Brewery Production Manager

42 North Brewing Company

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42 North Brewing Companyis currently seeking a Production
Manager to support its continued growth and expansion plans. The primary
responsibility of the Production Manager is the planning, oversight, and
communication of the brewing production schedule. The Production
Manager must work with the Brewing and Packaging departments to
create a practical schedule that meets the needs of the facility as a
whole. This position will further support overall brewing operations by
reporting critical process data and making process recommendations.

• Coordinate with management team on production, planning, and forecasting
• Support brewery’s core values, focus, and mission statement
• Monitor daily manufacturing operations to meet production goals
  Weekly scheduling of brewery staff and activities
  Work and communicate well across all levels of a brewery operation
  (management, packaging, customer, suppliers)
• Maintain and update Inventory Management software – Ekos Brewmaster®
• Procurement of raw materials and management of current hop contracts
 Manage finished beer inventory and coordinate shipments to distributors
• Manage brewery barrelhouse projects
• Ensure all OSHA protocols are observed in the brewery and maintain records
• In-depth knowledge of all safe chemical-handling procedures including personal
protection equipment such as gloves and goggles
• Offer suggestions on process improvements
• Conduct annual performance reviews with any direct reports
• Facilitate vetting, hiring, and training of production staff

Physical Demands: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to
stand, use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
 The employee frequently is required to walk and climb stairs, stoop in close
quarters, grip and manipulate fittings several times a day, and read and
understand a variety of scientific instruments and calculations. The employee is
occasionally required to kneel or crouch. The employee must frequently lift
and/or move up to 55 pounds throughout the day. This includes lifting
bags/boxes of hops, large process hoses, bags of filtrate, etc. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth
perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


  • 2+ years of production brewery experience
  • Brewing experience on 20+ bbl system is a plus
  • Working knowledge of mechanical systems: brewhouse, chiller, boiler, keg washer, canning line
  •  Excellent leadership skills with the proven ability to lead and motivate a team and maintain a positive workplace culture.  Ability to develop and manage productive relationships with staff members.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite 

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