Packaging Manager

Northern United Brewing Co

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Position Overview: Packaging Manager

The Northern United Brewing Company Packaging Manager is responsible for operating and maintaining multiple packaging lines, overseeing the packaging Crew, and packaging a variety of products at the highest level of quality.  The Packaging Manager position is a full-time position with an advanced level of experience and responsibility. This position is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and improving systems in a working manufacturing environment with an emphasis on employee safety as the top priority. Successful candidates must demonstrate a high degree of motivation, accept responsibility for process outcomes, as well as show flexibility to work hours outside of their primary schedule.

Responsibilities include:


Forms, maintains, executes, and communicates preventative maintenance plans and schedules

Performs emergency and non-planned maintenance to avoid disruptions in production.

Maintains spare parts, equipment inventories.

Knowledge and understanding of CO2, and compressed air systems.

Ability to participate in the commission, install, and educate others in the operation of new equipment and procedures.

Proactively provide maintenance and recommend upgrades to our operations and facility that will maximize productivity, avoid/minimize downtime, and prolong the life of installed assets.

Ensure work and projects are completed efficiently, and within budget.

Ability to coordinate and facilitate support from manufacturer and vendor partners.

Must work well in a team-oriented environment and have excellent communication/interpersonal skills.


Mechanical Skills

Determines root cause of equipment failures and recommends procedural and/or system modifications to prevent repeat occurrences.

Ability to accurately diagnose the source of failures and either make or facilitate repairs to all mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and electronic systems.

Ability to examine malfunctioning pumps and other rotating equipment to locate damage or wear.

Diagnose, repair, and overhaul automatic control valves, sensors, positioners, actuators, basic electrical AC/DC troubleshooting and related systems.

Ability to troubleshoot and replace control components to include photo eyes, motor starters, variable speed drives, encoders, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, motors, and other line control devices.

Demonstrate ability to validate the operation and reliability of all repairs before being recommissioned to production.


Our Company Culture

Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs).

Properly wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and follow all safety and company policies.

Comply with all brewing and quality assurance policies and procedures.

Work effectively with all members of the brewing, packaging, warehouse, sustainability, office, and quality teams.

In the event of process irregularities, demonstrate an ability to take decisive action that leads to resolution, while abiding by sound Food Safety principles.

Supporting and promoting Northern United Brewing Company core values and purpose.



At least 1 year of experience in a Food & Beverage Production and Packaging

Solid written and verbal communication skills.

Organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task is a must.

Friendly, positive, confident, and engaging attitude.

Demonstrated safe working habits, and ability to work in confined spaces.



Salary based on experience.

Paid vacation.

Food and beverage discounts.

Opportunities to attend industry-based events and professional development.

Health and dental benefits.


Please contact:

Ron Jeffries

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