Packaging Technician Wicked Weed Brewing

AB InBev | Asheville, NC

Posted Date 7/20/2020

Wicked Weed Brewing, an internationally acclaimed craft brewery based in Asheville, North Carolina, is looking for a Packaging Technician to join our production team.

The Packaging Technician works to operate and maintain equipment needed to package beer in a variety of containers including kegs, bottles and cans. Assists in a variety of aspects throughout the business as needed.


  • Operates packaging department equipment.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems within the department.
  • Understands and adheres to safety standards.
  • Cleans and maintains bottling/kegging/canning facilities.
  • Alerts the Line Leader or other management personnel to potential quality concerns.
  • Functions well working in a team environment.
  • Completing computer-based work, as required to fulfill job or department duties.

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule and remain on call when necessary; inclusive of nights and Interpersonal skills sufficient to be comfortable working in a team environment with a great deal of interdepartmental coordination.
  • The ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment.
  • The ability to stay on task and sometimes work independently .
  • Basic computer skills including using the internet and using MS Office software

Education and/or Experience:

  • Experience in a production/packaging environment a plus
  • An understanding of lock-out/tag-out and other core safety issues.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment is that of a brewery.
  • The employee regularly works with hazardous machinery, materials and chemicals.
  • The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
  • The employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water and steam.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to handle heavy objects safely and with proper body mechanics – Lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs. and routinely maneuver objects weighing up to 165 lbs.
  • Ability to perform work in a non-temperature-controlled environment.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move objects weighing up to 55 lbs. and occasionally lift and/or move up to 160 lbs.
  • Ability to be on your feet for long periods of time standing and/or walking. Walking surfaces may be wet and/or slippery.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.

This is a full-time position with health, dental, and vision benefits along with paid time off.

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