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Posted January 3rd

Director of Brewing Operations

New Jersey


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Posted January 3rd

Director of Brewing Operations

New Jersey

Function

Operations

Experience

Senior Level

Salary

$100k +

Type

Full Time

About The Position
Established for 10 years, their focus is on handcrafted American style and Belgian influenced ales that are unfiltered and brewed locally in their custom-built brewhouse. They are looking to add a full time Director of Brewing Operations to their growing team.

You will oversee production schedules and ensure the implementation of all standard operating procedures to maintain consistency, quality, and efficiency throughout the production process. As part of the management team, you will work with other area leaders to develop and achieve the brewery-wide goals. This position reports directly to the President.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that SOPs are adhered to, improved upon when applicable
  • Ensure operations comply with Quality, Sanitation and Safety standards
  • Work with President and Operations on production planning
  • Create and oversee scheduling of production team
  • Maintain production documentation in an organized and complete manner
  • Identify areas of increased operational efficiencies and drive continuous improvement culture throughout production team
  • Develop performance and productivity metrics for all production areas
  • Oversee the management and expansion of clean barrel-aging program
  • Continue to expand and improve QC and QA department
  • Increase communication within the production team
  • Manage individual team meetings
  • Leverage our ERP system to streamline data collection process
  • Identify and correct production bottlenecks and assist in managing equipment selection required to execute growth initiatives

Qualifications:
  • 5+ years as Director of Operations at a rapidly growing production brewery of 25,000+ bbls annual production
  • 5+ years managing, training and motivating a team of 10 or more production employees
  • 10+ years in the brewing industry.
  • Experience successfully working within management group on strategic goals and initiatives
  • Experience working with other department leads (Marketing, Sales, Retail) to complete projects
  • Degree in Brewing Science or related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Self-motivated with high level attention to detail
  • Proven record of success in prior role
  • Passion for craft beer and a deep understanding of the industry
Location
New Jersey