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Thorne Research Inc.

Thorne Research Inc.

Posted on Saturday, December 30, 2023

We hire people who are bright, determined, and passionate.

At Thorne we make products that matter - ones that make people's lives better. Being part of something bigger is what drives and unites us. Although Thorne employees share common company goals and values, we come from different backgrounds, endeavors, and experiences, resulting in a diversity of thought that we both celebrate and encourage.

If you are someone who embraces action, fosters positivity, goes above and beyond, values being resourceful, and loves working, then Thorne is just the place for you.

Ready to be inspired?

As a Thorne Sanitation Technician, you will be joining a team of more than 650 passionate individuals committed to our cause of providing superior health solutions.

1st Shift (7:00am-3:30pm) Must be available to work Monday-Saturday plus overtime as required to meet production needs.

Starting at $19.00/hour

For a video overview of the Sanitation Technician role at Thorne, please click below:


A day in the life of a Sanitation Technician at Thorne requires:

  • Establishing and/or adjusting work assignments to meet production schedules.
  • Assisting Production Operators with run procedures (i.e., end line clearance, beginning line clearance, cleans, removal of machine parts and reassembly of machine(s) or line equipment) as needed.
  • After proper training and certification, operating machinery related to all production needs.
  • Adhering to internal safety policies, including use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times.
  • Completing cleaning tasks in a timely manner and keeps work area in a neat and efficient manner.
  • Taking initiative to ensure production areas and the warehouse meet Thorne Research’s standard of cleanliness.
  • Operating cleaning machinery (high pressure washer, foamer and floor machine, etc.) after proper training as required by area and assigned by a supervisor.

*This is a non-exempt (hourly) position.

What You Need:

  • Experience and/or Education: High school diploma is required. Prior manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Physical Ability: Ability to move or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor,
    often repetitively, during an 8-, 10-, or 12-hour shift. Must be able to lift items over 50 pounds only with
  • Ability to work a 4x10 schedule with overtime anticipated.

What We Offer:

At Thorne, we offer employees the chance to work with great people on exciting projects, with opportunity for growth. We also provide a full range of benefits for you and your eligible family members, such as:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
  • Company-paid short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Company- paid life insurance
  • 401k plan with employer matching contributions up to 4%
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Monthly allowance of Thorne supplements
  • Paid time off, volunteer time off and holiday leave
  • Training, professional development, and career growth opportunities
  • A safe and clean work environment

A little bit more about us:

We are committed to providing personalized health solutions, cutting-edge home health test technology, and superior supplements. To do that, Thorne owns every step of its business, from R&D to product delivery and customer service. Currently, we are:

  • The only company with exclusive partnerships with the Mayo Clinic and U.S. Olympic teams.
  • The #1 prescribed practitioner brand to 30 to 40-year-olds.
  • The #2 most dispensed supplement brand.
  • The fastest growing supplement company with sales on Amazon; the #1 practitioner brand; with an average ranking of 4.42 of 5 stars.

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others consider becoming part of the Thorne team.

Employment is contingent on satisfactory results from a drug screening, background and reference checks, an assessment test, and a physical examination.

Must be able to safely work with ingredients and products that are derived from possibly allergenic sources including, but not limited to, nuts, soy, dairy, fish, and shellfish.


Thorne values diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, past or present military service, marital status, gender identification or expression, medical condition (including genetic characteristics) or any other protected characteristic as established by law.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to work an entire shift (10-12 hours) and overtime, when necessary, in an enclosed room.
  • Must be able to work in a damp wet environment using various cleaning and sanitizing chemicals while
    wearing proper PPE for the task.
  • Must be able to work in a stationary position as well as move about unassisted.
  • Must be able to safely and carefully operate and use assigned production equipment and machinery.
  • Must be able to repeatedly stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl as circumstances arise during the course of a shift.
  • Must be able to operate, activate, use, prepare, and clean production equipment, occasionally grasping with
    force and using twisting wrist movements.
  • Must have sufficient range of motion with arms and hands to reach overhead and to the side, often
    repetitively during an 8-, 10-, or 12-hour shift.
  • Must be able to hear and converse with supervisors and other employees.
  • Must be able to see and read small print and small details on equipment.
  • Must be able to work in a moderate noise level environment with or without hearing protection as required.
  • Must be able to move or lift items weighing up to 50 pounds from floor to table and from table to floor,
    often repetitively, during an 8-, 10-, or 12-hour shift. Must be able to lift items over 50 pounds only with