Kitchen Supervisor/Lead Cook

Coronado Brewing Company is seeking a full time Kitchen Supervisor for our Imperial Beach location.

Job duties include: Managing BOH staff, recruiting staff, training team members, executing menu items to company standards, producing weekly schedule, monthly food inventory, daily orders of house products, ensuring quality standards are met and overall cleanliness of kitchen.

Menu consists of Burgers, Tacos, Pastas, Salads, Fried Apps & Sides, Please submit resume with job history and professional references. Rate of pay based on experience.

Rate of pay based on experience and ability to perform job duties. Full Job Description provided upon interview process.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 – $30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Brewery Representative – Los Angeles

Job Summary

The Coronado Brewing Company is continuing to grow rapidly and has an immediate opening for a self-motivated individual who is ambitious and ready to make a difference. Qualified candidates must be outgoing, goal-oriented and have a passion for the craft brewing industry.  In this dynamic position, you will be an ambassador for our great beer, help build and maintain professional sales relationships with wholesalers, retailers and consumers, as well as become a champion of quality assurance in the marketplace.

Ideal candidates will reside in inland Los Angeles County.

Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Market Development:
    • Achieve specified territory volume and distribution goals
    • Develop new accounts and maintain current accounts within the market
    • Communicate with retail accounts regarding brands, pricing, inventory, events, etc.
    • Become acquainted with every key decision maker or decision influencer in your territory
    • Increase Coronado sales and brand visibility in designated territory by opening new accounts, expanding distribution, selling in features, building displays, hosting promos and utilizing POS
    • Work with distributors on a weekly basis, plan/attend promos/staff trainings, land new package and draft placements at key retailers
    • Visit a minimum of 10+ accounts a day
    • Availability and willingness to work in the market some weeknights and weekends
    • Conduct wait staff/bartender educations, beer tastings, evening promotions and beer festivals



  • Distributor/Market Knowledge:
    • Develop “preferred supplier status” at distributor by being recognized as one of the distributor’s best supplier reps based on contribution to the growth and prosperity of both Coronado Brewing Company’s and distributor’s businesses
    • Knowledge of who key personnel are at distributor and build relationships with President/GM, sales directors, supervisors, sales reps, merchandising manager, events coordinator, operations manager, draft manager, pricing coordinator, etc
    • Develop an understanding of how our wholesaler executes in the market: point of sale orders, pulling and invoicing of samples, scheduling ride alongs, scheduling merchandiser account visits for specialty point of sale and large displays, basic policies for handling distributor bill backs, receiving monthly sales reports, scheduling time/presenting at weekly/monthly sales meetings and how sales reps and supervisors are compensated
    • Know pricing of all Coronado Brewing Company products plus general pricing of top five craft and import beer competitors in market
    • Develop market specific customer target lists
    • Partnering with distributors to ensure orders are placed, products are received, business is growing at accounts and product freshness is maintained



  • Required Skills/Experience (but not limited to):
    • Ideal candidates will reside in inland Los Angeles County
    • Desire to build a career in sales
    • 1-2 years minimum of beverage-related sales experience
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • Strong knowledge and experience in the local marketplace
    • Highly motivated with an assertive, confident personality
    • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work alone
    • Ability to successfully receive constructive feedback and implement changes when necessary
    • Strong knowledge of Coronado Brewing Company, its history, and its product offerings
    • Great judgment and professional maturity, especially involving alcohol consumption
    • General knowledge of brewing process
    • General knowledge of market share and product offerings of the top five craft and import breweries in USA, as well as top four US beer companies
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to master the selling skills process
    • Knowledge of distributor operations, knowing how to work with distributors, and understanding how to work with different trade channels
    • Must be able to travel
    • Must be able to work flexible hours/days, including weekend events
    • Computer competence in at least Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, ideally VIP, KARMA and/or Concur too
    • Administrative ability to complete company’s administration requirements on time regularly such as expense reports, monthly recaps, monthly calendar, budget management, daily e-mail responses, weekly call reporting, etc.
    • Must have a clean driving record (Motor vehicle records checks will be performed on candidates)
    • Ability to lift and move kegs and cases of beer frequently, at least up to 50 pounds
    • Ability to climb, kneel and stoop to arrange and display point of sale frequently



Compensation:  CBC offers a competitive salary, bonus, benefits, auto mileage, cell phone allowance. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. All applications must include salary requirements.

