Heaps Normal are a brewing company dedicated to alcohol-free craft beer and have been hard at work finding a home of their own.
Before they build that brewery, they're hiring a production manager.
Job Description: Production Manager
Why Join Heaps Normal?
Work with a diverse, fun, highly motivated team brought together by the simple belief that there are some things too good to be wasted. We’re changing drinking culture by trading the standard drink for a new drink standard and having a bloody good time along the way.
We're committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. Your gender, your gods, your sex life, your skin colour or your bigshot uncle don’t make a difference here. Heaps Normal is a progressive and open-minded meritocracy. If you’re smart and good at what you do, come as you are.
A bit about us
Heaps Normal is an independent, non-alcoholic Australian beer company, brewing real beer without the hangover. Whether you’re taking a night off or ditching the booze for life, we reckon it’s time to talk about something more interesting...like the epic stuff you’re doing instead of getting wasted. Whether it’s burning the midnight oil or burning up the dancefloor, let’s challenge ourselves to tell better stories. Come and be part of changing our drinking culture, with the best non-alcoholic beer in Australia (Country Winner at 2021 World Beer Awards & Interbrand’s 2021 Breakthrough Brand).
“If there was a standout winner in the non-alcoholic beers of 2020 it would be this extra pale ale.” Samantha Payne, The Guardian
“[Heaps Normal] make sobriety seem genuinely cool and inviting, without being preachy. In this country, no one has ever done that with a beer.” Nick Connellan, Broadsheet
About You & The Role
The brewing production manager is responsible for the planning and coordination of the entire brewing process. To perform this role they must manage staff, schedule beer production runs, ensure adequate raw materials are available, and make sure that the brewery’s equipment is working correctly.
They will also oversee production, supervise beer packaging, maintain a safe work environment, schedule maintenance work and much more. The brewing production manager will work closely with the executive management team and head brewer to ensure that the brewing process remains consistent and that beer production goals are met.
This is a key role at the brewery and one that carries a lot of responsibility. They must ensure that the brewery produces high-quality beer — on-time and on-budget.
Here’s a taste of what you’ll be involved in on a day-to-day basis:
- Supervise brewing production from start to finish
- Create brewing, filtration and canning schedules
- Work with the head brewer to formulate recipes and ensure quality is maintained
- Help to create a realistic budget for beer production and monitor that budget
- Coordinate beer movements throughout the brewery
- Work with the management team to forecast brewery costs
- Continually improve production processes and the quality of beer
- $100k salary + Super
- Potential for equity in the business
- Five weeks paid annual leave every year
- Flexible work environment
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Home office allowance
- Device allowances
To get started, head to the link below!
You’ll answer some questions that are related to your day-to-day job. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.
If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes a short task similar to one you might need to complete in this role. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process, we'll let you know how well you performed.