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 Portsmouth, NH.
This positions is responsible for overseeing 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.
Specific job duties:
Supports the Companyís Mission and Made True values.
Works closely with the Director of Innovation, Technical
Director of Brewing, and the Technical Director of Quality Assurance to
optimize resources and raw materials for the efficient production of
Implements and tracks key performance and quality metrics and
targets to drive continuous improvement.
In conjunction with the Manager, Packaging and Warehouse,
and the Capacity Planning Manager, establishes and manages the production
schedule to meet required demand and inventory targets.
Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures for
production and quality assurance.
Oversees the routine analysis of 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 Director of
Operations to control the brewhouse process and
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
Train, lead and supervise staff. Carry out supervisory
responsibilities in accordance with CBA's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees;
planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding
and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Bachelorís Degree Microbiology, Chemistry, Food Science or
Fermentation, or equivalent experience is required.
An advanced degree in the same fields is highly preferred.
Cicerone Certification is a plus.
Minimum 5+ years of direct production/QA experience in
the beer/malt beverage industry, as well as managing a small/medium sized
brewing operation, as a Brewmaster.
Craft Brew Alliance offers a competitive compensation and
benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed
professionals. We are an equal opportunity employer.