We Are Currently Hiring for the Following Positions:

Canning Line Technician

West Coast Canning – Vancouver, BC

Start:
September 2018
Compensation: Competitive wages; full-time

West Coast Canning is seeking a hardworking and reliable individual to fill the role of Canning Line Technician. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as we continue to expand the canned craft beer market across North America, while gaining valuable experience working in the craft beer industry. The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, passionate about craft beer, detail oriented and looking to grow and take on larger roles as business expands.

Responsibilities: 
As a canning line technician, you’ll serve an important support role for the lead canning line operator. Tasks include:

  • Setting up and taking down equipment at the start and end of canning runs
  • Mixing sanitizing chemicals during canning runs
  • Weighing filled cans to ensure they contain the proper amount of beer
  • Working the depalletizer to provide the canning line with a steady supply of cans throughout the day
  • Extensive cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment
  • Working closely with the lead operator to learn the canning line and eventually be able to work interchangeably during the day with the lead operator and/or run your own canning line

Requirements: 
If the following sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you:

  • You have previous warehouse, brewery or packaging experience
  • You have the mechanical skills to troubleshoot and repair equipment on site
  • You take pride in your work and go the extra mile to get a job done right
  • You have good people skills, are customer driven and results oriented
  • You already know that long, irregular hours are commonplace in the beer industry
  • You’re able to work on your feet for long hours and lift/move heavy objects
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Forklift experience or license is an asset

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of conditions at job sites including loud noise, high and low temperatures and small working areas. Physical demands include:

  • Staying on your feet for lengthy 12-hour shifts
  • Dragging pallets, pushing the canning line into place, climbing stairs and lifting equipment frequently – as well as countless other physical tasks
  • Performing repetitive motion functions in support of canning line operations

 

Travel Requirements:
Every week is different, depending on the breweries scheduled. Long hours and overnight stays are common. Travel requirements include:

  • A flexible schedule
  • The ability to travel 4-5 days a week
  • Staying overnight for out of town canning runs

 

About Us: 
West Coast Canning is Canada’s first mobile canning company that provides craft breweries (cideries and wineries) with a full-service packaging solution so they can focus on making great beer. Our mission is to have fun with our customers, to be seen as a part of their team, and to be the cleanest and most reliable mobile canning service around, helping our customers expand their market opportunities to reach new consumers and markets.

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Shrink Sleeve Technician

West Coast Canning – Vancouver, BC

Compensation: Competitive wages; full-time

West Coast Canning is seeking a hardworking and reliable individual to fill the role of Shrink Sleeve Technician at our production facility in Vancouver, BC. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as we continue to expand the canned craft beer market across North America, while gaining valuable experience working in the craft beer industry. The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, passionate about craft beer, detail-oriented, and willing to work daytime and evening shifts as required.

Responsibilities:
As the Shrink Sleeving Technician, you support the Shrink Sleeve Lead on a day-to-day basis, applying shrink sleeve labels to blank aluminum cans which will then be used on our mobile canning lines or shipped directly to breweries. Tasks include:

  • Preparing blank aluminum cans for daily shrink sleeve production runs
  • Operating de-palletization and re-palletization equipment as needed
  • Executing quality control practices on finished product
  • Working closely with the lead operator to learn the shrink sleeve line, eventually being able to work interchangeably during your shift
  • Preparing finished product for shipping
  • Warehouse activities including, but not limited to organizing inventory, accepting deliveries, maintaining and preparing equipment
  • Packing and loading brewery materials
  • Shrink sleever machine troubleshooting and preventative maintenance as required

Requirements:
If the following sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you:

  • You have previous warehouse, brewery or packaging experience
  • You have the mechanical skills to troubleshoot and repair mechanical equipment on-site in a timely manner
  • You take pride in your work and go the extra mile to get a job done right
  • You understand the importance of meeting deadlines and communicating clearly with both co-workers and customers
  • You are highly organized and take pride in knowing all facets of our business
  • You have good people skills, you’re customer driven and results-oriented
  • You already know that long, irregular hours are commonplace in the beer industry
  • You’re able to work on your feet for long hours and lift/move heavy objects
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract
  • Forklift experience and license or willing to obtain

About Us:
West Coast Canning is Canada’s first mobile canning company, providing craft breweries (cideries and wineries) in BC and Alberta with a full-service packaging solution so they can focus on making great beer. Our mission is to have fun with our customers, to be seen as a part of their team, and to be the cleanest and most reliable mobile canning service, expanding our customers market opportunities to reach new consumers and markets.

