CAREERS AT UTEPILS

About Utepils Brewing

Good brewing starts with honoring the traditions of brewers who have gone before us. Our beer is brewed using the highest quality water from the historic Glenwood Inglewood wells to produce beer that is classic yet uniquely distinct. Using tried and true brewing practices, we’re creating a new tradition in the Twin Cities that brings friends and families together share good times and great beer.

Utepils Brewing Hiring Policy

Utepils Brewing provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Utepils Brewing complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

 

Utepils Brewing expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Utepils Brewing’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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Taproom Manager

Overview

At Utepils Brewing, the Taproom Manager is responsible for the overall success of our Taproom. The Fernweh Taproom acts as its own business line inside the overall Utepils Brewing Company’s organization. The Taproom Manager owns the success of all aspects of this business model, which includes ensuring the highest possible guest experience, management of overall labor and expense budget for the Fernweh Taproom, supporting the Front-of-House team, and safeguarding the Utepils Brand.

The Taproom Manager is a member of the Utepils leadership team with the primary responsibility to drive Taproom profits. Accountabilities include retaining a well-trained staff, a clean environment, presenting our beers at their absolute best, creative and effective Taproom programming and maintaining appropriate merchandising. The Taproom Manager also creates a strategic and tactical plan for continuous improvement to the Fernweh Taproom.

 

Reporting to the President, duties and accountabilities include:

  • Build a fun, energetic and welcoming culture for both employees and guests consistent with the Utepils Brewing brand.
  • Accountable for staffing Utepils Brewing Taproom with personable, beer-knowledgeable, customer service-focused employees committed to high standards of performance.
  • Leading the development, implementation and continued adherence of Utepils Brewing Taproom policies, standards, and training programs for the Taproom team members and ensures all employees possess and maintain proper certifications.
  • Fully understand and comply with all federal, state, county and municipal regulations that pertain to health, safety and labor requirements of the Taproom, employees and guests.
  • Schedule, monitor and adjust taproom staffing to achieve optimum customer experience.
  • Oversee administrative duties and communications of daily sales reports, invoices, cash management, payroll reporting and others as required.
  • Management of property upkeep along with scheduling repair and maintenance projects as necessary, maintaining overall facility and sanitation to create a clean and comfortable environment.
  • Recommend timing and budget for ongoing improvements of Taproom furniture, equipment and features to maintain consumer interest.
  • Propose and lead new initiatives (i.e. live entertainment, events, etc.) to produce continued financial performance and
    profit opportunities.
  • Manage all special events and day-to-day reservations for use of space in the Taproom and ensure reservations/events are appropriate with other activities occurring.
  • Work with team to establish staff objectives, and monthly/yearly sales goals and create an environment where the team is accountable to reach these goals and objectives.
  • Maintain appropriate inventory of non-alcoholic beverages, food items, and merchandise.
  • Maintain inventories of cleaning supplies, and other Taproom necessities.
  • Learn, operate, and troubleshoot (Aloha) POS system, including BOH functionality (adding buttons, promos, etc.) and running reports.
  • Turn in payroll on a bi-weekly basis.
  • Maintain menu board
  • Schedule and manage performance of food trucks.

 

Necessary Skills, Training, & Qualifications

  • Prior management of taproom, restaurant/bar or other bartending team.
  • Demonstrated leadership and ability to establish standards/goals, mentor team members, and hold team members accountable for attaining goals
  • Proven experience hiring and terminating team members.
  • Knowledge of craft beer, and understanding of beer production and beer service.
  • Exceptional proven customer service skills.
  • Experience with Aloha POS System or similar technology.
  • Ability to orchestrate large scale events
  • Beer Server Certification through Cicerone
  • Tap line knowledge and experience Compensation

 

Compensation

  • Salary range will depend upon experience and qualifications with additional incentives based on performance.

 

To Apply:

Contact Dan Justesen
dan.justesen@utepilsbrewing.com