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Packaging Shift Leader – Winston-Salem, NC

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Reports to: Packaging Supervisor
Department: Brewery

Position Summary: Packaging shift leader is responsible for all activities associated with bottling/kegging from start-up to clean-up. Makes minor repairs and assists with periodic maintenance of packaging equipment. Responsible for monitoring quality control during operation. Oversees staff on the shift.

Position Responsibilities:

  • CIP filler before and after running per SOP’s
  • Maintains records
  • Oversees and directs staff on shift
  • Adheres to enforces company policies
  • Operate and make adjustments to labeler
  • Operate and make adjustments to box making equipment
  • Operate and make adjustments to code dater
  • Operate and make adjustments to bottle rejecter
  • Perform quality assurance checks
  • Bottles finished product
  • Troubleshoots packaging equipment
  • Assembles packaging materials
  • Moves product from bottling line to cooler
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) to ensure quality control
  • Other duties as required

Position Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS word and excel
  • Problem solving skills; ability to identify and preform corrective action
  • Attention to Detail; ability to pay attention to minute details
  • Technical Skills; ability to understand and operate complex machinery and systems
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Valid drivers’ license
  • Solid communication skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Activity

  • • Carrying • Writing • Bending • Stooping • Grasping
  • • Standing • Twisting • Sitting • Lifting • Walking
  • • Kneeling • Reaching overhead • Crouching • Filing documents
  • • Communicating with customers and co-workers • Using telephone and fax machines

Physical Requirements

  • Lifting/pulling/pushing up to 55 pounds frequently
  • Lifting/pulling/pushing up to 165 pounds on occasion
  • Working on your feet for over 8 hours a day
  • Moving around in a tight space
  • Working in extreme temperatures
  • Working with hazardous materials in cleaning
  • Working in a loud production environment
  • Must have depth perception and be able to distinguish basic colors

Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements

  • Must be able to see and hear clearly
  • Must be able to see less than 20″ away and a distance of more that 20 feet
  • Must have use of side vision
  • Must be able to read and distinguish small print.

Foothills Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.