The Packaging Shift Lead will supervise a team in various packaging functions, operating the bottle filler, canning line, and kegger, as well as directing CIPs and preventative maintenance. This role is responsible for managing daily operations of the line they are assigned to including staffing and team supervision — making decisions that aid in efficient, quality production of products. The Shift Lead will coordinate day-to-day work with the Packaging Management Team. You will be accountable for your work and must follow safety brewery guidelines, SOP’s, and cleaning procedures.
SchedulingCreate weekly shift staffing schedule based on vacation schedule.
Confirm proper packaging mix and packaging materials (PakTechs, Crowns, Lids, Keg Collars, etc.) based on BBT volume before kegging/filling of product.
Maintain an up-to-date snapshot of all BBT’s at all times to allow for fluid transfer of information to rest of packaging team on shift.
Training Coordinator/SOP CreationCoordinate Master Training Matrix to ensure employees on shift are trained in and efficient manner.
Work with employees on shift to designate who needs to be trained on which tasks.
Develop and/or update SOPs for tasks associated with master training matrix. Reciprocate these changes to Packaging Manager.
Shift Report Responsible for creating shift report each day for respective shift.
MaintenanceWorking with the team to communicate issues to maintenance.
Submit work orders.
Production Reports Responsible for compiling data from each run and entering it into Excel, printing the report, and getting information to the Packaging Manager.
The completed report includes:
QA/QC Sheet, Pallet Tickets recorded, BBT paperwork, Packaging Run Sheet.
Ensure Daily/Weekly/Monthly tasks are upheld per shift.
Supervise a team of 7-10 individuals.
Meet with Packaging Management Team weekly.
Utilize employees on shift to maintain clean workspace.
Delegate tasks when downtime happens on production floor.
Triage requests from packaging employees on shift.
Work to decrease downtime on production floor.
Assist on machines as needed.