We are a local, family-owned and operated Kombucha Brewery, established in June 2014. We are passionate about brewing fresh, awesomely delicious tasting kombucha for all to enjoy. We source our produce as local and as fresh as we can when in season, to take advantage of the bounties grown right here in Alberta. We partner with awesome local retailers who share our same values to bring Happy Belly Kombucha to market in different communities throughout the province! We have a strong following and are growing quickly with lots of opportunity for growth within the company. We believe that the Happy Belly Kombucha Crew is the heart of our business. We are committed to creating a positive, relaxing, yet challenging work atmosphere, to foster a healthy work environment for all. Our mission is to create more Happy Bellies in the world, one can at a time!
Operations Tech / Canning Operator
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT
ANTICIPATED START DATE
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We ask that you be motived, positive, optimistic, a team player, responsible, hard working, and friendly. Have a true interest in growing and building a career with us.
As our operations tech/canning operator, your job will be to manage daily operations, with a strong focus on upholding food safety & quality standards. You will be expected to maintain a “safety first” mindset with all duties at all times. You will be responsible for the canning of our kombucha, and troubleshooting the canning machine when necessary. You will train, mentor, and develop a high performing production team who follow Good Manufacturing Practice, and ensure consistent “on time and in full” production and deliveries. You will be responsible for keeping thorough documentation of daily operations, and are expected to always be improving upon Good Manufacturing Practice, while promoting a continuous improvement culture among staff. You will ensure maintenance on equipment is up to date as well. On the job training will be provided by Engineering Technologies.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Operate Cask ACS V5 canning machine with Cask automated depalletizer, SL-10 label applicator
and heat tunnel (https://www.cask.com/canning-systems/acs-automated-canning-system-v5)
Brew large 4000 to 7000 Litre batches of sweet tea using 95 degree Celsius hot water
Keep thorough records of brewing logs, tea logs, opening/closing checklist, and other documentations as outlined in Happy Belly Kombucha’s Good Manufacturing Practice Manual
Assist in Kombucha Infusion
Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical issues as they arise
Optimize floor production
Cleaning & Sanitizing of tools and equipment after canning/tea making/infusion
Assist in pH measurement taking
Ensure stock & supply replenishment in work area
Arrange for delivery/pickup, as required
Carry out receiving procedures for shipments when they arrive
Under the direction of our in-house Engineering Technologist perform/complete other additional projects, duties, and assignments as required
MUST HAVE's (Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications)
Strong knowledge of pressure and heat expansion for safety
Positive, optimistic, friendly, professional and honest
Proactive and solution-oriented
Strong personal hygiene and cleanliness
Good job task planning, time management and organizational skills
Strong problem solving and decision making skills
Basic mathematical skills
General computer knowledge/skills
Healthy and fit
Able to lift 60 pound object with ease
Willingness to learn and master new tasks
Excellent team player as well as ability to work independently
Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
Ability and willingness to accept and provide feedback constructively
Have a valid driver's license and a vehicle to get to and from work
Canadian Citizen/Canadian Permanent Resident
Kombucha brewing experience is a plus
Active lifestyle is a plus
Social media experience is a plus
Minimum 5 years of collective work experience is a must
HACCP training or experience is a plus
Successful completion of Engineering Technologist/Engineering Diploma/Degree.
On site on the job training will be provided by Engineering Technologist.
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION
If you think that this position is the perfect job for you, please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your understanding that only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.
Thank you for your interest in growing with Happy Belly Kombucha!