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Packaging Lead

Santa Fe Brewing Co.- Packaging Lead Job Description



The Packaging Lead at Santa Fe Brewing Co. is responsible for operating the packaging equipment and related equipment as necessary to take a beer from tank to package, as well as serve as the primary Point of Contact for Packaging Technicians in a mechanical and leadership capacity.

This position is best suited for a mechanically proficient, aspiring brewing professional with strong communication skills and a desire to grow their leadership skills.  This position reports to the Packaging Manager, but will also work closely with the Brewing, Maintenance, Warehouse, and Quality departments.  This is a Full-Time, benefits-eligible, hourly position.

Primary Packaging Technician Responsibilities:

  • Operate packaging equipment, including canning and keg line
  • Clean and sanitize packaging equipment
  • Complete necessary paperwork for all packaging activities
  • Maintain clean, safe, and orderly work areas
  • Electromechanical troubleshooting and repairs to packaging equipment as required
  • Assist and improve packaging procedures

Additional Packaging Lead Responsibilities:

  • Ensure adherence to daily packaging schedule and report daily production numbers
  • Assist Packaging Technicians with troubleshooting and operations
  • Assist with SOP creation and provide training to Packaging Technicians
  • Develop Subject Matter Expert-level equipment knowledge
  • Assist with equipment maintenance and projects

Qualifications, Skills, and Competencies:

  • 1+ years’ experience in beverage packaging preferred.1+ years’ experience in an industrial production environment required.
  • Demonstrated mechanical skills, including ability to operate heavy equipment and troubleshoot packaging equipment problems, required.
  • Experience using powerlift equipment preferred. Certification required within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and communicate effectively with other coworkers and departments, as well as work independently with minimal supervision required.
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, interpersonal, and communication skills required.
  • Detail Oriented and Proactive. Able to multitask, maintain professionalism, and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Desire to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment required
  • At least 21 years of age required. High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Show up for shifts on time and ready to work

Physical Requirements and Environmental Conditions:

  • Able to stand for long periods of time (up to 8-12 hours per day)
  • Able to work with powerlift equipment and fast-moving machinery
  • Able to lift materials up to 55 lbs. unassisted, repeatedly
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and able to kneel, stoop, crouch, or crawl.
  • Able to work in wet, tight, or cramped spaces and in an environment with high noise levels
  • Able to work with hazardous chemicals
  • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (boots, gloves, apron, eye protection, etc.)
  • Able to perform job with and around moving machinery
  • Potential exposure to hot fluids, live steam, pressurized vessels and transfer lines, particulate atmospheres, carbon dioxide, variable temperature levels, and wet floors and clothing.
  • Able to work 4 x 10 hour shifts with flexibility for early or late shifts and OT if needed

Job Details:

  • Department: Brewing
  • Reports to: Packaging Manager
  • FLSA Status: Hourly
  • Compensation: $20+/HR DOE
  • Benefits: Competitive Health Care, Time Off (PTO, sick, and holidays), and 401k plans

If interested, please email a resume and cover letter to and

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