Packaging - Utility Operator
ABITA BREWING CO Covington, LA Hourly

The Utility Operator essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Vacation relief when required.
  • Assist with line changeovers at the packer.
  • Assist with Lunch and breaks.
  • Fill glue buckets
  • Daily in-process cleaning around the perimeter of line and Pasteurizer discharge.
  • Pulls caps/wraps needed for daily production.
  • Return any dry materials not needed to the proper pallet in the proper bay and spot check daily to be sure everything is in the proper bay.
  • Assist with hand-packing as needed.
  • Assist with rework on labeler and packer as needed.
  • Clean pasteurizer screens once each day.
  • Empty down bottle baskets returning good bottles to the line and disposing of damaged bottles.
  • Empty and rinse glass collection cans and empty dumpster when full.
  • Take cardboard to the compactor and empty trash.
  • Assist with end of shift cleaning in any area where needed.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Standing for long periods of time (up to 10-12 hours per day).
  • Lifting heavy materials (up to 50 lb shoulder high).
  • Constantly ducking under conveyors/equipment.
  • Climbing ladder.
  • Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, and climbing, some twisting, bending and stooping, scrubbing, sweeping, moving full trash containers, hoses, buckets, operating floor-cleaning machinery and climbing on and off forklift as needed.
  • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc).


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.

Abita Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABITA BREWING CO is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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