Can Line Operator/Production team members

Vertical Distilling

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Can Line Operator/Production team members Job Purpose:

Vertical Distilling is hiring a Packaging Operator responsible for operating and maintaining all of our Wild Goose canning lines used for packing spirits-based canned cocktail beverages. The ideal applicant will have experience operating a can/bottle-filler, oversee a packaging team from brite tank to finished product, and conduct some cellarman duties. This is a full-time, hourly position at our Distilled Spirits and Canning Plant located in Longmont, CO.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Startup and shutdown of equipment and packaging utilities
Inventory management through physical and software application
CIP of can fillers, fill lines, hoses, etc.
Inspect finished cans, seams, and filled cases to ensure within specifications
Provide routine maintenance to the WG canning lines
Maintain daily documentation
Prioritize safety and quality
The ability to make decisions, problem-solve, and prioritize assignments
Maintain a positive and effective working relationship with staff and others
Manage manufacturing orders to completion in a timely and quality-assured manner
Work in a team environment to ensure the goals of the mission are met
Ensuring manufacturing orders are completed and properly packaged
Must enjoy working in a fun and friendly industry and workplace!

Required Skills/Qualifications:

2 years+ food and beverage manufacturing experience preferred, but not required
Experience operating beverage packaging machines (operating Wild Goose canning filler a plus)
Strong planning, cleaning, and organizational skills
Forklift operation experience a plus
High School Diploma or GED required (a 2 or 4-year secondary degree/certificate a plus)
Competent understanding of beverage packaging procedures, machine operation, palletizers, conveyors, etc.
Quality minded to help develop and maintain GMPs
Must be at least 21 years of age(Required)
Must have flexibility in scheduling to work shifts that start as early as 6am and/or as late as 8pm with some weekend work occasionally required
Must possess the ability to move and maneuver 100+ lbs; stand for long periods of time; bend, stoop, reach, twist, and crouch repeatedly; and work in a loud, hot, and fast-paced environment

Compensation: Hourly. Can line operators ($15-$17 per hour) Production team members ($14-$15 per hour)Commensurate upon experience. Room for advancement.

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-For the email subject line, please put ‘Canning Line Operator’ followed by a hyphen and your full name to be considered. For example: ‘Pack Line Operator - John Doe’.



About us: Vertical Distilling, headquartered in Longmont, Colorado, provides co-packing services to the canned craft cocktail industry.
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