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Joyride Coffee
04-10-2017, 11:22 AM
Why Join Us?: At Joyride, we are simply obsessed with exceptional coffee and craft beverages. Founded in 2011, Joyride Coffee Distributors is a Third Wave coffee distributor and cold brew and craft beverage manufacturer with locations in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, and Boston serving the country’s most innovative offices, cafés, restaurants, and specialty grocers. We are a rapidly growing company with an entrepreneurial spirit, a dedication to doing the hard things well, and having fun in the process.

Job Title: National Brewing Operations Manager
Reports To: COO
Position Type: Full-time
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Application Instructions: Please submit a resume and (optional) cover letter to hr@joyridecoffee.com.

About the Position
The National Brewing Operations Manager is responsible for directing Joyride’s production department. He/she manages the production teams in all Joyride production facilities, and makes sure that the department is adequately staffed, assisting with hiring and recruiting as necessary. The National Brewing Operations Manager also ensures that product is produced to the highest level of quality, and that all production facilities are safe, efficient, and operating at maximum productivity. He/she also oversees food safety and regulatory compliance and auditing at all Joyride plants. The National Brewing Operations Manager drives the R&D process for new products and brewing technologies, keeping Joyride at the cutting edge of craft non-alcoholic beverage production.

Ideal Candidate
The ideal National Brewing Operations Manager candidate is a great leader with strong technical skills, attention to detail and a deep dedication to quality. He/she has extensive experience in brewing operations, particularly in scaling and building out production facilities and supply chain management. He/she will have a strong track record of managing complex projects, driving process development, increasing quality and improving efficiency. He/she will also have deep industry knowledge and a passion for coffee and craft beverage.

What You’ll Do:

Manage and develop head brewers in all production facilities, making sure their teams are properly staffed and trained, they are following all procedures and processes and that they are maintaining appropriate inventory levels
Ensure that the production team and brewing processes are able to maintain quality while meeting demand at all times, including during periods of high seasonal demand
Plan for expansions in capacity taking into account forecasts for rapid growth and geographic expansion
Optimize employee engagement and productivity through effective management and mentorship, proper training and development programs
Implement food safety and HACCP plan, and perform regular audits to ensure that all facilities are compliant at all times
Identify and drive opportunities for continuous improvement initiatives and cost savings
Drive R&D process for all new products and methods
Act as internal liaison between all other departments and production

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

What’s Required:

7+ years of beverage manufacturing experience; brewery operations experience preferred
3+ years experience in managing people
Superior leadership and change management skills to build a high performing team in an evolving business environment
Strong team player who demonstrates strong personal initiative and integrity
Good written and verbal communications skills
Strong analytical skills
Ability to travel 20-30% of the time
Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

What You’ll Get:
Opportunity to have responsibility for an entire department and drive innovation
Competitive base salary of $70-90K + discretionary bonus
Eligibility for medical and dental coverage
Paid time off (Vacation and Sick)
Pre-tax commuter benefits plan

Joyride is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.