Packaging Operator

Boulevard Brewing Company

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SUMMARY



Participate in a team-driven dynamic that values honesty, patience, respect and knowledge sharing. Startup, operate, shutdown, sanitize, changeover Packaging Production equipment in accordance with the Daily Production Schedule. Adhere to all quality procedures to ensure product is “Right the First Time” to maximize barrels per labor hour, minimize re-work cost loss, ensure no upstream or downstream production scheduling delays, and deliver the highest possible quality product to our customers; both internal and external.   



 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES


 

  • Assist in areas of packaging/warehouse duties in accordance with departmental duties and policies to ensure the quality of company products by performing the following duties and possessing the requirements
  • Assist and/ or perform in Bottling Line, 750 ml Bottling line, Can Line, Keg Line, Key Keg/hand racking of kegged beer production and product packaging  
  • Assist and/or perform in the repacking of product
  • Assist and/or perform in all shipping and receiving duties as necessary
  • Keep all work areas clean and organized
  • Adhere to all company safety policies. Notify packaging manager of any safety concerns
  • Assure that you are not attempting to operate equipment on which you are not properly trained
  • Running packaging equipment including setup, changeover, shutdown, and sanitation
  • Assure equipment is well maintained and functioning properly 
  • Perform operator-level maintenance on equipment
  • Notify the packaging lead of maintenance requirements above operator level 
  • Confirm that all machines are locked out and tagged out when being serviced
  • Responsible for notifying the packaging manager if anybody is acting in an unsafe manner
  • Perform quality checks at SKU startup, hourly intervals, and SKU changeovers to ensure the highest quality product is produced and re-work/waste is minimized
  • Correct any nonconforming packaging issues and notify the packaging lead or packaging manager of the issue
  • All operators must be present and ready to perform their duties by the scheduled time and available to work a minimum of 2 hours of overtime if required
  • All breaks must be approved by the packaging lead, and break times adhered to.
  • Inform the packaging lead if the proper materials are not available so production is not interrupted
  • Notify the packaging manager if any items need to be reordered 




KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND ABILITIES REQUIRED



  • Must have a valid driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to operate forklift with hand and foot controls 
  • Ability to continuously lift 25 lbs.
  • Ability to perform changeovers on Bottling Line, 750 ml Bottling Line, Can Line, Keg Line (will train)
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule when necessary
  • Work with integrity and work ethically 
  • Ability to learn basic packaging machinery operation/maintenance/troubleshooting
  • Strong alignment to company culture and values
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently and with limited direction
  • Ability to collaborate and work well with management, peers and across functions
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skill


 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

Standing:                               95%

Walking:                                20%

Sitting:                                  5%

Speaking:                              50%

Hearing:                                70%

Vision Acuity / Reading:          60% 

Tying:                                   5%

Lifting 25lbs:                         Frequently

Lifting Over 40 lbs:                Occasionally

Pushing Up to 50 lbs:             Regularly

Pulling Up to 50 lbs:               Regularly         

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