Shift Manager Lead

San Juan Seltzer is a high-growth leader in the spiked seltzer category. The company has recently invested in a state-of-the-art filling and packaging system and seeks a Shift Manager to oversee the day-to-day operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the entire canning and packaging system. The system includes a 20-head counter-pressure filler, a water deaerator, an in-line batching skid and carbonator, an intermittent-motion tray packer, an intermittent-motion cartoner, an end-of-arm tooling robot, and a large conveyance system. This role will be responsible for leading the packaging team through day-to-day production runs and the execution of the daily, weekly, and monthly production schedule.

Role Responsibilities & Expectations:
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced “team-first” and “safety-first” environment.
  • Lead all packaging line initiatives as directed by the Production Manager and Brewing Team.
  • Oversee the filling and packaging team to ensure products are completed on-time and in-spec.
  • Fill in on the line for filler operators, packaging machine operators, and line workers as needed.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and perform maintenance as needed.
  • Ensure QC and safety procedures are adhered to throughout the shift.
  • Keep meticulous records of production quantities, machine maintenance, production materials, etc.
  • Other tasks as required.
Required Skills & Experience:
  • 3+ years of production experience, preferably in a beverage alcohol environment.
  • Leadership experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience operating filling and packaging equipment, preferably in a beverage alcohol environment.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving capability.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Must be able to be on your feet for 8+ hours per day in a warehouse environment.