The Regional Lead is responsible for the operational excellence and success within their specific region. Coaching, training, mentoring, inspiring, and managing the local staff is a vital aspect of this role. Responsible to drive the employee morale and company culture in the region. They are also responsible to manage, adhere, and enforce Iron Heart’s operational best practices, operational procedures, quality control procedures, and high standard of operations in their region. The role will include a mixture of functions encompassing managing the region operationally and acting as Lead Operator for a canning operation.

Lead Operator
Perform all functions related to acting as a Lead operator of a canning operation:
Mastering the ins and outs of operating a Wild Goose 250 canning line
Troubleshooting beer conditions and mechanical problems
Extensive cleaning and sanitizing of the equipment
Prepping truck with supplies prior to canning run
Enforcing quality control, efficiency, and accurate statistical tracking
Working closely with brewery owners, head brewers, and all brewery staff

Regional Lead
Coordinate with job scheduler and logistics to organize the region’s upcoming canning schedule.
Responsible to schedule staff to effectively accomplish the canning schedule.
Responsible to organize the material and consumable logistics for each job on the region’s canning schedule, preparing for each job in advance.
Accountable for the success of each canning line in the field every day, and full understanding of what is happening on the ground at each job:
Proactive daily check into each operation active in the field after they have dialed-in
Daily check-in with the head of operations to provide a status or any issues that need to be addressed.
First line of contact for technical support or troubleshooting from each crew. Responsible to escalate to the divisional head, tech expert or head of operations as necessary.
Weekly catch up with each operator
Direct follow up with any operator who raises an operational or cleanliness issue via job report or other form of communication. If a canning line has a cleanliness or operational issue, it must be addressed prior to being sent to another job.
Responsible for oversight and enforcement of all checklists:
Equipment maintenance and cleaning list with enforceable targets
Operational supply lists that must be maintained with each operation
Operating toolbox list
Backup parts lists that must be maintained with each operation
Backup parts list that must be maintained at the company level
Truck maintenance list, including cleaning and washing
Generally responsible to ensure the continual success and top notch operational status of each machine and operation in the region
Bi-weekly inspection of each operator/machine
Review and approval of operator/assistant hours logged
Responsible to coordinate with tech expert on walkthrough and onboarding procedures for all first-time customers
Attend each new customer canning run


Great attitude and willingness to learn
Exceptional communication skills
Mechanically inclined
Willingness to work as a team player, as well as independently
Brewery or packaging experience
Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent preferred

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of conditions at job sites including loud noise, high and low temperatures and small working areas. Physical demands:
Ability to continuously stand or walk
Ability to bend, squat, climb stairs and lift frequently
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally
Ability to perform repetitive motion functions in support of canning line operations
Ability to pass a DOT physical and motor vehicle driving record review

Travel Requirements:

Ability to travel 4-5 days a week
Occasional overnights are expected

Iron Heart Canning Company, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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