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Spice Production Supervisor Curio Spice Co.

  • Date Posted November 19, 2022
  • Location Winchester, MA
  • Category Business / Culinary
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Curio Spice Co. is a certified B Corp™  dedicated to finding unique, sustainably-produced spices around the world, sourcing them responsibly and bringing them together in artful blends. We operate a brick and mortar store in Cambridge, MA, and our spice blending studio, fulfillment center and warehouse is located in Winchester, MA. We aim to create an intense sensory and educational experience for our customers in order to bring them closer to the communities of farmers we work with around the world. Our products are sold online, directly to restaurants, and through other retail stores across North America. We are an independent, woman-owned benefit corporation.

Job description

The Production Supervisor will assist the Production Manager in the daily functions of the production facility. Main duties include coordinating flow of inventory, assisting our production and operations teams with producing spice blends, and quality control of our artisan spices. Curio Spice Co. is looking to foster a long term commitment with like minded individuals seeking to grow with the company.


Position Type: Non-Exempt FT  40+ hrs/wk

Schedule: Mon-Fri

Location: Winchester, MA

Reports To: Production Manager


Key Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Oversee the packing team & production floor
    1. Assist with updating and maintaining the packing and production schedules in conjunction with Production Manager
    2. Be a resource for training and upkeep of systems including safety, sanitation, quality assurance and compliance.
    3. Maintain and manage inventory.
    4. Be a constant presence on the production floor to answer questions, oversee machinery, systems and team members.


  • Product Production & Assistance
      1. Following direction from management, pack spices for retail and wholesale orders
      2. Work with with storefront staff to coordinate stock transfers to and from the Cambridge store
      3. Oversee organization of packing supplies on the floor, including label and backstock organization, reporting inventory levels as needed
      4. Observe ‘First-In-First-Out’ procedures, batch tracking, and safety sealing for items
      5. Record packed items for entering into ERP software
      6. Maintain quality control of spices, blends, and packaging

  • Blend Production Assistance
    1. Following direction from Production Manager, assist with producing Curio’s spice blends
    2. Take an active role in managing stock of blending spices on the floor
    3. Perform quality control of Blends and ingredients
    4. Assist with maintaining tracking software for batches
    5. Maintenance of blending equipment


  • Miscellaneous Duties
    1. Complete assigned cleaning and maintenance tasks throughout the facility
    2. As needed, assist with receiving and properly storing shipments
    3. Assist in keeping spice and packaging storage organized
    4. Communicate low stock items to management for reorder



  • Current ServSafe Certification
  • Leadership experience (2-3 years supervising others)
  • Background/knowledge in food industry
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to work independently
  • Communications skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Technical skills (ie, Google Drive, Excel)
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs 
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours

We Prefer

  • Experience in a fast-paced working environment
  • Experience in packing or production lines
  • Interest in working for a mission-driven company
  • Interest in food, spices, and global cuisines

We Offer

  • Employer-sponsored health care plan
  • PTO and sick time
  • Flexible hours
  • Learning opportunities and team-building events
  • All the spices you could ever need!
Compensation this position is : salaried, varies DOE, $48,000.00 - $57,000.00 Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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