Humm Kombucha

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Quality Assurance Technician

Operations | Bend, OR | Full Time

Job Description

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 Quality Assurance Technician who supports the Quality Control /Quality Assurance team by operation of analytical equipment, documentation, monitoring, and verification of procedures to ensure the safe and quality production of product.  This position helps to maintain document integrity through review, updates and application.  This roll supports monitoring and auditing of departments to ensure operation procedures, standards, and regulatory compliances are being met. 

What You’ll Be Doing:

In this role, you’ll collecting samples, performing quality assurance and control analyses on sweet tea, fermenting tea, filtered kombucha and finished kombucha. Working with the Quality Assurance & Quality Control teams you'll perform daily quality assurance and quality control analyses on sweet tea, fermenting tea, filtered kombucha, and finished kombucha. Performing procedure testing such as pH, TA, brix, sugar and all other parameters as needed. This position collects and enters data, cleans and maintains lab space and works on projects from product quality to R&D. Building documents and updating processes that relate to Good Manufacturing Processes, Sanitation Standard Operation Procedures and Standard Operation Procedures. 

What’s Required for Consideration:

  • Minimum of 4-year degree in applicable program (food science, biology, microbiology, chemistry)  or equivalent job  experience.

  • Has a good understanding of microbiology and chemistry.

  • Has a good understanding of quality assurance as it pertains to brewing and fermenting kombucha.

  • Have an excellent understanding of Excel, Word, Google docs, and sheets

  • Ability to multitask.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and as a team

  • Self-driven and motivated.

  • Ability to adapt to new duties when called upon

  • Excitement about Humm Kombucha and Being a Part of the Win!

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.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume with a cover letter to the hiring team. In your cover letter, please describe why you’re interested in working with Humm Kombucha in particular. In this letter please also address how you meet each of our listed qualifications (What's Required for the Role).

Standard introductions are highly discouraged!