Denholm are working on an exciting role with Freedom Brewery as they look for a Brewery Operations Manager. Reporting in to the MD, you will be joining a small but growing, tight knit team based at their site in the idyllic location of the Derbyshire countryside.
The role will be responsible for leading the brewing, warehousing, and distribution operations to ensure the efficient and timely distribution of the products whilst ensuring upkeep, maintenance, and a clean and safe working environment. Working alongside the Head Brewer and with the MD, the successful candidate will be responsible for helping to continue the development of their brand. You will provide technical support to the brewery and be involved in the setup process of a packaging system, helping to design and install the components necessary for beer operations. You will ensure that there is a weekly production plan in place and ensure the right staff are in place to maximise output. The role will be varied and hands on and include everything from managing a small workforce across 2 shifts to the design and implementation of new tech for the production line and leading improvement initiatives.
The successful candidate will have a passion for beer, the company, its mission and the team. They will have experience of working in a manufacturing industry at an operational level across logistics, warehouse maintenance, and distribution. A personable people manager with excellent customer service and analytical skills allied to a commercial acumen to drive the business are essential. Compliance certifications and training are required for this role and it would be beneficial to have an in-depth knowledge of the machinery used on the production line. An excellent opportunity to join a business that is looking forward with confidence having shown real resilience through 2020.