Senior Packaging Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-557665
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA
      Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sacramento
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
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***Position is based in Escondido, CA***


We’re looking for someone with leadership and/or management experience who’s motivated, dynamic and comfortable leading and managing teams to achieve packaging targets and minimize process loss. Always looking at the bigger picture and not just their 8 hour shift. Performs packaging activities efficiently and safely, incorporating quality in every bottle, keg, can and case within company specifications and schedules.

This is shift work position:

  • 3rd shift Sunday to Thursday 9pm to 5:30 am
  • 2nd shift Monday to Friday 1pm to 9:30 pm.  

Essential Duties:

  • Run all packaging machines throughout the shift, leading and managing the rotation of employees through various work stations.
  • Promote a positive, team based attitude while encouraging regular production in a safe and timely manner.
  • Leading the packaging team to Benchmark OEE!
  • Using Ignition platform to data mine big hitters to OEE and to work with Shift Supervisor to create Service Now work orders to address these big hitters to OEE.
  • Creating SOP’s to ensure Change Overs / Conversions are followed and are repeatable and sustainable.
  • Creating check sheets to document proper machine settings and to document when a change management request (CMR) to those settings need to be made.
  • Working with Shift Supervisor, Planner/Scheduler and Packaging Manager to create the most efficient way to run all of our beers efficiently; while minimizing process loss and ensuring on time delivery to our customers.
  • Ensure proper shut down of equipment, CIP and sterilization of release lines.
  • Complete all appropriate production documentation and sampling
  • Working with the Brewing and Quality Control departments to ensure industry and company standards are met.
  • Working with Maintenance department to ensure SOP and maintenance schedules are adhered to and improved upon. Writing service now work orders to ensure we capture required work.
  • Train and support the development of the whole team, from Operator 1 to Tech 2 operator. This will include technical skills, intermediate maintenance skills and leadership skills to name a few.
  • Display a positive attitude and logical approach to assigned tasks and unexpected challenges.
  • Ensure a clean, sanitary, and “showcase brewery” work environment all of the time.
  • Understanding of 5S.

  • Education: Associate’s degree from an accredited college
  • Managerial and team leading experience is a must.
  • Ideal candidate must have + 5 years’ experience with bottling, canning and kegging equipment
  • Expert level experience with the following Krones equipment: Bulk Depal – Glass and Cans, Krones Pressure Sensitive Labeler with Servos, Khs Innofill Filler – 84 valve bottle filler, Krones Can Filler – 36 valve can filler, Ferrum Seamer – 5 head seamer, Krones Vario Line – Glass and Cans,Krones PalletizerComac Keg Line
  • Computer Skills:
    • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
    • Inductive Automation Ignition program (SCADA)
    • Microsoft Dynamics AX (ERP)
    • Service Now program to write word orders
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  Krones/Khs certificate training of completion is preferred