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Posted May 18th

Packaging Shift Supervisor

Healdsburg, CA

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Golden State Cider



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Posted May 18th

Packaging Shift Supervisor

Healdsburg, CA






Full Time

About The Position
Golden State Cider is seeking a Packaging Shift Supervisor in our Healdsburg production facility.
Golden State Cider is seeking a Packaging Shift Supervisor in our Healdsburg production facility.

General Responsibilities:

  • Supervises day-to-day packaging operations, trains and supervises all packaging staff
  • Follows and maintains team adherence to SOPs to meet product specifications, and evaluates for continuous improvement
  • Works with Plant Manager in setting budgeted pace goals, optimizing efficiency metrics, and optimizing space usage
  • Responsible for scheduling packaging staff shifts and setting breaks for packaging staff
  • Communicates and oversees execution of internal product movement with a focus on forward planning and accuracy
  • Uses production software to generate and enter completed daily packaging logs
  • Assists in the implementation of  safety programs, and strives to advance good safety practices facility-wide
  • On call availability as needed for issues that may arise during all packaging shifts, including nights and weekends
  • Understands mechanics and operation of all packaging equipment, especially: mechanics of double seam technology, seamer operation, adjusting and optimizing seam specifications, and is proficient in troubleshooting all equipment, and trains staff on these principles
  • Understands and uses production software to collect, report, and communicate data
  • Maintains all materials specifications sheets, and ensures quality materials are being used to produce quality double seams
  • Understands mechanics and maintenance of kegs, manages keg maintenance log, and collaborates with maintenance to keep all kegs operational
  • Works with Plant Manager to schedule and implement packaging equipment preventative maintenance (PM) schedule, and manages spare parts inventory
  • Oversees the execution of pre-packaging run QA/QC protocols and troubleshoots associated variables
  • Collects data and prepares production KPI reports, including: QA/QC metrics, scrap material loss, liquid product loss, downtime lost, production pace budget, and workforce allocations to meet CQI Initiatives
  • Monitors in-run specifications daily on product quality, seam quality, and all consumable materials quality
  • Collects and maintains archived Packaging Reports for compliance and data analysis purposes in Google Drive
  • Collaborates on CQI initiatives, and implements related practices and programs
Skills & Qualifications:
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a related packaging environment, especially in a cidery, brewery, or winery setting, with 2 year of experience supervising or leading a team
  • Direct canning line supervision experience preferred
  • A.S. Degree in applied mechanical science or 8 years of work-related experience. 
  • Proficiency in Google Suite, Microsoft Suite, and ability to learn additional production management programs necessary.
  • Forklift Certification and proven ability to safely operate a forklift, scissor lift, and pallet jack
  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including extended hours and overtime as needed
  • Excellent communication skills, with experience supervising employees in a manufacturing setting
  • Ability to operate independently, or as a leader or member of a team
  • Strong reading, writing, and mathematical skills, as well as mechanical aptitude required
  • Strong and proven work ethic, and ability to multi-task workload
  • Commitment to excellence in an ever-evolving, exciting field of work
Healdsburg, CA