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Stone Brewing Co. Packaging Operator in San Marcos, California

Job Descriptions:

About Stone

Stone Brewing is the ninth largest craft brewery in the United States. We brew badass beers on both coasts at our breweries in Escondido, CA and Richmond, VA, and create amazing experiences at our bistro and taproom locations. We’ve enjoyed an incredible 26 years of following our passion, and we are in search of people who are also passionate about pursuing their craft to join Team Stone.


As a Packaging Operator, you will perform packaging activities efficiently and safely, incorporating quality in every case within company specifications and schedules. This includes bottling, canning and warehousing.


  • Understand and follow safety rules including safe lifting practices and safe machine operation inside a warehouse environment.

  • Manually load equipment, cases, and hand-stack pallets.

  • Occasionally build and load wraps, boxes, and trays by hand.

  • Safely operate cardboard and plastic bailer.

  • Accurately complete and update information forms and logs. Track and log inventory through use of a hand scanner.

  • Maintain quality requirements in accordance with company standards; accurately filling out inspection sheets based on overall production quality. Responsible for reporting all quality defects or issues/concerns.

  • Ability to work in all assigned areas of packaging; perform relief duties when required.

  • Perform package changeovers on equipment as required. Use of hand tools to perform changeovers.

  • Load corrugate, labels, bottles/cans, carriers etc. in appropriate machines.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment with regards to cleaning and clearing them of debris and materials. Assist maintenance with machinery repair or other tasks as needed.

  • Watch the flow of materials, i.e., cans/bottles/boxes/trays, etc. into an appropriate machine.

  • Ensure that all equipment is on and functioning properly prior to starting a run.

  • Must do visual inspection of boxes to ensure proper box/tray is used and the graphics on the box/tray are acceptable. Must ensure proper coding is on the bottle, cans and boxes/trays.

  • Monitor machines while running. Check to see that all bottles and cans are packed into boxes and on pallets correctly.

  • Ensure that all packaging equipment and the packaging area is completely 100% clean and sanitary, ready for the following day’s production.

  • Operate forklift in safe and efficient manner. Stage/move/load/unload materials.

  • Handle chemicals according to proper safe handling procedures

Required Experience:


  • 1 year of increased responsibilities in related technical/mechanical position in a production environment preferred

  • Previous forklift experience preferred

  • Must have mechanical aptitude

  • Must be able to regularly lift up to 50 lbs

Stone Brewing Benefits & Perks

  • Comprehensive Health Insurance, 401K, and Bonuses for Eligible Team Members

  • Personal Beer Benefits and Team Member Discounts

  • Benefit programs supporting Financial Wellness, Health & Wellness and Career Development

Stone Brewing is an equal employment opportunity employer. Stone Brewing seeks to build a culturally diverse staff where differences are valued and respected. Women, minorities, individuals with various abilities, veterans, LGBTQ+ and intersectional individuals are encouraged to apply.

Keyword: Packaging Operator (Vista)

From: Stone Brewing Co.