Sr. Packaging Technician, Manufacturing
Natick, MA Manufacturing
Job Type

 Kula Bio is a leader in sustainable nitrogen solutions, helping farmers improve crop yield and reduce environmental impact. We are producing a cost-competitive biofertilizer that boosts a naturally occurring process to deposit meaningful amounts of nitrogen in the soil. If you have industry experience supporting packaging and enjoy a highly collaborative team environment, this may be the job for you!

As the Sr. Packaging Technician in the Manufacturing department, you will support the Kula Bio team by operating and maintaining packaging equipment, supervising and mentoring junior team members, supporting product shipping activities, and keeping track of productivity targets and maintaining product quality in line with regulatory compliance and costumer needs. 

On a regular day, you will set up, operate and clean bottling and labeling equipment, support harvesting fermentation products under aseptic conditions, manage order fulfillment and inventory management, perform routine audits and support the shipping team to ensure uninterrupted and on-time shipment of products to customers. 

To succeed in this role, you have an exceptional eye for detail and are highly organized.  You work with speed, ingenuity, and precision.  You are compliant with industry, environmental, health and safety standards.  You are collaborative and communicative, enjoy a fast pace, and the excitement of a mission-driven team on a mission to make a difference.  You have strong decision-making skills and are familiar with commissioning packaging equipment and are passionate about mentoring and helping junior team members.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a scientific, packaging, engineering, or related field with at least 5 years or more related experience.
  • 3 years of packaging experience with microbial-based products in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of bottling biologicals
  • Inventory management experience including the use of inventory management software, preferably an ERP system
  • Ability to perform area maintenance activities including organization, chemical handling, and chemical replenishment

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires the ability to sit, talk, and hear; occasionally walk and stand; regularly use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; constantly reach with hands and arms; occasionally lift and/or moves up to 50 pounds; regularly use close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and adjust focus
  • Work in the manufacturing plant may require hearing protection
  • Working in the manufacturing plant will require the use of PPE


*Kula Bio is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a proactive program of diversity development. Kula Bio will continue to recruit, hire, train, and promote into all job levels without regard to race, religion, gender, marital status, familial status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, source of income, or veteran status.

Salary Description
$28.85/hour - $33.66/hour