Stone Brewing Co. - Brewery Maintenance Manager wanted

We are a regional craft brewery and distributing company located in beautiful Escondido, California. We are a high-growth brewery that produced 115,000 barrels in 2010. We have a 120 bbl automated brewing system with a packaging line, keg line, and many growth-related projects coming up in the near future.

We are looking for an experienced Brewery Maintenance Manager. This new position involves managing the brewery's maintenance operation, including, but not limited to managing our team of technicians, ensuring reliability of all Production Department equipment, including brewhouse, cellars, packaging, utilities, and instrumentation, prioritizing and assigning repair and PM work, performing repair work, ensuring team member and product safety through establishment of SOP's and training, ensuring all equipment and work environments are safe, managing the spare parts inventory program, developing and implementing a work order system or similar maintenance activity tracking system, managing preventive and predictive maintenance programs, process and equipment optimization, and lots of troubleshooting. Some budgeting and financial tracking will be required.

To be considered, you must have at least 5 years experience in the food industry, familiarity with the brewing process, hands-on mechanical skills and experience, maintenance management skills and experience, excellent organizational and administrative skills, excellent communication and planning skills, extensive knowledge of OSHA requirements and regulations and proven ability to apply that knowledge to all maintenance activities, experience with PM programs and spare parts management, experience with instrumentation, automated equipment and PLC's, proven training skills, and some budgeting/financial management experience. This position involves both hands-on and administrative work and you must be able to excel at both. If you do not have the background we are looking for, please do not apply. Only those candidates that meet our requirements will be considered.

We offer a fun working environment, competitive wages and for eligible team members great benefits and generous food & beer benefits. Compensation will be commensurate with job skills and experience.

To be considered, please send your cover letter (with salary requirements) and resume to jobs@stonebrew.com.

Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.