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We are Good George Brewing. We brew the best beer and Cider in NZ. We also hire the best people.

We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking people who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?

Reporting to the Production Manager at Good George Brewing, the Packaging Manager will be responsible for day to day management of Packaging team. This position will be responsible for in-specification packaging of all production bottling, canning, and kegging, ensuring the end product is ready on time, as needed by our sales team, to sell to very thirsty customers!

Primary job responsibilities will include:

Supervising up to 6 team members in a fast-paced packaging environment

Develop and manage a Packaging Team that is focused on safety, quality, efficiency, and a high level of performance.

Maximizes output by reducing downtime through effective management of packaging changeover, equipment maintenance, and breakdown time.

Maintain a clean work environment, elevating safety, quality, recycling, and housekeeping standards for all Operators throughout the Packaging areas.

Measure line efficiency and current practices to develop and implement improvements.

To be successful in this position, you will have the following:

Food/Beverage or other production experience is essential

Technical experience with packaging equipment or similar packaging systems and ability to fix it on the fly!

Shop Floor supervisory/leadership experience, balanced with getting your hands dirty on a daily basis

Highly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a ‘get-it-done, can-do’ approach to running a team

Strong communication, interpersonal and team building skills

Demonstrated ability to be successful in a collaborative team environment

Able to impact and effect positive change with a flexible, open-minded, positive approach

Competent in using Microsoft Office

Most importantly, you must have the right attitude, a desire to learn and make you mark on our business…… and lastly and most importantly, have a passion for GOOD beer!