Senior Manufacturing Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-557666
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
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We are looking for someone to join our Packaging Team!

Performs packaging activities efficiently and safely, incorporating quality in every bottle, keg, can and case within company specifications and schedules. Position will rotate shifts to ensure all shifts are at the same level of Knowledge.

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

  • Run all packaging machines throughout the shift, leading 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 work orders to ensure we capture required work.

  • Train and support the development of the operators which will include but not limited to: 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.

Associate’s degree from an accredited college. At least 5 years of directly related experience and/or training in a high speed manufacturing environment, preferably beverage packaging (beer, soda, milk, water); or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous bottle, can or keg filling experience is preferred. Must have strong mechanical and troubleshooting aptitude and understanding of packaging equipment and experience performing changeovers on equipment. Ability to lead teams is necessary. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). Inductive Automation Ignition program (SCADA), Service Now and AX knowledge is a plus.

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.