Packaging & Cellar Lead

  • Full Time
  • Austin

Website hisignbrewing Hi Sign Brewing

Independent Craft Brewer

Hi Sign Brewing is an independent craft brewery located in East Austin.

Duties will include:

-Safe and efficient operation of brand new Wild Goose 2-head canning line and all ancillary equipment (Ska depalletizer, PL-501 labeler, Videojet date coder etc.)
-Ensure proper handling of beer from tanks to packaged cans and kegs.
-Record CO2 levels prior to canning runs
-Properly carbonate Brite Tanks and record all levels prior to canning
-Set up and tear down all equipment post-run
-Monitor and record seaming specs, maintain proper specs and SOP
-Perform and manage all preventative maintenance for all packaging equipment
-Manage packaging materials inventory and communicate when orders should be placed
-Timely communication when spare parts / misc. supplies are needed
-Effectively communicate and work directly with Head Brewer and production team for timely packaging of beer into kegs and cans to ensure no bottlenecks
-Create repeatable SOP for operating of all packaging equipment
-Inspect the quality of packaged product and assure it is fit for distribution
-Accurate and timely record keeping including but not limited to QC specs, finished goods counts, low fill counts, QC inventory, and materials waste
-Apply design thinking and implement efficient ways to package product and operate canning line
-Keep packaging area clean and organized.
-Clean kegs and organize for packaging
-Transfer beer from fermenters to brite tanks
-Working in confined spaces, lifting repeatedly, moving up to 165 pounds and climbing ladders repeatedly.
-Working with dangerous chemicals while following Standard Operating Procedures and Policies
-Operating forklifts, pallet jacks and hand trucks
-Assisting Head Brewer with any potential projects or tasks

Ideal Candidate must possess:

-Mission-driven mindset towards team goals and accomplishing tasks
-Team player with a growth mindset towards learning and professional growth
-2+ years experience operating a canning line
-Experience repairing, adjusting, swapping parts and troubleshooting canning line
-Can work effectively in an autonomous environment to accomplish tasks
-Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
-Must be at least 21 years of age
-Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Computer skills and EKOS software experience a plus
-Forklift certification a plus 

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