Production Manager

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Job Description

Position Summary:

 
Production Manager will be responsible for supervising the people who are primarily responsible for all aspects of production.          
 
Key Activities:
 
  • Uphold company values while representing the Company with enthusiasm and confidence.
  • Ensure a safe workplace and address safety issues as they arise. This includes ensuring that the facility has been cycled down properly.
  • Maintain a professional work environment that fosters a collaborative team spirit with respect for each individual.
  • Ensure short and long-term production goals, objectives and plans are met, subject to approval by the Head Brewer.
  • Work directly with the Head Brewer to plan, coordinate, and control the daily operation of the Operations Department.
  • Provide the team with guidance, direction, and the authority necessary to execute approved initiatives consistent with our established goals, policies, and values.
  • Keep the Head Brewer and DBO informed about important developments in real-time.
  • To include employee concerns, production process deviations.
  • Maintain clear lines of communication with the Operations Team as well as all team members.
  • Review, edit and approve time sheets, and address PTO/Sick time requests.
  • Ensure payroll hours are correct and approved prior to payroll deadlines.
  • Create and maintain hourly production staff schedules every two (2) weeks.
  • Schedule will need to be updated as needed.
  • Collect, analyze, and database quality control data. This involves both in-process and post-production quality control monitoring and analysis.
  • Troubleshoot production SOPs and create new methods and techniques to improve the overall quality of the product.
  • Take the lead with process-related production issues and researching possible causes and solutions.
  • Perform standardized analytical testing which includes but is not limited to: pH, gravity, dissolved carbon dioxide, dissolved oxygen, seam analysis, ABV, flavor, and shelf-life.
  • This includes organizing and tracking analytical data.
  • Review packaged quality in bottles, cans, and kegs - including packaging material quality according to established protocols.
  • This includes working with Brewery personnel to determine the root cause and possible solutions for analytical issues.
  • Order and inventory consumable production materials. May include importing data to various operating systems.
  • Train Brewery personnel on the proper performance of SOPs and the use of production equipment.
  • Oversee employee performance, and production, address issues as they arise.
  • Adhere to the Quality Management System and provide inputs toward continually improving its scope and effectiveness.
  • Develop Brewery personnel by providing them tools and support within a defined individual development plan.
  • Proactively balance workloads to optimize the effectiveness and productivity of the team
 
Required Qualification:
 
  • A combination of coursework and on-the job training that provides the technical skills necessary to understand all aspects of brewing.
  • It is preferred that they have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in Brewing or Food Science, Biology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Chemistry or Engineering.
  • 5 years of hands-on experience managing a cold pressed juicing production facility.

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Details

Posted: Sep 14, 2020

Type: Full Time

Category: Production