Baxter Brewing- Packaging Team Member

Job Description: 

Baxter Brewing Company
Packaging Team Member

Company Description

 

Located in a renovated, textile mill built in the mid-1800s in downtown Lewiston, Maine, Baxter Brewing Company is one of the fastest growing breweries in the Northeast. Baxter’s beers can be found throughout New England, New Jersey, and eastern New York.  In less than five years Baxter has grown to be the third largest brewery in Maine and in the top 15 breweries in New England.  Baxter was the first brewery in New England to can 100% of its craft beer offerings.

 

Compensation and Benefits

Baxter Brewing Company offers competitive wages that will be determined by experience. Additionally we offer health/vision insurance; dental insurance; retirement planning with a company match up to 3% of salary; paid time off; a killer work environment; and there’s beer. Complete details are outlined in the Baxter Employee Handbook.

 

Job Overview and Opportunities

The Packaging Team Members assist the brewing operations team to fulfill customer demand for Baxter’s craft beers. The Packaging Team Members work regularly scheduled production shifts in the brewery and help to ensure that all cans and kegs produced meet Baxter’s high quality standards.  This position also works closely with warehouse and tap room staff to transfer finished product.

 

The ideal candidate for the Packaging Team Member position is hardworking, organized, and a team player.  At Baxter we are committed to helping our employees grow their craft beer careers.  After successfully completing a 3 month training period in the packaging department, interested and qualified employees can participate in job shadowing and training in leadership and brewing positions. 

 

At Baxter, we take our core values very seriously. All team members are expected to embrace and embody these values each and every day.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operation of canning line apparatus

  • Assembly of cases and case pallets

  • Cleaning and filling of kegs

  • Assembling variety and seasonal 12-Packs

  • Assisting warehouse and tap room staff as needed

  • Working at brew fests and other events representing the Baxter brand

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Desired Minimum Qualifications

  • Previous brewery or packaging experience strongly preferred

  • High school Diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience

  • Experience and proven success in a fast paced production environment

  • Forklift experience preferred

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of and interest in the craft beer industry

  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with employees and the general public.

  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment and the ability to multi task.The ability to think on your feet and adapt, flexibility is key.

  • Strong reasoning ability and problem solving skills.

  • Strict attention to detail.

  • Ability to adhere to Baxter's safety & quality procedures

  • Ability and willingness to work day and night shifts

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift objects up to 55 pounds and move objects up to 150 pounds

  • Must be able to work for extended periods standing in hot, cold, wet, loud conditions.

  • Scheduled hours per week may vary due to seasonal variations in production.

     

     

 

 

How to Apply
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Additional Info: 

To apply: please send a resume and cover letter to resume@baxterbrewing.com

Job Location: 
Lewiston, ME
United States