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Exciting New Kombucha business looking for Production Manager

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Kombucha Production Manager – Rendlesham, Suffolk

A highly innovative and exciting new fermented foods startup lauching in May is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated and responsible foodie to run a kombucha brewery.
Combining the work of Kombucha brewer Louise Avery (Lois & The Living Teas), William Kendall (Cawston Press, Green & Blacks, Covent Garden Soup) and Mark Palmer (Marketing director of Pret A Manger, Cawston Press, Green & Black’s), the new company is launching a national brand to offer kombucha to a wider audience across the UK.
This is a great opportunity for someone who has experience in food production, and is ready to run their own facility. The ideal candidate will have some basic knowledge of kombucha and fermentation, although full training will be given. They will be willing to lead the production side of the business, eventually running their own team as the business expands. It is essential that this person be willing to take on multiple roles at the initially small brewery. The successful candidate should be passionate about experimentation and fermentation, while still maintaining stringent quality control standards.
This highly motivated, enthusiastic production manager will work alongside Louise Avery, to upscale the current process, set up the new manufacturing plant and then take over the operations side once it is up and running smoothly.

Key Responsibilities
Overseeing all aspects of the brewing process 
roduct development for existing and new kombucha lines
Ambassador for the brewery/production facility
Quality Control and ability to troubleshoot and remedy issues as they arise
Keeping all due diligence records and health & Safety records up to date
Arranging and manually helping with logistics

Desirable but not essential:
Brewing experience
A hands on approach to all tasks
A genuine interest in kombucha and fermentation
A full driving license
Proficient IT skills
Strong natural numeracy skills
Minimum of two years experience in commercial food production

Full training on kombucha will be provided, however any additional brewing experience in a microbrewery would be highly advantageous.

(Full Time) (Salary package up to 35k)

Contact Louise Avery loisandthelivingteas@gmail.com 

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