Packaging Assistant (Norwood, MA)

Castle Island is looking for a motivated full-time Packaging Assistant to join our Norwood, MA brewery’s packaging operation. We’re a rapidly growing brand specializing in cans and draft, and need a durable and reliable individual to help with all aspects of packaging. You’ll work closely with the Packaging Lead and production team to ensure that a consistent, high quality product is the only thing we ship. If you’re mechanically inclined, understand the importance of quality, and enjoy working in a lively team environment, then we’d love to chat.

Things you’ll do on an average day:

  • Work with Packaging Lead and QC Tech to ensure packaged product meets all QC standards
  • Operate depalletizing, filling, and packing equipment, including keg washer and racker
  • Perform QC checks, including regular CO2 and dissolved oxygen measurements
  • Keep packaging area clean and organized
  • Miscellaneous production/operations/marketing tasks, as required

Things this job requires (and a few we’d really like):

  • Must be reliable and prompt
  • Bonus points for craft beer packaging experience and knowledge of Wild Goose can fillers
  • Additional points for proven ability to proficiently operate a forklift
  • Ability to consistently lift 55 pounds and maneuver 160 pounds with assistance
  • A strong interest to learn operation of packaging equipment and controls
  • Undivided attention to details, both big and small
  • Accurate and detailed record keeping
  • Physically able to be quick on your feet all day
  • Proper handling of hazardous materials and operation of complex moving machinery
  • Willingness to participate in company events and promotions both at and outside the brewery
  • Must be at least 21 years old


  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with employer contribution
  • 401K plan
  • Paid time off
  • Generous shift beer policy
  • Recurring retail shop stipend
  • Discounts on Castle Island merch

Please email resume and cover letter to with the subject line “Packaging Assistant (Norwood, MA)” (no phone calls or drop-ins please).


Castle Island believes in an inclusive world – and workplace – where people are excellent to each other. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nationality, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, is totally welcome to join our party.