Packager

Oakland, Ca /
Kiva Manufacturing Inc. – Operations /
Full-time
Kiva Confections (www.kivaconfections.com) is the premier cannabis-infused edibles company in California, the largest cannabis market in the world. Kiva's line includes Kiva Chocolate Bars, Terra Bites, Petra Mints, and Camino Gummies. Our products are crafted from premium ingredients and skillfully combined with California cannabis. Since our beginning in 2010, our goal is to create confections that redefine what a cannabis confection ought to be. By applying art and science to ensure a deliciously consistent experience every time, we continue to deliver on that mission today.
 
We have aggressive growth plans as the legal market, and consumer adoption continues to expand. Key growth initiatives include bold platform innovation, best in class marketing, geographic expansion, strategic partnerships, and more. We are resourced for this explosive growth and looking for great people to help take us to the next level.

Job Summary

At Kiva Manufacturing Inc., a Packager is responsible for the production and packaging of a variety of edible products. The Packager position supports all areas of manufacturing by ensuring a clean and safe work environment, inspecting all products for quality, helping with de-molding, packing, and the assembly of items for sale.

This job is for you, if...

    • You display a positive attitude and like to work hard
    • You have the desire to assist a rapidly growing operation
    • You have stellar manual dexterity
    • You can move at a steady pace keeping up the overall pace of the team

As a Kiva Packager, you will...

    • Construct cartons by applying labels and date stamps (consistent with the product & batch information) 
    • Complete tasks efficiently to meet or exceed daily quotas for packaging 
    • Inspect packaging and products to guarantee they are free of flaws and assembled correctly 
    • Understand the needs of the company and work with team members to achieve goals 
    • Clean and sanitize work area, practice good food safety handling techniques at all times 
    • Pack, weigh, and label completed items for shipment or storage.
    • Examine and inspect containers, materials, and products in order to ensure that packing specifications are met.
    • Record product, packaging, and order information on specified forms and records

What we're looking for...

    • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
    • Previous assembly work experience is highly desired
    • Experience in manufacturing or related field is preferred
    • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions in English is required
    • Strong communication skills and desire to work with other team members
    • Perform basic visual quality inspections on products
    • Maintain the production pace of other team members 

Work Environment

    • This position is in a busy warehouse subject to frequent interruptions and loud noises
    • There are three (3) work shifts available, Morning, Afternoon and Overnight
    • Some extended and weekend hours may be required
    • Due to the open environment of the warehouse, must be able to work in cold fluctuating temperature conditions

Physical Requirements

    • Must be able to work in a stationary position for 75% of the time
    • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks for an extended period of time
    • Must have excellent manual dexterity and personal hygiene
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time

Kiva Confections provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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