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  • Location: Northampton, MA - USA
  • Post Date: 5/1/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME
  • TRAVEL REQUIRED: 00% - 25%
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Job ID: R-26409

Job Description Summary
Fundamental responsibilities of the Brewer include the ability to make quality Tea Ingredients within recipe specifications by adhering to standard operating procedures, perform and document all standard checks and effectively document the results in the appropriate manner. The Brewer must perform cleaning and sanitation requirements to meet Coca-Cola North America (CCNA) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) standards. Brew ingredients to support blending of Gold Peak products for both Hot Fill and Chill production lines. Properly complete all batch and CIP documentation. Keep accurate records as required to protect products, ingredients, processes and traceability information. Perform CIP on all brewing equipment and complete all CIP documentation, develop a strong ability to verify parameters by following the CIP and batch reports. Inspect incoming ingredients and keep accurate ingredient usage reports. Maintain personal appearance, equipment and area cleanliness to ensure compliance with all GMP standards. Work directly with maintenance personnel, line personnel and management to problem-solve and ensure maximum production efficiencies. Conduct analytical quality testing and report results. Perform operator maintenance on blending equipment; troubleshoot and notify maintenance of equipment repairs. Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, GMP/company rules and policies. Audit and monitor programs and processes as required. Ensure that all security procedures are followed. Participate in corrective action programs and processes. Participate in and develop temporary studies/analytical procedures to assist in identifying opportunities for business improvements. Accurately complete documentation of all activities during the shift including brewing conditions, quality inspections, cleaning information, Infinity and SAP movements.

Function Activities - Brewer

  • Brewers are responsible for the safe and correct operation of all brewing apparatus e.g. lift tables, hoppers, sifting tables, centrifuges, Pre and Post tanks, and forklifts. 
  • Brewers must have an elevated attention to detail with the ability to maintain precise documentation and exhibit professionalism and sound judgment.  
  • Familiarity with production equipment and operating and troubleshooting knowledge is essential.
  • Ability to obtain internal license and operate a Forklift.  
  • Complete all pertaining training requirements listed in the Brewer JQM.
  • Comply with all standard safety practices, safety rules, GMP and all CCNA rules and policies. 
  • Report and/or correct safety issues. 
  • Maintain proper safety conditions of equipment and surroundings.
  • Safely and efficiently operate brewing equipment to produce high quality ingredient batches.
  • Ensure safe and precise operation of all laboratory equipment, use proper storage, handling and disposal methods of all chemicals.  
  • Perform quality inspections on ingredients and batches.  If out-of-specification conditions are observed, notify responsible personnel and assist in resolution as appropriate. 
  • Follow procedures for Isolating hold product or defective material.
  • Maintain equipment per manufacturers and internal specifications by ensuring the completion of PM's, initiating work orders, and integrating into the maintenance team during rebuilds and supplementary repairs.
  • Accurately complete documentation in all Quality records and databases (paper and electronic).
  • Perform all Brewing Operator CIP/COP duties and surface foaming with mechanical cleaning for all other areas. Keep work area clean and organized throughout the shift.
  • Participation in training and qualifying associates, pre-shift meetings, team assignments and audits.
  • Ensure all tasks are performed toward achieving the Safety, Quality, Service and Cost Objectives of CCNA.
  • Ability to fully recognize and appreciate the value of teamwork by demonstrated participation Capable of sustaining a successful contribution level with little or no direct supervision.
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to sustain repetitious physical demands.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritize and the ability to react to and utilize visual and audio stimuli simultaneously.
  • Capable of learning various systems used in the Brewing process and using this knowledge to trouble shoot and diagnose system/operational failures.
  • Comprehension of Laboratory procedures, methods of analysis and reporting formats as demonstrated by successful practice.
  • Personally disciplined enough to follow all practices and procedures exactly as specified   
  • Capable of adapting to and successfully performing in a changing environment.
  • Ability to be self-driven and proactive.
  • Other tasks may be assigned by supervisor.

Technical Skills:

  • Business Etiquette:  Ability to communicate with others, via telephone or in person, in a professional and helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport. This includes the ability to understand, be diplomatic and tactful, demonstrate appropriate behavior in social situations and maintain composure in negative circumstances in order to achieve results.
  • Database and System Knowledge:  The knowledge and skills required to access and collect data via Company-approved databases or the Internet. This includes the ability to complete electronic forms, produce accurate reports, conduct investigative research, explain data and communicate results. This includes maintaining current knowledge and keeping up with new releases.
  • Safety Procedures:  Knowledge of and ability to proactively recognize and report safety issues or incidences and maintain a clean, safe work environment (e.g., customer safety, keeping work aisles clear, sanitary health practices, proper placement of tools and machinery, etc.)

Growth Behaviors:

  • GROWTH MINDSET: Demonstrates curiosity. Welcomes failure as a learning opportunity.
  • SMART RISK: Makes bold decisions/recommendations.
  • EXTERNALLY FOCUSED: Understands the upstream and downstream implications of his/her work. Tracks and shares external trends, best practices or ideas.
  • PERFORMANCE DRIVEN AND ACCOUNTABLE: Has high performance standards. Outperforms her/his peers.
  • FAST/AGILE: Removes barriers to move faster. Experiments and adapts. Thrives under pressure and fast pace.
  • EMPOWERED: Brings solutions instead of problems. Challenges the status quo. Has the courage to take an unpopular stance.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Apply
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