Packaging Lead

Maui Brewing Co

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Position:  Packaging Lead

Location:  Brewery, Kihei, HI

Reports to: Packaging Supervisor

Manager: Director of Brewery Operations

Job Description:  

This position is responsible for hands-on leadership and support in performing packaging functions, from set-up to clean-up, organization, and cleanliness of the packaging and warehouse facilities.  

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Ability to perform complete operation of all packaging machinery, including but not limited to: preparations, continuous operation, regular maintenance, troubleshooting, emergency repairs, and daily clean-up and shut-down.
  • Provide guidance and training to packaging personnel in daily operations.  
  • Report progress, challenges, and concerns to supervisor in a timely and professional manner.
  • Display a positive attitude and logical approach to assigned tasks and unexpected challenges.
  • Maintain flexibility with scheduling in regards to production needs.
  • Adherence to and development of SOP’s, ensuring the final product meets all specifications.
  • Display a working knowledge of mechanical and automated equipment, including ability to contact and communicate with staff and/or technicians to effectively address issues.
  • Adherence to Maui Brewing safety guidelines and the ability to recognize and report potential issues. 
  • Ability to perform packaging related QA tasks and understand their relation to product quality. 
  • Display an understanding of the brewing process with focus on important factors in packaged beer.
  • Maintain records and inventories associated with packaged products
  • Display awareness for all brewery operations with consideration to changing priorities.
  • Display a sense of responsibility through assistance of all packaging employees in ensuring completion of departmental duties.

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • Requires experience in brewing, packaging, mechanical operations or equivalent related education to work effectively with all staff.
  • Maintain professional attitude at work and while representing Maui Brewing Co. outside of the brewery.
  • Ability to maintain neat and accurate records.
  • Report ready to work on time.

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift 55 lbs. from ground to shoulder high.
  • Lift 110 lbs. from ground to waist high and moving 150 lbs. along the floor.
  • Climb stairs, ramps, and ladders.
  • Work in small and confined spaces.
  • Work on feet for several hours, including entire shift if necessary.
  • Work safely with chemicals with reasonable safety accommodations.
  • Work in loud environment with basic safety accommodations.


  • Health insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Company matching 401k Plan after one year of employment
  • Eligible for performance bonus per Brewery Bonus Policy
  • Accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) starts at two weeks/year based on hire date

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