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Production Lead

Company: Joyride Coffee Distributors
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary: Joyride---s Production Lead leads the production team---s day-to-day execution of the beverage production schedule. They supervise and work alongside a small, capable team of Production Workers that make the high quality, craft beverages for which the Joyride brand is known. The Production Lead is a strong communicator and hard worker with experience in food production and food safety who leads by example and drives productivity through effective organization, delegation, and teamwork. As a Production Lead, he/she will grind, brew, and extract coffee andtea in accordance with the daily production schedule. He/she will serve as the Head Brewer/BreweryPlant Manager---s right-hand person, supervising and training the additional production team members accordingly, and submitting test samples to our third-party laboratory. In carrying out all of these functions, the Production Lead maintains a clean and compliant workplace, adhering to Joyride---s standards and processes to meet demand efficiently, deliver exceptional quality, and foster a culture of food safety, safety, and continuous improvement Ideal Candidate: The ideal Production Lead candidate has experience in and an enthusiasm for craft food or beverage production. He/she takes deep pride in his/her work in creating a quality product. The ideal candidate serves as role model to the Production Workers by always being punctual and detail-oriented. He/she enjoys working with their hands and is comfortable lifting 65 pounds repeatedly throughout the day. He/she understands and prioritizes workplace and food safety and is able to keep meticulous records and maintain high levels of compliance with all policies and procedures. He/she also is flexible and able to adjust to seasonal changes in demand and looks for opportunities to make tweaks to the production process all while being aligned with Joyride---s continuous improvement mentality. What You---ll Do: Lead by example on the production floor, working alongside the Production team to brew and package beverages is a food safe and sanitary manner Supervise all aspects of brewing cold brew coffee and tea as well as the equipment and facility sanitation required in the production processes Develop and execute daily production plans using Joyride---s tools and systems and in a manner that meets Joyride---s quality expectations Provide support to the Brewery Manager in warehouse operations like shipping & receiving and inventory Follow and execute all workplace and food safety policies and procedures and oversee compliance by Production Workers Maintain accurate and detailed records of safety, inventory, and other records in accordance with policy and procedure Assist Head Brewer or Brewery Manager in performing regular quality analysis and preparing samples for lab testing Assist Head Brewer or BreweryPlant Manager with conducting weekly, monthly and quarterly physical inventory counts Assist Head Brewer or BreweryPlant Manager with local department developments, including training and equipment and process improvement Execute Production Worker training plan with the support of the Head Brewer as needed Safe handling of hazardous chemicals used in both the cleaning and sanitation process of production equipment Conduct all work in a manner that promotes safety and productivity and champion the importance of each Maintain a clean, safe, and well organized facility Support the Brewery Manager in the development of best practices, new products, and general continuous improvement Escalate any and all food safety concerns to management Perform other duties as needed and assigned by his/her manager Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. What---s Required: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 2-3 years of food or beverage processing or production experience; brewing experience preferred Prior training experience; prior supervisory or management experience preferred Has or obtains within 90 days of employment: Food Safety Handler---s License or Certificate, Forklift certification, and HACCP certification Enthusiasm and knowledge for third-wave coffee and craft food and beverage and passion to learn and grow in the industry and at Joyride Commitment to our Core Values - Hold Every Bar High, Innovate Big and Small, Foster Community, Get $T Done, and EnJOY the Ride Consistent demonstration of Joyride---s core competencies and management effectiveness behaviors - effective communication, dependability, sound judgment, collaboration, technology savviness and being a company mission and vision ambassador Strong computer skills including Google Suite, ERP, and Inventory Management Systems. Must be able to be on his/her feet for entire shift and ability to regularly lift, push, or pull up to 65 pounds Process oriented with ability to read, write and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Must be a good team player and mentor, always willing to assist and coach in other areas when needed Hard working, thrives in a fast-paced, multitasking and rapidly-changing environment Takes pride in his/her work, thorough and accurate work habits, with focus on improving quality and prioritizing workplace safety, food safety, and sanitation Solution-focused and innovative approach to solve challenges in a timely and creative manner Dependable and punctual, always ensuring work responsibilities are covered when absent, accountable for their own actions, and committed to extended work hours when necessary to reach team goals Joyride is an equal opportunity employer and in the commitment of its core value fostering community, seeks to create a diverse and inclusive work environment. To this end, Joyride prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, criminal history, or other protected category under the law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work Environment This job operates in a production/brewery facility. This role routinely uses standard office equipment and electronics such as computers, phones, tablets, and scanners as well as brewery equipment including washer and hoses, centrifugal pumps, electrical heating equipment, pressurized gas tanks, digital and analog scales, coffee grinders, and various other brewing equipment that may change over time. This job is occasionally exposed to inside and outside environmental conditions that may be hot, cold, steamy, foggy, and wet; machinery noise; potential for physical injury; cold and hot fluids; pressurized vessels and transfer lines; strong odors and hazardous gasses; chemicals; and moving machinery. 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. The employee must be able to stand for extended periods of time (throughout duration of his/her work shift). The employee is frequently required to sit; climb stairs; balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must repeatedly lift and/or move up to 65 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Regular days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:30am-3:30/4:00pm. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Company Description At Joyride, we are simply obsessed with exceptional coffee and craft beverage. Founded in 2011, Joyride is creating a healthier and more sustainable world with revolutionary beverage. We are pioneers leading the movement to satisfy an increasing demand for fresher, tastier, and more affordable options. We have built our business around putting good into the world with an innovative lens. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are passionate about fostering community and helping us to create the company and world in which we all want to live and work. Join us.

Keywords: Joyride Coffee Distributors, Bakersfield , Production Lead, Professions , Bakersfield, California

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