Cape May Brewing Company is a rapidly growing Craft Brewery situated in the heart of New Jersey's best beach resort town, Cape May! The Brewing Manager will help to build, inspire, and lead a world-class brewing team. This is a key role within our production team that will allow you to work collaboratively with other team members and departments to ensure timely delivery of the highest quality products to our consumers.
About the Work:
You will emulate our Core Values to help foster an environment of inclusivity, employee empowerment, and servant leadership. You will hold your team accountable to also emulate our Core Values.
You will provide inspirational leadership and coaching to a team of brewers across three shifts. You will spearhead continuous team improvement growth initiatives. You'll also lead the development of goals for the brewing team and ensure the goals are communicated to all team members.
You'll act as the technical brewing subject matter expert and will share your knowledge with the brewing team to help foster an environment of employee growth and development.
You'll conduct periodic training analyses to help identify any gaps in training for your team. You will use that information to develop training plans for each team member as needed.
You will conduct regular brewing team goal review sessions as well as regular one-on-one performance feedback sessions.
You will set up and manage the brewing and cellaring schedule to ensure the availability of on-time, in-specification bright beer for packaging through the safe and efficient utilization of people, equipment, and time.
You'll champion safety for the entire brewery and ensure all safety protocols are adhered to. You will also ensure all quality and taste standards, GMP's, SOP's, OSHA, and FDA requirements are adhered to at all times. You will report on any deviations or issues that arise.
You will review all required brewing-related process data through bright beer for accuracy and conformance to specifications. You will make suggestions or recommendations for improvements to help the efficiency of the brewery.
You will track and report all relevant operational leading KPI's on a monthly basis.
You will assist in the New Product Development process and provide technical representation at our co-packer facilities as needed.
You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Brewing, Food Science, or a related discipline. Certificate from a recognized Brewing Program (i.e., Siebel, ABG, or IBD) will be accepted in lieu of degree.
You have at least five years of progressive leadership experience in a brewery producing at least 10,000 Bbls annually.
You have experience working with MRP platforms such as EKOS or Orchestrated Beer.You also feel comfortable working in the Microsoft Office Suite or Google Workplace Suite.
You have knowledge of GMP’s, FDA, and OSHA standards.
You have knowledge of HACCP and food safety.
You may also have working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles.
This position is currently accepting applications.