Careers

Become part of the team at Green Flash Brewing Co., located in San Diego, CA. Green Flash  seeks  experienced team players to join our rapidly expanding brewery.

Now Hiring:

Contract Graphic Designer

This is a 4 month contact position to begin Dec 1, 2014 and end April 6, 2015. 

Do you love typography, drool over exquisite packaging and spend just as much time on thedieline.com as you spend on social media? Are you a production perfectionist with a designer’s eye for detail? Do you pick up bottles of beer and wine because you love the label and you wonder how they did it? When you’re not designing, are you dreaming about craft beer and food pairings? If so, we’re looking for you! 

Green Flash Brewing Company Corporate Headquarters is located in San Diego, California. From humble beginnings came true enlightenment. Established in 2002, today Green Flash is a team of like-minded craft beer enthusiasts, who embrace the Green Flash culture and brand vision with passion and zeal. Every batch of beer is a labor of love and is a true Green Flash collaboration.

 We’re seeking a contract graphic designer for Dec 2014 – March 2015 with minimum 3 years of experience. You would be responsible for executing design projects from concept through final production and implementation. You will support the creative production process – working closely with the Creative Director and designers to help deliver on all creative projects. You are talented, enthusiastic, and has a well-rounded understanding of design principles and process. You are self-motivated, talented, and enthusiastic, as well as highly organized and detail-oriented with the ability to multi–task.

 Essential Job Function:

  • Working within the brand framework and established templates, produce digital assets, print assets, packaging and marketing materials that are consistent with the current look and feel of the Green Flash brand.
  • Responsible for supporting the creation and execution of design concepts as well as maintaining visual and brand continuity.
  • Assist with page production of brochures, sell sheets and publications.
  • Coordinate production of in-house printed materials across all departments and divisions, including but not limited to signage, labels, inserts, booklets, brochures, sell sheets, forms, coupons, and recipe cards.
  • Prepare packaging artwork and other files for printing (new and revised).
  • Take direction and work in a fast-paced, quick-turn environment.
  • Be a contributing member of the creative team.
  • Other design-related jobs as needed.

 Educational/Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years design experience.
  • Expert abilities with the Adobe Creative Cloud (Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and InDesign).
  • Strong understanding of vector graphics and typography
  • Good working knowledge of four color pre-press and printing processes.
  • BA/BFA in fine arts or graphic design.

 Minimum Job Requirements:

  • This person must be a team-player, highly organized, self-motivated, with great follow-up skills and capable of multi-tasking effectively.
  • Proven ability to follow directions and manage projects with minimal supervision.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and high standards of quality.
  • Strong problem solving abilities.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to establish mutual professional respect and to leverage relationships to be effective    and achieve objectives.
  • Must be able to meet deadlines, while working both independently and as part of a team.
  • Desire to learn and grow in a creative, collaborative team environment.

 Desired Skills (not necessary, but a major plus!)

  • Adobe After Effects and Final Cut Pro
  • Basic HTML and CSS
  • Photography/videography experience a plus 
  • WordPress

 TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter, resume, and a link to your online portfolio and your salary requirements to hr@greenflashbrew.com

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District Sales Manager – Orange County

Responsible for increasing sales within regional territory and executing and managing distributors’ annual business plan (ABP). Manage inventory at the distributor level and perform quality control verification. Train distributor and retail personnel. This person will be based in Orange County.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase sales within regional territory by targeting existing and prospective customers based on ABP
  • Work closely with distributors to verify and rotate inventory level
  • Develop budgets, sales forecasts and distribution levels with the National Sales Director
  • Work with internal sales, marketing and management personnel to review and obtain distributor goals
  • Create, promote and execute promotions, features and displays
  • Manage the planning of sales and marketing-related events
  • Participate in marketing events and public appearances in order to promote The Green Flash Brewing Company locally, regionally and, at times, nationally
  • Participate in new territory launches
  • Train distributor and retail personnel
  • Develop and deliver presentations
  • Prepare weekly and monthly recap reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelors degree in business or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a beverage distributor sales environment
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in beverage distribution sales
  • **Craft beer sales experience highly preferred**
  • Enthusiasm and personal knowledge of the microbrewery industry and market is preferred
  • Proven sales results
  • Knowledge of distributor operations
  • Attention to detail, analytical ability, and sense of urgency
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers
  • A good driving record
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Up to 50% travel may be required outside of local territory

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary history to jobs@greenflashbrew.com Please indicate the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line.

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District Sales Manager – Bay Area, CA

Responsible for increasing sales within regional territory and executing and managing distributors’ annual business plan (ABP). Manage inventory at the distributor level and perform quality control verification. Train distributor and retail personnel. This person would be located in the Bay Area.

