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Packaging Operator I – Turlock

Packaging Operator I – Turlock


Packaging Operator I (Full-Time)


The Packaging Operator I performs packaging duties on the bottle, keg, and canning lines.  The position will also be required to assist in inventory management and cleaning of the production areas.

Essential Job Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Load bottles and cans, pull bottles and cans, and pack cases of bottled and canned beer.
  • Clean and fill kegs.
  • Safely operate forklifts.
  • Operate and perform changeover on packaging equipment.
  • Assist in brewery cleanup.
  • Assist in inventory counts, organization, and staging of materials and goods.
  • Operate and troubleshoot packaging equipment utilizing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).


  • Problem-Solving

Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem-solving situations.

  • Technical Skills

Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

  • Teamwork

Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

  • Quality

Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

  • Attendance/Punctuality

Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

  • Dependability

Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; and commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Language Skills

Ability to read and effectively interpret documents.  Ability to effectively communicate with customers or employees.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or

diagram form.

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

This job operates indoors/outdoors in varying weather conditions and temperatures.

Physical Demands

The position will occasionally be required to work in the warehouse environment to facilitate shipment activities and assist with warehouse functions.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. as required.
  • Must be able to maneuver 165 lb. kegs safely.
  • Must travel up and down 45 steps as required.
  • Must be able to use both hands and arms in full range of motion.
  • Must have good hand and eye coordination skills.
  • Must be able to work around moving equipment and hazardous chemicals.
  • Must be able to speak, hear and smell.
  • The employee is consistently required to walk, balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must always be able to lift and/or move 20 pounds and consistently lift and/or move 50 pounds. Employee must be able to work consistently in a standing position for long periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
Full-time regular position with scheduled shifts according to the operational business needs. Day, evening, and weekend work are required as job duties demand.


This position requires 0% travel.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Complete online application and assessment

Complete and pass pre-employment screening

Valid Current CA Driver License

Complete Co. Harassment Prevention Training

Reports to

Packaging Supervisor, Head Brewer, and Brewmaster




$19.00 to $20.00 per hour

Dust Bowl Brewing Co. offers compensation packages including comprehensive Healthcare, Voluntary Life Insurance, paid holidays, paid sick leave, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company match, and monthly gift cards to use in our taproom after the 90-day introductory period.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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Position available at:

Brewery & Taproom