Craft Brew Alliance, representing high quality hand crafted
beers with a portfolio from Widmer Brothers
Brewing Company, Redhook Brewery, Kona Brewing
Co. and Omission has an immediate opening for a Manager of Brewing and
Quality at the Redhook Brewery in Woodinville, WA.
Responsibility is to oversee all facets of the Brewing operation as well as
providing leadership and technical oversight for the Quality Assurance department.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able
to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Specific job duties:
Supports the Companyís Mission and Made True values.
Works closely with the Corporate Brewing, Quality and
Innovation team to:
Adhere to published policies
Share Best Practices
Scale-up and schedule Innovation & new products
Implements and tracks key performance indicators (KPIs) and
quality metrics and targets to drive continuous quality and manufacturing
Works closely with the Scheduling Manager to coordinate
brewing with production and new product development needs.
Responsible for successful transition of all final recipes to
Establishes and manages the production schedule to meet
required demand and inventory targets in conjunction with the Manager,
Packaging and Warehouse.
Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures for
production and quality assurance.
Oversees the routine analysis and adheres to published
policies for in-process and finished beer:
microbiological stability; taste; pre-package and in-package
specifications; and product analysis.
Provides and reviews QA analysis data with the Corporate
Brewing, Quality, & Innovation team to control the brewhouse
process and product parameters.
Works closely with the Manager of Packaging and Warehouse to
ensure the product meets the desired specifications.
Ensures a safe working environment and supports safety
initiatives and training.
Identifies cost-saving initiatives (beer & material loss,
brewing efficiencies, etc.) and develops and leads corrective action plans.
Manages departmental budget and ensures forecast accuracy and
annual plan compliance.
Handle internal/external customer relations pertaining to
Works closely as a team with the Brewing and Quality managers
at other CBA locations to address companywide brewing and quality issues.
Champions the maintenance of quality standards and focus at
Responsible for quality related product holds and resolution.
Bachelorís Degree Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science or
Fermentation, or equivalent experience.
An advanced degree in the same fields is preferred.
Minimum 5+ years direct production/QA experience in the
beer/malt beverage industry, as well as management experience in a
small/medium sized operation.
Cicerone Certification is a plus.
Brew Alliance offers a competitive compensation and benefit package, a rewarding
work environment and growth for committed professional. We are an equal