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Manufacturing Supervisor

Description: The place of Manufacturing Supervisor for 5ive Cities Brewing is liable for managing all elements of beer manufacturing for each the Bettendorf Taproom and the bigger manufacturing facility in LeClaire, Iowa. The Manufacturing Supervisor is a technical skilled for all day-to-day brewery operations and oversees the complete manufacturing staff.

This worker have to be a hardworking, accountable, self-motivated particular person with a ardour for craft beer and a need to proceed studying and rising within the brewing business. The candidate have to be somebody who leads by instance within the following actions and insurance policies, be proactive, and helps preserve the very best requirements of worker growth and efficiency. Candidate have to be ready to be versatile in his schedule and be out there to work lengthy hours if required to finish tasks and meet operational schedules.

Primary Duties and Obligations:

  • Managing and coordinating the fermentation schedule primarily based on an understanding of manufacturing occasions, correct yeast administration and demand from bulk distribution and brewrooms.
  • Managing the inventory of completed merchandise, customization between distribution and taproom to keep up freshness and variety in all gross sales channels.
  • Work with the manufacturing staff in any respect levels of the fermentation and packaging processes to make sure the standard of the ultimate product.
  • Steady enchancment of manufacturing processes to realize and enhance the standard of merchandise.
  • Work with Lead Brewer to craft new recipes, contemplating each finances and present market traits in each distribution and taproom.
  • Contract Brewing Relationship Administration: Coordinating the brewing schedule, managing uncooked materials stock, implementing recipe enhancements to enhance product high quality and price financial savings, and coordinating product shipments out of the brewery to wholesale distribution companions and brewrooms.
  • Coordinate and keep in fixed contact with the administration staff to forecast brewery prices and make sure the profitability of brewing operations.
  • Work with the manufacturing staff to make sure manufacturing SOPs keep up-to-date and assist create new ones as wanted.
  • Develop and implement efficient communication channels with the manufacturing staff, together with preserving them knowledgeable of vital firm updates and getting their suggestions frequently.
  • Often assessment work knowledge to make sure that the manufacturing staff is working effectively and appropriately.
  • Handle and supervise the use and group of warehouses to make sure environment friendly use of area and to fulfill different administration wants.
  • Work with the manufacturing staff to keep up the very best requirements of hygiene and group all through the brewery.
  • Monitor and handle preventive and required upkeep schedules for all gear utilized in manufacturing, together with scheduling and coordinating with authorities businesses and repair suppliers for annual gear inspections, as wanted.
  • Function and provide further manufacturing gear as wanted in coordination with administration and Lead Brewer.
  • Coordinate all elements of manufacturing between the grasp brewer, gross sales staff and advertising and marketing staff

Product growth:

  • Work on all elements of product growth and formulation, together with recipe formulation, packaging design, and materials procurement.
  • Coordination and collaboration with administration, distributors and designers to convey the product imaginative and prescient to actuality whereas all the time sustaining prime quality requirements.
  • Managing collaborative tasks with different breweries, which might embrace formulating recipes, speaking with collaboration companions, buying supplies, and scheduling.

Uncooked Materials Administration:

  • Buy all of the uncooked supplies, chemical compounds and different provides wanted to create the final word beer.
  • Develop and preserve glorious working relationships with all suppliers of uncooked supplies, packaging and fermentation gear, and establish new suppliers to seek out aggressive costs.
  • Handle contracts for hops and different uncooked supplies by creating annual forecasts primarily based on out there knowledge and planning.

Manufacturing software program administration:

  • Deal with and guarantee all brewing and manufacturing info is entered into the brewery enterprise software program system, Ekos. This consists of: creating new manufacturers, creating and managing collections, recording each motion and use of uncooked supplies and completed product stock, creating buy orders, and sending invoices.
  • Work with the accounting division to make sure all info is entered accurately and procedures are continually developed and improved.
  • Oversee month-end and year-end inventories of brewery uncooked supplies and completed items.
  • Pull reviews from Ekos, and work with different departments to create forecasts to plan, schedule drinks and purchases.

Expertise/{Qualifications} Required:

  • In depth expertise of not less than 3 years in managing individuals in manufacturing and warehouse environments.
  • No less than 2 years related direct expertise in manufacturing and operations within the beer business.
  • In depth data of all elements of the handbook brewing course of, from grains to glazes.
  • Potential to speak successfully with shoppers, manufacturing companions and colleagues.
  • Expertise with Ekos software program or comparable manufacturing administration software program.
  • Proficient data of primary accounting rules.
  • Proficiency in the usage of fashionable workplace software program, together with Google Workspace (Drive, Docs, Sheets).
  • Wonderful planning, organizing, downside fixing and determination making abilities.
  • Strategic mindset, anticipating the wants and points that can attain by way of progress and proactively presenting concepts and options to place the corporate for fulfillment.
  • Sturdy need to develop professionally.
  • Good written communication abilities. Ought to possess the flexibility to develop and ship all obligatory written reviews, enterprise correspondence and displays obligatory to fulfill the job necessities.
  • Good oral communication and interpersonal abilities. You should have the flexibility to current info successfully and reply to questions from teams of managers, shoppers, shoppers and most people.
  • Good time administration abilities.
  • No DWI or drug offenses. To that finish, you comply with name Uber and/or get a resort room if you’re unable to drive responsibly. These bills might be reimbursed by 5ive Cities Brewing.

Bodily talents:

  • Continually raise and carry 50 lbs.
  • Often bend over, bend over, push, raise, kneel, and lengthen the hand.
  • Usually attain with arms and arms.
  • Particular imaginative and prescient capabilities required by this job embrace close to imaginative and prescient, distance imaginative and prescient, coloration imaginative and prescient, peripheral imaginative and prescient, depth notion, and the flexibility to regulate focus.


  • Wage vary: Based mostly on expertise
  • Full healthcare together with imaginative and prescient/dental care (shared value)
  • Paid Trip

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