Field Quality Analyst- Northeast Region, US

Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Ballast Point Brewing Company is now hiring a Field Quality Analyst (FQA) for the Northeast region of the United States to join our fast growing Quality team!

We are looking for an enthusiastic, knowledgeable person with a passion for fresh beer and beer distribution. Significant travel is necessary (75%). The FQA position reports to the Field Quality Manager and will work with the existing FQAs and the BP Quality team while also interfacing with Sales Team members and distributors in the assigned region. Candidates must share Ballast Point’s dedication to Quality, safety, customer service, business ethics, innovation, and relentlessly pursuing improvement.

Key Responsibilities:
– Be a champion of Ballast Point Quality and education. Educate and present (for BP Sales Team, distributors, and retail accounts) on Ballast Point beer and Quality.
– Visit distributor warehouses to ensure fresh, rotated, and properly stored beer.
– Work with BP Sales Team in the field (on and off-premise) to ensure fresh and True to Brand beer within territory.
– Travel to all regions and distributors within territory to fulfill Field Quality goals and objectives.
– Use field data to provide feedback for distributors and Ballast Point to enact positive change and Quality improvements.
– Work primarily independently and remotely, and must be self-motivated.

Key qualifications:
– General understanding for the brewing process and commercial brewing.
– Knowledge of draft beer systems and how it relates to Quality in the field.
– 3+ years working with craft beer brewery or distributor in the Quality or Sales departments.
– Candidate can have previous experience in retail beer buying or craft beer bar management.
– Exceptional with time management, focused organization skills, and have an attention to detail.
– Must reside in the Northeast region covered.

Key Certifications:
– Certified Cicerone Level 2 and/or BJCP Certified Judge (or higher) required.
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