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Business Solutions Manager - Supply Chain, Customer Service, Logistics Planning,

There’s Always a Seat at Our Bar

The Lagunitas Brewing Company began on a kitchen stove in Northern California in 1993 and has always looked to the future – whether supporting local communities by turning beer into money for the cause, or fueling stories, songs, and experiences with our IPA. Wherever you go: Beer Speaks, People Mumble.

 

About the Role

 

Responsible for shaping and leading projects and ongoing operations that enable our functional areas to achieve their strategic goals. Plays occasionally the role of scrum master in delivering projects with her/his functional and technical expertise paired with strong collaboration skills. Part of a lean team tasked with delivering outstanding digital experiences for new and existing technology through functional partnership, translating business challenges into actionable digital or process solutions, leading efforts in development of platforms and applications, project management excellence and deep business analysis. Key to success in this role is understanding functional success drivers and pain points, continuously challenge existing company ways of working, leadership for proposing technology driven solutions for improving ways of working, prioritizing user experience, anticipating longer-term needs and maintain collaboration with regional and central colleagues in order to keep alignment and to import and export best practices across HEINEKEN company. Act as a true business partner, embedding digital, technology and cybersecurity within the function. Find ways to resolve paint points and unveil opportunities using data and digital solutions. Contributes to the company strategy of becoming “the best-connected brewery”

 

What You’ll Do

 

  • Proactively drive business improvement, evolution and revolution to avoid unrewarded complexity in all technology enablers.
  • Understand and drive optimization across the full technology landscape including its total cost of ownership, user adoption, support effectiveness
  • Acts as an ambassador to elevate the awareness and digital mindset within the functional area, elevating accountability over evolution of digital solutions.
  • Ensure awareness and elevate culture around cybersecurity
  • Lead multiple concurrent IT projects with Function and manage scope, quality, budget and schedule and effective risk management to meet or exceed objectives.
  • Perform consistent and deliberate stakeholder management, change management and communication including executive presentations, status reporting, training and creative project engagement activities.
  • Build, lead, and mentor proactive project teams without losing sight of the project goals and mediate when needed relevant documentation
  • Champion End User Experience to minimize friction and optimize productivity by representing the end user on the team.
  • Collaborate with Global and Regional Architecture Team to design and build seamless, integrated, scalable, compliant, secure, automated and adaptable solutions.

 

What We’re Lookin’ For

 

  • At least 3 years of experience, including relevant experiences in Information Technology and Function
  • Ideally experience in FMCG industry
  • Worked with Agile and Scrum teams
  • Affinity for digital and domain knowledge in relevant technologies
  • Technical understanding of systems and technologies behind the assigned products, their limitations, scaling factors, and reasons for architectural decisions
  • Equally comfortable with building a business PRD and understanding high level technical architectures
  • Thrive between the balance of customer experience and functional needs, and that of ecosystem value and customer value
  • Able to deal with ambiguity and be able to break down barriers

 

Come as You Are

At Lagunitas, we welcome people (and dogs) from all walks of life. Anyone, regardless of their race, creed, nation of origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, veteran status, marital status, or age, has a home here. Love, progress, and acceptance will always have a seat at our bar.  

 


Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma

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