Full-Time Production Line Operator – Food Manufacturing Facility

Full-Time Production Line Operator – Food Manufacturing Facility:

The N.K. Hurst Company, a family owned and operated business, is looking for an experienced production line operator.  You will be responsible for the operation, start-up, clean up, and shutdown of HFFS and/or VFFS packaging equipment, keeping the machine stocked with raw materials, continuously monitoring for product quality, accurate and timely data collection, hand stacking of production output, operation of forklift and hand truck, sanitation, and whatever else is necessary to keep the line(s) producing in a safe and effective manner.  Plus other duties as assigned through warehouse and production areas.

We expect our team members to keep a clean and safe working environment, communicate and cooperate with supervisors and coworkers, and follow our good manufacturing practices, procedures, rules and regulations.


  • Proven working experience with HFFS and/or VFFS packaging equipment or demonstrated strong mechanical aptitude with good diagnostic skills
  • Ability and willingness to follow and enforce GMP’s and SOP’s
  • Must have ability to operate two lines and multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Work on own without direct supervision with a willingness to make decisions, act upon them and accept accountability.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and provide detailed oral and written work instructions in English.  (bi-lingual in Spanish a plus)
  • Basic safety knowledge
  • Basic computer skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to rotate lines and jobs within the production areas and warehouse
  • Routine handling and lifting of 50#’s
  • Reliable transportation.
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • 7:00AM to 3:30PM plus seasonal overtime (mandatory)

Wages and Benefits:

  • Starting pay at $13.00 with potential for growth based on experience and job performance
  • Group Health Insurance after 90 days
  • Profit Sharing and 401K after 1 year

Please email resume to jobs@hurstbeans.com or mail resume to:  Production Line Operator, N.K. Hurst Co, Inc.  PO Box 985, Indianapolis, IN 46206-0985

Also see www.nkhurst.com/jobs.html

If unable to apply via email or mail – you may call 317.352.3772 and leave a voice message.

The N.K. Hurst Company is an equal opportunity employer.