Brewing Supervisor - Evening Shift

Terrapin Beer Company

Athens, GA, USA

Full time

Sep 22

Job Summary : The Brewing Supervisor Evening Shift is a regular, full-time hourly, entry level managerial position with the Brewing/Cellar department. The Brewing Supervisor position is responsible for achieving Brewing/Cellar departmental goals as set forth by management and for maintaining strong daily communication with the Head Brewer. The incumbent will report directly to the Head Brewer.

As a condition of employment, this position will work a dedicated evening that may include weekends and holidays.

Essential Job Functions :

  • Requires maintaining a safe and secure working environment within the Brewing department at all times.
  • Adhere to, promote and hold direct reports accountable to all company policies at all times.
  • Under the direction of the Head Brewer, coordinate unit operations including, but not limited to: Brewhouse, Cellaring and clarification, Packaging, Quality Assurance, Maintenance and Shipping & Logistics.
  • Ability to accurately write relevant departmental SOPs and demonstrates cognition of specific Brewing terminologies relevant to SOPs.
  • Actively participate in the development and ongoing training needs for both employees and departmental process improvement. Responsible for training new hires to SOPs without deviation.
  • Responsible for optimizing efficiency in cellar practices, procedures, and technical aspects of brewing operations.
  • Displays effective communication on a daily basis with all employees, management, clients and vendors.
  • Maintaining detailed and accurate daily and weekly operations reports and submit such to the Head Brewer by communicated deadlines.
  • Operate all department manual and computer automated equipment while maintaining both safety and quality standards. Operate forklifts and other operating equipment as trained and directed.
  • Under the direction of the Head Brewer, maintain inventory of raw materials, filter media, and all supplies related to CIP, fermentation, filtration, quality control and proper conditioning of all beer.
  • As needed, trouble shoot electrical and mechanical equipment within department and quickly implement solutions to departmental operational issues as they occur.
  • Adhere to, promote and hold direct reports accountable to all company policies at all times.
  • Direct performance evaluations of all supervised employees. In coordination with Human Resources, direct training and development opportunities for staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Competencies :

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem Solving - the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Employee Focus - the individual manages difficult employee/operational situations, responds promptly to employee needs, solicits employee feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Planning/Organizing - the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality Control - the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Quantity - meets productivity standards and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Adaptability - the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability - the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and Security - the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.


Knowledge & Skill Requirements :

2-year degree in Biology, Fermentation Science, Food Science or similar technical degree program plus a minimum of 3 years work experience. ( OR) similar work history with a minimum of 3-5 years experience and attainment of a Brewing diploma from an accredited Brewing school.

The candidate should possess a strong understanding of all areas of Brewery production and of general business metrics of success. Must be self-motivated, have excellent written skills, verbal communication and strong leadership skills.

Applicants, without an accommodation, must have the ability to frequently reach, twist, stoop, bend, crouch, stand and walk for 12-hour shifts. Applicants may be required to work overtime as necessary. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. without an accommodation.

As a condition of employment, this position involves working rotating shifts, that includes and weekends, and applicants must be able to do so without an accommodation.

Applicants must be able to wear personal protective equipment and work in varying weather conditions that includes humidity and seasonal temperature changes.

Applicants must be 21 years of age or older and able to pass a comprehensive background check in line with Company policy.

Candidates must be proficient in MS Office software including Excel and Word.

Preferred Qualifications : Previous brewery or food production managerial experience. Attainment of a Brewing diploma from an accredited Brewing school.

Other Requirements:

At Terrapin Beer Company, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. Thats why all offers of employment in the U.S. where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or religious beliefs or practices that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

Terrapin Beer Company, LLC is a craft beer brewery located in Athens, Georgia dedicated to creating unique experiences through the passionate brewing of the finest-quality craft beers. Employee benefits include health, dental & vision insurance, paid vacation, sick leave and Parental Leave, 401(k) plan with a Company match and a rewarding environment based upon our culture, values and mission.

Terrapin Beer Company, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicant seeking employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

*This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment. *

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