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Packaging Supervisor

companyCity Brewing Co
locationMemphis, TN, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

City Brewing Company – Who We Are

With our roots in La Crosse, WI, we are proud to be North America’s largest co-packager of alcoholic beverages with four locations across the United States. Through our focuses on Safety throughout our facilities, Quality of products produced for our customers, Communication at all levels, Growth of not just our locations but also of our employees in their careers, and Performance with our ability to meet deadlines and goals for ourselves and our customers, we pride ourselves on the brand we have created and continue to grow.

Job Summary

To oversee the start-up, operations and completion of assigned production lines including but not limited to: equipment and operator safety, front line quality control checks, proper supplies, instruction on equipment operations, production reporting, material tests, maintaining/improving line efficiencies, and overall packaging employee related skills.

SHIFT SCHEDULE: PM Shift, 6pm-6am

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure safety procedures are followed by adherence to Company policies.
  • Ensure front line quality check compliance to meet Company quality standards.
  • Ensure priorities are communicated and guidance given to maintenance team assigned to shift.
  • Recommend measures to maintain safe operations, improve production methods, equipment performance and use of equipment to increase efficiency, quality and safety of the department or work crew.
  • Study production schedule to ascertain type and quantity of product, containers to be used, codes, package number, planning sequence of production and other packaging requirements.
  • Analyze and resolve work problems or assist workers in solving work problems.
  • Suggest and initiate plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Initiate personnel actions, such as performance evaluations, and disciplinary measures.
  • Facilitate daily debriefs with the packaging staff.
  • Check and approve hours worked of hourly employees on the lines.
  • Ensure compliance with Internal, Federal, State and local guidelines and regulations including GMP, HACCP, OSHA, FDA and TTB.
  • Check the machinery of the lines for operational readiness and proper setup.
  • Oversee the operations of the lines during production.
  • Direct changeovers to assure proper materials are used, proper amounts are produced and proper codes are used per the BOM.
  • Frequently review the operator quality assurance checks throughout the shift.
  • At shutdown, be present to assure the proper length of run and that all machinery, conveyors, air, CO2, water and chain lube is shut off.
  • Take case counts and record.
  • Make out work orders for repairs or improvements needed on the lines.
  • Supervise training of employees in operations, safety, quality standards, GMP’s and HACCP procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum High School education
  • BA/BS in Business, Mechanical/Electrical Engineering preferred
  • Strong background in people skills and hands on front line supervisory experience preferred in the area of packaging
  • 5 yrs experience in a high-speed packaging environment preferred
  • Selected candidate must be willing to work any and all shifts, and weekends when necessary to cover the needs of the business

City Brewery is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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