Entry-Level Packaging Technician

Mayflower Brewing Company

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If you're looking to get started working for a craft brewery, we have the job for you.  Mayflower Brewing Company is looking to add a detail-oriented, reliable and mechanically-inclined individual to our packaging team. The Packaging Technician position is an entry-level job that involves maintaining/running high-speed machinery on the canning line and cleaning/filling kegs. This is a full-time, hourly position with benefits (including health insurance).

Prior packaging/brewery experience is preferred, but not required. Responsibilities include the day-to-day operation of a rotary canning lines, including proper CIP and sanitation, counter-pressure filling, can seaming, and maintenance. In addition, you will be responsible for other aspects of beer packaging including cleaning and filling kegs, routine brewery cleaning and sanitation, and loading / unloading trucks.

• Arrive at work on time and ready to begin the day's production
• Good communication skills, both oral and written
• Works well as part of a team in fast-paced environment
• Ability to understand and follow SOP's
• Strong focus on product quality, efficiency, and attention to detail
• Able to adjust to a changing production schedule
• Maintain a high level of cleanliness in all operations
• Able to take direction from management
• Respect for peers, co-workers, and managers
• Interest in learning and growing with the company
• Work on your feet for over eight hours at a time
• Work in hot / cold temperature extremes for extended periods of time
• Work in damp / wet areas or confined spaces
• Work in loud production environment
• Must be able to reach over head, twist / turn, stoop, crouch, kneel
• Lift up to 165 pound kegs as needed
• Operate in a safe manner, including wearing protective eye / ear wear and gloves
• Ensure proper chemical handling
• Drive a forklift (we will teach you if needed)
• Previous experience in a production brewery (a plus)
• Interest in craft beer and the brewing process

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the leading breweries in New England. This is a full time, hourly position ranging from 40-50 hours per week. We offer medical benefits, paid vacation and PTO. Exact pay rate will be based on experience. To be considered please send your resume with cover letter and salary requirements.

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