Packaging Technician

Location: Atlanta, GA   Start Date: 09/01/2021  

A Packaging Technician’s primary role is to package craft beverages and prepare them for shipment to customers. General responsibilities include:

  • Operating packaging equipment safely and efficiently, including setup, cleaning and basic maintenance
  • Loading and unloading vans with forklifts and pallet jacks
  • Logging and maintaining records
  • Cleaning and sanitation of equipment and facility
  • Verifying quality of final packaging products
  • Operating automated process systems
  • Following safety, quality, and operating procedures

Reporting to the Packaging Supervisor, this person works as part of the production team at one of the four main stations of packaging. The assigned station will change to match the production schedule. Skills and abilities needed to be successful in this position include:

  • Forklift operation – must be or become certified – will train the right person
  • On the job training for heavy equipment operation, hazardous materials handling, and general safety practices in food and manufacturing
  • Ability to perform time-sensitive, fast-paced, physically demanding activity
  • Ability to stack 40 lbs. cases and lift kegs weighing up to 170 lbs
  • Ability to perform repetitive work in a noisy environment
  • Ability to lift heavy objects such as boxes of labels