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Packaging Operator

Date: Immediate
Position: Packaging Operator
Employment: Full-Time (40 hours a week).

Cape May Brewing Company is searching for a passionate beer-lover to join our Brewing Department team in Cape May, NJ. We are a rapidly growing company and currently one of the top craft breweries in New Jersey. We are looking for someone who is energetic and passionate about high-quality craft beer, and willing to work hard with our fantastic team of brewers. This is a full-time position that comes with benefits.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead by example in upholding the Company’s Core Values and promoting a positive and constructive working environment
  • Running all equipment on kegging and canning lines
  • Start-up and shut-down of utilities and equipment
  • CIP, CUP and sanitizing of fillers, lines, and bright tanks
  • Competent operation of fillers, washers, palletizers, and conveyors
  • Maintaining line efficiency through seamless supply of empty packaging and removal of full packaging
  • Close monitoring of cooperage quality and removing cooperage in need of repair
  • Ensuring accurate and legible coding and labeling of all containers
  • Routine daily maintenance of all equipment
  • Addressing all product quality issues immediately and stopping line if issues cannot be corrected promptly.
  • Helping to maintain accurate and detailed daily run logs
  • Participating in regularly scheduled departmental meetings to review issues and propose solutions
  • Folding cardboard cartons 
  • Sensory analysis of various products
  • Ensure that the work area is clean and organized 
  • Constantly strive for improvement by looking for ways to make things better, safer, faster or by reducing costs
  • When needed, assist with accepting deliveries and other warehousing operations
  • Assist in other areas of the brewery on an as-needed basis

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None


  • 21  years of age or older
  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED)

Special Requirements:

  • Enthusiasm for craft beer

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Squatting, crouching, bending, kneeling
  • Twisting
  • Climbing ladders and stairs
  • Repetitive movements
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs. unassisted and up to 160 lbs. assisted
  • Manually manipulating parts, pumps and hoses
  • Pushing and pulling heavy loads
  • Access, input, and retrieve information from a computer
  • Regularly required to reach with arms and hands
  • Required to use handle objects, tools and controls
  • Use of heavy machinery, including hand pallet jacks and forklift operation
  • Working individually and as a team
  • Working under time pressure
  • Encountering frequent interruptions
  • Using effective verbal communication

Environmental Conditions:

  • Working in hot and cold temperatures
  • Working on uneven surfaces and wet conditions
  • Handling hazardous chemicals
  • Working around noisy machinery
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule of rotating ten-hour shifts, including early mornings and evenings.

If you have a great attitude and excellent work ethic and think you’d be a great fit for our team, please email your resume to [email protected] or apply in person in the taproom during normal taproom hours (12-8pm every day). PLEASE, NO PHONE CALLS.