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Job Description

Osmia is a growing natural skin care company. We are proud to produce top quality, beautiful products with extraordinary, consciously sourced ingredients that really work. We are passionate about wellness and about building a strong team in our hometown of Carbondale, Colorado.

We are looking for a long term Full-Time Production Team Member to join us and become an expert in creating our beautiful products. We need someone dependable, efficient, very detail-oriented and neat, with a strong work ethic, an eye for quality, and perhaps a sense of artistry. This is a unique opportunity for someone who seeks to learn new skills and master a craft.

We will provide training for the right person. Experience in a field with transferable skills, such as bakery or other quality food or cosmetics production is important.

Duties include:

  • Measuring raw materials correctly, both very small and very large amounts of different kinds of substances
  • Heating, mixing, blending, and filling high-quality ingredients efficiently while minimizing waste
  • Safely handling production-related machinery and equipment and helping clean and maintain tools
  • Labeling products, ingredients, and other materials precisely and recording production activities in logs, correctly calculating dates
  • Organizing for the next day's tasks, preparing work areas for efficient production, general cleaning and maintenance
  • Assisting with inventory, restocking, and materials storage, helping receive raw materials and cataloging them properly
  • Following standard processes for different production activities, learning the purpose of products we make, understanding and following formulas and recipes
  • Implement safety measures and communicate any problems with the team in a positive manner, contribute good ideas to make our workplace and systems even better
  • Communicating with the team using Gmail, Google Calendar and Google Docs and following data entry procedures on a computer in (training provided)

Desired attributes:

  • Team player and positive, clear communicator in person and in writing
  • Ability to focus and complete goals for the day
  • Attention to detail, and an ability to learn on the fly and adapt to changing processes
  • Strong work ethic, loves to see the results of their effort
  • Legible handwriting, strong organizational skills, good spatial awareness
  • Math skills for measuring, conversions, production planning
  • Familiarity with Gmail and Google Docs
  • Positive attitude with an intention to contribute to the business and help your coworkers
  • Comfort with physical aspects of the job - our work can be challenging

Note regarding physical demands:

To perform the essential functions of this job successfully, team members are regularly required to stand, reach, handle small objects, sit, walk, kneel, or crouch. Team members must be able to stand, bend, and reach for up to ten hours on some days. Employees regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds, sometimes lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more weight with another team member. Employees in this position must be able to complete work for extended periods of time, which may require sitting or standing for extended periods, focusing on a task and performing repetitive movements. Safety goggles and masks must be worn during any activities that generate dust or fumes or exposure to solvents and ventilation must be on. Ear protection may be worn during loud activities. Employees are required to follow safety measures while performing daily work and learn new safety procedures as our equipment and workspace evolve.

One last note: Our workplace must be free of all synthetic fragrances, from laundry detergent to perfume to hair care, as well as any tobacco smoke residue.

Schedule and Pay:

This position is a full-time non-exempt position, approximately 40 hours per week, on a regular schedule to be coordinated with the manager. Overtime may be possible depending on business needs. Starting pay is $18-$25 per hour, depending on experience. Opportunity to participate in a full-time employee benefit package after a successful onboarding period including quarterly Wellness Benefit Bonus, paid time off, paid holidays (at least 10 per year) and 401(k) match program.

We are a small company, but we work hard and we love what we do. Come join our team, grow our business with us, and make the world a healthier, better smelling place in the meantime!

If you're interested, please submit a resume AND a cover letter to telling us why you're interested in the job and how you would contribute to our team. We only review applications with cover letters. We won’t be able to respond to all applications individually, but we will contact you for an interview if your submission seems like a good fit.

Job Location: Carbondale, CO 81623

Job Type: Full-time, in-house. This is not a remote work opportunity. 

Pay: $18-25 per hour dependent on experience

Required language: English

Local applicants only. 

Our employment practices are in accordance with the laws that prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, marital status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law. Osmia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not sponsor applicants for work visas.