Packaging Technician

Upslope Brewing Company

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Job Summary

The Packaging Technician works in a team setting with the shared objective of ensuring that all beer is packed properly, efficiently and safely in various the various packaging formats that Upslope Brewing Company offers.  


Duties & Responsibilities (Essential Functions)

  • Safely and efficiently operate all machinery associated with packaging beer by properly following all standard operating and safety procedures

  • Ensure canning equipment and hardware are in functioning order

  • Inspect quality of packaged product and assure it is fit for distribution by coordinating with management and Quality Department

  • Assist Packaging Team with any startup and shutdown procedure. Follow closing clean-up checklist and properly check out with management at end of shift

  • Ensure packaging area, equipment and materials are kept clean and organized

  • Assist with packaging supply inventory counts and management when necessary

  • Properly use personal protective equipment when required

  • Follow all policies regarding Use software to clock in and out at appropriate times, check weekly schedule, and request time off.

  • Constantly seeks ways to improve the efficiency and safety of the canning process and minimize losses  

  • Help with various other tasks/projects when required (deep cleaning, maintenance, pickups and deliveries, etc). 

Benefits

  • 2 weeks of Paid time off your first year with a generous increase each year of employment

  • 7 Paid holidays per year

  • Health/Dental/Vision with significant employer contribution

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Professional development opportunities

  • RTD EcoPass

  • Free Beer and Merchandise Perks

  • Discounts and pro deals on outdoor equipment and activities

  • And more...

Desired Qualifications

  • Passion for independent, quality craft beer and our industry is a must

  • Packaging/Brewery/Factory experience is ideal

  • Ability to work as a team and communicate effectively with

  • Mechanical aptitude, basic problem solving and math skills

  • Flexibility, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic


Physical Demands & Work Environment

Typically, the Packaging Technician is required to stand and/or walk for 8+ hours a day. These employees frequently lift up 50 pounds at a time and occasionally may need to maneuver kegs weighing up to 165 pounds. Some positions on the canning line require repetitive movements and lifting above head height, reaching with arms and pushing/pulling various weights up to 25 pounds. The work environment conditions vary often with fluctuating temperatures, noise and moisture levels. Safety equipment and training is provided. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.