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Mast Landing Brewing Co. – Seeking Packaging Assistant- Portland, ME

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  • Mast Landing Brewing Co. – Seeking Packaging Assistant- Portland, ME

    Mast Landing Brewing Company in Westbrook, ME is expanding its production capacity and seeking a qualified and experienced Packaging Manager to join the team.

    Mast Landing Brewing Company is in it's third year of operations in Westbrook, ME (10 minutes outside Portland, ME). We're currently operating a 7 bbl brewhouse with a current annual production of approximately 4,200 bbls. Plans have been set in motion to substantially increase production in the first half of 2019.

    Job Title : Packaging Assistant

    Reports to: Packaging Manager

    Start Date: Immediate

    Pay: Competitive & DOE


    This is an entry level position focused on assisting in most duties throughout the brewery. The main task will be packaging of cans and kegs of beer, but other brewery tasks will be assigned as needed. As you master one task, we'll train you on the next. This is an excellent chance to get into the brewing industry on the ground floor.

    Packaging Assistant Job Responsibilities:

    · Mastering the ins and outs of operating a ABE canning line

    · Daily support to achieve packaging department goals

    · Attend meetings to review safety, responsibilities & results

    · Provide support for production staff

    · Extensive cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment

    · Enforcing quality control, efficiency, and accurate record keeping

    · Working closely with all brewery staff

    · Assisting the Packaging Manager in day-to-day operations

    · Assisting Brewers & Cellar Person in day-to-day operations

    Working Conditions:

    The overall nature of the position requires light physical exertion with constant minimal or sedentary style work. There is frequent exposure to extreme cold, extreme heat, temperature changes, industrial noises, and exposure to chemicals and wet conditions. Must be able to lift 50+ lbs. regularly.

    Packaging Assistant Minimum Qualifications:

    Desired Minimum Qualifications
    High School Diploma and 2 years experience

    · Demonstrated problem solving/analytical ability

    · Strong communication, interpersonal, leadership, and team building skills

    · Demonstrated ability to be successful in a collaborative team environment

    · Highly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a ‘get-it-done, can-do’ attitude

    · Competent in using Windows or Mac OS

    · Experience with double-seamed cans and canning equipment highly desirable

    · Experience in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to multi task. The ability to think on your feet and adapt, flexibility is key.

    · Organizational skills and ability to make long range plans and goals

    · You know that working irregular hours is commonplace in the beer industry

    · Ability to interact professionally and effectively with employees and the general public.

    · Strong reasoning ability and problem solving skills.

    · Strict attention to detail & recordkeeping skills

    Materials/Machines/Equipment Used:

    · Automated packaging equipment

    · Forklift

    · Pallet jack

    · A variety of hand and power tools

    · Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals

    · Keg washer

    · Desktop/tablet computer

    · Touchscreen machine controls

    · Compressed air or other gasses, including C02

    For Consideration:

    Please email all resumes and cover letters to

    *Please note: This Job Description is neither definitive nor restrictive and may be modified to meet changing needs.

    Mast Landing Brewing Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mast Landing Brewing Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.