Craft Beer Enthusiasts - Packaging Technician

Iron Heart Canning Company - Sterling, VA


Iron Heart Canning, a mobile canning company that packages beer for many of the region's top craft breweries, is seeking a dependable, hardworking individual to lead canning runs. The position offers hands-on training and tremendous growth potential for the right candidate.


All aspects of operating a beer packaging line, including:

  • Mastering the ins and outs of operating a Wild Goose 250 canning line
  • Troubleshooting beer conditions and mechanical problems
  • Extensive cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment
  • Prepping truck with supplies prior to canning run
  • Enforcing quality control, efficiency, and accurate statistical tracking
  • Working closely with brewery owners, head brewers, and all brewery staff


If the following describes your skill set, we’d love to hear from you:

  • You have previous brewery or packaging experience
  • You enjoy working with your hands and have the mechanical aptitude to troubleshoot and repair equipment on site
  • You are a self-starter who takes pride in his/her work and goes the extra mile to get a job done right
  • Your people skills are top notch
  • You are customer driven and results oriented
  • You already know that long, irregular hours are commonplace in the beer industry
  • Traveling daily to breweries throughout the region sounds like a cool perk to you
  • Not only is craft beer your beverage of choice, but you’re also well-versed on beer volume calculations and production brewery equipment

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:

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk
  • Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion functions in support of canning line operations
  • Ability to pass a DOT physical and motor vehicle driving record review

Travel Requirements:

  • Ability to travel 4-5 days a week
  • Occasional overnights are expected

Iron Heart Canning Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Packaging: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Required)