• Production Assistant

  • Pot & Pan

  • Portland, ME
March 23, 2021
Job Type

Portland’s premier cannabis edibles manufacturer is seeking FT Production Assistants with the potential to evolve into lead/managerial roles as the organization grows.

You: must have some commercial experience in baking, pastry, chocolate, candy, or packaging. Those with kitchen prep or high volume baking experience are encouraged to apply too! Preferably, you have a flexible schedule working both day and evening shifts (7a-3p 11a-7p). You are interested in learning new skills, ask for help when you need it, and are able to follow directions explicitly.

We: believe that every employee of our company, regardless of title, needs to understand our production process in order to accurately execute the duties of their station. We are on a rapid trajectory of expansion and are looking for candidates who are on board with their own growth potential.


Production Assistants will perform duties related to preparation and manufacturing of products in accordance with Pot + Pan recipes to assist the Executive Chef.

Assist Executive Chef with cooking and manufacturing of product in accordance with company standards, including preparation of raw materials, executing recipes and packaging finished product.
Weighs, opens, measures, transfers and prepares ingredients for production
Involved in production of products including candy, chocolate and baked goods
Maintain cleanliness of work area throughout shift and at the end of the shift
Report any conditions that need attention to appropriate manager
Follow all company policies and procedures with regard to personnel safety, food safety, quality, sanitation and basic maintenance of equipment
Performs other job duties as assigned
Experience, Education and Skills

Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must be able to bend, stretch in a physically demanding environment. Must be able to stand for several hours at a time.
Previous food industry manufacturing experience or kitchen prep, a plus
Previous experience with the science of baking, chocolate or candy, preferred
Ability to operate induction burners, mixers and other production kitchen equipment
Proficient in basic math skills.
Some experience with weights and measures and scales is helpful
High school diploma or equivalent experience.
Hours of Operation:

Schedule Monday-Friday
Day shift 7a-3:30p
Evening shift 11a-7p

Status/Rate of Pay:

Job Type: Full-time or Part Time
Pay: Starting at $15.00 per hour

Growth Opportunities:

Pot + Pan is expected to experience tremendous growth in the next 6-9 months. Roles we are looking to fill include, but not limited to: production manager, chocolate lead, candy lead, packaging lead and shift leader.


Opportunities to grow within the company
Fun, team orientated place to work.
Maine Earn Paid Leave
Health benefits in 2022

Pot + Pan is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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