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Packaging Technician Wanted - The Bruery - Orange County, California

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  • Packaging Technician Wanted - The Bruery - Orange County, California

    Position: Packaging Technician
    Direct Report to: Production Supervisor: Packaging
    Supports: Packaging Staff at a peer level; Brewing and Cellar Staff as needed
    Objective: Successfully execute packaging operator tasks in Bottling, Canning and Kegging operations as well as raw material warehousing and inventory

    About The Bruery: The Bruery is an award winning craft brewery based in North Orange County. We specialize in Belgian and experimental beers, which we distribute in 29 states, 5 continents, and direct to customers through our Tasting Room and membership societies.

    Primary Duties

    Learn and employ best practice while working in cellar and packaging areas
    Responsible for cleaning and maintaining an organized, prepared and tour ready work area
    Receiving and organization of incoming raw packaging materials via both internal and direct shipment; to include accuracy in receiving counts and understanding of “first in, first out” use management
    Preparation of materials and equipment for packaging in bottle, can, and keg format
    Responsible for operation of dry side package handling to include but not limited to bottle and can depalletizers, capsule application, box folding and sealing, can handle application and pallet wrapping
    Responsible for Clean in place of filling equipment for both draft and package products
    Responsible for operation and organization of Keg CIP process, including but not limited to titration of chemical reservoirs, planning and executing float balance in response to packaging schedule, and record keeping
    Responsible for proper draught beer packaging including but not limited to preparation of lines, clean in place of draught filling system, and keg filling
    Assist other departments with workload based on an as needed and scheduled basis including but not limited to barrel work, loading and unloading of trucks, warehousing, waxing, re-work of finished package, and general cleaning
    Review completed process paperwork and ensure accurate expression in automated accounting system i.e. Orchestrated Beer
    Maintain a clean and tidy work environment
    Communicate clearly and accept communication efforts in a three (3) shift environment
    Maintain and update shift report in response to real time production
    Ensure that sensory evaluation is monitored responsibly and results are communicated constructively
    Work closely with Production manager, supervisors, quality, and peer staff to execute and pass off tasks effectively
    Maintain a sanitary environment, which includes but not limited to cleaning floors, walls, tanks and ceilings.
    Participate in company events as needed and per schedule


    Work on a ladder periodically up to height of 18 feet.
    Physically be able to bend over, twist, kneel, climb stairs, stand all day, lift 55+ pounds, work in a non-temperature controlled environment and repeatedly handle hot and cold liquids.
    Able to stand for long periods of time (up to 8-10 hours per day).
    Drive a small truck (California Class “C” license required).
    Strictly follow recipes and standard operating procedures while recommending ways of improving them.
    Willingness to work at clean or sour beer facilities as needed
    Willingness to work occasional weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
    Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical in a 24-hour operation


    High School Diploma / GED. Brewing, Engineering, or other related education preferred
    21 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States
    Forklift Certified
    Completion of training rotation through cellar shift duties and/or equivalent education or experience

    Applications must include both cover letter and current resume.
    The Bruery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background check required.
    FLSA: Non Exempt
    Job Type: Full-time
    We offer competitive compensation, health, dental and vision, generous Paid Time Off (PTO), 401k, annual merchandise credit, and of course free beer!

    Please apply through ADP with the following link: