Highland Brewing

  • Asheville, NC, United States

Highland Brewing Company is a growing and dynamic craft brewer in Asheville, NC. From our humble beginnings as Asheville’s first legal brewer since Prohibition, to our 20th Anniversary as Asheville’s premier craft brewer, we have always focused on quality, respect and integrity. We offer a fun work environment to other science-and-art-minded individuals who love great beer.

Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Jan 12, 2019
Summary The Packaging Manager of Highland Brewing Company is responsible for managing the maintenance and scheduling of the kegging, bottling, and canning operations.  The manager is responsible for leading a dynamic team of full-time employees to safely and efficiently package beer by streamlining process and removing any non-value adding waste.  The manager must have a strong mechanical background, and a deep understanding of lean/ process improvement, electrical troubleshooting, and critical systems of the brewing industry.   FLSA Status: Exempt Reports to: VP of Operations Location: Asheville, NC Essential Job Functions   ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS : ·         Works with QA to ensure that product is ready for packaging ·         Manages inventories of packaging materials ·         Works with the Supply Chain Manager and QA to ensure the quality of packaging materials    ·         Interviews and selects staff for Packaging Team ·         Evaluate staff performance in 90 day and annual evaluations ·         Manages staff performance daily and provides coaching for improvement ·         Oversees the training and supervision of packaging staff ·         Coordinates with Brewery Operations Manager, Supply Chain Manager, and Sales Department to ensure correct mix of packaging is produced ·         Maintains packaging equipment; including preventive maintenance, spare parts inventory, and adjusting equipment as needed   ·         Oversees the installation of new equipment or modifies existing machinery ·         Works with QA to makes improvements on quality and processes ·         Ensures packaging staff follow safety procedures and wear PPE ·         Performs other duties as assigned   Qualifications Education : ·         Bachelor's degree in engineering, industrial maintenance or related field   ·         OSHA 10 preferred   Experience : ·         Three years mechanical experience in a production facility ·         Two years in leadership role ·         Beverage packaging experience preferred   Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities : ·         Excellent mechanical skills ·         Working knowledge of the craft brewing industry and the brewing process ·         Ability to motivate and supervise personnel ·         Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects ·         Ability to troubleshoot and solve equipment problems  ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills ·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications   Working Conditions: ·         Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required.  ·         Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required.  ·         Willingness to work on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery is required. ·         Willingness to work in an environment with high noise levels is required. ·         Willingness to occasionally work events on evenings and weekends is required.  
Highland Brewing Asheville, NC, USA
Dec 19, 2018
Job Description Keen on joining the marketing team at Highland Brewing Company, Asheville's original craft brewery? This just might be your lucky day! We are seeking an entry level, full-time Communications and Community Outreach Specialist to join our dynamic organization. If you can't wait to help us shout our awesome from the peaks of WNC to the world, keep up with some incredibly passionate and quirky folks, and roll with ever-changing, challenging opportunities – we'd like to check out your resume! Here's your first step in the process. Take a look at the requirements below. If you've got what it takes, follow these instructions: Submit your resume and cover letter with compensation requirements in Word or PDF format using the Apply Now button located top right. Summary FLSA Status: Full-Time Hourly, Non-exempt Reports to: Marketing Manager Location: Asheville, NC Essential Job Functions Public Relations ·         Write and distribute press releases for both industry and consumer-facing publications ·         Create and foster relationships with contacts at key industry and consumer-facing publications ·         Schedule and facilitate all interviews, podcasts, video features, news coverage, etc. ·         Seek out new arenas for promotion ·         Create weekly eNewsletter for media partners to stay connected to happenings at the brewery ·         Create monthly eNewsletter for Highland customers ·         Analyze open rates and make recommendations for improvements ·         Record and quantify media coverage monthly using Meltwater software ·         Work with Meltwater customer support for continuous improvement in software functionality ·         Create and maintain press kit ·         Work with Marketing Manager to generate reports for CEO and the company ·         Work with Social Media Specialist on how to leverage coverage generated   Communication ·         Monthly Distributor eNewsletter with tools, updates, accolades and news ·         Monthly employee update from marketing with new releases, event dates, and media coverage ·         Communicate across departments about specialty beer releases, donation events, and all relevant details ·         Build internal brand engagement   Community Outreach ·         Collaborate with Marketing Manager and Marketing & Graphic Design Coordinator on all beer and merchandise giveaways for donations, sponsorships, and marketing opportunities ·         Foster and maintain relationships with Highland's key community partners ·         Ensure that partnerships are mutually beneficial and on brand ·         Collaborate with Social Media Specialist to build awareness around Highland's community efforts   Qualifications Education: ·         Bachelor's degree or beyond in Public Relations, Communications, Marketing, Business Administration   Experience: ·         Minimum 1-3 years in communications, public relations, and media outreach required ·         Beer knowledge is a plus, love of beer is a must ·         Work within the non-profit sector is a plus ·         Some experience in graphics software is a plus   Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: ·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite ·         Proficiency in both Windows and Apple operating systems ·         Ability to collaborate across teams ·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills ·         Have experience in all social media platforms ·         Be comfortable generating content in multiple formats ·         Attention to detail ·         Ability to work independently and across departments ·         No job is to small, positive mental attitude and self-motivated!   Working Conditions: ·         Ability to stand for long periods of time and do physically demanding work is required ·         Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. is required ·         Willingness to work on evenings and weekends is required ·         Overnight travel on occasion