Position: Brewer

Requirements

  • 2+ years Experience on 15bbl brew house
  • Understand a brew sheet
  • Would be nice to have:
    • Formal Brewing education
  • Responsibilities
    • Availability on 1st or 2nd shift hours
    • Work with head brewer on refining and scaling recipes for production
    • Brewing Operations:
      • Milling, mashing, vorluaf, lautering, boiling, whirlpooling, knockout, racking, pitching yeast, and grain out
      • Recording brew session data for reliable record keeping
    • Cleaning  and sanitizing equipment as necessary prior to and following use as requested by the head brewer
      • Brewhouse, fermenters, heat exchange, and brite CIP/scrub
      • Cleaning the outside of the tanks
      • Vacuuming of the mill room
      • Keg cleaning
      • General cleaning of the warehouse as needed
    • Cellaring operations as requested by head brewer:
      • Taking gravity readings/monitoring fermentation
      • Cell counting (once lab is in place)
      • Yeast disposal and storage, as well as yeast propagation
      • Dry hopping and specialty ingredient additions
      • Recording cellar records
    • Packaging:
      • Filling kegs
      • Filling special release bottles
      • Work with mobile canning company to can beer
      • Palletizing kegs and cans, and loading into cold room
    • Receive and organize grain
    • Maintain safety and hygiene standards throughout the brewery as requested by head brewer
    • Represent the brewery in a professional manner at all times
    • Other:
      • Effluent processing as it relates to the above operations, Cleaning and organizing standards, Daily record of activities accurately and legibly recorded.
      • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Physical demands:
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk: climb; use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific abilities in this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:
    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a damp environment with hot liquids, airborne particles, chemicals and moving machinery. The noise level in the work environment can be very loud.

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