Production Manager

Local Roots Kombucha

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Local Roots Kombucha is seeking an experienced, highly motivated production manager to join our team. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for brewing and enthusiasm for product innovation at a fast growing, purpose-driven organization. This candidate must have a proven track record of production and/or entire plant management.



Responsibilities will include:

  • Supervise end-to-end success of brewing production

  • Work with external vendors to manage materials, packaging, and shipping

  • Work directly with QA manager to ensure highest quality of finished product

  • Create & manage production and shipping schedules

  • Ensure occupational and health safety standards are met

  • Work with management team to forecast production costs,” etc


Experience: 

  • 10+ years experience managing a brewery and production line

  • Proven experience with product innovation and process controls 

  • Proven leadership skills and ability to manage a growing team


Qualifications + Skills

  • Must be 21+

  • Formal brewing qualification (IBD diploma or equivalent) and/or bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, engineering, or business is preferred

  • Knowledge of OSHA and safety standards

  • Knowledge of HACCP and other food safety regulations

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • IT skills - ability to use and understand planning/inventory/financial software

  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills

  • Strong work ethic and the ability to multitask

  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods of time and lift 50 lbs.

  • Willingness to work overtime and shift schedule if conditions arise 

Compensation 

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Stock options

  • Healthcare benefits (medical, vision, dental)

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