Brewer

Summary: Responsible for completing the beer brewing process by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Follows the recipes to create beer and ensures each style is created properly.*
  • Takes readings of all beers for quality control.*
  • Manages ingredient control to make sure there are enough hops and malts.*
  • Monitors beer temperature control.*
  • Completes dry hopping process.*
  • Fines the beer and ensures it’s ready for packing.*
  • Oversees cellar employees.*
  • Completes necessary cellar tasks.*
  • Maintains cleanliness of all brewery equipment.*
  • Ensures the yeast is being pulled from the proper tank and that there is enough yeast to pitch.*
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises three employees in the Cellar Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

Education/Experience:

Less than one year related experience or training.

Equipment:

  • Lab equipment
  • Forklift
  • Wrapper
  • Brew House

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Oral communication skills
  • Reading skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Professionalism
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning skills
  • Time management skills

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to see color.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to extreme cold (non-weather) and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Warehouse Driver

Summary: Responsible for shuffling products from our facility to our warehouse by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Transfers kegs & packaging from the production facility to the warehouse.*
  2. Delivers beer, malt, hops, and empty kegs as needed to brewpub locations.*
  3. Documents on transfer sheet what items have been transferred from facility to warehouse.*
  4. Follows truck delivery checklist.*
  5. Picks up and brings back any empty kegs from Coronado’s other locations.*
  6. Moves beer from one type of keg to another type.
  7. Unloads any contents from the truck such as empty kegs, pallets of bottles, equipment, glassware, and chemicals.
  8. Fills walk-in with hops as requested.
  9. Puts the empty cans onto the bottling and canning line to be filled.
  10. Takes full bottles and cans and puts in a box, tapes shut, and adds it to the pallet.
  11. Takes full pallets to the pallet wrapper.
  12. Builds mix packs of beer as necessary.
  13. Cleans facilities as needed.
  14. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Packaging Operator

Summary: Responsible for ensuring that all equipment related to the packaging process is operated in conjunction with all Coronado Brewing Company’s SOP’s. Properly assists in packaging operations by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Packaging of product into cans, bottles or kegs following all standard operating procedures, while also being able to complete production adjustments based on the changing needs of the business.
  2. Operate all aspects of packaging including CIP, filler operation, quality checks, palletizing, and movement of finished materials.
  3. Obtaining the proper authorization to package a beer. Documentation of key quality parameters and verifying beer meets specifications.
  4. Maintain a clean, organized, and safe work environment following OSHA and company guidelines.
  5. Ability to troubleshoot packaging equipment and communicate issues to management and maintenance department, while able to perform minor preventative and appropriate maintenance on all machinery concerning quality, safety, waste monitoring, training records, and other related maintenance as necessary.
  6. Train new packaging employees proper machine operation and safety procedures
  1. Communicating with management and other packaging team members on the status of packaging.
  2. Organize, track, and audit inventory of finished beer, cans, labels, and all other packaging supplies.
  3. Tracking package quality of finished beer (dissolved oxygen, carbon dioxide, total packaged oxygen, etc.)
  4. Loading and unloading trucks.
  5. Helps out with Keg Washing by ensuring that clean keg stock is kept at designated range.
  6. Ensure proper packaging inventory levels are kept up with by recording and communicating current inventory in warehouse. 
  7. Other brewery-related tasks that may require assistance.
  8. Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Language Ability:Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one- or two-step instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Equipment:

  • Forklift
  • 1-2 years of experience working on a bottling or canning line.

Desired Experience/Traits

  • Ability to follow directions and work independently in a manner that will ensure the employee and teams safety.
  • Understanding of cleaning and sanitation requirements in the food and beverage industry.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Organized and accurate record keeping.
  • Be able to operate a forklift, or become forklift certified within 30 days with training
  • Familiar with equipment such as a depalletizer, an ink encoder, canning line, a pasteurizer, a labeler, and a keg washer.
  • Efficient in Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and Word

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Oral communication skills
  • Reading skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Diplomacy
  • Professionalism
  • Organizational skills
  • Planning skills
  • Time management skills

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 163 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to see color. 

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme cold (non-weather). 

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.