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At White Labs, Inc., we are dedicated to being the best yeast company in the world. Our employees share a passion for innovation, education and collaboration; which is strongly encouraged by the management team and upheld throughout all day-to-day operations. Today, we have more than 100 employees, and offices in San Diego, CA; Davis, CA; Boulder, CO; Asheville, NC; Copenhagen, Denmark and distribution from Hong Kong, China to southeast Asia, New Zealand and Australia. Interested in joining the team? View a full list of job openings below.


Production Supervisor

Summary: The primary responsibility of the Production Supervisor is to manufacture yeast products by direct participation, supervision of staff, and organization and monitoring of work flow. This position works closely with the Site Operations Manager to maintain quality of products by enforcing standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Essential Functions & Duties

  • Daily participation in production tasks to ensure steady flow of production
  • Implements procedural changes and performs/ensures employee training and compliance.
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; monitoring personnel and resources; implementing cost reductions; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Coordinates with Production management and Laboratory staff to investigate, trouble-shoot and provide solutions and actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to the products, process, and/or the quality system.
  • Coordinates with Equipment Maintenance Specialist/Facilities on all equipment related issues and nonconformities.
  • Reports results of the processing flow on shift production summaries.
  • Communication of job expectations, including coaching, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborates with Site Operations Manager to evaluate & write performance evaluations for Production staff.
  • Maintains safe & clean work environment by educating & directing personnel on the use of all equipment and resources and continued compliance with established policies & procedures.
  • Attends daily OPS meeting and communicates relevant updates.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • AS degree in biotechnology, microbiology or related science field or equivalent brewery operations experience.
  • 1+ year of supervisory experience required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Excel required.
  • Netsuite ERP experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of aseptic technique and clean room operations.
  • Familiarity with production processing operations.
  • Knowledge of standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team.

Physical Demands

Medium work:  Employee may, or may not, have a workstation or office.  Time spent conducting sedentary work is less than 25%.  Requires walking, standing and/or driving for more than 75% of the workday.  Lifting 50 pounds maximum with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds.  Work environment is wet/humid and position may encounter hot/cold conditions.


If interested please send resume and cover letter to jobs@whitelabs.com

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Location Asheville, NC
Job Type Full-time
Positions 1
Req. Experience 1+ year of supervisory experience required.
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