Boxed Water Is Better gears up for summer drinking water demand, seeks production line workers

As Boxed Water Is Better gears up to meet warm weather demand for healthy drinking water, its Holland production facility seeks to add a second-shift production line.

Boxed Water, which offers purified drinking water in eco-friendly boxes rather than plastic bottles, has distribution networks in a number of regions including the Pacific Northwest, California, Florida, New York, Ohio, and Calgary, Canada, and others. CEO Brett VanderKamp says the company recently launched new markets in Baltimore and Washington, D.C., plus is finalizing plans to launch in Toronto.

"We're building our sales force and have sales people in L.A., South Florida, New York," VanderKamp says. "We're interviewing for the Chicago/Great Lakes market and looking to add people in San Francisco, Boston, and Texas."

With the increase in sales personnel and the anticipated spike in demand over the summer months, Boxed Water needs three more production folks to operate a second shift at its 11,000-square-foot facility at 135 Manufacturers Drive, Holland.

The plan is to hire a production shift manager, and then fill in the other two team members. It takes three to run the equipment. VanderKamp is looking for a shift manager with packaging experience, a good mechanical skillset, and an interest in water chemistry.

"We have a fast growing company, we're competitive, we like to challenge each other," VanderKamp says. "The growth rate means the jobs are constantly changing and we need to be adaptable. We're looking for someone that's optimistic about the future of the brand, sees the potential of having a disruptive product like this in the marketplace, somebody that challenges the norm."

Boxed Water announced earlier this week that it has partnered with 1% For The Planet and will donate a portion of its profits to clean water and reforestation projects.

To apply, please stop by the facility at 135 Manufacturers Dr. and pick up an application.

Writer: Deborah Johnson Wood, Development News Editor
Images courtesy of Boxed Water Is Better

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