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Packaging Operator

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-708459
    • Job Location: Vista, CA
    • Location: Greater San Diego
    • Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for an amazing Packaging Operator to join the Mix Pack team!


As a Packaging Operator, you will perform packaging activities efficiently and safely, incorporating quality in every case within company specifications and schedules.  Must be able to work any shift in a 24 hour period.

Essential Duties:

  • Maintain packaging lines, including starting and stopping of equipment.

  • Effectively communicate to Warehouse personnel any and all goods which will need to be returned back to inventory if / when not used.

  • Maintain quality requirements in accordance with company standards.  Responsible for reporting all quality defects or issues/concerns.

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

  • Perform package change-overs on equipment as required. Use of hand tools to perform change-overs.

  • Read and understand basic ruler / tape measurements for equipment set ups.

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on equipment as needed.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting on equipment as needed.

  • Load corrugate, glue pellets, ink, stretch wrap, etc. into appropriate machines.

  • Watch flow of packaging materials into appropriate machine. Clear jams if necessary.

  • 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

  • Report any major defects or quality issues to the shift lead or supervisor.

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

  • Ability to fill gaps at our main production facility in Escondido, CA when needed.

  • Understand and follow safety rules including safe lifting practices and safe machine operation.  Personal Protective Equipment is to be used where required.

  • Housekeeping:  maintain general housekeeping in all areas of production, including the break rooms and rest rooms.  Bale plastic, cardboard and contaminated bottles/cans/kegs when needed; dispose of materials when needed. Keep work area clean at all times.

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

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

  • Handle chemicals according to proper safe handling procedures

  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Education: High School diploma or GED

  • Experience: Previous bottle, can or keg filling experience is preferred. Previous forklift experience preferred.

  • Computer Skills: Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. Ignition program and AX knowledge is a plus.

  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Forklift certification preferred but not required

  • Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.


Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required