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Salsa Production Kitchen Assistant

Hot Mama Salsa

Production Kitchen Assistant

Hot Mama Salsa is a small hand made sauce company. We produce a line of exceptional fresh salsas, bottled hot sauces, Mexican style chili oils, and the best tortilla chips in town. We are a Chicana owned company and a woman led team. We are making food for our community in our community. We work with our local farmers to grow specialty peppers so that we can bring our customers condiments that make their food taste better. Making our customers happy by making them good food is our top priority.

All employees are expected to take full responsibility for the creation and packaging of our products. We have high standards and value attention to detail and food safety. Our work is fast paced and in a busy commercial kitchen. We expect nothing less than excellent teamwork and clear honest communication from every employee. We are looking for a team member that can commit to at least a year on the job and wants to grow with the company. 

Please submit a cover letter with your application detailing why you would like to work for Hot Mama Salsa. We highly value diversity and inclusion. Women are encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications:

Prior restaurant or production kitchen experience
Oregon Food Handlers Card (or willing to acquire within 2 weeks)
Must be able to work on your feet throughout 5-10 hour shifts.

Must be able to lift 50 pounds without medical concern

Preferred Qualification:

Ideal candidates will be detail-oriented,
willing to learn,
and highly reliable

Our shifts start at 7am so an early bird gets the worm.

We work 4 10 hour shifts.

Duties Include:

Check in Produce Orders
Wash and Prep Produce
Prep Salsa, Hot Sauce, and Chile Oil Ingredients
Cut Tortillas and Fry Chips
Label and Sticker Packaging
Produce and Package Salsa, Hot Sauce, and Chile Oil
Log Production Meters
Document Ingredients
Organize Product
Clean and Sanitize Kitchen

Additional Duties May Include:

Shopping for ingredients

Delivering product
Mail order fullfillment

Benefits can include:
Heath Insurance available after 60 days
Savings Plan
Paid time off.
Lots of good food.

Full time
Salary Range
$25,000.00 - 35,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Portland, OR 97217, US