Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is seeking a quality focused, experienced, safety driven craft beer loving Off-Centered Packaging Supervisor to join our growing Packaging Team of 14; spanning 3 very busy shifts. Under general supervision of the Packaging Manager, and working closely with fellow packaging supervisor, you’ll work hard to ensure our healthy beer efficiently flows into bottles, cases and kegs on schedule and on time! You’ll handle ordering of all packaging materials and champion working with vendors on quality issues as they arise. Your awesome personality will come in handy when collaborating with the brewing and maintenance teams to ensure our yummy beer is ready for packaging per the schedule, at the highest quality standard while ensuring all packaging machines are consistently ready to run and are properly maintained. You’ll ensure production is accurately and fully documented for timely reporting and thorough recordkeeping. You will create, communicate, train and maintain accurate and current SOP’s for all packaging positions and packaging programs. You’ll be the champion for departmental efficiency, quality, safety, recycling and cleanliness initiatives! And most importantly, you’ll provide leadership by example as well as select, train and retain a staff of superior performers. You’ll get to do a lot of other stuff too and have fun doing it in our off-centered environment, all while making sure our tasty beer makes it into kegs and bottles!
The qualified candidate will have a Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university, preferably in Operations Management, Engineering or Business Administration; with 3 years related experience in beverage/food processing. Supervisory experience in a packaging/production environment is a definite plus. You must be a great communicator, who is able to build rapport and camaraderie both inter- and intra-departmentally. You should have a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency, constantly evaluating work practices in the spirit of improvement. You must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and occasionally maneuver 200lb kegs as needed. Must be able to twist/turn, reach over shoulders and stand/walk on a continual basis. Forklift certification or experience is a plus; ability to become Dogfish Head forklift certified is required. Must be open to a flexible work schedule, general days Monday – Friday, working any shift necessary. Occasional weekend may be required based on production needs.
Dogfish Head offers competitive compensation including bonus potential, 401K company match, a fabulous health care package to include health/dental and FREE beer!
Qualified, interested and dynamic individuals should please submit their cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes without cover letters will be hard pressed for consideration.Help keep busy HR folks sane, no phone calls pretty please. Proud to be an EOE.