Senior Operations Manager

Twelve Percent Beer Project

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 Twelve Percent Beer Project is looking for a Senior Operations Manager at its North Haven, CT Brewery.  As the Senior Operations Manager, you will report to the Director of Brewery Operations, and be responsible for managing a team of associates and ensuring several vital brewery functions are handled optimally. Your core responsibilities will be:


Managing all purchasing and related responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Purchasing ingredients to make beer (e.g. hops, grains, etc.);
  • Purchasing packaging supplies (e.g. cans, lids, etc.);
  • Managing inventory levels of ingredients/ packaging materials;
  • Handling any regulatory approvals for packaging materials (i.e. new label approval through federal regulators);
  • Managing hop contracts;
  • Ensuring accurate and organized receiving and warehousing of materials


    Managing the production and operation systems of the brewery.  This includes:

  • Working with the Director of Operations to schedule production;
  • Tracking of all materials from receipt to finished goods through our operating systems (principally Orchestrated Beer);
  • Supervising appropriate users (e.g. brewers, purchasing associates, etc.) to ensuring timely and accurate information is being reported;
  • Making sure key managers are receiving the reporting they need


    Ideal candidates will possess:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years relevant business experience
  • Good business judgement
  • Good communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills
  • Proactive problem solving ability
  • Be willing to work a flexible schedule if needed


    While prior experience in a brewery and with Orchestrated beer are pluses, they are not required.   


    Compensation is commensurate with experience.  The job includes health care benefits, paid time off, and a 401K match. 

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