Packaging Lead

Rogue Ales

Newport, OR, USA

Full time

Oct 2

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Rogue is an open, inclusive company committed to fostering a diverse, equitable workplace.

At Rogue our mantra is Dare, Risk, Dream. This is an attitude that comes from relentless curiosity and a drive to question, create and inspire. A DIY spirit runs through everything we do and make. We aren't afraid to think big, get messy and risk it all when it comes to creating authentic, innovative products that we are passionate about.

Rogue is an open, inclusive company committed to fostering a diverse, equitable workplace.

Job Overview

The Packaging Lead is responsible for the efficient and safe operation of all associated equipment with the assigned packaging line in addition to management of all personnel assigned to that line. Packaging Lead communicates needs to Techs that work at various stations on the packaging line. The Lead completes all packaging paperwork and communicates with other shift Leads regarding work completed and changeover. The Lead communicates maintenance needs to Maintenance team in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure Quality Control measures are met at line start up and throughout the production run
  • Communicate specific needs to Packaging Techs during the setup, operation and cleanup of
  • packaging area and packaging line
  • Ensure proper equipment use, and PPE for all staff on assigned shift.
  • Tracks inventory levels of consumable supplies.
  • Monitor the preventative maintenance program with Maintenance.
  • Track and record all daily line downtime and ensure that information is accurate and complete.
  • Conducts basic packaging QC checks for daily production runs.
  • Assist in developing and updating line packaging procedures with Packaging Manager
  • Knowledge and understanding of all SOPs and SDSs
  • Promote teamwork with all packaging personnel.
  • Direct staff questions or concerns to supervisor as necessary.
  • Delivers daily end of shift paperwork with all pertinent information

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma, GED (or equivalent, reading, writing, reasoning and computer skills)


  • Minimum of two (2) years experience operating canning/bottling/kegging packaging equipment
  • Supervisory experience

Required skills:

  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to give and follow written/oral instructions
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time, while being detail oriented

Able to stand and walk for 8+ hours/day

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms for extended hours

Must be able to use hands, fingers to wrist for fine digit manipulation

Must be able to maintain adequate vision (with or without corrected lenses)

Adequate peripheral vision is necessary for safety purposes, as are depth, distance, and ability to focus.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds

Work Environment

Work environment conditions vary often with fluctuating temperatures, and moisture level.

Work environment is frequently noisy.

Work takes place around potentially hazardous machinery, and chemicals.

Personal Protective Equipment and standard operating procedures are enforced to ensure employee safety.

So, why Rogue?

You’ll get to work in a lively work environment at our brewing headquarters. We are a group of people who believe in the power of creating things in small batches by hand and in building things ourselves. If you love craft beers, spirits and canned cocktails - this is the place to be. Generous paid time off (PTO), 401(k) matching, pet benefits, comprehensive health insurance and more!


Travel is not required for this position

Other Duties

Additional duties may be required. Rogue reserves the right to change duties, responsibilities, and activities at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable Accommodations

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and physical demands satisfactory with or without reasonable accommodations. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Individuals are not entitled to the accommodation of their choosing, and unreasonable accommodations, or accommodations that constitute an undue burden, will be denied.

How to apply

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