Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Mills River, NC


Featured Companies / Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.


Nov 8

Get to Know Us
Ken Grossman started Sierra Nevada in 1980 with a hand-built brewhouse and the odds stacked against him. That passion forever changed the course of American craft brewing and launched a beer revolution that's in full force today. Turns out, good beer can do a lot of good, and Sierra Nevada became a cornerstone for both its innovation and its care for the Earth and its people. We’re committed to advancing a culture of inclusion and believe diversity in all its forms makes us stronger. We keep pushing boundaries, whether that’s in the brewhouse, with sustainability, or in the great outdoors.

Get to Know This Role
The Plant Utilities Department's mission is to provide, maintain, and support high-quality water, chemicals, and CIP (Clean-In Place) capability for the successful production of Sierra Nevada's world-class beer. The Plant Utilities Supervisor provides leadership, guidance, and administrative support to the Plant Utilities team to allow the team to accomplish its goals and provide exceptional service to the brewery.

What's In It For You
We’re committed to our employees and work hard to prove it. For starters, we’re offering $67,126 to $100,689 base compensation for this role. Individual offers are based on skills, experience, and qualifications. This role may be eligible for our bonus program – inquire with our Talent Acquisition Partner for additional details.

But base pay is just the beginning. We support your future by offering a generous 10% company match on 401(k) contributions, providing learning and development opportunities, and fostering your safety at work with ongoing trainings, state-of-the-art equipment, and preventative care. We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance, an onsite medical clinic, as well as mental health and well-being benefits including paid sick leave. We foster a culture of work-life balance and always encourage employees to use and enjoy their paid time off.

What You Will Do
  • Assumes primary responsibility for quality, effectiveness, reliability, and regulatory compliance in potable and process water systems, cooling tower and boiler water systems, wastewater treatment, chemical supply and deliver, CIP system operation and effectiveness systems and equipment maintenance, and ongoing technical and safety training.
  • Drives continuous improvement efforts by setting and following up on expectations for staff productivity, data collection and analysis, system and equipment reliability and effectiveness, team Subject Matter Expert (SME) activities, intra- and interdepartmental communications and customer service.
  • Manages staff work assignments, including daily/weekly activities as well as special technical assignments and assignments to cross-functional and project teams.
  • Supervises direct reports by providing effective performance management services and by providing and promoting professional and personal developmental opportunities.
  • Manages the Plant Utilities SOP and training program. Leads or assigns problem solving activities as needed.
  • Manages department staffing and schedules.
  • In coordination with the Technical Services Manager, develops and executes department standards and expectations, tactical goals, and strategic initiatives.
  • Maintains an effective level of knowledge of team activities and tasks to enhance supervisory effectiveness and provide backup as necessary.
  • Maintains and serves as point of contact for Asheville Water for domestic water and Metropolitan Sewerage District for wastewater.
  • Provides input and guidance in preparation and administration of annual operating budget for areas supervised.

Please Apply if You Have
  • 3 years' experience in utilities or a manufacturing production environment required. 
  • 1 year supervisory or management experience required.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to collaborate with multiple departments
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite
  • Knowledge of production processes and quality control
  • Knowledge of water and wastewater processes
  • General mechanical and technical aptitude
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to effectively coordinate widely varying work assignments among staff.
  • Well developed leadership and customer service skills

Additional Requirements to Consider Before Applying
You must be at least 21 years of age to work for Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Selected candidate must pass a pre-employment, post offer background check.

Before applying for this role, please review the full job description, including the physical demands and working environment:

** This position will remain open until filled; online applications will be reviewed weekly **

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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