Lord Hobo Brewing Company
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About Lord Hobo Brewing Company
Celebrating our 5th Anniversary, Lord Hobo Brewing Company, based out of Woburn, Massachusetts is a leading craft brewery in the New England market. Lord Hobo is sold in 12 states on the East Coast and is a brewery that is focused on growth and market support. Our flagship beer, Boomsauce, has seen incredible growth over the last 4 years and is the foundation for our success as a brand. Our portfolio of core products, including Boomsauce, Glorious, Angelica, Life, and 617 are consumer favorites and designed to win the favor of on and off-premises retail accounts. Lord Hobo was established on the inspiration of bringing the New England IPA style to a wider audience. Our team of Hobos are passionate, driven to ‘win’, and hard working.
If your skills, experience, and career aspirations match the opportunity described below, we look forward to meeting you!
About the Packaging Operator role
We are hiring a Packaging Operator in our Woburn, MA brewery. The Packaging Operator position is a key role responsible for both the day-to-day packaging of LHBCo beers and the continual upkeep of the packaging equipment. Specific responsibilities include:
Own filler operations of Krones canning line
Can and keg beer according to the daily packaging schedule
Assist with troubleshooting and resolving packaging issues
Set up, operate, and maintain our Krones canning machine including line changeovers between 12oz and 16oz cans and brand specific cartons
Set up, operate, and maintain our IDD Mini King kegging machine for the full variety of draft container offerings
Contribute to and rely on packaging performance metrics
Identify and implement improvements to maximize package quality and operations efficiency
Pick and prepare packaging raw materials including folding case trays and washing kegs
Pick, document, and load finished beer to be distributed to our customers
Work towards the daily goal of a pristinely clean brewery
Assist with preventative maintenance initiatives
Work with the QC department to identify and implement improvements to maximize quality
Packaging Operator qualifications
At a minimum, the Packaging Operator must have the following:
2+ years of experience operating packaging equipment (prefer: food or beverage packaging)
Ability to mechanically maintain and adjust packaging equipment to improve its operation
Experience with packaging equipment changeovers and mechanical adjustments
Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack
Ability to stand for prolonged periods, stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
Ability to regularly lift/carry heavy supplies, like bags of grain and kegs of beer
Ability to work in a brewery environment which may be loud, slick, humid, and hot
Ability to comply with safe chemical handling procedures, including personal protection equipment such as gloves and goggles
Compensation and benefits
We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience including a competitive base wage, healthcare, career advancement opportunities, and of course a generous beer benefit so that you can enjoy the luxuries of your hard work.
How to applyIf you ready to join the Lord Hobo team, email your resume and a cover letter to email@example.com.