Employment

We are a local company focused on the idea that beer made with the finest local ingredients is not the wave of the future but the doorway to beer's history. From time to time we are looking for the right person to join us in making high quality craft beer. Below is what we are looking for currently.


CALIFORNIA TERRITORY MANAGER

Fremont Brewing Company is hiring a full-time California Territory Manager. Territory Manager is an omnipotent role responsible for all facets of beer sales including distribution management, account level sales, and event planning and execution.  The ideal candidate will possess the required experience while motivated to develop their role within our small but rapidly expanding company. This position is based in Los Angeles and will require approximately 50% travel time.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Responsibilities/Expectation:

Distributor Relations

  • Work with Fremont Brewing leadership to set annual growth goals for specific distributors and territories
  • Plan and execute channel-specific placements within a distributors’ territory to meet annual growth and sales goals
  • Develop strong relationships with distributors and provide market support through yearly planning, work-withs, market support, and beer/brand education
  • Develop and implement market-specific distributor plans, in partnership with the Marketing Department, supporting of new product releases
  • Track, manage, and forecast all inventory and ordering needs, including the tracking of distributor depletion rates
  • Forecast seasonal beer release quantities for distributor, per market
  • Track distributor performance and adjust market plan as necessary
  • Manage POS
  • Educate distributor reps on all things Fremont: beer; culture; roll-outs; etc
  • Manage the processing of purchase orders, align distributor ordering timelines to product production and release schedules

State Wide Distribution

  • Manage all point of sales in specified distribution network
  • Visit an average of 8-10 accounts per day completing the following:
    • Develop new relationships, sample, and educate new accounts about Fremont’s beer
    • Identify and open new points of distribution
    • Maintain existing sales accounts
  • Monitor and manage code dates in market
  • Plan and execute special events, tastings, festivals, and beer dinners at accounts
  • Know the brands in all competing distributor books

Position Requirements

  • A passion for craft beer
  • A general persona of awesomeness
  • Ability to answer the question, “Why Does Beer Matter?”
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with craft beer sales
  • Strong understanding of beer distributor corporate structure and mechanics
  • Proven detail-orientation and database/inventory management proficiency
  • Financial acumen and problem-solving capacity
  • A demonstrated skillset in relationship management
  • Strong sense of humor and the ability to laugh at her/himself
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills (web-based email, Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel)
  • Valid drivers license and squeaky-clean driving record
  • The ability to lift heavy materials (up to 160 pounds)
  • Must be at least 21 years’ old

Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of the brewing process
  • Invisibility or x-ray vision
  • A class 12 server’s permit
  • A class 13 “smoove operator” permit
  • Outgoing personality that loves working with all walks of life. Seriously.
  • Knowledge of draft systems…like, for beer.

Fremont Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a dynamic and rewarding work environment and growth for dedicated and committed employees.  Interested candidates please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@fremontbrewing.com.  In the cover letter please state why you are good fit for Fremont Brewing as well as salary expectation.  We are an equal opportunity employer. 


Human Resources Manager

Fremont Brewing Company, a family-owned craft brewery, is seeking a hands-on Human Resources Manager for our HR Department of one! 

Fremont Brewing has approximately 65 employees and the Human Resources Manager covers a wide range of responsibilities including: compliance, reporting, employee recruitment and orientation, development of procedures, and more. The ideal candidate has a deep passion for community, craft beer, and building programs and procedures from the ground up. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Develop and implement human resources policies and programs.
  • Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.
  • Direct staffing, recruiting, compensation and benefit administration, employee relations and training and development.
  • Ensure company compliance with current applicable employment laws.
  • Be “hands-on” and maintain employee files, administer benefit plans, and assist with semi-monthly payroll.
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the Fremont team to accomplish brewery objectives.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Human Resources; 3 + years HR Generalist experience; 2+ years HR Manager experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • PHR or SPHR preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Human Resource management for a growing company operating in multiple states.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • An outgoing personality that likes working with all walks of life.
  • An ability to build strong relationships with peers and leadership.
  • An eye for building community in a growing organization. 
  • Experience working with HRIS systems.
  • A general persona of awesomeness.
  • A strong sense of humor and ability to laugh at oneself.
  • A genuine interest in craft beer and the craft beer community.

Fremont Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package with matching 401K, a dynamic rewarding work environment and growth for dedicated and committed employees.  In the cover letter please state why you are a good fit for Fremont Brewing as well as a salary expectation.  

We are an equal opportunity employer.


DELIVERY DRIVER/ WAREHOUSE

We currently have a full-time, entry-level position for a Delivery Driver/ Warehouse Picker located at our main facility in Ballard.  The primary responsibilities include direct delivering beer to accounts and performing a wide variety of warehouse tasks.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Receive, unload and inspect shipments for damage and conformity to purchase order specifications and packing slips.
  • Operate Fremont Brewing’s box truck in a safe manner to pick up and deliver goods as assigned by the position; maintain cleanliness of vehicles; service and perform safety checks on assigned vehicle.
  • Work with the Fremont sales team to conduct beer deliveries to retail accounts as necessary.
  • Match Fremont’s high standards for customer service.
  • Communicate with the sales team regarding any account level feedback that occurs during a delivery.

Position Requirement:

  • Organized
  • Understands exceptional customer service
  • A demonstrated skillset in relationship management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Outgoing personality that loves working with all walks of life
  • Obsessive dedication to quality and detail
  • A passion for craft beer and working in a team-oriented environment
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Capable of lifting 160 pounds

Additional Skills:

  • Highly motivated 
  • Able to manage a flexible work schedule

Fremont Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, a dynamic and rewarding work environment and growth for dedicated and committed employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. 

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@fremontbrewing.com, subject line Delivery Driver/ Warehouse.