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Filling and Packaging Team Captain - Chicago

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Job Summary

Job Type
Job Last Posted
Job posted 16 days ago
Job Role
Packaging Manager
Employer's Industry
Warehouse & Manufacturing, Food & Hospitality
Job Schedule

Job Description

Filling Team Captain
Hopsy is a fast growing tech startup in the craft beer industry. Hopsy supports breweries and connect them to local markets in a new way by providing customers with home delivery of fresh draft beer.

The Filling Team Captain will be a valued team member leading our local filling and packaging program and operation. You will lead the team and be responsible for all aspects of load in, set up, quality, and semi-automatic filling machine operation. The output of you and your teams work will be a high-quality product ready to be sold to our customers. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Hopsy is looking for the right person to join our small growing team. If you have the right experience, positive attitude and hard work ethic but still know how to have fun, enjoy life, and enjoy great beer, this may be the right fit for you. 

Filling Team Captain Responsibilities  

  • Manage and lead by example a small packaging team
  • Maintain an orderly and safe work environment
  • Mobilization, setup, and breakdown of filling and packaging processes
  • Monitoring quality parameters and working to resolve issues promptly
  • Accurate hourly and daily record keeping
  • QA sampling of processes and product
  • Make adjustments to equipment to compensate for variations in beer
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment
  • Contributing to positive work environment through open and constructive dialog
  • Contribute and be receptive to continual innovation and improvements
  • Communicate issues and concerns as they arise with staff and management

Filling Team Captain Qualifications  

  • 1-2 years of beverage manufacturing industry experience or an equivalent level of education and experience
  • Strong record keeping skills, attention to detail, and communication skills
  • Conduct routine maintenance on process equipment
  • Communicate any issues regarding: mechanical operations, beer quality, and safety to a supervisor
  • Ability to follow verbal direction and standard operating procedures
  • Strong mechanical skills
  • Bias towards quality control and safety
  • A full understanding of cleaning and sanitation procedures
  • Manipulating tri-clover clamps, gaskets and valves properly
  • Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, stooping, climbing, bending
  • A positive attitude in a demanding repetitive production environment
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities while focusing on detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Equipment and logistics experience driving a 20+ foot box truck with liftgate
  • A valid ID and a clean driving record
  • Forklift certification a plus

Additional Job Requirements  

  • Must be able to work varying hours and overtime M-F depending upon production schedule
  • Ability to work in hot, cold, and noisy environments
  • Standing on feet all day.
  • Requires frequent physical exertion including lifting of material or equipment (up to 50lbs)
  • Physical work (bending, kneeling, stacking pallets, unstacking pallets, etc.)
  • Working continuously on wet floors and with wet equipment
  • May work at breweries with loud to moderate continuous noise in work area
  • Willingness to work with approved cleaning chemicals in a safe way
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and be on call
  • Some weekends, evenings and holidays during the year will be necessary

Job Type: Full-time, hourly Compensation: Commensurate depending on experience

Benefits: Health, vision, and dental, paid vacation and holidays, and access to discounted product/merchandise We are an Equal Opportunity Employer  

Business Overview

Our Story

Our mission is to grow and sustain craft beer worldwide by connecting breweries with beer lovers who care about drinking fresh, quality beer

Hopsy is a small startup with a big mission. We’re building a community of beer enthusiasts who order fresh draft beer directly from craft breweries to be delivered at home. Neighborhood by neighborhood, we’re bypassing the outdated traditional process and making fresh beer more accessible than ever before.

Team Size

51-100 team members


Culture & Perks

Health Benefits
Paid Time Off
Casual Dress
Mission Driven
Work-life Balance
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