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Filler Operator - Supervisory Role

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  • Filler Operator - Supervisory Role

    About the Job

    Upslope Brewing Company is a Certified B Corporation, which means we meet high standards of social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency. Through investment in our employees, continuous process improvement and a focus on innovation, we aim to deliver a high quality product, while prioritizing environmental stewardship and inclusion in our operations, brand and partnerships.

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    The Filler Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the canning line and for assisting the Packaging Team in efforts towards daily goals. The role requires technical abilities to operate and maintaining machinery and a strong work ethic to lead by example. This job has the potential for higher starting pay and supervisory duties for individuals with prior brewery experience.

    • Safely and efficiently operate both canning lines.
    • Ensure canning equipment and hardware are in functioning order- perform maintenance and properly report and document issues as needed.
    • Lead and keep the canning team motivated and working efficiently.
    • Check carbonation of beer and adjust if necessary.
    • Ensure beer quality is up to standard before canning (in conjunction with brewers and the QC department)
    • Inspect can seam with a micrometer and specialized software. Calibrate seamer as necessary.
    • Inspect the quality of packaged product and assure it is fit for distribution.
    • Fill out packaging sheets and assure correct inventory counts for canning runs.
    • CIP canning line, CIP brite tanks.
    • Use of software like KEG ID, OB, etc. to track kegs, scheduling, inventory, etc.
    • Work with packaging manager to maintain stock of packaging supplies.
    • Seeks ways to improve the canning process and minimize losses.
    • Keep packaging area clean and organized.
    • Operation of keg washer equipment in case this position needs to be covered.
    • Effectively communicating with different departments (Brewing, Logistics, Kegging, Lab, Cellar, Warehouse, HR, etc.) to achieve company production goals.
    • Maintaining a safe, clean, orderly, and sanitary environment in all packaging-related areas (brite tanks, trench drains, canning lines, hose lines, pumps, kegs, conveyors, floor, etc.).
    • Identify additional requirements for equipment, labor, etc, and bring these requirements to the Dir. of Brewing Ops.
    • Understand operations of all packaging equipment including canning fillers, X-Ray, comac keg filler, tank cleaning procedures, CIP procedures, seamer calibration, carbonation, etc.
    • Promote workplace safety and actively participate in safety committee meetings.
    • Ensure packaging employees are using proper PPE and safety practices.
    • Other tasks may be assigned as required.

    Compensation, Benefits + Culture

    Upslope offers a transparent and unique work environment with an emphasis on teamwork and innovation. It’s important to make sure each employee understands the impact they have on the mission. We work for beer, but get paid in dollars

    Compensation Package includes:
    • $18.00 - $21.00 (DOE) starting hourly wage, with opportunity to increase after 90 day evaluation period
    • Paid Time Off, Sick Pay, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Hours beginning 30-days after employment
    • Medical/ Dental/ Vision/ Disability/ Life insurance with company contribution beginning 30-days after employment
    • 401(k) with company match beginning day one
    • Free RTD EcoPass
    • Free Beer (Daily taproom perks and monthly retail beer allotments)
    • Merchandise discounts
    • Discounts & Pro Deals on outdoor equipment & activities
    • Professional Development opportunities
    • And many more!

    Qualifications/Position Desired Skills and Specifications
    • Experience working in brewery or production environment preferred.
    • Experience with CIP processes and CODI fillers highly preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
    • Mechanical aptitude, problem-solving skills and attention to detail will enable success in the role.
    • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills.
    • Desire for continual improvement of work processes.
    Still Apply If…
    • You have translational skills and desire to learn more about the Craft Brewing Industry.
    • We are able to Fork-lift train and certify team members on-site as well as provide professional development and training across all areas of our business.

    At Upslope, we’re committed to building justice, equity, and inclusion in every aspect of our company. Our goal is to create the ultimate culture of belonging for everyone, regardless of your craft beer knowledge or the number of powder days you crushed this season. We value what makes you unique and want to ensure that you feel encouraged and welcomed to apply, work, and Apr