Mobile Canning Line Operator - San Luis Obispo

Mercenary Canning Solutions

Mercenary Canning Solutions is looking for a full-time mobile canning line operator to join our team.

MCS is a mobile canning operation based in San Luis Obispo, CA. We service breweries, wineries, distillers and cider makers throughout California. We’re looking for a lead operator to join our team in San Luis Obispo County. The canning line operator will be responsible for leading the charge in operating the line with the help of a canning line assistant. 

We are willing to train the right person for this position, no need for specific canning line operation experience, but experience in production, operations, bottling, etc is highly desired. 

The right candidate will be someone who wants to learn, work hard and be a part of a growing company with lots of potential for growth. In this position, you will learn a lot and you will get to see a lot of great facilities and work with some top notch craft producers throughout California.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Operate state of the art Codi counter pressure canning line

  • Administer stringent CIP protocols 

  • Follow hourly QC procedures to satisfy highest quality standards

  • Act as the lead customer contact on day-of-service

  • Work with client and canning assistant to problem solve when needed

  • Dive in to help in all areas of the canning operation - i.e. building boxes, packing off, splitting pallets, etc.

  • Drive truck and trailer to and from client site and warehouse

  • Be ready to take the lead in any miscellaneous tasks that are needed to complete the job and satisfy our clients


  • Experience in beverage production, packaging or operations is strongly preferredGreat attention to detail while working long hours

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Tenacity to get the job done 

  • Willingness to work hard, have a good attitude and service our clients to the highest of industry standards

  • A desire to learn

  • Must be 21 years of age

Hours, Compensation and Travel:

This position will be paid by the hour

Hourly wage is $20-$28/hour DOE

This position will require frequent overtime, travel and overnight stays

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