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Packaging Lead / Technician

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    £28000 - £32000 per annum

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    Alex Drury

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    +44 (0)1928 735 021

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    11 days ago

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Our client is on a mission to produce some of the best tasting Kombucha , they have traditional values when it comes to brewing meaning they produce completely unfiltered Kombucha for a great depth of flavour.
Our client has gone through recent rapid growth since launch and is producing over 35k bottles per week, with further continued expansion planned the goal moving forward is to produce 100k bottles per week.
All routes to market have been achieved including online retailers such as Ocado, Planet Organic and over 900 independents.
The role
The Packaging lead with join a team of 8 strong in the brew / production house, this is made up of the Lead Engineer, senior head brewer, packaging operatives and contractors.
·Setting up and operating the bottling line (currently a rinser-filler-capper counter pressure system), including the labeller and date coder
·Effective CIP of equipment
·Quality control across batches to be packaged (carbonation level, taste profile, ensuring to spec)
·Communication with the Ops team to ensure accuracy
·Monitoring yield and problem-solving any yield related issues
·Along with the brewers, you will be co-ordinating contractors who support bottling runs
·Assisting the production team on wider brewing tasks and other equipment maintenance

·Competitive base salary
·Quarterly Bonus Scheme & Share Options Scheme
·26 days holiday per year plus an additional day per year for every two years of service up to a maximum of 30 days per year
·Early finish Fridays
·£250 training budget per year (e.g. brewing certifications, meditation course etc)
·All the Kombucha you can handle
·x1 volunteer day per year (paid)
To apply, please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter to alex . drury @ nmsrecruit . com or, alternatively, submit your application via the link below.

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