Lead Canning Line Operator

Do you have an interest in craft beer, a mechanical aptitude and a hands on attitude? We have the perfect role for you. East Coast Canning is a mobile beverage canning company that packages beer and other beverages Australia wide. We are currently seeking a dependable, hardworking individual to lead canning runs. This position offers hands-on training and growth opportunities for the right person.

Job type: Full-time


The Lead Canning Line Operator is responsible for all aspects of operating a canning line. This role requires you to:

  • Master the ins and outs of operating a CODI canning line
  • Troubleshooting beverage conditions and mechanical issues
  • Extensive cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment
  • Participating in, and enforcing quality control, efficiency, and accurate statistical tracking
  • Preparing reports
  • Following safe work procedures to safely and efficiently operate heavy packaging machinery
  • Working closely with all client staff from owners to pack-off staff

Role Description:

We understand that you may never have seen a mobile canning line before, we are a relatively new company and are the first mobile canning operation in Australia. There are a lot of the duties you can learn on the job, however, we have discovered the following attributes are perfect for this role.

  • Previous brewery or packaging experience
  • People skills: this role requires working with a number of stakeholders in a constantly moving environment. Excellent people skills is important to smooth operations.
  • Mechanical aptitude: Our machines have busy schedules and often need parts replaced, troubleshooting and work arounds while on site.
  • Physical fitness: Mobile canning requires strength, coordination and endurance. It is a very physical role with long hours on your feet. Set up and pack-down require moving the canning line into place.
  • Flexible schedule: Our clients sites are your workplace. This means that your week is entirely dependent on the schedule and can involve long days and overnight trips.
  • Work ethic: we are proud of our work and our clients product and have found that a positive attitude and a keen attention to detail are vital for this role.


  • We have found that this role is often well suited to those who have worked in packing roles.
  • An interest in craft beer and knowledge in how it is made is very useful for this position.
  • Understanding of production brewery equipment.

Work Environment:

Work environments vary according to the job however the employee is frequently exposed to:

  • Moving mechanical parts
  • Loud noise

Occasionally exposed to:

  • High and low temperatures
  • Small working areas

Physical demands include:

  • Ability to continuously stand or walk
  • Ability to bend, squat and lift frequently
  • Ability to lift up to 25kg
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion functions in support of canning line operations

Travel requirements:

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


  • Driver’s licence

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to info@eastcoastcanning.com.au or use the form below