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Packaging Supervisor

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-674331
    • Job Location: Richmond , VA
    • Location: Richmond Virginia
    • Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for a Packaging Supervisor to join the Team!

The Packaging Supervisor coordinates sanitation and operation of all packaging equipment to ensure quality and efficiency. Assist in packaging and sanitation procedures. Must be able to work any shift in a 24 hour schedule.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

*Supervise all packaging operations:

*Maintain consistent excellent quality of packaged beer. Evaluate performance of the operation, and make improvements to procedures, equipment, or work practices to elevate the quality of the packaged beer.

*Represent a strong presence of leadership by being actively involved on the production line during packaging runs and machine change overs.

*Create and maintain packaging production orders to plan packaging schedules efficiently.

*Maintain clean, sanitary and safe packaging systems.

*Provides assistance with the training and development of SOPs and inventory system.

*Maintain and verify inventory of packaging and sanitation supplies.

*Provide continuous process improvement of the packaging and sanitation operations by enhancing existing procedures, developing new procedures, and recommending upgrades in equipment.

*Identify and report maintenance issues.

*Accurately complete and submit all required written reports.

*Participate in improvement projects in packaging including 5S, Lean Manufacturing, Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and cleaning & sanitation projects.

*Ability to host and lead departmental meetings and attend interdepartmental meetings when required.

* Verify the correct material consumption has been recorded after production runs.

*Enforcement of performance and conduct expectations for the team while maintaining accountability.

*Assist manager with regularly scheduled Performance Evaluations for team members.

*In conjunction with other Packaging management, determine staffing requirements, and work to fill those needs.

*Ensure safety compliance for team members.

*Ensures shift Notes are accurate and reflective of the daily shift activities.

*Assist in developing and managing safety training, job training, and cross training programs for team members.

* Provide mentoring and coaching to more junior level packaging technicians.

*Develop team members’ skills to assume greater responsibilities within the organization.

*Review and communicate daily on all safety related topics of discussion.

*Investigate and report out on all safety related incidents and immediate follow up with action items relating to safety issues.

*Maintain clean, sanitary and safe packaging systems

* Ensure team member safety, OSHA, Stone Brewing Co. and other code compliance in all activities.

*Oversee departmental safety training, job training, and cross training programs for team members.




Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes and airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and hearing protection is required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Education: High School diploma or GED required but Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred

*Experience: At least 4 years of related experience and/or training in a high speed manufacturing environment, preferably beverage packaging (beer, soda, milk, or water).Previous Bottle, Can or Keg filling experience is preferred.

*Computer Skills: Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook. Ignition and MicrosoftAX knowledge is a plus.

*Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Lean / 6 sigma certification or experience preferred but not required.

*Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.

*Travel Requirements: Occasional travel required to other Stone locations, events, expos, supplier evaluations, and fellow manufacturing facilities.

Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.