Assistant Packaging Manager
Pelican Brewing Company
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Pelican Brewing is an established brewery and a hallmark of the Pacific Northwest brewing community. Our locations in Pacific City, Tillamook and Cannon Beach are all in beautiful small towns on the North Central part of the Oregon Coast.
Pelican Brewing has won more than 400 national & international medals (https://pelicanbrewing.com/awards) for world-class beer. Pelican also has won global accolades by winning the highly coveted GABF Brewery/Brewpub of the Year (x3), World Beer Cup Champion Brewery (x4), and Australia Champion Brewery (x5 – 3 years consecutive). Attention to detail and a spirit of uncompromising excellence is a hallmark of our culture.
The Assistant Packaging Manager for the production brewery in Tillamook, OR will have knowledge of modern packaging equipment and processes, preferably rotary beer canning. You will assist in leading our packaging department, driving and optimizing our packaging operations for our new high-speed rotary canning line will be complete in March of 2019.
Expectations. You will provide Leadership, Management & Accountability for 3-5 packaging employees. Train, schedule and supervise packaging staff. Work with Operations & Packaging Managers to create an effective preventative maintenance schedule on all key brewery equipment, and maintain, manage and reconcile packaging material inventories.
Experience. You will need experience with advanced rotary packaging/canning equipment, and knowledge a strong knowledge of packaging operations. Experience in running a rotary beer canning operation would be great. We are looking for a person with 2 years of proven leadership and supervisory experience and knowledge of industry safe work practices.
Day to Day. You will communicate effectively with brewery and cellar staff to insure efficient production runs & changeovers. You will assists QA department with QC checks on packaged products while operating the line. You must ensure that production & QA/QC records are updated daily, and setup, startup, change-over & CIP daily. You are also responsible for consistent communications and conducting line meetings with staff.
Your Skills. You must be very organized, have the ability to communicate effectively with the staff, and have strong interpersonal and team building skills. Troubleshooting of all packaging equipment and Forklift & order picking skills are beneficial.
About you. You are highly effective at managing multiple projects at the same time and solving problems. As a leader you are able to motivate and coach others. You must be a self-starter and be proactive, open minded and a positive approach.
Education. You must have at least a 2 year technical degree, or an associate degree in an applicable technical field, or 2 years applicable experience in a related field.
Physical: You must be able to work standing and walking for up to 8+ hours per day and able to lift up to 50 lbs.
Pelican Brewing Company is committed to supplying a broad range of exceptional products to our customers. Customer service is always our first priority. We therefore ask all our employees to be flexible and agreeable and do what is required on any given day to meet customer or company needs.
This is a full-time, salaried position and it is expected that the position will require 40-50 hours per week.