Operations Manager - Brewery

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing.
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
12 Sep 2019

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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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

Michael Page International is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specialising in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world. The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas.

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