Packaging Line Operator

Real Ale Brewing Company

Blanco, TX, USA

Full time


Nov 16

The Packaging Line Operator position is a diverse role which requires knowledge and understanding of multiple stations throughout the Packaging Hall. The ideal candidate will have a can-do attitude, is a multi-tasker, a quick learner, and must enjoy a dynamic and fast-paced work environment. Especially seeking those who take pride in a job well done – by making sure every case of beer is perfectly packaged before it goes out the door! Experience in a manufacturing setting or packaging brewery is great, but not required. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Each station in the Packaging Hall requires the operator to perform a list of duties that includes, but is not limited to the following: 

• Station and machine set up following SOP

• Machine operation following SOP

• Minor machinery maintenance following SOP

• Quality checks following SOP

• Station cleanliness and organization

• Proper documentation of information concerning the day’s production

• Proper handling of chemicals for sanitation cycles/CIP cycles/general use cleaning

• Run station with a focus on safety, cleanliness and sanitation

• Notify Packaging Manager of quality issues and work with team to resolve

• Remove and save manufacturer defected materials according to SOP

• Inform Packaging Manager of mechanical issues observed and offer ideas for improvements to the work station

• Strive to minimize waste and down time

• Assist Packaging Hall and Operations teams with other duties as necessary

In addition, the operator will be cross-trained and assigned to one or more stations, both on the can line and the bottle line. 


• Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team

• Ability to be flexible with schedule to meet scheduling needs, including some evening shifts

• Report to work on time

• Contributes to a positive working environment

• Proper use and handling of chemicals

• Repeated lifting of 35–75-lb

• Safely operate fork lift, pallet jacks, and other machinery (training provided)

• Adhere to company policies and procedures, including all standards for food safety and personnel GMPs

• Must maintain current TABC server certification

• Observes plant safety procedures, uses safety equipment (including PPE) and materials properly, and promotes a safety culture and awareness within their area

• Assist with special events at the brewery and in the market

This is full time, non-exempt position, reporting to the Packaging Manager. This position is located in Blanco, Texas.  Regular schedule is normally Mon-Fri, with some evening and occasional weekend shifts required.


Paid Time Off • Employer paid Health, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance • Employer paid Long-term Disability insurance • Simple IRA with Employer Matching • Voluntary Short-Term Disability insurance • Voluntary Additional Life insurance • Educational Opportunities • and, of course, Beer and a beautiful Hill Country setting! 

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