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Production Manager

Blue Bottle Coffee, Seoul, South Korea

Coffee Roaster - Brewers, Subscriptions & Brewing Guides

Duration: Full-Time


Blue Bottle Coffee Korea is looking for a strategic and motivated Production Manager to lead our growing Production team. As the Production Manager, you will be responsible for the manufacturing of our freshly roasted coffee beans while also managing the team and facility. Responsibilities include ensuring daily operational excellence, team building, and capacity planning to enable our growth in Korea.
Reporting into the General Manager of Korea, you will work collaboratively with local and global leadership while directly managing the local team of roasters, packers, and coordinators. You will be a hands-on leader that is both capable of providing floor leadership and also creating long-term, strategic plans based on company performance targets.

You will :

  • Oversee all aspects of manufacturing at our facilities in Korea which includes inventory management, capacity planning, staffing, safety and environmental, product quality, food safety, and equipment maintenance
  • Lead, mentor and build a highly engaged Production team that works together in a collaborative and hospitable way demonstrating our culture to other team members, suppliers, and guests
  • Align all operational processes and frameworks to global standards of performance and compliance, including safety, quality, regulatory, and other operating protocols
  • Develop, execute, and continuously improve operational standards to ensure that company standards are met, if not exceeded based on local best practice
  • Set growth and performance benchmarks and actively measure results using data and company systems and tools
  • Help establish goals for Production team members; provide coaching and monitor progress towards these goals
  • Manage labor to ensure that manufacturing costs support company profit targets
  • Seek feedback from all sales channels (Cafe, E-Comm, CPG) to ensure the quality of finished goods

You are :

  • Excited about building and managing a high performing team in a growth environment
  • Armed with amazing leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and influence others
  • A great team player who can collaborate with cross-functional teams within the organization, as well as external stakeholders
  • An accomplished operator who has successfully built regional infrastructure for a growing business
  • Proactive, strategic, and solutions oriented
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Obsessed with optimization and always looking for ways to improve

You have :

  • 5+ years of experience managing a Production team and facility; ideally with experience at a growth company, preferably coffee
  • Demonstrated success in managing high volumes and forecasting future demand
  • English reading and verbal communication skills
  • A deep love and respect of delicious coffee, food, exceptional customer experience and team management
At Blue Bottle, you’ll be critical to guests enjoying delicious coffee. We aim to provide delightful hospitality to everyone who visits us, in-person or online. If you’re ready to help bring amazing products to life, please apply and join us.

About Blue Bottle Coffee

About us

Blue Bottle Coffee is a passionate team of hundreds around the world, united by the simple purpose of getting great coffee to everyone who asks for it whether that be in our cafes or at home. Blue Bottle is headquartered in Oakland, CA and have retail and business operations in the Bay Area, Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo.

We roast on three coasts using vintage gear, put it in compostable bags, and get it to our customers within 48 hours. We are baristas, managers, roasters & production specialists, chefs, engineers, designers, analysts, technicians, and more. We craft delicious drinks, treat our guests with the utmost care and respect, bake cookies, clean up after ourselves, get change at the bank, and say please and thank you. We offer the less able our seats on the bus and brush and floss daily. And we want you to join our team, who we believe to be the most talented, kindest, and hardest-working in the business.

Want to learn more about Blue Bottle Coffee? Visit Blue Bottle Coffee's website.