

Compensation for this position starts at $22.00/hour with increase available based on previous experience.


  • Perform daily packaging maintenance activities including minimizing setup/teardown/changeover downtime
  • Work with the packaging, fermentation and plant supervision on continuous improvement projects for the packaging, fermentation and operations departments
  • Perform packaging preventative maintenance program tasks including spare parts management
  • Promotes food safety and quality awareness throughout the organization
  • Assist with inventory management of all new/replacement packaging equipment and parts
  • Organize and execute installation of packaging and fermentation equipment.
  • Assist/coordinate the maintenance work order system.
  • Coordinate the maintenance inspections of packaging equipment on a periodic basis.
  • Follow and enforce all Humm and customer operating procedures.
  • Follow Humm policies, safety rules, Standard Operating Procedures, Good Manufacturing Practices and Food Safety Management System including logout/tagout SOP and confined space SOP’s.
  • Maintain constructive working relationships with all staff.
  • Assist in all other duties assigned by supervisor and/or management.



  • 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




  • A minimum 3 years’ experience in general maintenance required, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • A journeyman industrial mechanic/millwright card or a minimum two (2) year technical degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of packaging equipment, processes, and procedures.
  • Strong troubleshooting and preventative maintenance skills in a manufacturing setting required.
  • Ability to provide instruction to other personnel regarding maintenance protocols.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and preventative maintenance skills.
  • Basic skills with hand tools and other shop tools.
  • Operate and drive company forklifts and vehicles.
  • Function in a loud and busy production environment.



  • May need to work at heights.
  • Occasional heavy lifting.
  • Loud and humid manufacturing work environment (PPE is provided/required).
  • Busy and active production floor.
  • Indoor, outdoor and refrigerated environments in all weather conditions.
  • Working with forklifts, pallet jacks, high powered pumps, chemicals, extreme temperature liquids, heavy equipment.
  • Work on your feet for 8-10 hours daily.
  • May be required to work all shifts including days, second/swing, split and graveyard.
  • May be required to work weekends, evenings, holidays, on call for business needs.
  • This position is part of our maintenance on call/rotation schedule.


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.