Packaging Operator with Deschutes Brewery

Deschutes Brewery

Bend, OR, USA

Full time

$17.31-26.96 (hourly)

Feb 20

Deschutes Brewery is currently hiring for Full Time, Swing Shift and Night Shift, Packaging Machine Operators! This position works closely with other co-owners of the team to operate the packaging line, working to get our Damn Tasty Beer into kegs, cans and bottles. Duties include but are not limited to operating various pieces of automated equipment on the packaging line; quality control and checking for accuracy on things such as 'bottled on' dates, expiration dates, and batch numbers; changing bottle labels and various other tasks in a production environment. Previous manufacturing or production experience is preferred but not required!

  • This is a full time position working 10 hours a day, 4 days per week
  • Night shift: 9pm to 7:30am Monday through Thursday
  • Swing Shift: 2pm-12:30am Tuesday through Friday

Base wages when joining this team start at $17.31/hour for someone without experience and wage at time of offer increase based on the previous applicable experience you bring to the role. We also pay an additional night shift differential of $3.00/hour for all time worked between 6pm and 6am. This position offers a career path up to $26.96/hour for our employees who successfully complete our training program and hold several years of experience in this department. Additional opportunities for wage increases are also associated with cross-training, specialty licenses/certifications and promotional opportunities.


  • Eagerness and ability to learn our specialty brewery equipment and machinery
  • Focused attention on training for safety and standard operating procedures
  • Experience in a team-based environment
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Previous manufacturing or production or forklift experience is preferred

Just some of the awesome perks of working for Deschutes Brewery:

  • Awesome co-workers! (Recently voted one of the BEST places to work in Bend!)
  • Being part of one of the best (and award winning!) Breweries in Central Oregon
  • Recently voted the #1 brewery in all of Bend, Oregon!
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance, active after 30 days
  • 401k Match of 4% vested immediately!
  • 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 week sick leave, and paid holidays
  • "On Demand Pay" (get your money when you need it) available through DailyPay
  • Employee stock ownership - be a part owner of Deschutes Brewery!
  • Pro deals with local companies
  • Deschutes Brewery and Boneyard merchandise and food discounts
  • Uniform stipend
  • Keg discounts
  • Free beer for employees 21 years and older

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our qualifications described. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, or how this would be determined, please feel free to contact to discuss your application.

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Deschutes Brewery

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