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Assistant Brewing Manager



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Boston Beer Company was rated by Forbes as one of the best small companies to work for. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?

We are currently looking for an Assistant Brewing Manager in our Samuel Adam's Breinigsville, PA Brewery.

This position reports to the Brewing Manager and is responsible for leading all brewery operations and personnel within a designated process segment of the Brewing Department.  Planning and scheduling activities and personnel to meet brewery schedule on a 24 hour basis. Ensure adherence to BBC quality and product specification.

 What you’ll do:

  • Lead safety program, assure all employees are fully trained and continually monitor employees to verify that all safety policies and procedures are in compliance.
  • Direct all brewery operations and personnel within designated process segment.  This includes planning and scheduling activities and personnel to meet brewery packaging schedule on a 24 hour basis.
  • Ensure that all beer, cider and tea are first quality and meets quality specifications before release to packaging operations.
  • Participate in daily taste panel to evaluate adherence to quality specification and flavor agreement to style profile.
  • Manage the financial performance in designated process segment and identifying and driving financial and quality improvements to meet challenging targets.
  • Manage process area sanitation to insure compliance with GMPs.
  • Develop and support a high performance team environment in brewing operations through highly motivated, engaged brewers and supervisors to build a climate of continuous improvement. Collaborate with the Brewing Manager and Director of Operations to do the same at departmental and brewery-wide levels.
  • Recruit, hire, supervise and review performance of direct reports; develop staff professionally and technically to meet goals.
  • Identify and execute projects that deliver quality focused process improvements.
  • Identify and execute process improvements that deliver improved throughput and reduce process losses.
  • Coordinate all capital work in designated process segment including testing, startup, training and SOP updates/creation.


What we’re looking for:


  • BS in Brewing Science, Food Science and Technology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Biochemistry, or Engineering.
  • 5-10 years of leadership experience within a manufacturing environment.  
  • Proven ability to prioritize, make knowledgeable, quick decisions in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proven experience managing salaried and hourly staff.
  • Competence in of Microsoft Excel/Word and Knowledge of HACCP, cGMPs, Process Improvement and Process Control.


  • Brewing Diploma from Siebel or equivalent.
  • Experience with LIMS data systems a plus.


Special Requirements:

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting: Remaining in the seated position
  • Standing for long periods: Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about
  • Walking for moderate distances: Moving about on foot
  • Lifting: Raising or lowering an object from one level to another (includes upward pulling) 25-50 lbs.
  • Carrying: Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms

Working Conditions:

  • 25 - 30% Travel to the Cincinnati brewery
  • Less than <10% travel to other BBC locations as well as industry and professional events
  • Occasional weekend or off-hours support or work during brewery downtime windows
  • Exposure to:
  • Moving mechanical parts
  • High, exposed places
  • Noise
  • Radiant Energy
  • Vibration

Some Perks:

A variety of benefits including extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discount stock purchase plan, a 401K program with a generous company match, and a competitive compensation package.

Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact 617.368.5854 or for assistance.


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