COLD SPRING, MN – Cold Spring Brewing Company (CSBC), the #1 producer of exclusive beer and craft beer brands for major retailers throughout the world, announced the hiring of Audra Nistler as Director of Supply Chain.
Nistler brings nearly 20 years of Supply Chain experience including purchasing, accounting, plant management and materials management. Prior to joining Third Street, Nistler held materials management positions with Elk River Machine Company in Elk River, MN and TCR Engineered Components, LLC in Brooklyn Center, MN.
“We’re very lucky to have Audra on our team, ” said Scott Bender, General Manager of Third Street. “Since Audra joined our team, she’s helped us improve efficiency by 40% – exceeding our customers’ expectations. We couldn’t be more proud of her!”
In her role as Director of Supply Chain, Nistler is responsible for managing the company’s two state-of-the-art warehouses—all 450,00 square feet—including overseeing all incoming and outgoing materials. In addition to her experience, Nistler holds an accounting degree and certifications in lean manufacturing, as well as Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) and Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM).
“In the past 20 months with CSBC, I have expanded my knowledge base, helped improve processes and put money back to the bottom line,” said Nistler. “This would not have been possible without the efforts of my team and I’m excited to see what the future has in store.”