Production Brewer

Lord Hobo Brewing Co

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About Lord Hobo Brewing Co.

At Lord Hobo Brewing Company (LHBCo), we believe beer is one of the cheapest luxury products in the world -- the absolute best beer is affordable to Lords and Hobos alike. We also believe that both Lords and Hobos should have access to the best beer every day, so we’re on a mission to make our world-class beers available wherever great craft beer is sold.

We sold 12,500 BBLs in 2016, and we will more than double that in 2017. We brew on a four vessel, 40 BBL system, and we are about to double our capacity to approximately 35k BBLs annually. LHBCo beers are currently distributed throughout New England, New York, and Colorado, and we plan to open multiple new markets in 2017.

If your skills, experience, and career aspirations match the opportunity described below, we cannot wait to meet you!

About the Production Brewer role

Given our upcoming growth, we need passionate and skilled teammates like you to keep the beer flowing. We are hiring a Full-Time Production Brewer in our Woburn, MA brewery. Responsibilities would include but are not limited to:

• Raw ingredient handling, all aspects of a brew day, transferring wort/beer, yeast handling, packaging, monitoring fermentations, etc.

• Operate brewhouse with maximum attention to detail and accuracy (milling, mashing, lautering, proper gravities, etc.)
• Yeast management (harvesting, pitching and counts/viabilities)
• Tank management (gravity checks, trub dumps and dry-hopping)
• CIP and Sanitization on all vessels (fermenters, heat exchanger, mash tun, kettle, and bright beer tanks)
• Mash tun cleaning including removal of spent grain
• Troubleshooting, technical maintenance and by-the-letter adherence to SOP’s
• Maintain an inventory of raw materials & brewery supplies
• