Packaging Line Operator


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Chicago, IL, US 


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Full time



Position Title:

Packaging Line Operator

Job Description:

Location: Chicago, IL
Reports To: Packaging Supervisor & Packaging Manager
Position Type: Full-time Hourly

Great Central Brewing Company (GCBC) is looking for an experienced and talented Packaging Line Operator for our new craft-dedicated contract brewing facility in downtown Chicago.
The Packaging Line Operator is responsible for leading the packaging team in running the packaging line equipment in a safe, efficient and cost-effective manner that delivers on production schedules during a given shift and for training junior operators to work on the line.

Varies by experience. This is a full-time hourly position (40 hours / week) with benefits, including health insurance, that begin after a successful 90-day introductory period. There are opportunities for advancement in an exciting and dynamic production atmosphere with fun, beer-loving folk.

  • Master all packaging line equipment operations including, but not limited to: sterilization, start-up, normal operation, shut-down, changeovers, etc.
  • Perform preventative maintenance based on established schedules; ensuring that daily, weekly, and annual maintenance is performed
  • Have a strong focus on safety, quality and efficiency, while constantly evaluating work practices in the spirit of continuous improvement
  • Have a knowledge of production reporting
  • Perform QC checks on packaged beer and understand bright beer tank (BBT) quality checks and specs
  • Perform BBT cleaning
  • Follow SOP’s
  • Comply with all company policies
  • Train new packaging line employees
  • Communicate effectively and work well with other departments
  • Work towards achieving departmental goals around efficiencies, yields, and cost

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years brewery packaging experience, specifically with high speed rotary fillers
  • Experience following SOP’s
  • Experience with HMI’s and or PLC equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Be an open and good communicator and team player with respect for co-workers, supervisors, and managers
  • Ability to lift up to 55 pounds repeatedly
  • Ability to twist / turn and stand / walk on a continuous basis
  • Ability to work on your feet for over eight hours at a time
  • Ability to work in loud production environments (80+ db)
  • Ability to work with chemicals of varying composition
  • Ability to work in damp / wet areas
  • Ability to work all shifts, additional hours & weekends as necessary

Great Central Brewing Company

Great Central Brewing Company jobs
221 N Wood
Chicago, IL, United States

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