Bell's Brewery- Field Quality Specialist- Texas

Job Description: 

JOB TITLE: Texas Field Quality Specialist
LOCATION: Within Texas
REPORTS TO: National Field Services Manager (NFSM)
FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Salaried Exempt
EXTERNAL POSTING DATES: 04/10/2017-04/30/2017

POSITION SUMMARY: Drives enhanced experiences for our customers by promoting and teaching about maintaining beer quality in the field for Bell’s draught and packaged beers. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following.
•    Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Bell’s Brewery.
•    Develops and maintains strategic partnerships with key On Premise accounts and retailers in region. 
•    Assumes a leadership role in implementing brewery Quality initiatives with Lead Brewery Representative (LBR), Field Sales Representatives (FSR), Distributors, Retailers, and Restaurateurs in region. 
•    Conducts in-field work with sessions with LBR’s, FSR’s, and distributor representatives. 
•    Assists NFSM in communicating Breweries Quality objectives, policies, and procedures with distributor partners. 
•    Ensures that the Brewery’s quality standards are clearly understood and enforced by, Sales Team, distributors and retailers. 
•    Attends Brewery Sales team meetings, as needed
•    Conducts training programs with distributors, retailers, restaurateurs, and consumers on all Quality aspects of all beer quality. 
•    Reviews and understands all legal restrictions regarding Brewery product in each market and ensure all initiatives are executed within those limitations. 
•    Completes monthly and daily administrative requirements on time; such as expense reports, recaps, calendar, budget management, e-mail responses, call reporting, etc. 
•    Illustrates a strong commitment to total customer satisfaction; demonstrates excellent customer relations building skills.  
•    Provides local technical support, advice and training to FSR’s/LBR’s in diagnosing and resolving common customer quality related issues.  
•    Conducts regular reviews of product quality with LBR’s, FSR’s and Distributors. 
•    Coordinates quality analyses ensuring accurate results, timely completion, and proper responses and notification
•    Maintains and updates account contact information regularly.
•    Willingness to maintain flexible work schedules, as weekend and extended workdays are necessary. 
Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

MANAGERIAL/LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    None

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license 

MATERIALS/MACHINES/EQUIPMENT USED:
•    Microsoft Office Programs including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
•    General Office Equipment
•    Company Vehicle 
•    Draft Systems
•    Variety of hand tools

IMPORTANT SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
•    Demonstrated knowledge of the three tier system
•    Demonstrated ability to build relationships and maintain effective working relationships with top level account decision makers, distributors, and all internal stakeholders
•    Ability to analyze and troubleshoot draft system problems
•    Exceptional time management skills with a proven ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work load to balance multiple projects.
•    Demonstrated ability to think strategically
•    Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
•    A self-directed individual who is a team player.
•    High level of craft beer product knowledge
•    Excellent oral, analytical, written, and group presentation communication skills.
•    Strong organizational & planning skills
•    Ability and willingness to maintain flexible work schedules, as weekend and extended workdays are necessary
 

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:
•    Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
•    Five years of industry experience
•    High level of craft beer product knowledge
•    Experience maintaining Draft quality, a plus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    Performance duties of this job include regularly being required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk, hear, and smell. 
•    Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 lbs. 
•    Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb. 
•    Must be able to participate in critical assessment of beers 
•    Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. 
•    The ability to travel via car or airplane on a regular basis.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
•    The work environment is usually an office environment.
•    Regular visits to bars, restaurants, and other retailers of Bell’s beer are required.
•    Travel is required.

Bell’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer

How to Apply
Job Location: 
Within Region, TX
United States