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csfolks
09-29-2014, 09:08 AM
Highland Brewing Company, a growing and dynamic company in Asheville, NC, seeks to add a detail-oriented, methodical, and reliable individual with initiative and respect for teamwork to our packaging crew. This Packaging Technician position entails maintaining/ running high-speed machinery on the bottling line and cleaning/filling kegs. This is not a brewing position.
If you have a positive, can-do attitude, meet the following qualifications, and are capable of working in a fast-paced, artisanal and challenging environment, we would welcome the opportunity to review your resume.
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 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.
Willingness to work in an environment with high noise levels is required.
Willingness to occasionally work events on evenings and weekends is required.

This is a full-time hourly position with benefits (including health insurance) that begin after a successful 90-day introductory period. Compensation DOE.
Please submit your resume and cover letter with compensation requirements in Word or PDF format to Careers@HighlandBrewing.com by 09/30/2014. No phone calls or visits please.