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Healthy, gourmet nut butters that provide job skills training to women in need.

Production Assistant Job Opening

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: GROUND UP NUT BUTTERS

We’re looking for a supreme multi-tasker who is looking for the opportunity to get experience at a fast-growing social enterprise...and someone who enjoys doing a variety of different work, from working in the kitchen to the warehouse. 

We want someone to jump in and help us with our nut butter production, warehouse organization, and other operational tasks. Currently we are a small but mighty team, and your roles and responsibilities would include:

  • Kitchen Crew:

    • Support the production manager and kitchen team of 8 to 10 on our production days to ensure goals are met (currently Tuesdays + Wednesdays from 7:30-5:30)

    • Assist in all aspects of the kitchen from mixing the nut butters to roasting coconut to filling jars

    • Learn to operate kitchen machinery including mixing machine, filling machine and labeling machine

    • Maintain efficiency, quality standards, and adherence to health and safety protocol while working in the kitchen

    • Be the liaison with our warehouse team

    • Organize and move product from the warehouse to the kitchen on production days (includes raw materials and finished goods) 

  • Warehouse Organization:

    • Maintain warehouse space organization and cleanliness

    • Keep track of production supplies and inventory in the warehouse 

    • Communicate with co-founders, production manager, and warehouse team 

You are:

  • A supreme multi-tasker

  • Detail-oriented

  • Organized!

  • Motivated and someone who takes initiative

  • Comfortable managing and working with a diverse team 

  • Interested in being a part of co-creating a more equitable food system

  • Physically capable (Able to lift 40 lbs)

  • A supreme problem solver

Commitment: 20 hrs / week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 7:30-5:30) *Potential for 30-40 hours / week total if interested in fulfillment work as well 

Location: The Redd, 1140 SE 7th Ave, Portland, OR

Schedule: 

  • Tuesdays: 7:30-5:30 (Production) 10 hours

  • Wednesdays: 7:30-5:30 (Production) 10 hours

  • *As noted above, potential to add on hours / days if interested in fulfillment work as well 

Ground Up PDX is a small-batch nut butter company that employs women overcoming adversity to provide them with job skills and training to get back on their feet. We produce peanut-free, honey-sweetened nut butters in flavors such as Lavender Honey and Cinnamon Snickerdoodle. Our products are sold in New Seasons, Whole Foods, Fred Meyer, and other PNW retailers.

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply: Email your resume + cover letter to hello@grounduppdx.com. Applications due by Friday, August 30.