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Alameda Brewing Co in Portland, OR seeking Packaging Lead immediately

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  • Alameda Brewing Co in Portland, OR seeking Packaging Lead immediately

    Alameda Brewing Co. in Portland OR is seeking to fill the Packaging Lead position immediately.

    The ideal candidate should be outgoing, quality and safety minded, hard-working, and mechanically inclined. Previous experience working with a Wild Goose canning line (or similar) and Meheen 6-head filler is required. Brewing and cellar experience preferred but not required.

    Current responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    The setup, operation, and tear-down of a large format bottle filler, can filler, labeler and all associated equipment
    Accurate record keeping
    Leading all day to day packaging activities
    Maintaining a clean, safe, and organized work area
    QA testing related to the packaging process
    The creation of new and executing on existing SOP's,
    Conducting regular maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs of all packaging equipment
    Adhering to established safety protocol while promoting a culture of safety awareness
    Contributing to an atmosphere of teamwork within the company
    Communicating with the head brewer to ensure the needs of the packaging schedule and quality standards have been met
    Double checking of tank volumes, beer parameters, and scheduling requests related to the day's production needs
    The monitoring of packaging material inventories, issuing orders or communicating said needs to the appropriate individual
    Communicating department concerns, needs, and suggest/implement process improvements.

    Requirements for this position include:

    Communicate effectively
    Detail oriented
    Safely work with cleaning/sanitizing chemicals and in varying environments.
    Able to lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
    Excellent time management skills
    Mechanically inclined
    Hard work ethic and positive attitude
    Effectively multi-task, critically think and have problem solving capabilities
    Calmly manage packaging issues and others to maintain a positive work culture.
    Computer literate/comfortable using MS Office
    Experience driving a forklift a plus
    Work with little supervision

    Materials, Machines, and Equipment Used:

    Semi-automated and manual packaging equipment
    Automated labeling equipment
    Manual pallet jacks and powered forklifts
    A variety of hand and power tools
    Various cleaning and sanitizing agents
    Touchscreen machine controls
    Compressed air or other gases, including C02
    Limited computer use
    Salary and Benefits: full time position, competitive hourly pay and benefits package based on experience and ability

    Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to
    Last edited by Brewermike85; 09-16-2017, 09:45 AM.