Operations Specialist (Boston Brewery)

The Boston Beer Company - Boston, MA3.6

We are The Boston Beer Company. We brew the best beer. We hire the best people.

We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking people who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?

We are currently hiring for our next Operations & Administrative Specialist in Boston, MA.

The Operations & Administrative Specialist will be responsible for ensuring administrative and compliance processes and practices are properly rolled out at the Tap Room/Tour Center and the Boston State St Taproom. The Operations & Administrative Specialist will also be responsible for overall inventory practices and procedures at the brewery and taprooms. This individual will report to the General Manager of the Boston Brewery/Tour Center and will work closely with the brewing and State St Taprooms team to develop, execute, measure and continuously improve Samuel Adams Boston Brewery (SABB) through best practices (BOBS). This position will support the brewery/tap room through developing and executing the overall training of the team on administrative and compliance functions.

This role is responsible for managing the beer inventory throughout the facility, and acts as the key point of contact for the BBC Operations, Legal and Finance teams for weekly and monthly reporting needs (production, shipments, inventory, TTB reporting, etc.). The Operations & Admin. Specialist may participate or be asked to manage special projects, including by not limited to; capital Improvement, process development, safety projects and improvements that may involve internal and external customers, cross functional teams, management, contractors, vendors, and other.

What You'll Do:
Handles any and all daily, weekly and monthly back of house, inventory and financial reporting that needs to be reviewed and submitted.
Request, verify, and coordinate Part Numbers, recipe costing and SKU generation for all beers produced, before they need to go on tap.
Request creation of keg cover artwork and order sticker sheets as needed.
Coordinate distributor pickups and inter-brewery transfers.
Assist and support the brewery with planning needs and coordination between Taproom/Tour Center projections and production scheduling.
Perform, train and oversee accounting and inventory practices, reconciliations and reporting
Coordinates with Tour Center management, Brewing Manager and Head Brewer as the point person for all finished good inventory needs at the retail level.

Must be able to drive a forklift- must have or get a current hoisting license.
Participates in planning, manage and monitor inventory levels at the brewery to meet demand.
Specifically coordinate and manage inventory production, and on hand inventory levels within the SABB brewery with the volatile and unpredictable demands associated with the Taproom, Beer Garden, and/or new markets or demands.
Partners with the SABB team as the first line of defense and point of contact with BBC for local brewery planning, inventory and production levels.
Manages the keg and bottle inventory in the cooler, tracks, verifies and reconciles all inventory signed into and out of the cooler, and maintains organization and FIFO best practices in the cooler

Manages and/or oversees:
Accounts payable/receivables
Shipping and receiving
Coordination of empty container returns and transfers to other BBC locations
Coordination of “destroy beer” and faulty keg shipments to other BBC locations
Coordination of glass and packaging shipments from warehousing, including arranging LTL shipments as needed
Inventory counts for beer, ingredients and POS (as applicable)
Sales tax reporting
Goods receipts in SAP (including related PO requests)
Sales order preparation and processing in SAP
Assist in TTB reporting-related matters
Bills of Lading
Asset disposal paperwork when necessary
Reconciliation of donation/beer sign out sheets for TTB reporting
Acts as the IT Liaison (within SABB brewery and BBC IT, vendors and service providers) Security Systems administrator- Cards, card readers, cameras, alarms, etc.
Assist with Landlord relations as a local point person.
Coordinate waste and recycling pickup.
Coordinates with SABB team for supply purchases

What We're Looking For:Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in business administration, Analytics, or equivalent education and experience.
2+ plus years in operations and/or logistics, including scheduling, service, and inventory in a rapidly growing and expanding wholesale/retail environment.
Experience in project planning and management, budgeting/financial management a plus.

Organizational development education, training and/or experience.
Rapidly growing, entrepreneurial and/or logistics experience in a matrix/complex organization.

Physical requirements:
Able to be on your feet for periods of 3 hours or more. Ability to lift 50 lbs. if needed.

Working conditions:
Bar atmosphere, loud, warehouse conditions.

Some Perks:
Our people are our most important “ingredient.” We not only have to hire the best, but we have to reward, develop, and retain them too. We also have a variety of benefits including a competitive compensation package, extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discounted stock purchase plan, and a 401K program with a generous company match. Not to mention, there’s the free beer too!

Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran’s Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact jobs@bostonbeer.com for assistance.

Primary Location: SABB
Actual Location: Boston, MA
Work Locations: SABB 30 Germania St. Boston 02130
Job: G&A
Organization: SABB
Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Job Type: Standard
Job Posting: Dec 12, 2018, 7:37:40 AM