Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, United States
Jul 03, 2019Full time
Job Title : Packaging Technician FLSA Status: Full-time hourly Reports to: Packaging Supervisor SUMMARY DESCRIPTION : Packaging Technician position entails maintaining/ running high-speed machinery on the bottling line and cleaning/filling kegs. This position is responsible for safely operating equipment to package beer in bottles and kegs. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : · Performs assigned tasks at various stations on the bottling, canning and kegging lines · Cleans kegs in accordance with established protocols · Completes required paperwork accurately in a neat and timely manner · Helps maintain equipment · Performs other duties as assigned · Follows safety procedures and wears PPE QUALIFICATIONS : Education: · Minimum of a high-school diploma; some college preferred Experience: · At least one year of related experience in a production facility is preferred · Strong mechanical background with equipment repair experience preferred · Industry experience with beer packaging and related equipment preferred · Experience in forklift operation Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: · Ability to follow directions · Ability to safely operate machinery · Verbal and written communication skills · Ability to work both independently and within a team · Ability to recognize and respond to machinery malfunctions and safety hazards · Ability to contribute to positive work environment · Ability to learn quickly and apply new procedures and skills · Ability to work well under pressure · Strong work ethic · Strong communication skills · Interest in/passion for working in the craft beer industry Working Conditions: · Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required. · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required. · Willingness to work on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery is required.