16/12 Javed Murad
Founder at White Owl Brewery Private Limited

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White Owl Brewery - Assistant Manager - Operations (2-5 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 644796

Job Details -

If you are an incredibly intelligent & a highly-motivated individual, excited to build a craft beer business across India, juggle multiple work streams across numerous verticals and hone your leadership skills as you manage & mentor a bunch of junior execution teams, we want to hear from you.

As an Assistant Operations Manager, you will comprehensively manage/support the entire Operations Function of White Owl Brewery across multiple manufacturing facilities nation-wide with a focus on:

1) Procurement & Inventory Management

- Create and manage strong vendor relationships - both local and international - to ensure cost-efficient procurement of high-quality input materials.

- Create and implement systems to optimize inventory of Raw Materials, Packaging Materials, WIP Goods and Finished Goods

- Monitor and manage all related internal controls - such as inventory reconciliations, ageing and par stock analyses

2) Manufacturing Process Efficiency & Quality Control

- Determine production schedules at all manufacturing units, taking into account existing inventory levels, ordering lead times and forecasted demand

- Monitoring and manage all processes and schedules related to strict and uncompromised product quality control, including packaging standards

3) Logistics Management

- Interface with distributors and logistics-providers nationwide to optimise timely and cost-efficient delivery of finished goods

4) Regulatory Compliance

- Manage continuous compliance with all statutory bodies (State Excise, VAT, etc.), including timely maintenance of all required records, payment of required fees, license renewals etc.

5) Financial & Cost Optimization Analyses

- Conduct detailed financial analysis of all Operations-related topics to optimize all costs including those related to manufacturing, packaging and logistics

- Conduct detailed variance analysis to determine any significant increases/decreases in recurring costs, non-recurring costs, spoilage, etc.

6) Process Improvements

- Continuously analyze entire Operations Function to determine potential improvements to established processes and controls

You will also work hand-in-hand with our founding team and various internal sales, distribution, marketing and back-end support teams as well as interface directly with our customers and external sales, public relations, communications and legal teams

Prove yourself quickly and you will be placed on a career track for Chief Operating Officer and invited to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Core Requirements

1) Unique ability to simultaneously be a captain & a soldier, a leader & a resource, a mentor & a team-mate

2) Work experience of 2-5 years, ideally within an Operations role, or at a top-tier Consulting Shop, Investment Bank or FMCG company

3) Education at a top-tier university/college

4) Ability to think creatively and support decisions analytically

5) Paranoia for organization, timeliness and optimization

6) Passion for entrepreneurship and top quality craft beer

About: White Owl Brewery

- White Owl Brewery is a Mumbai-based, Award-Winning Brewery renowned for handcrafting beer using the finest of natural ingredients from around the world. Armed with an extensive craft beer portfolio featuring an eclectic selection of old-world & new-age styles, White Owl Brewery advocates small-batch brewing of crisp, complex flavours & distinct aromas under the leadership of a highly-experienced & internationally-trained brewing team.

- After commencing brewing operations in October 2014 at its flagship restaurant-brewery in Mumbai, White Owl Brewery now distributes its craft beer at over 450 points of sale across Mumbai, Pune, Goa & Bangalore with several new geographies in the pipeline.

- White Owl Brewery was conceptualized and founded by entrepreneurs from Harvard Business School and the Wharton School of Business and is supported by a diverse, well-networked investor group out of both India and the United States.

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