Beverage Can Shrink Sleeve Production Line Operator

Battle & Associates ; Atlanta, GA

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Title:             Production Line Operator 

Company:      Battle & Associates

Location:       Peachtree Corners, Georgia

Reports to:     Warehouse Manager/Director of Operations

Battle & Associates, LLC ( is a 40-year old, family-owned business that provides unique packaging items to customers in the food, beverage, beer, wine, spirits, and pharmaceutical sectors.  It offers glass, aluminum cans, plastic, paperboard, corrugated closures, crowns, and labels procured through alliances with the best manufacturers in each field.  The Company prides itself on excellent customer service, the ability to provide highly creative product designs that support customer marketing campaigns and revenue growth, and the capacity to manage a complex supply chain on behalf of our customers.  

The ideal candidate is someone who brings a positive and energetic attitude to work everyday, is excited to be part of a team, and has a passion for the craft beverage industry!

What does a day in the life of a Shrink Sleeve Production Line Operator look like?

  • Primary duties are to apply shrink sleeves to cans using a highly automated sleeving production line

    • Cans are loaded into an automatic depalletizer, run down a conveyor to a shrink sleeve applicator, then into a heat tunnel, and finally to a re-palletizer.

  • Move pallets around the facility and apply top-frames, pallet bands and plastic wrap to pallets as necessary, and other light warehouse duties

  • Perform daily repetitive functions

  • Troubleshoot and general support of shrink sleeve operations 

  • A physically challenging but rewarding job


  • The primary responsibility is to hit the production targets of sleeved can pallets per day.

  • Prepare blank aluminum cans for daily shrink sleeve production runs, including removing packaging and top-frames from pallets prior to loading onto the line.

  • Operate the de-palletizing, shrink sleeving and re-palletizing equipment

    • The Production Line Operator is to make sure equipment is supplied with cans, fix any jams or bottlenecks in the line, operate the re-palletizer and remove the pallet of cans when complete.

  • Execute quality control checks on finished goods

  • Prepare finished product for shipping

  • Light warehouse duties such as organizing inventory, accepting deliveries, maintaining and preparing equipment

  • Shrink sleever machine troubleshooting and preventative maintenance as required


  • Legally eligible to work in The United States Of America 

  • 2 years of previous warehouse, brewery,or packaging experience. Prefer candidates with experience operating SKA Depalletizer equipment and/or can sleeving equipment.

  • Comfortable working with and troubleshooting moving mechanical parts in varying work environments

  • Take pride in your work with a willingness to work long, irregular hours to go the extra mile to get the job done right

  • Have good people and communication skills, are customer driven and results oriented

  • Able to work on your feet for lengthy shifts and lift/move heavy, irregular objects

  • Forklift experience and license or willing to obtain



  • Competitive wages

  • Health Insurance

  • The tools you need to succeed. Leading edge equipment and a great support team

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