Packaging Operator
Placentia, CA Human Resources
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The Packaging Operator reports directly to the Packaging Manager and is responsible for assisting in all aspects of packaging operations.  This role is critical in The Bruery's success and ensures the delicious beer we work so hard to make is safely and efficiently packaged according to our high quality standards.

  • Learn and employ best practice while working in cellar and packaging areas
  • Learn Bruery and Offshoot beer styles, taste and approve tanks for packaging
  • Learn beer off flavors and complete sensory training course
  • Perform in-line quality checks, ATP swabs, TPO/DO/Fill checks, and CO2 measurements
  • 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
  • Two free beers after work and plenty of employee allocation beer to take home 
  • 401k match , PTO, and benefits included


  • 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