Packaging Technician

49th State Brewery

Anchorage, AK, USA


Packaging / Distribution


May 2





Founded in 2018, APBC is a premier, award winning, and truly Alaskan brewery. Our?state-of-the-art?Production Facility (Alaska Pacific Beverage Company) sits just blocks away?from our Anchorage Pub?in a growing urban setting.?Both pub?locations feature menus?that highlight?locally,?sustainably sourced Alaskan ingredients?and?boast?tap lists?featuring award-winning beers in a wide variety of styles. 

About US

Our vision is to: Share Alaska with the world. Our mission is to: Transform our community with innovation and creativity through the best locally crafted goods and legendary hospitality in Alaska!

Our Core values: Be Legendary, Be Honorable, Be One Team.

We own and operate several restaurants, hotels, and brewers in Anchorage and Denali National Park. Link to our website:

We are a fast-growing company and are searching for strong leaders that believe in our vision, will accomplish our mission, and live our core values.

About You:

The?Packaging Technician is responsible for performing a variety of fundamental and supportive tasks befitting a production brewery, including canning, bottling, kegging, wort production, cellar work, and general housekeeping operations, with assistance in maintenance duties and other departments as needed.? 

This position will?report directly?to the Head Brewer, ensuring implementation of all standard operating procedures to maintain consistency, quality, and efficiency throughout the production process. A thorough understanding of all aspects of beer production, including CIP procedures, safety, packaging, yeast wrangling, wort production, and QA/QC is required.? 


•Adheres to and advances all safety protocols set in place by the Owner and Head Brewer? 

•Leads packaging operations, including can, keg, and bottle filling; labeling; palletizing; wrapping; and warehousing? 

•Cleans and performs preventative maintenance on facilities and equipment as assigned? 

•Performs beer production operations, including?cellar?and laboratory processes, vessel CIP, wort production, and other beer production tasks? 

•Assists in and performs essential warehousing functions, including accepting and fulfilling shipments, and inventorying materials? 

•Supports fellow brewery staff in their respective responsibilities as assigned by the Head Brewer? 

•Maintains detailed records and quality control reporting? 

•Maintains inventories of raw and finished goods? 

•Participates in festivals and promotional events as needed? 

•Keeps a flexible schedule to accommodate demands of a growing production brewery? 

•Understands that additional duties may be assigned as dictated by circumstance? 

Required Qualifications:

•To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily 

•At least two years of professional experience in a brewing or food/beverage processing facility? 

•Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and more) and Internet browsers? 

•Strong mechanical aptitude? 

•Able to mentor and train less experienced brewers in the?cellar?and brewhouse? 

•Integrity, punctuality, reason, patience 

•?Ability to?help?with other aspects and various areas of the business as needed 

Preferred Qualifications: 

•Education in brewing or packaging science, or a degree in Science, Maintenance, Engineering, or a similar field?preferred. 

•Prior experience operating equipment including forklifts and skid steers. The Company will provide additional training and certification.? 

•Enthusiasm for craft beer and a commitment to understanding and supporting beer quality  

Mental and Physical Requirements: 

•The ability to work unsupervised while maintaining established safety and quality standards? 

•A desire to learn and demonstrate best practices and assist in developing a quality-oriented standard of protocol in a new brewery setting? 

•An understanding of Lock Out / Tag Out, Confined Space Entry, and other important core safety protocols? 

•The capacity to manage multiple processes simultaneously and adapt to the irregularities of a shifting production schedule? 

•Attention to detail and workmanship? 

•Excellent communication skills and a collaborative attitude? 

•Exemplary productivity and self-directness? 

•Stands, walks, crouches, and lifts regularly throughout duration of shift, including continual dragging carrying, and manipulation of hoses, pumps, carts, buckets, carts, tools, and reservoirs? 

•Must be able to perform continuous bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, and lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 165?lbs. 

•Must be able to work standing for extended periods.  

•Must be able to interpret specifications, convert tables, and make calculations 

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully

perform the essential functions of this job.   

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching. The position requires moving of products weighing up to

165 pounds. Must be able to stand for 8-hour shifts  

Completion Bonus and housing assistance may be available for this role.


Northern Hospitality Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization. Northern Hospitality Group makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.

Other Duties 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee

for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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