DRAFT & EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST – OREGON AND WASHINGTON

Job Title:  DRAFT & EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST – OREGON & WASHINGTON

Purpose:  Support BDK & Townshend’s Tea Co. products by managing the equipment side of the business in assigned territory.

Reports to:  WHOLESALE SALES MANAGER

Primary Responsibility:

The primary responsibility of the Draft & Equipment Specialist is to maintain the database of equipment placed in the field. This database is key to servicing our customers and updating applicable accounts with new and/or changing information as it relates to our brand.

Job Duties:

  • Initial set up and placement of equipment.
  • Build and refurbish equipment, under the direction of the Wholesale Sales Manager.
  • Draft service calls in assigned territory.
  • Assist with deliveries as needed.
  • Establish systems and parameters for service calls.
  • Create and execute Periodic Maintenance schedule for key market areas throughout Oregon & Washington and for Townshend’s Teahouses as directed by the Wholesale Sales Manager.
  • Assist with deliveries, production or other tasks as needed.
  • Assist production department and Townshend’s on occasion as directed by the Wholesale Sales Manager.
  • Assist with the supervision and education of additional draft department employees and/or delivery drivers as directed by the Wholesale Sales Manager.

At Retail:

  • Maintain positive business relationships and communication with account owners, managers, and buyers.
  • Provide excellent customer service via this channel of business.

At Distributor level:

  • Work with distributors as needed to coordinate logistics.
  • Make sure distributors have appropriate POS materials.
  • Ensure all equipment is ready to go out into the trade (i.e., stickers placed on equipment, etc.).

For Consumer Accounts and Customers:

  • Follow Through is #1.  Always deliver what you promise.

The Basics for the Position:

  • Be an energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, self-disciplined, competitive, assertive, confident, goal-oriented self-starter with the desire to succeed.
  • Be able to work independently and with the sales and marketing team to accomplish goals.
  • Be very organized in order to manage multiple tasks with strong attention to detail.
  • Have excellent problem solving and time management skills.
  • Be outgoing and friendly.
  • Willing to travel as needed.
  • Be proficient with both email and Microsoft Office.
  • Clear and timely communication is a must.
  • Commit to constantly improving knowledge of BDK products, kombucha, and the general beverage industry.

Candidate should have:

  • A valid driver’s license.
  • A safe driving record.
  • A registered, insured, and dependable vehicle.
  • The ability to drive to and from accounts continuously.
  • The ability to lift and move 60lbs or more in the form of cases and kegs of kombucha / BDK products.
  • Frequently, climb, kneel, and stoop to arrange and display point of sale.
  • The ability to move and place equipment as needed.

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@brewdrkombucha.com