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Packaging Technician - Icicle Brewing Company, Leavenworth, WA
« on: October 13, 2023, 03:55:32 pm »
Job Title: Packaging Technician
Department: Brewery
Job Classification: Full Time
Exemption Status: Non-Exempt
Safety Sensitive Position: Yes
Pay: $18/hr
Reports To: VP of Wholesale Operations


About Us:
Icicle Brewing Company is seeking a Packaging Technician to join our team in the beautiful mountain town of Leavenworth, Washington!  We are an independent craft brewery located in the heart of Washington's Cascade Mountains. We are passionate about our beer, our people, our customers, and our community.

At Icicle Brewing Company, our family loves bringing people together through great craft beer experiences every day. We value relationships, quality, safety, integrity, and sustainability. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and just environment for all employees.

The primary responsibilities include operating and maintaining all packaging equipment including canning and kegging. We are seeking someone who loves beer and cares about making and packaging the great craft beer.

Essential Job Duties:
Abides by workplace safety regulations while upholding quality standards.
Operates equipment needed for the following activities: product packaging, warehouse. organization, order fulfilment, and equipment CIP (clean in place).
Continual lifting, dragging, carrying, and manipulating of hoses, parts, pumps, and buckets, that requires standing, walking, crouching, and lifting regularly throughout the duration of the shift.
Assists in general sanitation of all beer contact surfaces and equipment.
Prepares beer for packaging, packages beer, organizes and records packaged product.
Works with rest of packaging team to fill orders and complete daily duties in a timely fashion.
Assembles orders and deliveries to our sister business, München Haus.
Maintains cleanliness and organization of taproom facility (cold storage).
Transfers of beer, ingredients, and materials between Taproom and Production Facilities.
Other Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Positive outlook and attitude.
Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining quality and safety standards.
Attention to detail and hygiene.
Ability to manage multiple processes simultaneously.
Good time management.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery.
Must have a valid driver’s license.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

Fiscal Responsibilities:
This position does not have fiscal responsibilities.

Work Environment:
The work environment is usually that of a brewery/warehouse.
The employee regularly works with hazardous chemicals.
The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
The employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, and steam.
The employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment.
Materials/Machines/Equipment Used:
Industrial cleaning and sanitizing chemicals including strong acids and bases.
Works on the canning line and keg filling.
Hoses, valves, clamps, gaskets, and other brewery equipment.
Forklifts, pallet jacks (manual & electric), hand trucks.
Oversized delivery truck.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and climb.
Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
Ability to frequently lift up to 50lbs and drag up to 100 lbs.
Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to focus on small moving objects.
Must be able to participate in the critical assessment of beers (i.e. must be 21+).

Benefits: Employees are eligible for medical and dental insurance, company IRA matching, access to passes to Mission Ridge and Leavenworth Winter Sports Club, access to Seattle Sounders Season Tickets, and more!

Please note that this job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee(s) assigned to this job. The content contained therein is not intended to represent an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and activities required.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time, with or without notice, and additional work may be assigned as appropriate.

Icicle Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and unlawful harassment based on age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, military status, marital status, use of a trained service animal, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive, equitable and just environment for all employees.