Packaging Manager – Sleeping Giant Brewing - Denver

Sleeping Giant Brewing Company is on the hunt for a Packaging Manager! This leadership position, will continue building a highly skilled team in bottling, canning, and kegging team tasked with safely packaging world class beer to achieve SGBC production goals. Experience with high-speed packaging lines is a must; particularly with rotary counter pressure can filler/seamers. This hands-on position will be expected to lead by example and excel at work and leadership as well.

Craft beer experience is preferred but any relevant beverage industry packaging experience will be considered.

• 3+ years relevant experience in a Packaging leadership role required, 5+ years preferred
• Lead and direct the performance of the Packaging team across two shifts, holding all employees accountable to SGBC standards of Safety, Quality, Productivity, Cost Control and Working Relationships
• Excellent management skills and proficiency in motivating others to accomplish goals
• Develop trustworthy communications with Contract Clients and Packaging Material Vendors.
• Follows all company hiring procedures and leads the panel interview & selection process for the Packaging team.
• Leads in the coaching, discipline and termination of directly reporting staff members
• Conducts performance assessments for reporting staff
• Work closely with the Brewing, Warehouse and Maintenance Teams
• Expert in rotary counter pressure can filling required
• Expert in bottling strongly preferred
• Comprehensive knowledge of kegging and all back-end packaging equipment for cans and bottles
• Experience with Orchestrated Beer (ERP) a big plus
• Experience with CIP processes and packaging quality control equipment and metrics
• Ability to lift 30 lbs repeatedly
• Experience with scheduling, planning, staffing, and coordinating production schedules
• Ability to both write and follow SOPs
• Packaging equipment troubleshooting skills strongly preferred
• Demonstrate and promote ownership attitude within the department and company- wide

Compensation Package
Compensation for this position is commensurate with experience and includes:
o Base salary plus annual employee profit sharing program
o Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
o Health, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance benefits
o 401(k) plan with company match

Please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining why you are interested in Sleeping Giant Brewing Company to with "Packaging Manager" in the subject line. This is an immediate job opening with applications being accepted until June 21st.

Thanks for looking and have a great day!