Packaging Technician

Come join the Rowdy Mermaids.

At Rowdy Mermaid, we believe in the power of sustainably sourced, functional plant medicine. We meld art with science to produce easy-to-drink, delicious, family-friendly Kombucha and Sparkling Tonic beverages infused with functional botanicals, herbs and mushrooms. We’re obsessive about ensuring every ingredient has a purpose and every flavor creates a refreshingly rowdy experience. We honor nature, lean into science, daringly push boundaries, and aim to be neighborly with our geographic and virtual communities. We are proudly based in Boulder, Colorado.

Rowdy Mermaid is seeking a Packaging Technician to join the Rowdy team based at our Boulder, CO office.  This position is responsible for a wide range of tasks and responsibilities with the purpose of securing the output of our number one product: Non-alcoholic kombucha.  Because Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha operates a Food Manufacturing facility and has a responsibility to strictly adhere to FDA cGMPs and SOPS all employees must be dedicated to maintaining a clean, safe, and sane workplace.  All employee’s of Rowdy Mermaid Kombucha must help the company build a culture of respect and have a mindset of continual improvement. For packaging, this translates to, but is not limited to, the following tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Canning Kombucha
  • Kegging Kombucha
  • Cleaning Kegs
  • Communicate with managers regarding any issues
  • Keep accurate records
    • Maintain production logs
    • Maintain inventory logs
    • Maintain cleaning logs
  • Understanding of canning line operations
    • Ability to troubleshoot common canning line issues
    • Know the cleaning schedule of the canning line as well as all other packaging equipment
    • Understand and help in preventive maintenance 
  • Understand all general brewery and packaging specific SOPs 
  • Understand cGMPS for the Rowdy Mermaid facilities, especially where packaging is concerned
  • Operation of forklift, pallet jack, pumps, filters, hoses, and any equipment related to packaging in a safe manner
  • Maintain overall cleanliness of production facility 
    • Understand chemical regimes and processes for all cleaning procedures 
    • Maintain order of all packaging equipment and materials including but not limited to cans, cases,, labels, and pallets
    • Know and maintain weekly/monthly/quarterly cleaning schedules for packaging equipment 
    • Proper storing of equipment 
  • Help provide a positive atmosphere for production staff
  • Help in all factory audits
  • Gain an understanding of the kombucha brewing process
  • Gain and maintain an understanding of company values
  • Be an advocate for the brand 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods as needed 
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs on a regular basis
  • Must maintain a positive attitude

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Packaging line experience - Carbonated beverage packaging highly preferred
  • Passion and experience with functional chilled beverages and CPG
  • Has a love for natural products, keeps pace with the industry, and champions brands
  • Experience with a high-growth emerging brand

BENEFITS

  • Participation in company’s Health Insurance (Employer pays 100% of employee with options for family), Dental, Vision and Pet Insurance.
  • 401K coming in 2023!
  • 2.8 weeks of Holiday Pay
  • RTD Eco pass
  • Boot allowance - $80.00 towards qualifying work boots
  • PTO - 3.33 hours are accrued per payroll giving an annual total of 80 hours for the year 
  • One free birthday day in the month of your birthday

Salary

$17.00 - $18.00 /hr  Starting wage

 

Submit resume to careers@rowdymermaid.com

 

**Please note that this is an FDA facility and facial piercings, makeup, perfumes, etc are not permitted on the production floor. Wearing of hairnets, long pants and safety toed shoes, as well as personal cleanliness and uniforms are strictly enforced.**