Packaging Operator - Tommy's Brewing APPLY NOW

Aranguz & Port of Spain
Brewing Operations
Full time

About Us: 

Tommy's Brewing Company is a dynamic and rapidly growing craft brewery committed to delivering high-quality and innovative beers & cider. We take pride in our passion for brewing exceptional beers and fostering a vibrant and collaborative work environment.

Job Overview: 

We are seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Packaging Operator to join our team. The primary focus of this role is to ensure the efficient and accurate packaging of our craft beers in bottles and kegs, with a specific emphasis on maintaining low dissolved oxygen levels to preserve product freshness. The Packaging Operator will play a crucial role in maintaining the quality of our products and supporting day-to-day warehouse operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain bottle filling equipment to ensure precise and consistent filling of bottles while minimizing dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Monitor and control the packaging process to minimize oxygen exposure and maintain product freshness.
  • Package beer into bottles and kegs according to quality standards and production schedules.
  • Collaborate with the brewing team to understand the unique characteristics of each beer and implement packaging strategies to preserve flavor and quality.
  • Conduct regular checks on packaging equipment to identify and address issues that may contribute to increased dissolved oxygen.
  • Conduct regular quality checks on packaged products.
  • Manage day-to-day warehouse activities, including inventory control of bottles, labels, crowns, cartoon cases, and other packaging materials.
  • Perform routine equipment maintenance and troubleshoot any issues to minimize downtime.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the packaging area, ensuring a safe and efficient working environment.
  • Assist in loading and unloading materials for transportation between the brewery and warehouse on off days.
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and quality control procedures.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in packaging operations, ideally within the brewing industry, with a focus on minimizing dissolved oxygen and ensuring product quality.
  • Familiarity with bottle filling equipment and packaging machinery.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining low dissolved oxygen levels.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Flexibility to travel between the brewery and warehouse on off days as needed.
  • Physical ability to lift and move heavy materials (up to 50 lbs) and stand for extended periods.
  • Genuine enthusiasm for craft beer a plus
  • Attention to detail
  • Technically savvy
  • Perform machine adjustments and maintenance tasks daily
  • Address product quality issues as they arise
  • Maintain accurate logs


Location: Primary our warehouse in Aranguez, but time will also be spent at our brewery in Invaders Bay, POS.

Position Type: Full-Time

Reports to: Head of Brewing Operations

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience via the submission form below.

Tommy's Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


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