Packaging Technician

Flying Embers Brewery


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Flying Embers Brewery is offering the role of Packaging Technician to be involved in all facets of our packaging operations. This includes working on the packaging line, helping to create and implement preventative maintenance schedules, performing routine adjustments, diagnostics, and fixes on equipment all while adhering to company SOP’s.


Primary duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist on packaging line wherever needed

  • Perform and schedule preventative maintenance on equipment

  • Work with hand tools to make changeovers, adjustments, and fixes on equipment

  • Maintain sanitary and organized workspace including a well kept maintenance storage closet

  • Create spreadsheets to log and track oil levels, motor temperatures, and other maintenance items to be used in diagnostics and prevention

  • Constant monitoring of equipment to ensure efficient and safe operation

  • Proactively work with packaging team as well as other departments to create positive and productive lines of communication

  • Assist in inventory tracking

  • Train other employees on equipment when needed

  • Report and document downtime and issues, faults, and damage to equipment to Packaging Supervisor and Plant Manager when needed

  • Adhere to company SOP’s and standards of work ethic, responsability, and reliability


Qualifications, Skills, & Requirements:

  • Experience working on equipment and machinery such as automotive repair is strongly preferred 

  • Must be good/comfortable with hand tools

  • Must be a quick and observant learner- need to be able to learn how machines work and how to prevent damage/failure by working with and watching equipment run

  • Strong work ethic and willingness to take on any task.

  • Reliable and punctual - must adhere to attendance and absenteeism policy.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritize work while multitasking.

  • Excellent communication skills both orally and written.

  • Ability to demonstrate and maintain a “can-do” and positive attitude.

  • Ability to provide and receive open and regular feedback and adjust accordingly.

  • Fully understands and able to work with a sense of urgency.

  • Must be able to work entire shift on feet and be able to lift up to 50 lbs as well as lifting lighter objects repetitively. Must be able to continuously stand, bend, and twist. 

  • Previous experience in beverage industry is preferred but not required

  • Must be 21+ years of age

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