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Specialty Food Production Assistant (Mixed Up Nut Butter)

Organization Mixed Up Nut Butter
Location PO Box 407
Colchester, VT 05446

Availability: Up to two 10-hour shifts/month

Location: Hardwick, VT

Organization: Mixed Up Nut Butter, LLC (

Job Summary

We pride ourselves in our natural gourmet tree nut butters and are seeking someone experienced in food production (manufacturing, or foodservice) to assist with higher production volumes in a shared kitchen as we grow.

Don’t have experience, but are willing to learn? Are you interested in learning more about the specialty food industry? Join our team to learn about the production of a specialty food product from raw ingredients to a finished and retail ready product.  


  • Maintain proper hygiene and cleanliness on self and work area to avoid contamination of product and equipment during and after production
  • Weigh, roast, and cool nuts using commercial ovens
  • Calculate, weigh and grind ingredients into nut butters
  • Identify points of production where quality can be compromised, and act accordingly
  • Communicate with other team members to ensure efficient production
  • Jar, lid, seal, and label nut butters using appropriate machinery provided

Qualifications and Skills

  • Must live close to Hardwick, or be willing to commute
  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Knowledge of proper food handling procedures
  • Food manufacturing/foodservice experience preferred, but not required
  • ServSafe certification preferred, but not required


$15-$20/hr, depending on experience.

Schedule (days, hours, etc)

The production schedule will be dependent on which of our products are low in stock, or need to be produced, based on demand. We expect to have 1-2 production days per month, up to 10 hours/day. 

How to apply

Email resumes and cover letters to with the subject line “Production Assistant”

Date Posted April 11th, 2021
Deadline May 31st, 2021
# of Positions Available 2
Categories Food Production, Food Processing or Manufacturing, Specialty foods / snacks, Nuts
Type Part Time
Compensation $15-20/hr, depending on experience.
How to Apply Email resumes and cover letters to with the subject line “Production Assistant”