Senior Packaging Technician

Heavy Seas Beer

Halethorpe, MD, USA

Full time


May 15

About Us

Here at Heavy Seas, quality is the highest priority in every one of our endeavors. All of our beers are subjected to rigorous analysis to ensure their integrity. Today, Heavy Seas produces 18 different beer styles and distributes in 17 states. Heavy Seas has become one of the most respected and award winning craft breweries on the East Coast.

Job Summary

Senior Packaging Technicians work with the Packaging Team to bottle, can and keg Heavy Seas Beer. This position is also responsible for daily cleaning and maintenance of packing machinery and equipment, as set forth by the Packaging Team Leader and Packaging Equipment Maintenance Team Leaders. This is a full time position with hours Monday-Friday starting at 6am and varying shift lengths.

Essential Functions 

Including, but not limited to:

  •  Set up, operate, and maintain packaging equipment safely and efficiently
  • ​Routinely operate bottling, canning, and kegging line effectively to maintain a quality product.
  • Perform changeovers on equipment lines to facilitate efficient production
  • Clean and sanitize kegs according to specifications.
  • Properly run CIPs to startup and shutdown the lines.
  • Thoroughly complete production and batch reporting as required.
  • Regularly run QC procedures throughout the packaging run.
  • Perform basic cellar operations, e.g. carbonating beer, as needed.
  • Participate in ensuring the quality of the product throughout its shelf life by daily QC testing.
  • Consistently maintain a clean and organized packaging area.
  • Train and cross-train others as needed.

Credentials and Experience

  • Education: High School diploma
  • Experience: 1-2 years of factory experience preferred; previous brewery or packaging experience a plus
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, especially early mornings.


  • Excellent verbal communication
  • High energy level and an attention to details
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work as a part of a large team, but also work independently with minimal direct supervision 
  • Manual dexterity

Physical Conditions

Ability to handle different kinds of equipment like hoses, brewing vessels, carbonating machines and packaging machinery. Capacity to lift to 55 lbs., maneuver 175 lbs. and perform other physically demanding duties. Able to stand and work at least 8 hours at a time.

Working Conditions

The work environment can be cold, wet, hot and noisy and may require work in enclosed spaces. Personal protection equipment, such as safety glasses, gloves, and boots are required.

Heavy Seas offers a fun working environment with opportunities for advancement. We offer great benefits as well as paid time off. Land Your Dream Job! Come work for Heavy Seas! What are you waiting for?

To Apply:

Email Heavy Seas with your resume and cover letter with the subject “Packaging Operator”. No walk-ins or phone calls please.

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