Operations Manager - Brewery

£45000 - £50000 per annum
15 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Georgina May
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Outstanding opportunity for an incredibly talented Operations Manager, with a background in brewery, to join a rapidly growing organisation and take advantage of all of the opportunities that come with this.

Client Details

Small but fast growing brewery are looking for an Operations Manager with a background in all things beer. If you are an up-and-coming operations individual with a love for hops, or if you have the knowledge and experience that only a seasoned individual can take ownership of, please apply below.


The Key responsibilities of the Operations Manager- Brewery are:
  • Be accountable for the end-to-end production and logistics of the brewery products
  • Ensure the delivery of exceptional quality, in the right volume, at the right price and to the right standards- whilst maintaining a H&S driven environment
  • Manage 6 direct reports including: brewers, production assistants, logistics assistant and retail manager
  • Support H&S committee
  • Ensure production is in line with P&L requirements
  • Improve productivity across all functions to achieve business performance goals
  • Develop the team and drive engagement by implementing a robust people plan
  • Partner with internal teams to delivery the NPD/Innovation agenda
  • Manage OPex budgets
  • Work as part of the Group Brewery Management Team


The ideal Operations Manager for Brewery will have:
  • A good number of years' experience in FMCG, specifically brewery, with strong experience of quality and packaging
  • Knowledge of engineering would be desirable
  • Graduate (ideally with a brewing degree)
  • Strong H&S experience
  • Strong project management experience
  • A passion for craft beer is a must
  • Excellent people management capability, plus proven track record of developing teams and individual capabilities
  • Keen understanding of priorities and functional requirements
  • Excellent communication skills, integrity and confidence

Job Offer

Competitive salary and strong career progression opportunities

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