JOB TITLE: Head Brewer

REPORTS TO: Brewmaster

SUPERVISES: All Brewery Personnel

FLSA STATUS: Exempt

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Brewmaster, the Head Brewer is responsible for overseeing efficient execution of all plant production evolutions. Further, the Head Brewer must maintain inventory of raw materials, packaging materials and all supplies to produce beer at Green Flash Brewery.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for budget, scheduling and inventory, QA/QC and personnel
Maintain inventory of raw materials and chemicals required to produce beer
Maintain inventory of packaging materials required to keep up with production and maintain pars
Set the production schedule based on pars and sales projections
Schedule personnel to fulfill production schedule
Perform and schedule maintenance and repairs to minimize brewery down time
Establish training program for junior production employees (including safety training)
Maintain a clean, safe and well organized facility
Recruit, hire, train, motivate and manage the performance of all brewery production personnel
Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Proven management experience in a production brewery.
A Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in related discipline and/or certification or graduation from an accredited Brewing Training Institution
5 years experience in a packaging brewery
Proven mechanical/electronics experience with beer production machinery
Project management and equipment installation experience
Depth of knowledge of beer production, storage and packaging
Excellent record keeping, attention to detail and communication skills
Enthusiasm and strong personal knowledge of the microbrewery industry and market
Thorough knowledge of MS Office
Experience with ERP systems
Ability to interact effectively at all levels within the organization
Ability to multi-task and be flexible
Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull up to 65 pounds

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties the employee is:
constantly required to reach computers and other office and machinery
constantly required to view objects at close and distant ranges
frequently required to communicate with others
frequently required to sit
frequently required to stand
frequently required to use fine manipulation and simple grasping in order to handle production equipment and to utilize the computer and other standard office equipment such as telephone, fax machines, copiers, etc.
frequently required to use taste and smell senses
frequently required to lift and transport items weighing up to 50 lbs
occasionally required to lift and transport items weighing up to 170 lbs
Equipment typically used: Computers, brewery production equipment.

Note: For the purpose of this summary, occasionally is used to represent up to 1/3 of the time given to the work day, frequently represents 1/3 to 2/3 of the time and constantly represents 2/3 or more of the time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employee frequently works in a brewery environment with a moderate amount of noise and activity. The work environment is fast-paced and demanding.

TO APPLY:

Send cover letter, resume and salary expectations to: Jobs@greenflashbrew.com