Packaging Operator

LOCATION: Comstock, MI Brewery

REPORTS TO: Line Leader and Assistant Packaging Manager

POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Hourly Employee

SHIFT:  TBD

POSITION SUMMARY: Works in the Packaging Department to operate and maintain equipment needed to package beer in a variety of containers including kegs, bottles and cans. Assists in a variety of aspects throughout the business as needed.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Bell’s Brewery, Inc.
  • Operates packaging department equipment.
  • Performs Preventative Maintenance routines as designated by the Packaging Manager.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems within the department.
  • Understands and adheres to safety standards.
  • Cleans and maintains bottling/kegging/canning facilities.
  • Alerts the Line Leader or other management personnel to potential quality concerns.
  • Functions well working in a team environment.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
:

  • None


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


MATERIALS/MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED
:

  • Automated packaging equipment
  • Forklift trucks
  • A variety of hand and power tools
  • Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals
  • Limited computer use
  • Hand Held Bar Code Scanner
  • Touchscreen machine controls
  • Compressed air or other gasses, including C02


IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES
:

  • Experience in a production/packaging environment
  • An understanding of lock-out/tag-out and other core safety issues.
  • Interpersonal skills sufficient to be comfortable working in a team environment with a great deal of interdepartmental coordination.
  • The ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment.
  • The ability to operate a forklift.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT
: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The work environment is usually that of a brewing and packaging facility.
  • The employee frequently must work in a sterile environment.
  • The noise level in the packaging facilities is frequently loud (80+ dB)
  • The employee regularly works around high voltage, flame, hot water, and steam.
  • The employee comes in contact with and has to handle broken glass.
  • The employee regularly works with hazardous materials.
  • The employee works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.


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