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CAREERS AT COOP ALE WORKS

As our brewery continues to grow, we look forward to relocating and expanding the scope of our operations. As we grow into our new facilities, new concepts, new markets and new beers, one of our goals is to continue to build the root structure of our brands, our beers and our reputation as a leading craft brewery. We look for aggressive, passionate and talented team members who will embrace our culture and objectives and grow with us into the future.

Cellarman
Oklahoma City, OK

Posting Date – 1/6/20
Closing Date – 1/31/20

COOP Ale Works is a ten-year-old production/packaging craft brewery located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma’s heartbeat and home of a growing craft beer scene. In 2014, we completed an expansion that has set the foundation to launch our popular beers into a growing regional footprint. As we grow into new space, new markets and new beers, one of our goals is to build efficient and effective craft brewing operations that allow us to maximize our creative freedom, all while maintaining the highest quality standards in the business and delivering our faithful fans what they expect. We are looking to add aggressive, passionate and talented team members who have the drive to embrace our culture and objectives, and grow with us into the future. The faint of heart need not apply.

Our brewery is in a rapid growth phase and expects to continue. As we grow into our upcoming expansion into the OKC Armory building, one of our goals is to continue to build the root structure of our brands, our beers and our reputation as a leading craft brewery. We are looking to add aggressive, passionate and talented team members who will embrace our culture and objectives and grow with us into the future.

Job Description

The Cellarman will be responsible for beer and tank management from fermentation through packaging.

Job Responsibilities

  • 1-week immersion with Operations, Regulatory and Sales teams
  • 1-week immersion with Marketing, Events and Taproom teams
  • CIP of tanks, hoses and fittings
  • Monitoring, pressurizing, purging and carbonating beer tanks
  • Dry hopping beers during fermentation
  • Beer transfer/centrifuge operation
  • Yeast handling
  • Assist in all forms of packaging as well as shipping and receiving
  • Cleaning all areas of the brewery
  • Process and SOP feedback
  • General facility and equipment maintenance
  • Coordination with production and packaging staff for prioritization of tank and beer management

Candidate Qualifications

Absolute (don’t apply without these)

  • Self-motivated, self-starter with ability to excel in instances of limited direction
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Dedicated sense of urgency and drive to achieve objectives
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks with varying levels of importance and difficulty
  • Mechanical intuition
  • Ability to lift 50lbs shoulder high and 100lbs waist high
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Ability to work on your feet for an entire shift
  • Competence with all forms of safety protocol
  • Detail oriented and diligent record keeper
  • Desire to work hard, play hard and get things done
  • Ability to work both 1st and 2nd shifts and weekends

Preferred

  • Food or beverage packaging systems and process experience
  • Knowledge of chemical use, storage and safety
  • General knowledge of brewing and packaging

Salary and Benefits

COOP Ale Works offers competitive salaries based on experience. This position includes semi-annual reviews as well as merit-based bonuses, raises and profit sharing. We also offer a robust health insurance plan, 401k plan and match, profit sharing, paid time off, paid holidays and a continuing education program. Beer is an obvious perk.

If you’re passionate about beer and wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@coopaleworks.com. Include “Cellarman” in the subject line.

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North Texas Sales Representative
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX

Posting Date – 1/6/20
Closing Date – 1/31/20

COOP Ale Works is a ten-year-old production/packaging craft brewery located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma’s heartbeat and home of a growing craft beer scene. Current distribution includes Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri and Texas. COOP has a multi-year presence in North Texas and seeks a Sales Representative to continue in market growth in these territories. Our brewery is in a rapid growth phase and expects to continue. As we grow into our upcoming expansion into the OKC Armory building, one of our goals is to continue to build the root structure of our brands, our beers and our reputation as a leading craft brewery. We are looking to add aggressive, passionate and talented team members who will embrace our culture and objectives and grow with us into the future.

Job Description

The North Texas Sales Representative will lead our in-market sales activities for on-premise (bars and restaurants) and off-premise (liquor stores, grocery stores and gas stations) retailers, to include customer development, customer retention, sales planning, events and product launches. The geographic territory includes the DFW metroplex, Denton and Wichita Falls.

Job Responsibilities

  • 1-week operation immersion with staff at the brewery
  • 2-week sales and events immersion with staff in Oklahoma City and at least one external market
  • Assist Sales & Marketing Director in development and execution of strategic sales plans
  • Day and overnight travel throughout the territory
  • Build, maintain and enhance relationships with customers
  • Lead new product launch promotions with distributors and customers
  • Support customer sales efforts through event promotions and attendance, point of sale materials development and delivery, co-branding opportunities, etc.
  • Quarterly and annual development of local market business plans
  • Periodic attendance of sales and marketing staff meetings
  • Work with marketing staff to develop customer-specific product promotional materials, point of sale materials, event materials, etc.
  • Coordinate, schedule and attend events throughout territory
  • Provide customer service support to customers directly and via distributor
  • Manage database records of potential, current and former customers
  • Manage, monitor and evaluate sales numbers as they relate to budgeted/forecasted sales
  • Pursue, manage and adapt company and personal sales objectives

Candidate Qualifications

Absolute (don’t apply without these)

  • At least two years’ experience in craft beer marketing, sales or hospitality management
  • Self-motivated, self-starter with ability to excel in instances of limited direction
  • Excellent interpersonal, communications, problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Dedicated sense of urgency and drive to achieve objectives
  • Ability to succeed in, and contribute to, a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with varying levels of importance and difficulty
  • Ability to travel to outside markets and industry conferences at least four weeks per year
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Available to work evenings and weekends
  • Desire to work hard, play hard and get things done

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Residency in the DFW metro area
  • At least four years’ experience in beer, wine, spirits or food industries
  • Experience managing customer relationships and experiences
  • Draft beer system build and troubleshooting knowledge

Salary and Benefits

COOP Ale Works offers competitive salaries based on experience. This position includes semi-annual reviews as well as merit-based bonuses, raises and profit sharing. We also offer a robust health insurance plan, 401k plan and match, profit sharing, paid time off, paid holidays and a continuing education program. Beer is an obvious perk.

If you’re passionate about beer and wish to apply for the position, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@coopaleworks.com. Include “North Texas Sales Representative” in the subject line.

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