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Packaging Technician

Highland Brewing

Last Updated: 5/05/22

Job Description


Job Title: Packaging Technician

FLSA Status: Full-time Hourly Non-exempt

Reports to: Packaging Supervisor


Packaging Technician position entails maintaining/ running high-speed machinery on the bottling line and cleaning/filling kegs. This position is responsible for safely operating equipment to package beer in bottles and kegs.


  • Performs assigned tasks at various stations on the bottling, canning and kegging lines
  • Cleans kegs in accordance with established protocols
  • Completes required paperwork accurately in a neat and timely manner
  • Helps maintain equipment
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Follows safety procedures and wears PPE


Education :
  • Minimum of a high-school diploma; some college preferred

Experience :
  • At least one year of related experience in a production facility is preferred
  • Strong mechanical background with equipment repair experience preferred
  • Industry experience with beer packaging and related equipment preferred
  • Experience in forklift operation

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities :
  • Ability to follow directions
  • Ability to safely operate machinery
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Ability to recognize and respond to machinery malfunctions and safety hazards
  • Ability to contribute to positive work environment
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new procedures and skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong communication skills
  • Interest in/passion for working in the craft beer industry

Working Conditions:
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required.
  • Willingness to work on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery is required.

  • Willingness to work in an environment with high noise levels is required.
  • Willingness to occasionally work events on evenings and weekends is required.

At-Will Employment : Employment with Highland Brewing Co. may be terminated by either Highland or the employee at any time with or without cause or notice.

Company Details

Asheville, North Carolina, United States
“We are a small, family-owned company bent on making consistently excellent beer while embracing constant change. If the challenge of creating systems collaboratively appeals to you, Highland might be a good fit.” – Leah Ashburn  Our Mission is to cultivate and celebrate beer, business, people, and place. Highland was born from a pioneering spirit and we continue...