Packaging Manager

Manor Hill Brewing


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Manor Hill Brewing Packaging Manager

 

Job Function: Packaging Manager Schedule: Full-time, Non exempt Salary: Based on Experience

Manor Hill Brewing is seeking a Packaging Manager who brings a high level of responsibility and dedication to the position. This leadership position will head our packaging operation on our CODI canning line and occasional special projects bottle filler, while maintaining the highest quality and safety standards. A successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with the Operations Director and Brewery Leadership and manage a cross-functional team with a safety and quality first mentality, be organized, practice sanitary packaging procedures, carry out preventive maintenance, follow quality control protocols, have a strong mechanical aptitude and be an exceptional problem solver.

 

The Packaging Manager will also be responsible for QA/QC of canning operations to ensure the product meets required specifications for proper fill weights, seam integrity, DO, pressure and carbonation, and be able to make the required adjustments of packaging equipment to meet specifications.

 

Job Summary

This is a full-time position within our production facility. The Packaging Manager oversees all packaging activities, maintenance and proper function of equipment and operating staff covering canning, bottling, equipment maintenance, and packaging supplies inventories. At current production levels.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

Planning/Scheduling

Work with Operations Director & Brewery Leadership to coordinate the packaging schedules for the brewery.

Review efficiency and consistency of packaging operations to determine what changes can be made to improve operations.

 

Packaging

Operate, troubleshoot, clean and maintain all packaging equipment. 

Lead packaging team members with a focus on safety, quality, and efficiency.

Track and Monitor finished goods inventories

Ensure compliance with operational policies and safety standards to ensure the health and wellness of team members and cleanliness of equipment

Responsible for maintaining beer quality throughout the packaging process.

Maintain QA/QC equipment and accurate data logs of analyses

Understand production systems and diagnoses sources of machine failure to make necessary repairs.

 

Other

Provide support to Shipping & Receiving, Maintenance and Brewing departments as needed. Establish metrics and reporting as needed to identify opportunities and drive improvement. Assess Packaging departments' performance against standards and objectives

Assist in communicating key performance indicators and other pertinent data to packaging team members

Create and implement a maintenance plan for all packaging related equipment

No weekend and or evening work is required

 

Job Qualifications:

3+ years in beer packaging or related industry Knowledge of the fermentation process

Passion for the art and science of brewing

Strong mechanical aptitude required

Must have excellent communications skills

Ability to work in hot/cold and wet environments

Ability to lift at least 50 lbs

Attention to detail, and ability to multitask in a fast-paced production environment

Ability to lead the packaging crew by example, delegate duties as needed, and make difficult decisions when necessary

Provides positive leadership throughout the organization.

Experience with a canning-line is required, preferably a Codi

Ability to lift 50+ lbs regularly

Proficient in EKOS Brewmaster a definite plus!

 

Ideal Candidate has the following traits:

 

Outgoing Positive Attitude Open minded

Able to keep calm under pressure Problem solving skills

Hard working

Willing to go the extra mile Sense of humor

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