Alameda Brewing Co. in Portland OR is seeking to fill the Packaging Lead position immediately.

The ideal candidate should be outgoing, quality and safety minded, hard-working, and mechanically inclined. Previous experience working with a Wild Goose canning line (or similar) and Meheen 6-head filler is required. Brewing and cellar experience preferred but not required.

Current responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The setup, operation, and tear-down of a large format bottle filler, can filler, labeler and all associated equipment
Accurate record keeping
Leading all day to day packaging activities
Maintaining a clean, safe, and organized work area
QA testing related to the packaging process
The creation of new and executing on existing SOP's,
Conducting regular maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs of all packaging equipment
Adhering to established safety protocol while promoting a culture of safety awareness
Contributing to an atmosphere of teamwork within the company
Communicating with the head brewer to ensure the needs of the packaging schedule and quality standards have been met
Double checking of tank volumes, beer parameters, and scheduling requests related to the day's production needs
The monitoring of packaging material inventories, issuing orders or communicating said needs to the appropriate individual
Communicating department concerns, needs, and suggest/implement process improvements.

Requirements for this position include:

Communicate effectively
Detail oriented
Safely work with cleaning/sanitizing chemicals and in varying environments.
Able to lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
Excellent time management skills
Mechanically inclined
Hard work ethic and positive attitude
Effectively multi-task, critically think and have problem solving capabilities
Calmly manage packaging issues and others to maintain a positive work culture.
Computer literate/comfortable using MS Office
Experience driving a forklift a plus
Work with little supervision

Materials, Machines, and Equipment Used:

Semi-automated and manual packaging equipment
Automated labeling equipment
Manual pallet jacks and powered forklifts
A variety of hand and power tools
Various cleaning and sanitizing agents
Touchscreen machine controls
Compressed air or other gases, including C02
Limited computer use
Salary and Benefits: full time position, competitive hourly pay and benefits package based on experience and ability

Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to