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
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.
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.