Production Specialist - Job Opening

JOB TITLE:  PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

CLASSIFICATION:  FULL TIME HOURLY (INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR 60 DAYS)

REPORTS TO: OPERATIONS MANAGER

WORK HOURS:  9 a.m. -  5 p.m. 

RATE: $15/hr

LOCATION:  CHICAGO, IL 60612

COMPANY OVERVIEW                 

CurlMix is a beauty brand dedicated to education. At our fast-paced start-up, we specialize in E-commerce and curly hair. We’ve earned recognition that is unprecedented in our industry. We’ve appeared on season 10 of the Emmy award winning show, Shark Tank. We were recently featured in Forbes and made the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. CurlMix is leading the beauty industry and we are one of the fastest growing start-ups in the space.

Minimum Qualifications:

  •   High School Diploma
  •   One-two years in a professional kitchen or manufacturing facility
  •   Comfortable with simple math equations
  •   Ability to read and write
  •   Reliable transportation for work
  •   Able to lift 50 lbs alone
  •   No sensitivity to alcohol or cleaning solutions 
  •   No allergies to nuts/tree-nuts
  •   Able to handle machinery and potentially harmful ingredients on a daily basis
  •   Absolutely must be punctual!
  •   Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  •   High level of initiative and exceptional problem solving skills
  •   Able to work independently with little or no supervision

Other Qualifications:

  •  Excellent time-management skills
  •  Ability to seek out information, training, and other resources needed to facilitate continual professional development necessary to be successful in this position
  •  Ability to adhere to an expectation of complete confidentiality on all business matters
  •  Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a diverse range of people and job functions
  •  Ability to anticipate, identify and respond to changing business priorities
  •  Ability to inspire others through work ethic, professionalism, and integrity
  •  Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed

Job Overview:

The Production Specialist is responsible for physically producing the hair care products sold online by CurlMix. This person arrives promptly to work every day, pays EXTREME attention to detail, and is extremely disciplined and reliable.  Duties include:

  •  Working with raw ingredients to mix CurlMix recipes
  •  Utilizing large mixers, large equipment with extreme heat, and washing dishes between mixing materials 
  •  Sanitizing equipment and ensuring an FDA/GMP compliant workspace
  •  Ensuring safety, cleanliness, and efficiency - all high priorities of a Production Specialist.
  •  Keeping secret recipes, equipment, and procedures extremely confidential as they are trade secrets
  •  Following recipes and reproducing them with little to no errors
  •  Conducting basic math (addition, subtraction, division, multiplication) in the event the recipe must be adjusted for smaller   batches
  •  Collecting microbial samples of every batch created
  •  Logging batch details while making new products
  •  Sanitizing equipment, dishes, materials, and occasionally cleaning floors in the workspace

To Apply:

Please submit your resume, two professional references, and a cover letter in an email to jobs@curlmix.com. Please title the subject “I am your next Production Specialist.”

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