Director Brewery Operations/Production


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Victoria, BC, CA 


Brewing / Packaging: Brewmaster - Formally Educated/Trained, Brewing Supervisor
Craft Breweries: Brewmaster - Formally Educated/Trained, General Manager, Operations Manager

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Director Brewery Operations/Production

Job Description:

Our client is located in picturesque Victoria, BC and is a leader in British Columbia’s craft beer movement. Their recent revitalization of their 50hL production facility has brought in new leadership, state of the art brewing equipment and technology, and employee training and career development programs.

As a senior leader at the brewery reporting directly to the President, you will play a key role in defining both the brewhouse and the overall direction and vision of the brewery. The successful candidate must have brewing knowledge, planning, budgeting, organizational and process driven experience with a focus on training and employee development.  

Your Skills Include:
  • Passion for quality control, process implementation, and production efficiency
  • Detail focused with an eye for the big picture
  • Coordination of all operations aspects including incoming raw materials to packaging, inventory control and ordering, department scheduling and staffing
  • Actively lead the team towards company goals and KPIs in order to remain a high-quality, craft beer leader
  • A collaborative, service-focused, approachable and inclusive demeanor
  • The ability to work unsupervised and manage your own time, and the time of others, effectively
  • Experience hiring, training, leading and managing the complete production area staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Enthusiasm to engage with clients and general public as an ambassador for the company

Job Requirements:

  • Certification from an accredited brewing program is desirable
  • 8+ years' experience in a production brewery environment
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a management role
  • A background in recipe development and quality control procedures
Technical Skills:
  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving aptitude
  • Technical and practical knowledge of all aspects of brewery operations, including but not limited to:
    • business acumen for strategic forecasting, scheduling, budgeting and efficiency metrics
    • inventory and supply chain management, including materials ordering and logistics
    • yeast management, fermentation theory/practice
    • quality control and lab procedures
    • equipment, cellaring, cleaning and maintenance best practices, SOP development and enforcement
    • working knowledge of safety and legal compliance requirements and enforcement
Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
As a critical member of the management team, you will receive a competitive salary based on your experience and skills. Relocation assistance is available.