Packaging Technician

Payette Brewing Co.

Boise, ID, USA

Full time

Dec 16

JOB OVERVIEW:  Packaging Technician is responsible for packaging beer into cans and kegs for wholesale distribution. Position requires a fundamental knowledge of operating, maintaining, and cleaning packaging equipment. 

Working for Payette Brewing Company means working with like-minded, fun-loving people who are passionate about beer, making quality products, and excellent customer service. Our employees share a strong team spirit and are recognized for hard work. The Brewery is committed to using quality ingredients with integrity and innovation in the industry. Our facility boasts a killer Tap Room, a fun Beer Garden, and 22,000 square feet of pristine production space.

Our employees don’t just work for Payette. They have fun working for Payette.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Canning Line
  • Operating canning line on a regular basis as directed by Packaging Lead to meet the production schedule.
  • Have knowledge of canning line machinery to perform canning operations. This includes knowledge of depalletizer, filler, seamer, date coder, filtec, and switchback.
  • Perform canning line changeovers between 12 and 16 oz cans.
  • Perform daily CIP based on SOPs to keep canning line in shape and preserve quality of finished beer through the line.
  • Label cans as necessary
  • Record daily canning on batch packaging logs.
  • 12 and 24 Packing
  • Run switchback to package 12 and 24 packs as directed.
  • Keep switchback machine clean to keep it operating properly.
  • Keg Washing
  • Have knowledge of keg washing SOPs to thoroughly clean kegs as necessary to meet packaging schedule.
  • Keg Filling 
  • Have knowledge of keg filling SOPs.
  • Fill kegs based on packaging schedule.
  • Record daily keg filling on batch packaging logs.
  • Cleaning
  • Keep packaging equipment and area clean daily.
  • Perform deep clean/foaming of line daily. 
  • Sweep and mop packaging area weekly.
  • Keep packaging material storage clean and organized.
  • Take trash and recycling out as needed to keep area organized.
  • Destroy unsellable beer and low fills on a regular basis.

SECONDARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintenance
  • Assist Packaging Lead on equipment maintenance as needed. Equipment includes canning line and components, switchback, keg washer, pallet wrapper and forklift.
  • Order Fulfillment
  • Assist Warehouse Supervisor in building tap room and distributor orders as needed.
  • Sensory Panel
  • Participate in brewery sensory panel.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Full-time summer seasonal position $15/per hour starting rate. Potential permanent position.
  • Work in a rad environment, alongside even rad-er people!
  • PTO accrued each calendar year, starting at a rate of 10 days/year. 5 days PTO awarded on first day of employment.
  • Health care coverage for self and eligible dependents available the first day of employment. Payette pays 50% of monthly premium.
  • Dental and Vision insurance is available, employee pays 100% of the premium.
  • Beer – lots of it.

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