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Manor Hill Brewing Packaging Manager
Job Function: Packaging Manager Schedule: Full-time, Non exempt Salary: Based on Experience
Manor Hill Brewing is seeking a Packaging Manager who brings a high level of responsibility and dedication to the position. This leadership position will head our packaging operation on our CODI canning line and occasional special projects bottle filler, while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards. A successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with the Operations Director and Brewery Leadership and manage a cross-functional team with a safety and quality first mentality, be organized, practice sanitary packaging procedures, carry out preventive maintenance, follow quality control protocols, have a strong mechanical aptitude and be an exceptional problem solver.
The Packaging Manager will also be responsible for QA/QC of canning operations to ensure the product meets required specifications for proper fill weights, seam integrity, DO, pressure and carbonation, and be able to make the required adjustments of packaging equipment to meet specifications.
This is a full-time position within our production facility. The Packaging Manager oversees all packaging activities, maintenance and proper function of equipment and operating staff covering canning, bottling, equipment maintenance, and packaging supplies inventories. At current production levels.
Duties & Responsibilities:Planning/Scheduling
Work with Operations Director & Brewery Leadership to coordinate the packaging schedules for the brewery.
Review efficiency and consistency of packaging operations to determine what changes can be made to improve operations.
Operate, troubleshoot, clean and maintain all packaging equipment.
Lead packaging team members with a focus on safety, quality, and efficiency.
Track and Monitor finished goods inventories
Ensure compliance with operational policies and safety standards to ensure the health and wellness of team members and cleanliness of equipment
Responsible for maintaining beer quality throughout the packaging process.
Maintain QA/QC equipment and accurate data logs of analyses
Understand production systems and diagnoses sources of machine failure to make necessary repairs.
Provide support to Shipping & Receiving, Maintenance and Brewing departments as needed. Establish metrics and reporting as needed to identify opportunities and drive improvement. Assess Packaging departments' performance against standards and objectives
Assist in communicating key performance indicators and other pertinent data to packaging team members
Create and implement a maintenance plan for all packaging related equipment
No weekend and or evening work is required
3+ years in beer packaging or related industry Knowledge of the fermentation process
Passion for the art and science of brewing
Strong mechanical aptitude required
Must have excellent communications skills
Ability to work in hot/cold and wet environments
Ability to lift at least 50 lbs
Attention to detail, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment
Ability to lead the packaging crew by example, delegate duties as needed, and make difficult decisions when necessary
Provides positive leadership throughout the organization.
Experience with a canning-line is required, preferably a Codi
Ability to lift 50+ lbs regularly
Proficient in EKOS Brewmaster a definite plus!
Ideal Candidate has the following traits:
Outgoing Positive Attitude Open minded
Able to keep calm under pressure Problem solving skills
Willing to go the extra mile Sense of humor