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Packaging Operator

Check out this hopportunity to join our team of top-tier packaging operators!

Job Summary: As a packaging operator you will be responsible for packaging beer in the execution of the daily work schedule in a safe, timely and efficient manner and you will represent and promote Cape May Brewery in a positive manner to guests, local residents, and the general public.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Lead by example in upholding the Company’s Core Values and promoting a positive and constructive working environment.

  • Operate all equipment on kegging and canning lines, including but not limited to keg/can fillers, depalletizers, product carton/tray builder, pallet wrapper, labeler, and conveyors.

  • Start-up and shut-down of utilities and equipment.

  • Understand the principles of Clean-in-Place (CIP) and Sanitize-in-Place (SIP) and apply those principles to the cleaning of can/keg fillers, pressurized and unpressurized brite tanks, hoses/pipes, and other product process vessels and equipment.

  • Maintain line efficiency through seamless supply of empty packaging and removal of full packaging.

  • Closely monitor cooperage quality and remove cooperage in need of repair.

  • Ensure accurate and legible coding and labeling of all containers.

  • Perform routine daily maintenance and cleaning of all equipment.

  • Address all product quality issues immediately and stop the packaging line if issues cannot be corrected promptly.

  • Maintain accurate and detailed packaging logs and other records.

  • Participate in regularly scheduled departmental meetings to review issues and propose solutions.

  • Monitor and adjust the level of carbonation and dissolved oxygen in products in preparation for packaging.

  • Perform sensory analysis of various products prior to packaging.

  • Ensure that the work area is clean and organized, which includes but is not limited to regularly scrubbing floors and working at height to clean process vessel exteriors.

  • Constantly strive for improvement by looking for ways to make things better, safer, faster or by reducing costs.

  • Operate pallet jacks and forklifts as needed for the movement of packaging materials.

  • 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

  • Ability to work rotating shifts, including nights and weekends as required.

Environmental Conditions:

  • Working in hot and cold temperatures

  • Working on uneven surfaces and wet conditions

  • Handling hazardous chemicals

  • Working around noisy machinery


You'll love being part of our crew

Find out why

Our core values

1. Be a Pro

Reliable and dependable • Take action and see it through • Lead by example • Think before you react

Danielle Tesauro Crew Page

Danielle Tesauro

Whether she is behind the bar or in the Brewtique, Danielle comes in for her shifts with nothing but enthusiasm and patience and doesn’t hesitate to get the job done or assist customers no matter how busy it can get.

2. Be Direct, Honest & Respectful

Be objective, not personal • Listen first • Value other people’s time

Jason Dvaluespage

Jason Dunston

Jason stepped up to address issues that were bothering him in a Direct, Honest, & Respectful manner. Not only was he a total pro doing it, he also made suggestions to Make It Better moving forward! Thanks for setting such an awesome example, Jason!

3. Foster Creativity

Give your intuition a chance • Try something new • Share ideas and communicate openly • Embrace change

JP Thomas

JP Thomas

Shoutout to JP for his work on the Blueberry Cobbler! When Brian was trialing flavors, he ended up at a bit of a crossroads. JP made a suggestion to add another flavor that we had in stock from a one-off and it turned out amazing! The beer tastes awesome! Thanks for fostering creativity, being resourceful, and making it better, JP!

4. Be a Good Neighbor

Give back and create positive change • Help others • Turn caring into doing • Be empathetic, reliable, and accessible

Danielle Brasch Crew Page

Danielle Brasch

Thank you to ODB & her fiance/honorary Brew Crew Member, Mike! They took time out of their weekend to help some of our Brew Crew members dig out from the blizzard! Thank you both for being Good Neighbors not just to the Brew Crew but to the whole community!

5. Work Safe, Work Smart

See something, say something • No shortcuts • No one is above safety

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Zach Tomlin

Zach used his skill and knowledge of welding to attach handles to our grain mill and Make It Better. This was not only a great help in regards to using the machine, but it makes using the mill much easier to Work Safe, Work Smart. Thanks Zach!

6. Make it Better

Be curious • Constant improvement big and small • Accept and give feedback; we can all get better

Casey Mc Bride

Casey McBride

Casey took extra time out of her already busy schedule to figure out how to use data from our social, ads, and digitial marketing avenues to create excel sheets with charts so that we can see trends virtually. This saves a ton of time trying to set everything up individually and how we can continue to replicate this success. Thanks for always Making It Better, Casey!

7. Have Fun

Celebrate the wins • Take what you do seriously, but not yourself • Make friends

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Tasting Room Team

Huge shoutout/kudos to the Tasting Room team who decorated/prepared for Floral Friday. Everyone had great spirit, wore awesome floral gear, and made the Tasting Room look and feel like a tropical vacay - with a blizzard only hours away!