Jobs at Land-Grant / Lead Packaging Operator

Land-Grant Brewing Company is seeking a Lead Packaging Operator to join our packaging team. We are a growing production craft brewery and taproom in the Franklinton neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio. We recently expanded our production capacity and are looking for dedicated individuals to join our team. The love of craft beer is a must.

Position: Lead Packaging Operator
Job Type: Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt with Benefits
Location: Columbus, Ohio
Reports To: Brewery Production Manager
Level: Entry

  • Draft a weekly team schedule using tools provided
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the canning line and keg filler and peripheries (depalletizer, Paktech applicator, etc.)
  • Maintain order and cleanliness of the packaging area
  • Order standard materials needed for packaging and ensure inventory is adequate for upcoming schedule
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently with the Brewery Production Manager and packaging team members daily and through weekly meetings
  • Ensure efficiency, accuracy and high team morale by leading the packaging team through example and positive communication
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for packaging
  • Work with lab technician and brewers to meet all Quality Standards by running analytical tests before, during, and after packaging
  • Follow and enforce all safety procedures and provide support documentation as needed
  • Ensure all Good Manufacturing Practices are followed
  • Other duties as necessary, including those in other departments
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time, and perform repetitive physical tasks
  • The ability to lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Forklift certification or ability to achieve certification within allotted time period after hire (Training will be provided)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong mechanical and technical troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Solid interpersonal skills (Previous leadership/manager experience a plus)
  • Previous brewery (specifically canning/kegging) or manufacturing experience a plus

Please fill out the form below to apply for this position.

Lead Packaging Operator Application

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