Packaging Technician 1

Ska Brewing Company

Colorado, USA

Full time

$12.5-14 (hourly)

May 14

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Reports To

Packaging Lead

About Us

It takes characters to brew beer with character, and we at Ska Brewing Co. have been doing that since 1995. Our award-winning craft brewing roots are firmly planted in Durango, Colorado, where we work hard and play harder. Our community-minded organization does all it can to give back to the town we love.

About the Job

Wage Range $12.50-14.00/hour

In this position, you will be responsible for keeping each of our distinct craft brews flowing into cans, bottles and kegs while taking care of our world-famous barley pop. This is a fast-paced, repetitive, physically demanding position that will require availability during a variety of shifts and occasional extended hours. 


  • Operate all bottling, canning and kegging machines
  • Build boxes for cans, mixed cases, and storage
  • Safely hand dip 22-ounce bottles in hot wax
  • Loading/unloading of bottling components on the filling line
  • Building, unloading, and moving pallets of kegs, cans and bottles of finished product
  • Routine cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • Compliance with CIP standards
  • Light fork-lift work
  • Wrap pallets
  • Assist with warehouse operations as necessary such as cleaning, organizing, etc. 

Non-Routine Responsibilities

  • Assist cellar in daily operations
  • Assist brew house in daily operations
  • Assist lab in daily operations
  • Assist Warehouse in daily operations
  • Helping with snow removal as needed

 Our Ideal Candidate

  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Has a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency
  • Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds, and maneuver 165 lb. kegs, repeatedly
  • Must be comfortable working on their feet, reaching over shoulders, twisting, turning, and squatting for over eight hours at a time
  • Works safely with chemicals of varying composition
  • Has the ability to follow directions and multi-task; can shift gears quickly to new tasks
  • Works independently as well as in a team environment
  • Has strong mechanical ability with problem solving/troubleshooting skills
  • Is able to work all shifts, additional hours and weekends as necessary
  • Has reliable transportation and is able to consistently arrive at work on time


Ska Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed team members.

  • Prior to your start date, we require successful completion, as determined in our sole discretion, of a pre-employment criminal background chec
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