Job Summary

This position is focused on filling in the gaps for both the Warehouse and Packaging Teams. It will report directly to the lead Warehouse Coordinator as well as the Packaging Manager. On a week to week basis they will spend about half of their time packaging, cleaning and relieving other Packagers for breaks while the other half will be spent warehousing, organizing and relieving the warehouse team for breaks. Initiative and reliability are key factors for this role.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Participates in safety trainings and abides by safety policies.

Properly use personal protective equipment when required– steel toed shoes, ear protection, chemical goggles/gloves, eye protection, etc.

Maximizing space in order to store product efficiently in warehouses

Construct, wrap and label pallets of product with precision

Proper use of First In First Out (FIFO) when applicable as in SOPs and rotation of product to ensure quality

Accurate completion of proper documentation concerning shipping/receiving

Maintaining supply and organization of warehouse materials using the 5S system

Ensure dry-goods warehouse and cold room are kept clean and organized

Seeks ways to improve the efficiency of warehouse processes and organization

Tracks and records inventory of finished and partial pallets from packaging runs, and performs audits as necessary

Ensures all positions on canning line have adequate and appropriate supplies (replenish box supply, replenish 12-pack box supply near gluer, etc.)

Provides stock to tap room as needed

Inspect quality of packaged product and assure it is fit for distribution - notify fill operator, packaging manager, and/or QC department about anything out of spec in the packaging process (i.e. color of cans, quality of print on boxes, dirtiness on cans, leaking seams, dented/wrinkled cans, etc.)

Use of software to clock in and out at appropriate times, check weekly schedule, and request time off.

Secondary Job Responsibilities:

Shipping & receiving of products (loading and unloading trucks)

Assist Packaging Team with any startup and shutdown procedure. Follow closing clean-up checklist and properly check out with management at end of shift

Fills in on canning line and keg filler when necessary and or time allows

Ensure canning equipment and hardware are in functioning order and notify the fill operator, packaging manager, and/or maintenance department in case of malfunctioning

Help with various other tasks/projects when required (inventory counts, deep cleaning, maintenance, pickups and deliveries, etc).

Performs routine, preventative maintenance on forklifts

Equipment Operation - Safely Operates

Forklifts, electric pallet jacks, non-electric pallet jacks, scissor lifts and any other machinery used

Packaging Machines

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 Packages include:

Competitive hourly wage plus tips

Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Hours

Medical/ Dental/Vision with Health Reimbursement Arrangement

401(k) with Company Match

RTD EcoPass

Free beer, merchandise discounts

Discounts & Pro Deals on outdoor equipment & activities

Professional Development opportunities

And a bunch more

Qualifications

Passion for independent, quality craft beer and our industry is a must

Packaging/Brewery/Factory experience is ideal

Forklift and equipment operation experience is highly desired

Ability to work as a team and collaborate effectively with a diverse group of individuals

Mechanical aptitude, basic problem solving and math skills

Flexibility, a positive attitude and a strong work ethic

To learn more or to apply, please visit: https://www.upslopebrewing.com/jobs/