Packaging Lead

Victory Brewing Company - Parkesburg, PA (30+ days ago)2.8

Full-time

Packaging Lead, Victory Brewing Company

Now is your opportunity to join a growing and thriving organization that is revolutionizing the craft brewing industry. Victory Brewing Company is looking to hire a Packaging Lead for our brewing facility in Parkesburg, PA.

Victory Brewing Company was founded in 1996 and is owned by Artisanal Brewing Ventures, the 13th largest craft brewing company in the United States. Victory Brewing is recognized in the industry for innovation in craft brewing, and is committed to producing the highest quality product. Our brand mission is centered on quality, flavor, and innovation. With our reputation for our diverse portfolio of innovative beers that embody the spirit of American craft brewing, coupled with sales distribution in over 35 states, our mission is to be the largest craft brand in all of our core markets.

Victory Brewing Company is looking for World Class Candidates who share our appreciation for quality beer and who want to join World Class Organization.

Position Summary

Packaging Leads are packaging equipment experts in their assigned area, and are highly functional in multiple areas. Packaging Leads must work safely at all times. They will ensure efficiency, product quality and drive continuous improvement. Packaging Leads function as a member of Packaging Team, which is directly responsible for the efficient production of quality packaged beer in the required quantities and time. They operate and changeover specified machinery in their assigned area in the prescribed amount of time. Packaging Leads are responsible for the Packaging Assistants and must have the skill set to perform the tasks of Packaging Line Assistants in the area as needed. This job requires strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills to support department goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the basic/routine running of the kegging, bottling, and canning line fillers, cleaning equipment and perform in accordance with all routine SOPs and specifications.
  • Keeping the lines running, e.g. keeps bottle filler/labeler in production and oversees the assistants in box shop.
  • Loading of packaging material, clearing jams, resetting faults.
  • Basic changeovers.
  • Perform quality checks and escalate deviations from expected results.
  • Maintaining area GMP’s.
  • Complete basic preventative maintenance (e.g. lubrication, observation, etc.) and enter corrective work order requests into eMaint (CMMS).
  • Conformance to all area LOTO and safety procedures, including wearing of PPE and reporting any safety hazards.
  • Report safety incidents immediately to the shift supervisor or designate.

Key Competencies

  • Drive for Results
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Manual dexterity
  • Action Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Continuous Improvement

Requirements

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Problem solving skills
  • Understand how counter pressure fillers operate
  • Understand how labelers operate
  • Safety & safe work practices
  • Knowledge of food safety, GMP’s, HACCP
  • Operational experience
  • Packaging and process experience

Physical Requirements

Candidate should be able to lift at least 30lbs from ground level and should also be able to move 165lbs. of kegged beer from one location to another. Candidate should be physically capable of standing for long periods of time and able to kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl.

Disclaimer

This Job Description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties.

Victory Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Beverage Packaging: 2 years (Required)
  • working on (1st,2nd,3rd) rotating shifts: 2 years (Preferred)