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Packaging Technician

Hi-Wire Brewing

Hi-Wire Brewing is looking for an experienced packaging/maintenance technician.  We are an award-winning brewery located in Asheville, NC that specializes in approachable and balanced lagers and ales.  This is a full-time position that requires both operating a canning line, bottling line, and keg washer, as well as maintaining the various pieces of equipment we use to package our beer.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include:
•Learn, understand and execute packaging operations according to Hi-Wire’s SOPs.
•Work closely with Packaging Manager, Operations Manager, and Head Brewer.
•Operate machinery following all safety guidelines in an efficient manner.
•Observe machine operations to ensure quality and conformity of filled or packaged products to brewery standards.
•Keep the packaging areas and workspaces clean and organized.
•Help out as needed in all other parts of the brewery.
•Perform all maintenance on machinery to ensure it is functioning safely, properly, and efficiently.
•Maintain packaging tools and materials by storing safely, neatly and in an organized fashion.

•Previous experience maintaining packaging equipment and related machinery is essential

  • Have a basic understanding of conveyance systems, pneumatic systems, electric motors, counter-pressure bottle filling, Can filling and seaming, and kegging operations.

•High level of attention to detail.
•Positive, “can-do” attitude
•Excellent time management skills.
•Ability to work well as a part of a team.
•A flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends.
•Strong overall understanding of safety procedures, regulations and requirements, including forklift operation

Physical Requirements:
•Must be able to continually lift 55 pounds
•Must have the ability to regularly stand, walk, use hands, reach, climb, work from heights, stoop, kneel and crouch.
•The ability to work near moving parts and machinery.
•The ability to work in loud, wet, cold, hot, indoor and outdoor environments frequently.

Hi-Wire Brewing offers competitive pay, health insurance, and ample vacation time.  Qualified applicants should send their resume and cover letter to  Please no phone calls.

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