Packaging Lead

FiftyFifty Brewing Company

Truckee, CA, USA


$52-62.4k (hourly)

Packaging / Distribution


Jul 14


FiftyFifty is a family owned brewery nestled in the majestic Northern Sierra, a stone's throw from Lake Tahoe. We first opened our doors in 2007 as a ten barrel brew pub, and have grown into a thirty barrel production facility with one ten barrel pub off-campus and another on the way. Our company is rooted in hard work, process engagement, creative thinking, camaraderie, and the ability to strike the right balance of work and play. As a small growing team, we deeply value each member, their skills, and what they contribute to the operation. We are glad you found us here, and we look forward to hearing from you!


  • Lead the process of getting liquid into cans, kegs, and bottles
  • Continually work to improve packaging efficiencies and quality of product in package
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot 12-head Palmer counter pressure canner and 6-head Meheen bottler
  • Keep packaging equipment and workspace in excellent condition
  • Maintain inventory of replacement parts, upkeep equipment maintenance
  • Develop and execute Packaging’s KPIs and SOPs
  • Work with the Head of Ops and Warehouse Manager to create and execute packaging schedule and breakdowns
  • Operate lab equipment pertinent to packaged goods quality control
  • Assist with cellar work, warehousing, and other production ops as needed
  • Follow SOPs while exercising good judgment to know when SOP’s need to be challenged or updated


  • An excellent communicator
  • A motivated worker who will see tasks through to completion
  • Mechanically oriented with a love for problem solving
  • A self-starter with a demonstrated ability to exercise accountability and responsibility
  • A team player who contributes to camaraderie and a positive  working environment
  • Flexible to the ever changing needs and schedule of a production facility
  • Adaptable and easy going
  • Passionate about craft beer and delivering excellence in everything they do
  • Thirsty for knowledge and always looking to improve their skills


A few non-negotiable requirements for the role:

  • 21 or older
  • Proven success in previous roles
  • Background in brewery packaging or related fields strongly preferred
  • Able to:
  • Work with heavy equipment/machinery
  • Lift up to 55 lbs and push up to 165 lbs
  • Follow SOP protocols
  • Bend, lift, reach, and stand on your feet for 8-10 hours


We are offering this as a full time hourly position with room for growth within the company. Compensation for this role is between $25.00 and $30.00 per hour depending on your individual background and experience. In addition to hourly compensation, we offer 2 weeks accrued PTO, 3 days of accrued sick pay, paid government holidays, subsidized health and dental insurance, plus matching 401k after one year of employment. Oh, and we almost forgot free beer, merch, and discounts at the pub. Yew!


FiftyFifty Brewing Co is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital/familial status.

To apply, please send an email to with your resume and a cover letter.

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