PACKAGING TECHNICIAN: WILD MIND ARTISAN ALES

Wild Mind Artisan Ales is looking for a full-time (30-40 hours / week) packaging technician to join our brewing staff in Minneapolis, MN.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, and knowledgeable person to join our brewing team to help us craft wild ales and continue to grow. Candidate ideally has some experience in the brewing industry or in other manufacturing operations and be willing to learn.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning kegs and kegging finished beer

  • Monitoring carbonation/priming prior to packaging

  • Packaging beer (bottles and crowlers)

  • Cleaning brite tanks

  • Daily fermentation recordings (gravity, pH, temp)

  • Receiving and storing raw materials

  • Work safely with strong chemicals

  • Picking, packing, and staging deliveries

  • Delivering keg orders using company van

  • Using brewery management software and keeping detailed record-keeping

  • Following set safety rules to ensure a safe work environment

  • Maintain an orderly and safe work environment in brewery/cellar and entire facility

  • Representing Wild Mind at events, as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Experience in materials handling and manufacturing operations, preferably food and beverage

  • Previous packaging experience preferred

  • Valid Minnesota driver's license and clean driving record required 

  • Ability to work strange hours, including some nights and weekends

  • Able to work with limited supervision and make informed decisions independently

  • Problem-solving and mechanical skills

  • Ability to lift heavy objects (55 lbs) repeatedly and safely

  • Ability to occasionally move heavy objects (160+ lbs)

  • Ability to work safely on ladders and other elevated platforms

  • Ability to safely operate vehicles and material handling equipment, such as vans, trucks, hand trucks, etc.

  • Experience with Ekos Brewmaster a plus

Compensation and Benefits:

This position is full-time and paid by the hour. Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications. Wild Mind offers paid holidays and paid time off to all full-time employees.

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Wild Mind Artisan Ales is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity. Employment offers are made on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, sex, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability, age, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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