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Packaging Operator

Karl Strauss Brewing Company

Packaging Operator

San Diego, CA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Craft Beer is not just a job. It's who we are.

    Looking for a family of fun, craft beer lovin' folks who know how to have a good time? Yeah, that's us.

    Award-winning beer? We got that.

    Incredible food and a commitment to impeccable service? We practically wrote the book on it.

    All we're missing is you.

    Position Summary

    The Packaging/Warehouse Assistant assists with, and provides support to, all aspects of the bottling line, warehouse, and logistics departments as necessary.

    Essential Functions & Duties:

    Experience operating all aspects of Wild Goose canning line: filling, CIP, troubleshooting, & maintenance a big plus.

    Operates the main brewery’s bottling and kegging line(s) following all established policies and procedures.

    Performs daily clean-up and maintenance of the equipment and floors in the packaging and warehouse areas.

    Monitors cleaning cycles for proper concentration, pressures, and efficiency.

    Analyzes the brewery and packaging equipment, components, raw materials, and end products communicating recommendations for change accordingly.

    Hooks up correct bright tanks aseptically; isolates brands to result in minimal losses.

    Keeps the line running in an efficient manner; minimizing lost production time.

    Using the forklift, unloads empty cooperage or other loads as requested.

    Coordinates with the Warehouse Manager regarding the prompt storage of finished goods and delivery of empty kegs to the kegging area.

    Sanitizes the beer lines and ensures the packaging equipment is ready for the next day’s production.

    Maintains and rebuilds cooperage as needed

    Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

    Prior Wild Goose Filler Experience

    HS diploma or equivalent.

    1-2 years experience working in a production or packaging facility, or with filling, labeling, and crowing equipment.

    Works well independently and cooperatively with others.

    Strong communication skills spanning all levels within the organization.

    Mechanical aptitude for equipment repairs and trouble shooting.

    Must maintain a valid California driver’s license and be insurable on the Company’s automobile insurance policy.

    Ability to follow directions, read maps, and ask for assistance when necessary.

    Flexible schedule to accommodate for seasonal production demands.

    Forklift certification preferred.

    Must have a clean driving record.

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