Responsibilities:

  • Increase sales within regional territory by targeting existing and prospective customers based on ABP
  • Work closely with distributors to verify and rotate inventory level
  • Develop budgets, sales forecasts and distribution levels with the National Sales Director
  • Work with internal sales, marketing and management personnel to review and obtain distributor goals
  • Create, promote and execute promotions, features and displays
  • Manage the planning of sales and marketing-related events
  • Participate in marketing events and public appearances in order to promote The Green Flash Brewing Company locally, regionally and, at times, nationally
  • Participate in new territory launches
  • Train distributor and retail personnel
  • Develop and deliver presentations
  • Prepare weekly and monthly recap reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in beverage distribution sales
  • Craft beer sales experience highly preferred
  • A Bachelors degree in business or a related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience in a beverage distributor sales environment
  • Enthusiasm and personal knowledge of the microbrewery industry and market is preferred
  • Proven sales results
  • Knowledge of distributor operations
  • Attention to detail, analytical ability, and sense of urgency
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers
  • A good driving record
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Up to 50% travel may be required outside of local territory

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary history to jobs@greenflashbrew.com Please indicate the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line.

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BREWER

JOB SUMMARY: Under the work direction of the Brewmaster and/or Senior Brewer, the Brewer II is responsible for all the duties of Cellarman I, Cellarman II, Brewer I and Assistant Brewer as well as providing direction and training to other production staff assigned to the same shift in order to maintain brewery systems and functions related to production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Mill in all grains required for each individual brew
  • Mash in brews according to temperature and water specifications for each brew
  • Clean out and prepare mash tun for the next brew
  • Perform laudering activities
  • Perform wort boiling
  • Perform whirlpool activities
  • Perform wort chilling and knock out
  • Perform brewhouse CIP
  • Conduct Quality Assurance and Quality Control work including gravity and pH checks on product
  • Maintain hot and cold water for all brewery operations
  • Perform tank CIP’s
  • Filter beer
  • Dry hop beer
  • Carbonate beer
  • Take daily gravities
  • Fill casks
  • Harvest and pitch yeast
  • Operate and maintain multiple bottling line machines
  • Provide maintenance on chiller as required
  • Coordinate spent grain pick up
  • Manage cask ales program
  • Manage barrel aging program
  • Maintain wash down equipment
  • Clean out kegs and casks
  • Fill kegs and casks
  • Clean tap lines and jockey boxes
  • Maintain packaging records
  • Make local deliveries as needed
  • Work on the bottling line
  • Clean and maintain the keg washing and milling areas
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Train junior production employees
  • Assist with maintenance and overall cleanliness of entire brewery and cellar including tank exteriors and floors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Completed training/education at an accredited brewing institute
  • Completion of apprenticeship in working brewing is preferred
  • 3+ years experience in a packaging brewery
  • Proven mechanical/electrical experience with beer production machinery
  • Knowledge of beer production, storage and packaging
  • Excellent record keeping and attention to detail and communication skills
  • Enthusiasm and strong personal knowledge of the microbrewery industry and market
  • Must have a valid California drivers license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/material identifications
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, and computer equipment
  • General computer and data entry skills in MS Word and Excel preferred
  • Ability to work well with superiors and co-workers in a production and office/warehouse environment
  • Ability to change multi-task and remain flexible
  • Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull over 100 pounds

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

o  While performing the duties the employee is:

  • constantly required to stand
  • constantly required to use fine manipulation and simple grasping in order to handle production equipment and to utilize the computer and other standard office equipment such as telephone, fax machines, copiers, etc.
  • constantly required to view objects at close and distant ranges
  • constantly required to reach computers and other office machinery
  • frequently required to communicate with others
  • frequently required to sit
  • frequently required to use sense of taste and smell
  • frequently required to lift and transport items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • frequently required to lift and transport items weighing up to 170 lbs

o   Equipment typically used: Brewhouse, fermenters, bright beer tanks, cold liquor tank, glycol chillers, DE filter, plate filter, Keg washer, keg fill rig with a portable pump, pallet jack, forklift, and computers for record keeping

 Note: For the purpose of this summary, occasionally is used to represent up to 1/3 of the time given to the work day, frequently represents 1/3 to 2/3 of the time and constantly represents 2/3 or more of the time.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employee frequently works in a brewery environment with a moderate amount of noise and activity. The work environment is fast-paced and demanding.

 

Qualified candidates should send resume, cover letter and salary history to jobs@greenflashbrew.com Please indicate the position you are applying for and your name in the subject line.

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