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    Packaging Operator Job Description

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    Job Purpose: The Packaging Operator is responsible for product from when it leaves the brite tank to when it is placed on the delivery truck. This position will oversee canning, cleaning of the canning line, and organization of the finished goods.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Packaging Operator Responsibilities
    ● Safely operate canning line and ensure all quality control check points and standards are met
    ● Operate the labeller, pak-teck applicator, case tray maker, and palletizer
    ● Trouble-shoot issues quickly and without constant direction to keep production on schedule.
    ● Schedule and oversee the production staff
    ● Perform preventative maintenance on packaging machinery
    ● Perform production cleaning o Sweep and remove debris from production area after each run o Complete a caustic/acid cycle weekly o Foam canner and power-wash conveyer belts bi-weekly

    ● Ensure product that needs to be kept cold (kegs and relevant cans) are moved to the cold room and organized

    ● Document production performance metrics and maintain accurate records
    ● Communicate with fellow team members in a clear, timely manner
    ● Additional duties as assigned
    ● Maintain organization of the finished goods o Take finished goods inventory twice a week o Date and rotate can pallets so oldest product is delivered first o With the assistance of the delivery staff, maintain the organization of the cold room o Clearly indicate the contents of any unlabeled product o Dump damaged product in a timely manner

    ● Arrange for recycling drop-off/pick-up as needed
    ● Additional duties as assigned

    Job Qualifications
    ● Passion for craft beer and a strong work ethic
    ● Must enjoy working with a small team
    ● Experience with Palmer Canning Line preferred
    ● Strong mechanical aptitude required
    ● Ability to work flexible shifts: o 7am-3pm, 8am-4pm, 9am-5pm

    Peabody Heights Brewery
    401 E 30th Street

    Baltimore, MD 21218

    ● Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
    ● Ability to lift 50lbs regularly and move kegs which can weigh ~165lbs
    ● Forklift Certification a plus
    ● High school diploma or GED/TASC preferred

    Additional Benefits
    ● Employer-paid medical and vision insurance
    ● Paid time off
    ● One case of beer per month and additional employee discounts
    ● Quarterly employee appreciation cookout

    Salary & Classification
    Schedule: Full-time, non-exempt
    Pay Rate: $18-20/hour commensurate with experience
    Reports to: Vice President

    About Peabody Heights Brewery
    Peabody Heights Brewery is a Baltimore based brewery specializing in hoppy ales, classic lagers and big imperial stouts. We produce 10,000-12,000 barrels annually and are looking to expand our offerings with mixed fermentation and wild ales. We are passionate about craft brewing and self-distribute in Maryland and DC. In addition, we contract brew for a handful of breweries.

    We value our community and work with a variety of nonprofits and organizations to positively impact the City. We’ve brewed beer and hosted events to raise awareness and funds for organizations that support Black Lives Matter, LGBTQIA+, and other marginalized communities. Additionally, we’ve raised over $50,000 with our Mr.
    Trashwheel Session IPA to help clean up the Baltimore Harbor.