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Operations Director

Healdsburg, CA

Job Description:


We are a wine based product located in Healdsburg, CA. We are bypassing traditional distribution systems and are exclusively sold online.

We are not your traditional alcohol business. We are venture backed and have investor expectations of operating differently in an industry that hasn’t significantly evolved since prohibition.

We are a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees and interact with our customers. We are looking for top tier talent that exhibit ownership in a company that does the right things for the right reasons, ensuring that our actions benefit the company culture, company financial health, the communities we serve, and our environment.

The Operations Director will oversee, manage, implement, and direct operations to ensure they attain or exceed quality standards, productivity goals, budget and unit cost objectives, new product development support, and oversee infrastructure upgrades to our facilities.

This position ensures production schedules are met, inventories are managed and maximum product quality standards are achieved. The Operations Director will build and promote efficient resource utilization between all aspects of production, will work closely with management and other departments to develop and implement efficient and cost effective systems centered on employee safety, clear communication, streamlined processes and effective job execution.

In addition, the Operations Director will oversee, direct, and manage the production staff ensuring all areas are functioning efficiently, cost effectively and at maximum potential, while maintaining a strong focus on a quality product.

Operations Director will report directly to the Co-CEOs.


Manage and direct the production operations and assigned staff to meet or exceed established cost, quality, and productivity standards
Manage departmental business planning, budgeting, training, quality improvement, continuous improvement, and spending control processes

Provide leadership to employees, cultivate a motivated employee environment of trust, teamwork, accountability, self-confidence, and business ownership

Ensure the operability of assigned equipment and machinery functions properly
Ensure the integrity of the business' systems, databases and software as it pertains to production operations

Develop, implement, and maintain processes, procedures, and programs to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of the operation while minimizing its environmental impact

Participate in oversight of compliance with environmental regulations
Participate in oversight of compliance with alcohol DTC sales regulations
Participate in oversight of compliance with other State and Federal regulations
Participate in new product and technology development initiatives

Coordinate with accounting and compliance departments to ensure that the cellar staff performs and records monthly inventory counts and transfers in accordance with TTB guidelines

Keep up to date on overall activities of the team, identifying problem areas and taking corrective actions.

Lead build out of production locations.


7+ years broad management experience in production operations.

Knowledge of government regulations, especially TTB.
Practical knowledge of Cellar Operations.

Requires in-depth experience in a high paced production environment.
Requires demonstrated effective leadership in a team environment, a high level of self initiative, effective communication skills, and a thorough understanding of process management and continuous improvement.

Experience in lean manufacturing.

Proficient in Google Docs
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Proficient in Monday
Proficient in Slack
Proficient in Innovint

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, Paid Time Off, holidays and employee vesting equity program. Must pass background check.

Must be located in or near Healdsburg, CA

Additional Information:

Job Posted:
Wednesday, May 15th
Type of Work:
Full Time