Brewmaster & Operations Manager

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Job ID:

18746

Location:

Dallas, TX, US 

Category:

Brewing / Packaging: Brewmaster - Formally Educated/Trained, Head Brewer
Craft Breweries: Brewmaster - Formally Educated/Trained, Head Brewer, Operations Manager
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717

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.19.2017
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Position Title:

Brewmaster & Operations Manager

Job Description:

Our client is a well-established and growing 35 bbl craft brewery located in downtown Dallas - the first brewery to be built in the city since the late 1800s. They brew American ales, one lager, and use their TAP™ room for experimental and fun pilot batches. With their year-over-year production doubling over the past three years, they require a Brewmaster/Operations Manager to join their talented group and work with their production team.

Who you are:
  • An exceptional head brewer/Brewmaster with proven management skills to guide and lead the team
  • You pride yourself on superior quality and consistency - you never cut corners
  • Have ties to the Dallas Fort Worth area - we want you to be happy living in Dallas
  • Adaptable is your middle name
  • You are the Ops expert and as such, you can impart your knowledge to the team, including other management/owners, in an efficient and productive way
  • Training people is fun and rewarding for you
  • Likes to learn and are open to challenging the “traditional” way of doing things if a new way could lead to better results
  • Able to delegate while still overseeing quality and efficiency
  • Highly knowledgeable on sanitation, yeast management and propagation, and OCEA regulations
  • Like to take the initiative and you have the drive to manage duties with little oversight
  • Willing and able to roll up your sleeves to get the job done
As a senior leader at the brewery, you will play a key role in defining both the brewhouse and the overall direction and vision of the brewery. The successful candidate must have brewing knowledge, planning, budgeting, organizational and process driven experience with a focus on training and employee development.  

Your Skills Include:
  • You make exceptional beer
  • Recipe creation
  • Passion for quality control, process implementation, and production efficiency
  • Detail focused with an eye for the big picture
  • Coordination of all operations aspects including incoming raw materials to packaging, inventory control and ordering, department scheduling and staffing
  • Equipment, cellaring, cleaning and maintenance best practices, SOP development and enforcement
  • A collaborative, service-focused, approachable and inclusive demeanor
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to engage with clients and general public as an ambassador for the company

Job Requirements:

Requirements:
  • Head Brewer/Brewmaster experience
  • Certification from an accredited brewing program is desirable
  • College graduate
  • 4+ years' experience in a production brewery environment in a 30 bbl or larger brewery
  • Experience in a management role
  • A background in recipe development and quality control procedures
Technical Skills:
  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving aptitude
  • Technical and practical knowledge of all aspects of brewery operations, including but not limited to:
    • business acumen for strategic forecasting, scheduling, budgeting and efficiency metrics
    • inventory and supply chain management, including materials ordering and logistics
    • yeast management, fermentation theory/practice
    • quality control and lab procedures
    • equipment, cellaring, cleaning and maintenance best practices, SOP development and enforcement
    • working knowledge of safety and legal compliance requirements and enforcement
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
As a critical member of the management team, you will receive a competitive salary based on your experience and skills, paid vacation and holidays, and partake in our healthcare expense reimbursement program.

We thank all applicants for taking the time to apply however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.