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Come work for Heavy Seas! We currently have the following positions available:
Beertender

The Heavy Seas Taproom is currently seeking a new BEERTENDER with passion and enthusiasm for beer to join our crew. Must be available evenings and weekends, with Saturday and Sunday shifts required. Knowledge of craft beer preferred. If interested, please email your resume to resumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Taproom Bartender." No phone calls or walk-ins please.

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Heavy Seas Tidewater VA Area Field Sales Representative

Heavy Seas Beer is looking for a full-time Field Sales Representative to join our crew to cover on-premise and off-premise accounts in the Tidewater & Richmond, VA market. The ideal candidate will be based in the Williamsburg/Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area and have strong knowledge of the craft beer industry.  If interested, please email your resume toresumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Tidewater Field Rep". No phone calls or walk-in please.

Heavy Seas Beer is looking for a full-time Field Sales Representative to join our crew to cover on-premise and off-premise accounts in the Tidewater & Richmond, VA market. The ideal candidate will be based in the Williamsburg/Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach area and have strong knowledge of the craft beer industry.

 

As a small company, each of the Heavy Seas sales staff is expected to wear a variety of hats, allowing them to gain experience in many areas of the industry and make a direct impact on the growth and success of our dynamic enterprise.

 

About the Position

Heavy Seas Field Sales Reps are responsible for maintaining and growing the Heavy Seas brand in their territory. They are the eyes and ears on the "street" and accomplish this by making daily account calls to bars, restaurants and stores to increase the availability and representation of Heavy Seas. Some distributor management duties are involved, including inventory maintenance, sales management and staff training.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Gather and help process orders from each distributor, as well as track their inventory and sales to retailers
  • Set and track quarterly and annual goals with distributors, including incentive programs
  • Organize, promote and implement promotions, tastings and displays in all types of accounts
  • Work alongside Distributor Sales Managers and Reps to increase our market distribution and sales in on and off premise accounts and develop/maintain relationships with key accounts
  • Manage the territory T&E budget, as well as the individual distributor marketing budgets
  • Schedule and perform distributor regular ride-withs on a monthly basis
  • Report activities and results in Karma Notes (CRM) and send follow-up reports to managers

 

Job Requirements

  • Passion and excitement for the craft beer industry
  • Competitive, entrepreneurial attitude
  • Able to communicate clearly, thoroughly and effectively in a timely manner
  • Ability to follow through and close sales
  • Independent worker and problem solver
  • Flexible work schedule including nights and weekends
  • Live in the Tidewater VA area
  • Dependable car with valid driver?s license

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant experience preferred
  • Experience in the craft beer industry and with the three-tier distribution system preferred
  • Familiarity with the territory is required
  • Proficiency with computers, specifically Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to operate both independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and stay organized with a very hectic schedule
  • Flexible and extended hours are required, including evenings and weekends
  • Proficiency with social media

 

 

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive craft beer industry salary, along with a commission and bonus plan
  • Co-op health insurance after 90 days
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • 401K plan with employer contribution after vesting

 

Other Job Requirements

  • Ability to lift 55 pounds, maneuver 175 pounds and perform other physically demanding duties
  • Work environment has a moderate to loud noise level (moderate noise - office with printers and computers; loud noise ? factory or manufacturing space)
  • Ability to stay seated for extended periods of time, as well as ability to stand and move around for extended periods of time

 

Please send us a resume and cover letter, outlining specifically why you want to be the Heavy Seas Tidewater VA Field Sales Rep, to resumes@hsbeer.com with the subject line "Heavy Seas Tidewater Field Sales Rep".

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Experienced Brewer

Heavy Seas Beer is seeking an experienced brewer to join our team! Our brewers are involved in many aspects of the company including brewing, filtering, cleaning and lab work, as well as brewer events and other promotions. We are currently seeking an experienced brewer with 1-3 years of brewing experience. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Heavy Seas Beer is a small business, and our brewers are involved in many aspects of the company including brewing, filtering, cleaning and lab work, as well as brewer events and other promotions. We are currently seeking an experienced brewer with 1-3 years of brewing experience.

General Accountabilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Tank cleaning
  • Wort Production
  • Separation/Filtration
  • Dry-hopping
  • Cask building
  • Tank fining
  • Raw material inventory
  • Maintain company quality standards
  • Maintain brewery equipment.
  • The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
  • Work a variety of shifts on a rotating basis (first, second, third).

Credentials and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor's degree in food science, biotechnology, process engineering, organic chemistry, or another related field
  • Experience: 1-3 years of related experience
  • Brewing specific education preferred

Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Proficient knowledge of equipment used to prepare beer
  • High energy level and an attention to details
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work as a part of a large team
  • Manual dexterity

Physical Conditions

Ability to handle different kinds of equipment like hoses, brewing vessels, carbonating machines and packaging machinery. Capacity to lift heavy sacks up to 55 lbs., maneuver 175 lbs., drag heavy hoses and perform other physically demanding duties.

Working Conditions

The work environment can be cold, wet, hot and noisy and may require work in enclosed spaces like brewing vessels and tanks.

Heavy Seas offers a fun working environment with opportunities for advancement. We offer great benefits as well as paid time off. Land Your Dream Job! Come work for Heavy Seas! What are you waiting for?

Please send all resumes to resumes@hsbeer.com with the subject line "Experienced Brewer."

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Packaging Operator

Packaging Operators work with the Packaging Team to bottle, can and keg Heavy Seas Beer. This position is also responsible for daily cleaning and maintenance of packing machinery and equipment, as set forth by the Packaging Team Leader and Packaging Equipment Maintenance Team Leaders. This is a full time position with hours Monday-Friday starting at 6am and varying shift lengths. This position starts at $15/hr. No phone calls or walk-ins please

Packaging Operators work with the Packaging Team to bottle, can and keg Heavy Seas Beer. This position is also responsible for daily cleaning and maintenance of packing machinery and equipment, as set forth by the Packaging Team Leader and Packaging Equipment Maintenance Team Leaders. This is a full time position with hours Monday-Friday starting at 6am and varying shift lengths.

General Accountabilities

Including, but not limited to:

  • Ensure all packaging equipment is set up, maintained and operational to allow for efficient and safe packaging of quality product.
  • Operate bottling, canning and kegging line, as well as perform changeovers on equipment.
  • Cleaning and sanitizing kegs
  • Run CIPs to startup and shutdown the lines.
  • Complete production and batch reporting as required.
  • Learn and run QC procedures throughout packaging run.
  • Perform basic cellar operations, e.g. carbonating beer.
  • Participate in daily QC tastings to ensure quality throughout the product's shelf life.
  • Maintain a clean and organized packaging area.
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule, especially early mornings.
  • Must adhere to safety policies at all times.
  • Comply with all Heavy Seas policies.
  • Aid in training as needed.
  • Communicate effectively and work well with coworkers within the Packaging Team, as well other departments.
  • The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Credentials and Experience

  • Education: High School diploma
  • Experience: 1-2 years of factory experience preferred; previous brewery or packaging experience a plus
  • Forklift experience preferred

Skills

  • Excellent verbal communication
  • High energy level and an attention to details
  • Optimistic, positive attitude
  • Ability to work as a part of a large team, but also work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Manual dexterity

Physical Conditions

Ability to handle different kinds of equipment like hoses, brewing vessels, carbonating machines and packaging machinery. Capacity to lift to 55 lbs., maneuver 175 lbs. and perform other physically demanding duties. Able to stand and work at least 8 hours at a time.

Working Conditions

The work environment can be cold, wet, hot and noisy and may require work in enclosed spaces. Personal protection equipment, such as safety glasses, hard hats, boots are required.

Heavy Seas offers a fun working environment with opportunities for advancement. We offer great benefits as well as paid time off. Land Your Dream Job! Come work for Heavy Seas! What are you waiting for?

To Apply:

Email Heavy Seas at resumes@hsbeer.com with your resume and cover letter with the subject ?Packaging Operator?.

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