PACKAGING LINE OPERATOR

PACKAGING LINE OPERATOR

Fulton is a Minneapolis brewery founded in 2009. We own and operate a 20 bbl brewery and taproom in downtown Minneapolis next to Target Field, and a 50,000 square foot production brewery in Northeast Minneapolis. In 2018, Fulton will produce over 30,000 barrels, sold mostly in the Twin Cities metro area. We’re a group of beer enthusiasts focused on brewing extraordinary beer and working to make our community a better place. Our Ful10 Fund provides loans and support to other small businesses and non-profits; our Fulton Racing teams encourage participation in active lifestyle sports; our nearby Fulton Hopyard is a showcase for our commitment to brewing with local and sustainable ingredients. Best of all, we get to live, work, and play in Minneapolis-St. Paul, consistently ranked as one of the top metro areas in the United States for quality of life, urban parks, education, bicycling, theater, dining, and more.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Fulton offers a salary commensurate with experience and a benefits package. We’re looking to hire people who are serious about beer without taking themselves too seriously. The ability to adapt to change, operate independently, work hard, and learn fast is a must.

After reading the below position description send your resume and any other reasons why you’re a good fit at Fulton to recruiting@fultonbeer.com.

POSITION SUMMARY:
Fulton’s Packaging Line Operator is a critical member of Fulton’s brewing operations.  The successful packing line operator will follow the detailed job description below and work well with their fellow packing line operators.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Be a contributing member to Fulton Brewing Company’s Packaging Team.

Adheres to and advances Fulton’s core values and safety culture.

Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork within the department and company.

Packaging Operations

Ensure all packaging equipment is set up, maintained, and operational to allow for efficient and safe packaging of quality product.

Operate bottling and kegging line, and perform changeovers on equipment.

Run CIPs to start up and shut down the lines.

Complete production and batch reporting as required.

Learn and perform QC procedures throughout a packaging run

Perform basic cellar operations, e.g. carbonating beer.

Comply with all Fulton Brewing Company policies.

Aid in training as necessary.

Communicate effectively and work well with other departments.

Work towards achieving departmental goals around efficiencies and yields.

Attending Fulton Brewing Company events, e.g. tastings, releases, and beer festivals.

Maintain a clean and orderly work area, returning tools, equipment, and supplies to the appropriate storage areas after each assignment.

 

Packaging or manufacturing experience; formal packaging education, training, certifications, or accreditation are a plus.

Must have the ability and aptitude to learn and perform basic electrical, mechanical, and programming troubleshooting. A working knowledge of brewing and process equipment including HMI’s and PLC equipment is a plus.

Must have the ability and aptitude to learn and perform skills applicable to general maintenance functions, including mechanical, electrical, pneumatics, boiler maintenance.

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:

Forklift trucks, scissor lift and articulated boom lift.

Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals.

Desktop computer including an understanding of Google Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and OrchestratedBeer (SAP).

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must be 21 years of age or older at the time of application.

Able to pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check.

Obtain and maintain a forklift driver certificate.

Technical Certificate in packaging operations or four years’ equivalent work experience preferred.

Self-motivated and able to work independently.

Strong interpersonal skills and a love for meeting and interacting with people.

Thorough attention to detail and desire to take initiative.

The ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision in a collaborative and dynamic environment, while efficiently prioritizing tasks.

The ability to follow SOPs.

The ability to multitask while keeping strong attention to detail.

The ability to work with others to accomplish common goals.

The ability to adhere to and advances the safety and procedures.

The ability to read and interpret manuals, schematics, and blueprints.

The ability to work flexible hours.

Must adhere to company’s policies and procedures.

The desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company.

Courteous, professional and polished demeanor.

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.

Able to sit, stand, walk, or be on your feet for prolonged periods.

Able to read and follow written English instructions.

Able to regularly twist, turn, kneel, climb, stoop, bend, crawl, lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 55 pounds using appropriate techniques and tools.

Able to maneuver packages of any weight above 180 pounds with appropriate equipment and/or assistance.

Able to move palletized goods exceeding 500-pounds, using appropriate techniques and tools.

Able to work in a factory/production environment which may be loud, slick, humid, cold, and hot.

Able to work in indoor and outdoor environments with moderate noise and occasionally slippery floors

Able to comply with and enforce all health, safety, and personal hygiene policies and standards.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment of a brewery is dynamic and ever-evolving. The following are representative characteristics of the work environment an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job:

The noise level in a packaging facilities is frequently loud.

The employee must frequently work in sterile environments.

The employee regularly works with pressurized vessels.

The employee comes in contact with and has to handle broken glass.

The employee handles hazardous materials.

The employee works near moving mechanical parts.

The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.

The employee works in a shared environment in close proximity to other team members.

Sarah Williams