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Shenandoah-Setup Operator- Packaging

Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Alcton, VA, US

Requisition ID: 23805 

A Career in Beer and Beyond:  


Our purpose at Molson Coors Beverage Company is to brew beverages that unite people to celebrate all life’s moments.  We’ve been brewing iconic brands for over 350 years and are now proud to be offering a modern portfolio that expands beyond the beer aisle.    


We are Talent Brewers with our culture rooted in our core Values.  We believe in our brands and our people, and that diversity WITH inclusion is the key to a winning team culture.  We want you to join our team of brand ambassadors who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities.  So, if you get excited about making a real difference as part of a winning team like we do, we want to hear from you.   



The Headlines:   


In the role of  Set-Up Operator - Packaging you will operate and maintain packaging area equipment including packers, fillers, labelers, seamers, depalletizes, palletizers, wrappers, and other associated equipment.  The Set-Up Operator - Packaging executes autonomous maintenance as an equipment owner, while supporting continuous improvement efforts around safety, quality, and cost.  Starting salary is $24.09/hr.



Essential Functions


Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Responsible for operating, understanding, and rotating through all pieces of packaging equipment.
  • Responsible for the sanitation of all equipment on the assigned line.
  • Must complete reporting concerning productivity, quality, safety, maintenance, line information, manpower schedule, station control, waste monitoring, or training records in an accurate, timely and legible manner.
  • Must perform line checks, assist with accident investigations/follow-up, assist with hazard analysis, assist with audits, and attend meetings as required.
  • Must read and interpret packaging schedules, job procedures or work instructions, and any special notices and/or instructions.
  • Responsible for utilizing forklift to move material and/or finished product to and from the line.
  • Responsible for communicating with the team on all matters pertaining to the overall operation and function of equipment in the process area.
  • Partners with team on effective shift handovers, according to standards.
  • Partners with Process Leader and Training Specialist to implement training plans.
  • Onboards new team members according to the standard onboarding process.
  • Responsible for communicating and coordinating activities with maintenance, quality, asset care, and other specialists as required.
  • Responsible for assisting management with process changes and adjustments to standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for and dedicated to personal and team safety in relation to completion of tasks and duties.
  • Responsible for and dedicated to quality in relation to completion of tasks and duties.
  • Responsible for assisting in the implementation and workings of WCSC 2.0 while performing work.
  • Partners with teams and safety council members to identify and highlight unsafe work practices and escalate/correct with a sense of urgency.
  • Responsible for autonomous maintenance of valves, motors, pumps, filter and gear boxes including lubricating all machinery, making necessary operational adjustments, troubleshooting identified issues, and ensuring equipment is running efficiently producing a quality product.
  • Performs housekeeping as required to maintain a safe and clean work place while complying with GMP requirements.
  • Responsible for adherence to published schedules and knowledge/expertise to make solid business decisions on shift basis, in modification of schedule as required.

The Other Qualifications:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a proven track record of achievement in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment
  • You have experience in a packaging or manufacturing environment with at least 3 years of experience performing set-up, operation, changeover, and maintenance of equipment, systems, and tooling.
  • You have a high level of mechanical aptitude/ability
  • You have knowledge of RF device(s) and warehouse inventory system(s)
  • You have a flexible schedule and are able to work a 12-hour, rotating shift
  • Completion of an associate degree, Bachelor’s Degree, or Military will be accepted in lieu of warehouse/manufacturing experience.



Work Perks that You Need to Know About

  • As the world’s family brewer we have the scale to make big things happen and still get to know colleagues on a first name basis across the globe
  • We play our part to make a difference – from charitable donations to hitting the streets together to build parks – giving back to the community is part of our culture and who we are
  • You can become a Certified Beer Enthusiast through in-house training that includes everything from brewing techniques to beer tasting and food pairings  
  • Access to cool brand clothing and swag, top events, beer allotment, an Employee Assistance Program and discount plans
  • Participation in our Total Rewards program with a competitive base salary, incentive plans, parental leave, health, and dental benefits
  • Work within a fast paced and innovative company, meeting passionate colleagues and partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences


At Molson Coors, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. That’s why all offers of employment in the U.S. and Puerto Rico where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.  

At Molson Coors we seek diversity. Differing perspectives lead to challenging the expected, which keeps new ideas bubbling up. We’re an equal opportunity employer and invite applications from candidates from all backgrounds, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic. We take pride in celebrating our unique brew.