Packaging Manager & Cellar Worker - 2 jobs open at Bear Republic

Bear Republic Brewing Company - Cloverdale CA

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PACKAGING MANAGER: Bear Republic is looking for a full time Packaging Manager to help guide our packaging team. Leading us in canning, bottling and kegging our brews. By working and playing together we extend our family and build a team. If you are looking for a new position with a history, willing to work hard, take on a challenge now and then and help strengthen/build a team...this is the right place for you!

The Packaging Manager is responsible for managing and efficiently running a comprehensive packaging department, packaging supervisors and staff. This includes system and operations development, staffing, training, production scheduling, inventory, material ordering, and reporting. The Manager is responsible for supervisor and employee communication, motivation and morale within the department. We operate up to 24 hours a day, up to 7 days a week and the position holder is responsible for managing all packaging shifts and subsequent supervisors and coordinating those efforts with other departments to meet production needs. SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.

CELLAR WORKER: The Cellar is a great place to start if you love beer and want to work with folks who love beer too! The Cellar Person will be responsible for performing cellar operations and duties. The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure BRBC beers are dry hopped, fined and transferred according to brewery S.O.P’s (Standard Operating Procedures) while maintaining a clean work environment. SEE OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE DETAILS.

•  Salary DOE
•  Paid Vacation
•  Paid Sick leave
•  401(k) with matching
•  Health care
•  Dental care
•  Vision and life insurance
•  Employee discounts
•  Employee Assistance Program

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•  Prioritizes and fosters culture of safety first, quality second, and efficiency third.
•  Builds strong team cohesion through ability to listen, learn, and coach.
•  Develops packaging schedule and ensures raw materials are in the plant as needed.
•  Works closely with Facilities Manager and Maintenance team to prevent/diagnose potential problems and maximize equipment up-time.
•  Have a strong working knowledge of the operational equipment.
•  Ensures staff are effectively and safely executing their job duties and operating equipment according to SOPs by providing training, formal standards and checklists.
•  Trains and certifies forklift operators for packaging department and other departments as needed.
•  Maintain accurate inventory, production and efficiency reporting using tools such as ERP software.
•  Maintain consistent quality of packaged beer and enforcement of sanitation measures based GMPs.
•  Ensuring that our finished product leaves the brewery looking professional to the consumer.
•  Candidates must be 21 years of age or older.
•  5 years related Packaging Line experience, including supervisory experience.
•  Understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Food Safety standards
•  Demonstrate a strong work ethic. Organized and detail oriented.
•  Effectively give and receive feedback. Offer new ideas and lead initiatives to implement them.
•  Adaptable to changing priorities, and ability to work well under pressure.
•  Bring passion and excellence to everything we do.
•  Support a continuation of making Bear Republic a great workplace.

•  Dry-hopping and fining beers.
•  Cleaning, sanitizing tanks, & cellar equipment.
•  Performing transfers through a centrifuge.
•  Performing weekly material inventories.
•  Maintaining a clean workplace while safety upholding quality standards.
•  Maintaining accurate and legible written and electronic records.
•  Understanding uses of all chemicals and following OSHA standards.
•  Demonstrated interest in craft beer.
•  Related work experience preferred.
•  Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
•  Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
•  Strong attention to detail and quality.
•  Forklift certification or willingness to obtain a must
•  High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
•  Must be over 21 yrs. of age (for Quality Control).

Bear Republic Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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