Packaging Technician

Newport Craft

Newport, RI, USA

Full time

Oct 17

The ideal candidate for a PACKAGING TECHNICIAN is a self-motivated, energetic and reliable individual, with some level of brewing experience, who is excited to work on a rapidly growing production line and is interested in furthering their career in this industry. There is potential to grow, learn and be a part of an incredible team.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in all packaging and canning line duties from start to finish
  • Package cases of beer, stack and prepare for delivery
  • Handle the palletizing, filling and cleaning of kegs
  • Support the operation of the canning line, coder, label and filler machines
  • Perform carbonation and daily cellar readings (i.e. gravities, pH and temps)
  • Inventory and warehousing duties as assigned
  • Aid in the organization and cleanliness of Production Floor and equipment
  • CIP Fermentation and brite beer tanks
  • Adhere to SOP’s put in place by Packaging Manager and Master Brewer
  • Operate fork lift to move pallets of supplies, equipment and product
  • Filter beer to prep for packaging
  • Train on distillery operations, spirits development, safety standards and general production
  • Perform brewhouse tasks as needed and help to enforce a clean and safe workspace

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • Brewing experience required
  • A team player with a positive disposition, level head, sense of humor and strong work ethic ready to work with a crew who loves what they do and values continued learning
  • Experience working in a brewery or similar industry/physical labor type role
  • Has good time management, communication skills and a teamwork attitude
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Familiarity with packaging equipment a plus
  • Comfortable driving a box truck and forklift (will certify as necessary)
  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety/compliance standards a plus

Other Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must be able to stand on your feet for hours at a time
  • Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull and walk on uneven surfaces
  • Must be able and willing to work in hot, cold and wet environments
  • Must be able to climb stairs, use a ladder, work at heights above 10ft and lift up to 55lbs
  • Ability to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive hand and arm movements

Schedule:

  • Full Time, Monday thru Friday
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends when needed

By Joining Our Team, You Will Receive: 

  • Paid training
  • Company health insurance
  • Company paid lunches at Brewery
  • Merchandise, beer and spirits perks
  • 401K with company match
  • Vacation / Personal / Company Holidays
  • Compensation: Full Time. Hourly with potential growth to salary

TO APPLY: Email Jessica with cover letter and resume.

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