Bulk Manufacturing Operator

Who We Are

Dr. Bronner’s is the top-selling natural brand of soap in North America, and was ranked top midsize workplace in San Diego by the San Diego Tribune in both 2019 and 2020, based on anonymous employee surveys. Our supportive, positive work atmosphere comes from being a family-owned business that values employees as its greatest asset.

We are passionate about making the best products for human, home and Earth—and about using our business as a force for good! Known for setting up a global supply chain that respects the people and land that provide our raw materials, Dr. Bronner’s is proving that agriculture and manufacturing can be green and fair—be part of our movement!

Starting Wage: $26.00/Hour

 Benefits at a Glance

  • Company-paid Full Medical (PPO), Dental, Vision for Employees & Family
  • Annual Bonus – up to 10% of salary
  • Profit Sharing Program – 10% of salary + bonus fully funded by Dr. Bronner’s into your retirement account
  • Bring Your Dog to Work Program
  • Development & Training Programs
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Child Care Assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Free Daily Vegan Lunches
  • Green Team and Toastmasters
  • Volunteer opportunities 

Who You Are & What You’ll Do 

You enjoy operating manufacturing equipment  in efforts to  optimize efficiency and safety. You have broad knowledge of how pumps, filters, steam boilers, and chillers work, and are able to troubleshoot when problems arise. You have a flexible schedule and can work first, second or third shift depending on business needs. You’re  detail-oriented, ensuring that measurement and mixing of raw materials is accurate, and  batch records are completed in a timely manner.

Your duties will include to:

  • Operate vegetable oil refining, bleaching, and deodorization production processes
  • Take and analyze samples  using in-house lab equipment
  • Record batching and testing information in a consistent and accurate manner
  • Use modern programmatic industrial controls to operate and monitor refining processes
  • Use modern industrial controls to saponify vegetable oils and dry  slurry into bar noodles for in-house pressing operation
  • Offload raw materials into their dedicated storage receptacles, keeping track of inventory
  • Carry out housekeeping duties, ensuring a safe and clean workspace
  • Perform minor maintenance and repair assignments as directed, requiring the knowledge and familiar use of hand and electrical tools

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Understanding of and demonstrated ability in industrial controls and processes
  • Ability to enter data into the proprietary computer system
  • Relevant job experience in refining or similar operations with typical industrial equipment associated with a production facility
  • Forklift operator certified

Get To Know Us

  • Founded in 1948 by Emanuel Bronner
  • Independent, family-owned
  • Certified B-Corp
  • Organic fair trade food & body care products
  • Executive salaries capped at 5:1 the lowest paid fully vested position
  • At least 1/3 of profits donated annually to activist and charitable efforts

Dr. Bronner’s is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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