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  • Packaging Technician

    Posting date: May 2020

    Come join the cleaner, crisper corner of the kombuchaverse.

    At Rowdy Mermaid, we believe that kombucha should be as delicious as it is good for you. That's why we created the first line of non-alcoholic, low-acid kombucha infused with functional botanicals, herbs and mushrooms. This is art melded with science to produce easy-to-drink, delicious, family-friendly beverages. We are freaks and foragers at heart who are obsessed with what we do. We honor nature, lean into science, daringly push boundaries, and aim to be neighborly with our geographic and virtual communities. We are proudly based in Boulder, Colorado.

    Rowdy Mermaid is seeking a Packaging Technician to join the Rowdy team based at our Boulder, CO office. This positions responsible for a wide range of tasks and responsibilities with the purpose of securing the output of our number one product: Non-alcoholic kombucha. Because Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha operates a Food Manufacturing facility and has a responsibility to strictly adhere to FDA cGMPs and SOPS all employees must be dedicated to maintaining a clean, safe, and sane workplace. All employee’s of Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha must help the company build a culture of respect and have a mindset of continual improvement. For packaging, this translates to, but is not limited to, the following tasks.

    • Canning Kombucha
    • Kegging Kombucha
    • Cleaning Kegs
    • Communicate with managers regarding any issues
    • Keep accurate records
      • Maintain production logs
      • Maintain inventory logs
      • Maintain cleaning logs
    • Understanding of canning line operations
      • Ability to troubleshoot common canning line issues
      • Know the cleaning schedule of the canning line as well as all other packaging equipment
      • Understand and help in preventive maintenance
    • Understand all general brewery and packaging specific SOPs
    • Understand cGMP's for the Rowdy Mermaid facilities, especially where packaging is concerned
    • Operation of forklift, pallet jack, pumps, filters, hoses, and any equipment related to packaging in a safe manner
    • Maintain overall cleanliness of production facility
      • Understand chemical regimes and processes for all cleaning procedures
      • Maintain order of all packaging equipment and materials including but not limited to cans, cases,, labels, and pallets
      • Know and maintain weekly/monthly/quarterly cleaning schedules for packaging equipment
      • Proper storing of equipment
    • Help provide a positive atmosphere for production staff
    • Help in all factory audits
    • Gain an understanding of the kombucha brewing process
    • Gain and maintain an understanding of company values
    • Be an advocate for the brand

    • Must be able to stand for extended periods as needed
    • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs on a regular basis
    • Must maintain a positive attitude

    • Packaging line experience - Carbonated beverage packaging highly preferred
    • Passion and experience with functional chilled beverages and CPG
    • Has a love for natural products, keeps pace with the industry, and champions brands
    • Experience with a high-growth emerging brand


    Hourly wage based on experience


    You are eligible for the following benefits the first of the month following a probationary 90 days of employment.
    • Participation in company’s Health Insurance
    • PTO - 3.33 hours is accrued per payroll giving an annual total of 80 hours for the year
    • One free birthday day in the month of your birthday, not coming out of PTO
    • Paid holidays
    • RTD Eco pass

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