Job Application - Ska Brewing Company

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Packaging Technician 1

Reports To

Packaging Lead

 

About Us

It takes characters to brew beer with character, and we at Ska Brewing Co. have been doing that since 1995.  Our award-winning craft brewing roots are firmly planted in Durango, Colorado, where we work hard and play harder. Our community-minded organization does all it can to give back to the town we love.

 

About the Job

Wage Range $12.50-14.00/hour

In this position, you will be responsible for keeping each of our distinct craft brews flowing into cans, bottles and kegs while taking care of our world-famous barley pop.  This is a fast-paced, repetitive, physically demanding position that will require availability during a variety of shifts and occasional extended hours. 

 

Responsibilities

o   Operate all bottling, canning and kegging machines

o   Build boxes for cans, mixed cases, and storage

o   Safely hand dip 22-ounce bottles in hot wax

o   Loading/unloading of bottling components on the filling line

o   Building, unloading, and moving pallets of kegs, cans and bottles of finished product

o   Routine cleaning and maintenance tasks

o   Compliance with CIP standards

o   Light fork-lift work

o   Wrap pallets

o   Assist with warehouse operations as necessary such as cleaning, organizing, etc.

 

Non-Routine Responsibilities

o   Assist cellar in daily operations

o   Assist brew house in daily operations

o   Assist lab in daily operations

o   Assist Warehouse in daily operations

o   Helping with snow removal as needed

 

Our Ideal Candidate

o   Must be at least 21 years of age

o   High School Diploma or equivalent

o   Has a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency

o   Must be able to lift at least 35 pounds, and maneuver 165 lb. kegs, repeatedly

o   Must be comfortable working on their feet, reaching over shoulders, twisting, turning, and squatting for over eight hours at a time

o   Works safely with chemicals of varying composition

o   Has the ability to follow directions and multi-task; can shift gears quickly to new tasks

o   Works independently as well as in a team environment

o   Has strong mechanical ability with problem solving/troubleshooting skills

o   Is able to work all shifts, additional hours and weekends as necessary

o   Has reliable transportation and is able to consistently arrive at work on time

 

Benefits

Ska Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed team members.

 

• Prior to your start date, we require successful completion, as determined in our sole discretion, of a pre-employment criminal background check.