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Office Administrator

West Coast Canning – Vancouver, BC

Position: Office Administrator/Marketing Assistant

Start: Fall 2018

Compensation: Competitive wages + benefits; full-time

West Coast Canning is seeking a hardworking and reliable individual to fill the role of Office Administrator at our production facility in Vancouver, BC. This is an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as we continue to expand the canned craft beer market across North America, while gaining valuable experience working in the craft beer industry. The ideal candidate is someone who is a team player, extremely organized, detail-oriented and looking to grow and take on larger roles as business expands.

As the Office Administrator, you play an important support role to the various positions and departments at West Coast Canning including:

  • Maintaining an organized office environment and general office duties including mail processing and ordering operations supplies requested
  • Booking travel and accommodations for mobile canning line crews and tracking per diems
  • Responding to general business enquiries and forwarding to the appropriate contact
  • Some A/P and A/R functions (entering invoices, paying regular suppliers, bank deposits, etc)
  • Preparing monthly expense reports from visa statements for accounting purposes
  • HR & Payroll support as required
  • Various data entry

Requirements:

If the following sounds like you, we’d love to hear more:

  • You have previous office administration experience in a fast-paced and exciting environment
  • You have experience with Sage Accounting Software, Microsoft Office and/or Payworks Payroll
  • You take pride in your work and go the extra mile to get a job done right
  • You understand the importance of meeting deadlines and communicating clearly with both co-workers and customers
  • You are highly organized and take pride in knowing all facets of our business
  • You have good people skills. You’re customer driven and results-oriented
  • You have a valid Class 5 driver’s license and a clean driver’s abstract

About Us:

West Coast Canning is Canada’s first mobile canning company that provides craft breweries (cideries and wineries) with a full service packaging solution so they can focus on making great beer. Our mission is to have fun with our customers, to be seen as a part of their team, and to be the cleanest and most reliable mobile canning service that expands our customer’s market opportunities to reach new consumers and markets.

We have a lot of fun around the office, because let’s face it, our business is beer cans. We have a softball team, awesome WCC swag, have frequent staff barbeques and the fridge is always well stocked from our awesome customers.

If you like craft beer and want to break into a fast-growing industry full of awesome people, please email your cover letter and resume to the email address affixed to this posting.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Vancouver, BC

Required experience:

  • Office Administration: 1 year
  • Administrative: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Drivers License (Class 5)
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Can Sales Specialist

West Coast CanningVancouver, BC

About Us: 
West Coast Canning is Canada’s first mobile canning company that provides craft breweries, cideries and wineries with a full-service packaging solution so they can focus on making great beverages.  Our mission is to have fun with our customers, to be seen as a part of their team, and to be the cleanest and most reliable mobile canning service around, helping our customers expand their market opportunities to reach new consumers and markets.

Compensation: competitive salary, bonuses, and benefits package; full-time

Start: Fall 2018

West Coast Canning is seeking a motivated and reliable sales professional to fill the role of can sales specialist. This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding sales team as we continue to drive growth in the canned craft beverage market across Canada. The ideal candidate is a goal-oriented team player that enjoys creating relationships and connecting with people. Experience or interest in the craft beer industry is also an asset.

Responsibilities: 
As a sales specialist, you’ll serve as a key player on the sales and marketing team, in addition to providing support to the management team. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Engage in sales activities focused on increasing printed, blank, and sleeved can sales
  • Pro-actively seek new sales opportunities through prospecting activities
  • Respond to incoming inquiries in a timely fashion
  • Prepare quotes upon request, based on customer’s business needs
  • Coordinate orders with West Coast Canning suppliers
  • Represent West Coast Canning at industry events, trade shows, and conferences

Requirements: 
If the following sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you:

  • You have 2-3 years of previous sales experience (beverage industry a bonus)
  • You are proficient in Microsoft Office and G Suite. Salesforce experience an asset
  • You have excellent people skills and are customer driven
  • You already know that long hours are commonplace in the craft beverage industry
  • You work well on your own or in a team setting
  • You take pride in your work and ensure it is completed to the highest level
  • You hold a valid class 5 driver’s license, and a clean drivers’ abstract

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to scenarios which require adaptivity, problem solving and effective communication. The employee will need to travel for sales calls, client visits, and trade shows. Physical demands include:

  • Early starts and long days
  • Driving extended periods of time (1-6 hours)
  • Standing extended periods of time at conferences and events

Travel Requirements: 
Travel requirements vary week to week. Expect to be on the road once a month, with local appointments a few times a month. Long hours and overnight stays are common. Travel requirements include:

  • A flexible schedule
  • The ability to travel out of town 3-5 days a week, 6-8 times a year
  • Staying overnight for out of town trips
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