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Packaging Associate

Straightaway Cocktails

Portland, OR

Job Description:

-Assist Packaging Lead in executing packaging operations during scheduled shifts
-Follow good manufacturing practices and production standard operating procedures
-Coordinate with Warehouse lead to fulfill orders for shipment
-Follow setup and shutdown procedures
-Perform and record tracking data, including fill checks, daily production totals, and start/stop times for key performance indicators
-Assist in tracking & maintaining inventory levels
-Operate forklift and other equipment according to safety standards
-Assist in new hire training by positively reinforcing successful performance and giving timely feedback as needed; with candor and empathy
-Develops positive relationships with team by understanding and addressing individual motivation, needs and concerns
-Perform clean in place procedure for packaging equipment
-Following safety protocols and proactively work to mitigate potential safety risks
-Support the protocols set for improvements to the production space: cardboard recycling, plastic film recycling, etc.; Implement recycling and trash protocols; day to day protocols/responsibilities.
-Properly dispose of waste materials according to Straightaway policy, including for recycling, composting, and hazardous wastes
-Learn Straightaway’s sustainability highlights and develop talking points for sharing them with customers
-Effectively manage water and energy use to reduce Straightaway’s environmental impact

-1-2 years experience in a beverage manufacturing/packaging environment preferred
-Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly changing work environment
-Willingness to work a flexible schedule
-Strong mechanical and problem-solving skills
-Ability to maintain a clean work environment
-Physical requirements: Must be able to bend over, twist, kneel, stand for the duration of a shift, lift 45 pounds, and maneuver 300 pounds repeatedly
-Proper handling of hazardous materials and operation of complex machinery
-Must possess excellent communication skills

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

If you have any questions about job duties not specified on this description that you are asked to perform, you should discuss them with your immediate supervisor.

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Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Tuesday, April 2nd
Type of Work:
Full Time
Job Level:
Entry Level

Contact Information:

Straightaway Cocktails
Chris Navarro