Brewing and Beer

Operations Manager

South East, UK ref: 1399

Our client, a successful craft brewer, are looking to recruit an Operations Manager who will be accountable for the day to day operations of the Brewery. This includes management of the end to end production and logistics of all the brands, ensuring exceptional quality brands are delivered for their customers in the right volume, at the right price and to the right standards in a healthy, safe environment.

This role is accountable for driving quality, productivity and end to end efficiencies, while upholding the mandatory technical standards across Brewing, Quality, Packaging and Health, Safety and Environment functions at the Brewery.

The Operations Manager will have full responsibility for the achievement of annual plans, monthly production plans and annual/monthly budgets.

Skills, experience and attributes:

  • Solid FMCG background ideally in brewing with strong experience in Quality and Packaging
  • A knowledge of engineering would be desirable
  • Graduate, ideally brewing degree
  • Strong Health and safety experience both in compliance and team engagement
  • Strong experience of site level projects, through engaging multiple teams to deliver the project on time and to budget
  • A passion for Craft Beer is a must
  • Strong people management capability plus experience of developing both individual and team capabilities
  • Strong analytical skills in order to assess and drive business performance in a dynamic context
  • Strong business acumen, understanding priorities and functional requirements
  • Problem analysis, judgment, decisiveness; independence; resilience
  • Strong communication skills; inspiring teams to embrace challenges & own the performance


Applications from candidates already eligible to work in the UK please.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Tricia Tappin at The Carling Partnership


+ 44 1483 893 100.

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