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Packaging Technician : Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

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  • Packaging Technician : Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling Co.

    As Newport Craft Brewing & Distilling continues to rise as a leader in the New England craft brewing and distilling market, the Newport team is constantly striving for excellence in both quality in product and in its people. We believe that every team member plays a valuable part in our shared company vision of being a top producer of high-quality beer, spirits, and customer service. The acquisition of rising brands Radiant Pig and Braven Brewing into the portfolio plus heavily underway on an extensive expansion of the building and production facility to become a go-to destination in Newport, RI are just two reasons why now is the most exciting time to come on board. We work hard to always be at the top of our game and are looking for equally hardworking, motivated, and success-driven people to join in on the fun.

    Newport Craft is looking for a Packaging Technician to join our team at our facility in Newport, Rhode Island. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, energetic and reliable individual who is excited to work on a rapidly growing production line and is interested in furthering their career in this industry. There is potential to grow, learn and be a part of an incredible team.

    Key Responsibilities:

    ● Assist in all packaging and canning line duties from start to finish
    ● Package cases of beer, stack and prepare for delivery
    ● Handle the palletizing, filling and cleaning of kegs
    ● Support the operation of the canning line, coder, label and filler machines
    ● Perform carbonation and daily cellar readings (i.e. gravities, pH and temps)
    ● Inventory and warehousing duties as assigned
    ● Aid in the organization and cleanliness of Production Floor and equipment
    ● CIP Fermentation and brite beer tanks
    ● Adhere to SOP’s put in place by Packaging Manager and Master Brewer
    ● Operate fork lift to move pallets of supplies, equipment and product
    ● Filter beer to prep for packaging
    ● Train on distillery operations, spirits development, safety standards and general production
    ● Perform brewhouse tasks as needed and help to enforce a clean and safe workspace

    Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    ● Looking to work with a crew who loves what they do, values learning and strives to be their best selves
    ● A team player with a positive disposition, level head, sense of humor and strong work ethic
    ● Experience working in a brewery or similar industry/physical labor type role
    ● Has good time management, communication skills and a teamwork attitude
    ● The desire to work in a fast-paced environment at a rapidly growing company
    ● Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a fast-paced work environment
    ● Familiarity with packaging equipment a plus
    ● Comfortable driving a box truck and forklift (will certify as necessary)
    ● Basic knowledge of industrial safety/compliance standards a plus

    ● High School Diploma or GED required
    ● Valid Driver’s License
    ● Must be at least 21 years of age
    ● Must be able to stand on your feet for hours at a time
    ● Must be able to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull and walk on uneven surfaces
    ● Must be able and willing to work in hot, cold and wet environments
    ● Must be able to climb stairs, use a ladder, work at heights above 10ft and lift up to 55lbs
    ● Ability to perform simple grasping, fine manipulation and repetitive hand and arm movements

    ● Full Time, Monday thru Friday
    ● Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some evenings and weekends when needed

    By Joining Our Team, You Will Receive:
    ● Paid training
    ● Company health insurance
    ● Company paid lunches
    ● Merchandise, beer and spirits perks
    ● 401K with company match
    ● Vacation / Sick Days
    ● Compensation: Full Time. Hourly with potential growth to salary