Packaging Supervisor

Russian River Brewing Company

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The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. 

Manage and operate all bottling line, keg racker, and supervise packaging staff
Work safely and demonstrate cooperation with co-workers
Have a passion for quality beer and quality workmanship
CIP tanks and equipment and assist with brewery cellar operations as needed
Cleaning and sanitation
Coordinates/schedules temporary workers for bottling days
All work to be completed with an eye towards low Total Packaged Oxygen
Make mechanical repairs to bottling and kegging equipment
Work with and report any mechanical issues to maintenance manager
Work with lab staff in regards to QC/QA protocols relating to the packaging line and beer
Maintain preventative maintenance schedules for all equipment
Create and maintain SOPs for all equipment
Operate a fork lift safely
Conducts annual performance reviews of packaging staff with Production Manager 

This position will be responsible for supervising and leading a small packaging team and temporary workers. 

Effectively managing one’s own time
Excellent communication skills
Work calmly under pressure
Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
Listen and understand information and ideas as presented
Communicate information and ideas through speaking and writing so others will understand
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace
Provide guidance and direction to subordinates, including setting standards and monitoring performance
Work as a team member 

Previous operation of a bottling line is a must with at least two years’ experience running a bottling line
Prior supervisory experience ideal
Possess a mechanical aptitude to repair packaging equipment
Must be serious about safety, quality and cleanliness
Fit in with our passionate and hard-working team
Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
Must be at least 21 years of age
Position may require occasional weekend and/or evening work

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to do the following:

Much of the work consists of conveying information verbally. While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to stand and/or sit for long periods of time and walk; use fingers, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands; talk and hear; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, twist, bend and crouch. The employee must occasionally lift or carry up to 60 pounds and manipulate and/or move up to 155 pounds, including tipping full kegs via a tipping station. Use of arms above the shoulder is sometimes required. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Requires manual dexterity and ability to quickly move hand(s), hand with arm, grasp, manipulate or assemble. The employee operates a motor vehicle/forklift. 

We offer group medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k with matching. Also included is vacation time, holiday pay, beer discounts and a fun work environment!

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