Fortress Nutrition

It is an exciting time at Fortress Nutrition! As we continue to grow rapidly, we are expanding our high-speed canning/beverage and dry powder production capabilities. We offer competitive pay rates and opportunities for career growth within our organization. If you have a passion for the food & beverage industry and enjoy working in a dynamic, fast-paced production environment, we strongly encourage you to apply today!


Job Title: Canning Line Operator (1st Shift)
Standard Hours: 6:00am-4:30am, Monday-Friday (Standard 50 Hour Weeks)


Job Summary: Working as part of the Canning/Beverage Operations team and under the supervision of the Beverage Manufacturing Manager, the Canning Line Operator is responsible for operating the high-speed canning/beverage production line equipment and creating, producing, and packaging products while collaborating with their team of peers.


What You Will Do:

  • Set-up, operate and maintain all packaging equipment, including filling, seaming, and packing equipment to ensure quality and efficiency of product output.
  • Troubleshoot issues as they arise on any of our high-speed canning machinery, which includes filling, seaming, and packing.
  • Responsible for documenting all canning line and repack QA checks for accuracy.
  • Notify Maintenance Technician of equipment and other mechanical issues and necessary repairs as they arise.
  • Safely, efficiently and effectively work to attain department and company goals and objectives.
  • Adhere to safe work practices, follow GMPs and maintain sanitary conditions to ensure that equipment and product quality is maintained at all times.
  • Perform all duties with strict attention-to-detail to ensure product is packaged properly and efficiently, meeting all client requirements and standards.
  • Perform physical inventory of packaging materials; notify supervision of needs in a timely manner.
  • Communicate all production-related concerns and matters to the Shift Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


What We’re Looking For:

  • HS Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 1-year experience in food or beverage manufacturing is strongly preferred
  • Previous experience working in a bottling and canning facility is preferred
  • Ability to work overtime and some weekends to support business need
  • Must be punctual and reliable, and work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to solve problems and work both independently and collaboratively with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal; able to properly communicate within a team environment
  • Must be able to work in and foster a team-oriented “Safety First” environment
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; talk or hear; reach above shoulders; use hands to finger, handle, grasp, pinch or touch objects, controls, tools or equipment; kneel, crouch and use foot/feet to operate machinery
  • Occasionally required to lift, carry, move, push or pull materials, product or equipment up to 50 pounds; bend at the waist; climb or balance
  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to ten (10) or more hours in a single shift


Why Fortress Nutrition – Check out our Benefits & Perks!!

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Package
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Double Time Pay For 50+ Hours Per Week!
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • HSA Plan Option with Quarterly Company Contribution
  • Company Paid Life & AD&D Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(K) Plan with Company Match & Aggressive ROI
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • $1,500 Referral Bonus – Uncapped!
  • …and more!!!


To apply for this position, please email your resume directly to


Fortress Nutrition is an equal opportunity employer.