Packaging Operator + Logistics Operator (4.2.21)

Thanks for coming to check out our current openings. This page has job descriptions and info for both a Packaging Operator and Logistics Operator, then we have a separate post for our Taproom Ambassador position. As always, resumes and cover letters can go to wbcjobs@weldwerks.com. Cheers!


Current Job Opening: as of 4.2.21

Job Title: Packaging Operator

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Reports To: Production Manager


General Summary:

WeldWerks Brewing is a fast growing, locally owned and operated craft brewery in historic downtown Greeley, Colorado. We execute our unique and original product line with the highest quality ingredients, a state-of-the-art brewing system, and the newest brewing practices. Core to our ethos is delivering a high quality and consistent product, superior customer service, and putting a huge amount of love and trust in our co-workers.

As a key part of our business, our packaging personnel are responsible for supplying our taproom and retail accounts with our products which are packaged to the exact specifications set forth by the Lead Brewer and Quality Team Lead. They must be able to meticulously follow sanitary and manufacturing practices and procedures as well as have a strong working knowledge of all production equipment.

The perfect fit for us will go the extra mile in both ability and desire. Beyond being a part of the production crew, we are looking for a trusted team member that can contribute to our long term success.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

- Follow SOPs for bottling, canning, and kegging beer to exact specifications for correlating formats

- Perform keg cleaning operations

- Label, pack-off, wax, stage and store finished goods and products as necessary

- Strong understanding of packaging equipment and ability to operate, troubleshoot and maintain

- Assist with brite beer cellaring including tank CIP/SIP/purging, carbonation, ingredient additions, general cleaning

- Assist with creation of new SOPs and improve on existing SOPs in packaging department

- Provide training for others based on areas of expertise

- Maintain accurate and up to date documentation of packaging and cellar activities (Ekos, cellar travelers, etc.)

- Assist in performing finished product inventory counting and physical movements as directed by Senior Packaging Operator

- Maintain a safe and sanitary workspace; follow all company safety and quality procedures

- Perform basic maintenance on packaging equipment as directed by Senior Packaging Operator

- Raw material receiving and finished product staging / shipping

- Maintain a positive, forward-looking and solutions-focused attitude

- Perform in-process and post-packaging sensory evaluation

- Assist with taproom operations as needed (releases, special considerations)

- Attend all required team and all-staff meetings

Job Specification:

Skill and Knowledge:

  • Basic knowledge of and a passion for craft beer and the brewing industry
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Strong work ethic and can do attitude
  • Strong understanding of maintenance needs of production equipment

Personal Competencies:

  • Remain calm under pressure or when dealing with unexpected production delays or changes
  • Be a strong and trusting team player
  • Maintain relationships with coworkers, vendors and other breweries
  • Basic problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Supervision:

  • Uses independent action in setting objectives and deciding how to proceed
  • Duties are given in the form of broad goals or areas of responsibility
  • Stay busy through slow periods
  • Use company applications to communicate and update other employees

Hours, Travel and Physical Requirements:

  • Work weekdays, weekends, early mornings and/or evenings
  • Work in a standing position for long periods of time
  • Request time off two weeks in advance
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work in heat, cold and wet
  • Physically able and willing to drive a forklift with training

This is a full-time hourly position with a full benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, paid time off, educational opportunities, and of course, plenty of free beer.

$16.50-$17.50/hr dependent on experience.

Applicants with 1+ yr relevant experience are preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to wbcjobs@weldwerksbrewing.com. Application window closes on April 5, 2021.

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Job Title:  Logistics Operator

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Reports To: Sales Manager



General Summary:

As a key part of our business, our sales team blankets the Front Range with our awesome beers and incredible service and hospitality. At the core of our sales philosophy, we aim to provide a quality entrance to our brand experience and ensure we are everywhere our customers need us which reinforces our relevancy in the marketplace.

Our Logistics Operators are key to our account relationships and are often the consistent weekly presence that our accounts interface with. You are not only representing our brand, but our entire crew and company and our reputation which is held in high regard.

Our key relationships are craft centric bars and high end restaurants, as well as visible, engaged and curated liquor stores. We supplement those efforts with attendance at local festivals, account-driven events, and a concerted effort towards account education and engagement.

We need teammates who will go the extra mile in both ability and desire. We are looking for a trusting team member that can contribute to our long term success. We are looking for a dynamic person that is interested in continually transforming our brewery to be the best it can be!

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Build and maintain strong partnerships with key accounts
  2. Manage weekly order fulfillment for the assigned territory
  3. Create efficient route planning on a weekly basis
  4. Perform regularly maintenance for assigned vehicle
  5. Drive our customer experience with excellent customer service and communication
  6. Uphold WeldWerks’ reputation with accounts, vendors and the general public
  7. Participate in events and festivals as desired
  8. Assist the development and implementation of sales strategies

Job Specification:

Skill and Knowledge:

  1. Moderate knowledge of and a passion for craft beer and the brewing industry
  2. 1-2 years experience in service or customer relations
  3. Functional knowledge of Front Range and Greater Denver areas
  4. Moderate user in CRM and Google Apps ecosystems
  5. Able to develop and maintain service materials
  6. Assist in coordinating beer/inventory and billing/credits
  7. Basic automotive/mechanical knowledge

Personal Competencies:

  1. Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  2. Moderate written and verbal communication skills
  3. Moderate problem solving skills
  4. High aptitude for being a self-starter
  5. Ability to remain calm under pressure

Supervision:

  1. Uses directed action in setting objectives and deciding how to proceed
  2. Duties are given in the form of specific goals or areas of responsibility

Hours, Travel and Physical Requirements:

  1. Must be 25 years old with a clean MVR and safe driving record
  2. Work weekends, evenings and events (local and regional)
  3. Drive safe and sober (during on and off work hours)
  4. Work in a standing position for long periods of time
  5. Frequently lift up to 160 pounds

Posted 
April 2, 2021
 in 
Careers
 category
Written by
Jake Goodman
Chief Marketing Officer