Packaging Operator - 3rd Shift

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Mills River, NC, USA Remote

Full time

$15.5-23.25 (hourly)

Mar 7

Ken Grossman started Sierra Nevada in 1980 with a hand-built brewhouse and the odds stacked against him. That passion forever changed the course of American craft brewing and launched a beer revolution that's in full force today. Turns out, good beer can do a lot of good, and Sierra Nevada became a cornerstone for both its innovation and its care for the Earth and its people. We’re committed to advancing a culture of inclusion and believe diversity in all its forms makes us stronger. We keep pushing boundaries, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors.

Get to Know This Role

The Packaging Operator works within a team to operate, clean, inspect, lubricate, changeover and perform minor maintenance tasks on packaging lines and equipment. They are responsible for working effectively within a team to meet production demands while maintaining a safe work environment and producing a quality product. Key customers of this position include the Packaging Supervisors and Operator Mechanics.

What's In It For You

We’re committed to our employees and work hard to prove it. For starters, we’re offering $15.50 to $23.25 hourly compensation for this role. Individual offers are based on skills, experience and qualifications. This role may be eligible for our bonus program – inquire with our Talent Acquisition Partner for additional details.

But base pay is just the beginning. We support your future by offering a generous 10% company match on 401(k) contributions, providing learning and development opportunities, and fostering your safety at work with ongoing trainings, state-of-the-art equipment, and preventative care. We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, an onsite medical clinic, as well as mental health and well-being benefits including paid sick leave. We foster a culture of work-life balance and always encourage employees to use and enjoy their paid time off.

What You Will Do

  • Unloads and/or loads and transports raw materials or packaging components to create saleable finished goods
  • Operates equipment on a high-speed packaging line, including can line, bottle line, keg line, or repack (variety) line
  • Cleans production areas, equipment, work areas, or other parts of the facility to maintain food sanitation standards
  • Performs routine inspections, basic troubleshooting, minor adjustments, repairs and light-duty maintenance of equipment
  • Generates, conducts and completes work orders using a CMMS and addresses other production issues as they arise
  • Communicates packaging related information to other people or teams effectively
  • Operates process control equipment and handles manual activities required to monitor and control the movement of product
  • Follows SOPs and completes documentation via check sheets
  • Conducts process quality control checks
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required

Please Apply if You Have

  • 1 year Experience in a production setting preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills are essential
  • Must be able to collaborate with peers and cross-functional teams
  • The ability to take ownership and initiative to perform tasks beyond assignment-specific duties is desired
  • The ability to grasps technical material quickly is essential
  • Understanding of how to use basic hand tools (Allen wrenches, screw drivers, sockets/wrenches, etc.) is essential
  • Strong attention to detail and eye for package quality is essential
  • Must have the desire and willingness to learn on-the-job

Additional Requirements to Consider Before Applying

You must be at least 18 years of age to work perform the duties of this position. candidate must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.

Before applying for this role, please review the full job description, including the physical demands and working environment:

** This position will remain open until filled; online applications will be reviewed weekly **

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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