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  • Assistant Canning Line Operator (Baltimore, Phila., Wash, D.C.)

    Assistant Canning Line Operator

    Baltimore, MD
    Philadelphia, PA
    Washington, DC


    River City Cannery is a fast-growing company that packages beer in cans for many of the mid-Atlantic’s best craft liquid producers – some you know about, and some you will want to! We package beer, cider, wine, coffee and soda. For more information about us, check out our website at

    Looking for:

    We are looking to fill several full-time and part-time ASSISTANT OPERATOR positions. You must be dependable and a self-starter that takes pride in your work (and goes the extra mile to do the job right). We are looking for a hardworking person whom sets their standards high and is passionate about packaging quality beverages. This position requires flexibility in scheduling and occasional overnight stays as required. This is a fantastic opportunity to get into the brewing industry while learning valuable skills. Great growth opportunities within our company for the right person.

    The job:

    The ASSISTANT OPERATOR serves as the supporting team member, ensuring our machines are running properly throughout the job. You must be able to work safely in a fast paced, production environment. You play a critical part in building strong, lasting relationships with our customers.

    Responsibilities include:

    During a Job
    • Assist Lead Operator in successful calibration of the product
    • Adjunct staffing on the ‘fill-side’ of our machine and process
    • Troubleshooting mechanical problems that may arise during a job
    • Extensive pre-and post-job equipment cleaning and sanitizing
    • Assist Lead Operator on enforcing quality control, efficiency and accurate statistical tracking
    • Working closely with brewery owners, head brewers and additional staff
    • Driving company trucks safely and efficiently
    • Assist in truck loading and unloading

    Between Jobs
    • Regular line maintenance (as identified in Equipment Maintenance Logs)
    • Support Lead Operator with necessary communications and logistics on scheduling and supply packing
    • Managing and maintaining warehouse supply inventory

    Ideal candidates display the following qualities:
    • Previous brewery or packaging experience, though not required
    • Mechanical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment on-site
    • Attentiveness, quick reaction and decision making skills and abilities
    • Leadership skills and abilities
    • Willingness to work long, unusual hours in occasionally temperature-unfriendly conditions
    • Passion for and knowledge of beer, cider and other craft-produced liquids

    • Mechanical aptitude in order to troubleshoot and repair equipment on-site.
    • Excellent ‘people skills’ – we are customer driven and results oriented, and you should be too!
    • You already know that long, irregular hours are commonplace in the beer industry.
    • Traveling daily to breweries throughout the Mid-Atlantic sounds like a cool perk to you.
    • Overnight travel around the region, up to 1-2 days per month.
    • You must be able to lift over 50 pounds and stand throughout your shift.
    • Great verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of beer and brewing process
    • Great driving record

    • Previous brewery or packaging experience
    • Understanding on beer volume calculations, production brewery equipment and beverage carbonation principals
    • Box truck/large vehicle operating experience
    • Forklift operating experience


    Competitive hourly, DOE. We offer paid vacation, aggressive medical and 401K benefits after 90-day probation period. River City Cannery is an equal opportunity employer. US Military veterans encouraged to apply!

    Please send cover letter and up to date resume to

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