Packaging Operator

Utepils Brewing Co

Minneapolis, MN, USA


Packaging / Distribution


Aug 1

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The Packaging Operator at Utepils Brewing will work with the Head Brewer to ensure all packaging needs and inventories are met. The primary responsibility of the Packaging Operator is the daily packaging of beer into cans and kegs. The ideal candidate will have a willingness to work as a part of team to identify obstacles and help create solutions to meet quality and production goals.

Reporting to the Head Brewer, primary duties and accountabilities include:


  • Complete all aspects of day to day packaging process.
  • Cleaning and sanitation of canning and kegging line
  • Operate machinery, including but not limited to: canning line, growler filler, keg filler, scissor lift, and forklift. 
  • Palletize cases and kegs and assist with general warehouse operations.

Inventory / Scheduling

  • Coordinate packaging schedule with brewing team
  • Maintain visibility of packaging schedule both manually and in any applicable technology tools
  • Assist in tracking inventory
  • Fulfill keg and can requests for various distributor purchase orders
  • Fulfill keg and growler requests for the taproom 


  • Work with production team on QA/QC and consistency of product
  • Preventative equipment maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical issues
  • Stock, organize, and maintain cleanliness of packaging equipment and space; regular cleaning and organizing of beer dunnage
  • Proper use and care of cleaning chemicals 
  • Draft line cleaning
  • Complete all required paperwork in a timely manner 
  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary Skills, Training, & Qualifications

  • Thorough understanding of brewery operations. 
  • Capable of climbing, balancing stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching standing, walking and other repetitive motions.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 60 lbs (For example grain sacks) repetitiously and 160 lbs for short periods (ex: kegs)


  • 1+ Year professional brewery experience is preferred
  • Forklift experience and training 


  • Hourly wage depending on experience and qualifications.
  • Benefits include: Employer sponsored Health Insurance, 401K with employer match, Paid Time Off, and more
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