Our employees craft adventures every day at Devils Backbone. Whether it’s pouring a favorite, fulfilling an appetite, brewing the next batch, or preparing our delicious product to be shipped to your favorite local establishment, Devils Backbone employees are joyously creating something every day here. And hopefully that’s a smile on your face. But, it’s the smile on their faces while doing so that make one thing evident… Our brewery and brewpub are a great place to dig roots, professionally develop, and realize your potential. So, we invite you to consider joining us and starting your adventure here, at Devils Backbone. Do any the following remind you of yourself? Quirky, fun, honest, smiley, passionate, excitable, crafty, adventurous, humble, team workable, cool, outdoorsy, likeable, or a bit odd (in a good way, of course)… If so and you think you’re a good fit for any of the positions below, apply now!
The Operation Manager(s) oversees the comprehensive function of the packaging line, and distribution functions. The Operations Manager is largely administrative, and is responsible for ensuring a strong teamwork environment exists within the production functions. This position is also responsible for supply/chain management, and dry goods inventory. The Operations Manager performs analytical duties to meet wholesaler demands to include scheduling packaging runs in coordination with the Brewing Division. The Operations Manager oversee supervisors and line leaders in the packaging and/or warehouse/shipping functions. The Operations Manager is responsible for the proper leadership of those areas. This position also works with the Production Brewmaster and Manager of Process to problem solve systemic issues/concerns for the betterment of production efficiency and quality. The Operations Manager may also contribute to line-level operations when necessary. The Operations Manager is a leader and people manager; as such this position requires broad thinking/awareness, innovation, and level-headedness when it comes to problem solving/diffusion.
Trade Marketing Manager
The Trade Marketing Manager is responsible for the creation and execution of all marketing efforts as it relates to generating interest and consistency with the High End partners, and wholesaler partners. Therefore, this position is a business partner for DBBC field marketing staff, in that it supports the branding efforts in coordination and supplying the reps materials to drive promotional opportunities. This position is also creative in nature, working with vendors, agencies, and internal peers to develop creative on-brand programs. The Trade Marketing Manager also manages and oversees merchandise for onsite and online retail. Monitoring supply and demand levels is also a significant part of this role. While receiving significant direction from the Marketing Director this position operates relatively autonomously.
Pathfinder – Pittsburgh
The Sales Representative position is responsible for maintaining adequate and strategic presence in their respective territory. Sales Representatives work with wholesaler representatives to ensure maximum saturation of company products in the relevant territory. This position also works to build relationships with on and off-premise clients to ensure influence the sale of company products. This position troubleshoots with those clients to guarantee products are delivered and present when needed. This position crafts and works towards goals and targets in line with company strategy and under the direction of the Sales Director. This position is mainly responsible for acquiring and maintaining educational and sound relationships with on and off-premise vendors. This position works largely autonomously, and is one of the more public positions within the company.
Overnight Machine Maintenance Mechanic
The Machine Maintenance Mechanic completes a variety of tasks necessary for a high level of maintenance on all brewing and production equipment. Work is expert level. Most work is related to maintenance, but significant time is also related to repairs as well. This position oversees a program of maintaining equipment and machinery at the discretion of the Manager of Production Process and Maintenance. This position is largely mechanical and physical, but requires a relatively moderate degree of administrative abilities. This position works autonomously, but receives direction from their manager.
Assistant Restaurant Manager
The Assistant Manager is responsible for coordination and oversight of Basecamp shifts, to include all Basecamp Brewpub and Meadows locations. The Assistant Manager manages people, as well as operations to ensure a high quality experience for all patrons and employees. The Assistant Manager may acts as the General Manager in their absence, and assists the General Manager in the following: sales/costs analysis, performance management, food quality, customer satisfaction, and cleanliness/sanitation.
The Sous Chef maintains the direct oversight of the functional kitchen. The Sous Chef, maintains the kitchen schedule, and assists the Chef with various other duties when necessary, essentially planning and directing food preparation in the kitchen. The Sous Chef is the shift supervisor and solves problems that occur during the course of the typical day. This position also assumes the role of Executive in his/her absence. The Sous Chef maintains the role of the training and development facilitator for the rest of the staff. This position works autonomously under the general loose direction of the Executive Chef. The Sous Chef is a leadership position that encapsulates the broadness of the kitchen operation as a whole while maintaining a sense of order during high-volume operations. This position is vital for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
Craft Adventure Guide – Event Server
The Craft Adventure Guide (CAG) / On-Call Event Server is an energetic, customer-centered position that performs serving duties at dinners and events at our Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows. The CAG works a variety of “on-call” hours/shifts, and focuses on ensuring a great experience for all event guests through serving great food and beer.
The Line Cook is responsible for preparing a variety of food at the Chef’s discretion. The line cook can be seen as somewhat entry-level or simply limited in scope of responsibility when compared to the kitchen operation as a whole. The line cook may operate one or a select few pieces of kitchen cooking equipment (Flat Top, Grill, Saute, Smoker, Salads, and Pantry), but not have a grasp for all facets, and largely focuses on prepping items to be cooked. This position works somewhat autonomously, although the day-to-day responsibilities will be derived from the Sous Chef or Chef. The Line Cook is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
The Kitchen Technician is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the kitchen including cleanliness of the environment, dishware, glassware, etc. The Kitchen “Tech” assumes the autonomous role of keeping cookware and dishware clean and organized to ensure an efficiently run back of house of operation. Other duties include stocking kitchen items, and providing overall operational support as needed. The Kitchen Technician is a fast paced position that’s essential for the kitchen to operate at the desired level.
The Server I position works as team to collectively ensure a positive dining experience for all visitors. The Server I, in most cases, is the primary face of the Brewpub, and provides the guest with an in-depth perspective of the company. This position provides excellent customer service and focuses on developing an immediate rapport with visitors, and maintains a sound experience until the guest leaves. This position’s scope is not broad in nature, but reliability is critical. This position is vital for the Front of House operation to run smoothly, and helps to maintain the pacing for any given shift.