We Are Currently Hiring for the Following Positions:

Seasonal Shrink Sleeve Technician

West Coast Canning – Vancouver, BC

Start: May 2018
End: September 2018
Compensation: Competitive wages; full-time; term-position

West Coast Canning is seeking a hardworking and reliable individual to fill the role of Seasonal 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.

As the Shrink Sleeve 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

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.


Please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@westcoastcanning.com

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