Packaging Manager

Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

Athens, GA, USA

Full time

Jul 28


Our mission is to build an industry-respected craft brewery that helps people navigate the beautiful and complex world of beer.


To Foster Human Connection.


Crave Curiosity – A curious mind leads to a better living

Moderation Matters – In life as in beer, being balanced is best

Be For People – Be inclusive. Advocate for equity. Extend Respect.

Extend Kindness – Start with trust. No gossip. Give grace.

Make It Better – Whether job or community, make it better. The best idea wins

Leave A Legacy – Set up your successors for success


The Packaging Manager ensures that our products are packaged safely and joyfully, to the company’s quality standards and efficiently as possible while developing a strong and cohesive team of packaging specialists. All while maintaining Creature Comforts quality standards, safety protocols, and maintaining CCBC core values.


  1. Packaging Efficiency
  • Oversee the Packaging Training & Maintenance Manager by implementing improvements and investments for packaging specialist growth, such as
  • cross-training all of the packaging department by honing their skills needed to navigate effectively and efficiently and in doing so creates an effective production line.
  • Research new platforms with the Sustainability Manager to continuously improve CO2 usage in can and keg operations. Manage sourcing equipment, installation, and utilization of equipment upgrades.
  • Teach/coach packaging specialists the importance of speed to volume ratios such as: avoiding filler stoppage, knowing your machine (properly trained), the importance of preventive maintenance, and the importance of V-curve (input/output).
  1. Leadership & Development
  • Manage and keep packaging specialists motivated to increase workforce sustainability while keeping them engaged in new training opportunities and growth.
  • Lead the performance planning/evaluation/growth for packaging specialists and Packaging Training and Maintenance Manager.
  • Invest in packaging specialists’ growth and cultivate relationships by challenging them.
  • Learn new leadership tools, allowing for collaborative conversations with department managers.
  1. Continued Training & Quality Assurance
  • Cross-trained in cellar operations to increase efficiency, managers are better able to collaborate between departments.
  • Cross-trained in expressing PDO and Obeer process to increase workforce sustainability/maximize production schedule.
  • Properly train packaging specialists to adhere/improve to CCBC SOPs to prevent/reduce “QA holds”
  • Maintains/Continuous improvement to SOPs – which will help more on return on investment.


  • Technical Aptitude – basic ability to learn quickly on specialized equipment and technical processes.
  • Time management – remains solution-oriented and adjusts staffing needs based on production breakdowns
  • Problem Solving Skills – the ability to review and assess our issues quickly, providing feedback for continuous improvements during challenging situations
  • Active listening – the ability to diagnose what’s being said without speaking. Providing feedback and truly understanding what is being discussed.

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