WE ARE HIRING: Production + Shop Assistant

WE ARE HIRING: Production + Shop Assistant

At Treats for Chickens, we’ve been creating the market’s premier premium chicken treats and tried-and-true problem solvers for the backyard chicken enthusiast since 2009. And we’ve done it in serious style. Our products are:
• Blended right here in the USA
• Created in artisan batches by a woman-owned company
• Made with premium, non-GMO, USDA Certified Organic ingredients
• The vast majority of our ingredients are sourced right here in the USA

We are hiring 1 team member for our small but mighty company.

Please be advised that this job is NOT ideal for those with fragrance, dust and heat/cold sensitivities. Operations occur in a warehouse environment with no temperature control.

This is a perfect job for you if: let’s say you LOVE making sure that things look just right, have an eye for detail and you move fast on your feet. You MUST be able to talk and walk, move between operating the heat sealer, weighing bags for accuracy, filling case boxes and back and forth without missing a beat or letting a bag slip through unsealed or looking ugly.  You don’t shy away from picking cases, assembling and wrapping pallets. Does this sound like a job for you? We are a certified organic facility, and the details need to matter to you so we, flawlessly, pass inspections as a team and a company.

MFG/PRODUCTION: (in accordance with USDA Organic Standards) using manual or semi-automatic equipment

  • Pull bulk ingredients and stage for Production: scooping, mixing/blending, lot number tracking and recording
  • Returning ingredients to main warehouse storage
  • Filling bags, checking weight, heat sealing
  • Visual inspection of finished products
  • Count and pack items into master cases, seal, print and affix carton labels, transfer to staging/stacking for shipping
  • End of Day clean up, keeping the production are clean, re-stocked and organized
  • Ability to safely operate hand tools, scales, light machinery in busy/confined spaces


  • Prepare wholesale and distributor orders for UPS and freight carriers (pick, check, pack and wrap pallets in accordance with Account requirements)
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift, loading/unloading trucks in confined spaces
  • Keep the shipping area clean, re-stocked and organized 


  • Focus and attention to detail is a MUST!
  • Be able to follow instructions, methods or techniques with minimal supervision.
  • Embody an energetic personality, be friendly, purpose-driven and motivated.
  • The ability to work efficiently and quickly between tasks.
  • Excellent manual dexterity while performing repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to freely lift 50lbs for a short period. Can stand, reach, lift, kneel, climb, walk, push/pull, bend, twist, squat, and move for extended periods.
  • Proficient understanding of written and spoken English.
  • Mechanical aptitude helpful as not all things are done by hand.
  • Reliable, dependable, and can consistently arrive on time for your shift
  • Maintain personal cleanliness and hygiene.
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19


  • Schedule: Mondays to Thursdays. 9am to 3:30pm; 3-day weekends!
  • Hours per week: 24-32 per week. Additional hours may be required depending on order load and seasonality.
  • Location: Onsite in Cotati, Sonoma County, CA
  • Starting Pay: $17. Holiday Pay, Sick Pay, Work-Life Balance, Generous Employee Discounts on products
  • Comfortable and casual dress code


For the right person showing initiative and achievement, opportunities of growth are available within the company.

Send an email, include your current resume and why you want to work with us.

NOTE: This position is available immediately.

To learn more about the company and the products that you would be contributing to please visit www.treatsforchickens.com or visit us on Instagram at @treats4chickens

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