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Taproom Hospitality - Bartenders & Tour Guides

The Heavy Seas Taproom is always accepting resumes for bartenders and tour guides. While we may not always be hiring, we are continually growing our Taproom, which requires more enthusiastic beer lovers to help us with our mission.

The Heavy Seas Taproom is always accepting resumes for bartenders and tour guides. While we may not always be hiring, we are continually growing our Taproom, which requires more enthusiastic beer lovers to help us with our mission. Bartenders must be available afternoons, evenings and weekends, with Saturday and Sunday shifts required. Tour guides must be available on weekends. Knowledge and passion for craft beer preferred. If interested, please email your resume to taproom.resumes@hsbeer.com, subject line "Bartender" or "Tour Guide". No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

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National Accounts and Southeast Territory Manager

Heavy Seas Beer is looking for an experienced National Accounts and Southeast Territory Manager to grow the volume, revenue and value of the Heavy Seas brand.

Reporting to the Director of Sales, the National Accounts and Southeast Territory Manager will be responsible for the sale and distribution of products for the Heavy Seas portfolio with a heavy emphasis on national and regional accounts, as well as managing our southeastern distributors. This position is the primary contact for national and regional accounts in states where Heavy Seas is distributed. The ideal candidate will be expected to leverage their existing relationships in the chain market to increase sales, distribution, market share and brand awareness in assigned accounts and the southeastern distributor territory. The ideal candidate will reside in the Northern Virginia area. No walk-ins or phone calls, please.

Responsibilities Include:

National/Regional Account Management

  • Responsible for the development of the Heavy Seas portfolio in national and regional chain accounts for both the on and off premise segments.
  • Establish strong working relationships with senior level buyers and staff at key chains, both on and off premise.
  • Develop structured account objectives with supporting business analytics and programming to drive brand revenue, profit and awareness.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with distributor chain teams to both educate and execute growth strategies within assigned accounts.
  • Develop and execute promotional activity to increase velocity and distribution of the Heavy Seas portfolio.

Distributor Management

  • Work directly with distributor management to promote brands and implement programming to drive revenue and gross profit.
  • Develop and implement approved sales and marketing strategies throughout distribution network.
  • Monitor distributor inventory daily.
  • Establish retailer relationships within a targeted list of accounts to grow business.
  • Retailer Management
  • Maintain regular call frequency with assigned chain accounts and targeted top volume independent accounts.
  • Execute 2-3 days per week selling and executing national account programs.
  • Build relationships with distributors by working the trade with key distributor personnel.

Skills / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Strong alignment to company culture and values. Personality fit with the Heavy Seas crew is key.
  • Strong knowledge of the three-tier alcoholic beverage distribution system, including full knowledge promotional legalities.
  • At least 5 years of experience calling on and working with the primary and secondary chains in the territory including but not limited to: Kroger, Publix, Food Lion, SEG, Wegmans, Giant, Harris Teeter, Total Wine & More and others.
  • Ability to collaborate with distributors and fellow Heavy Seas employees.
  • High tolerance for multi-tasking and ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced executional environment.
  • Must be self-motivated with a passion to win.
  • Experience in customer service (either internal or external), strong project management skills, attention to detail, sense of urgency and personal accountability.
  • Proficient in VIP and Microsoft Office.
  • Experience in analysis of Nielsen and IRI information.
  • Significant travel required, approximately 50-60% of the time. Occasional nights and weekends will be required.
  • Northern Virginia resident preferred.

Physical Conditions:

  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to stay seated at a desk for extended periods of time, as well as ability to stand and move around for extended periods of time
  • Work environment has a moderate to loud noise level (moderate noise - office with printers and computers; loud noise - factory or manufacturing space)

Compensation:

  • Compensation based on experience
  • Health insurance, as well as dental and vision, available
  • 401k with company match; vesting after 3 years
  • Car and phone allowance

To Apply

Please send all resumes to resumes@hsbeer.com with the subject line "National Accounts Manager". No phone calls or walk-ins, please.

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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 and availability to work overnights on a rotating basis. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Job Summary

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 and availability to work overnights on a rotating basis.

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?

To Apply:

Email Heavy Seas at resumes@hsbeer.com with your resume and cover letter with the subject "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, with two shifts running from 6am to 10pm. This position starts at $15/hr. No phone calls or walk-ins please.

Job Summary

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, with two shifts running from 6am to 10pm.

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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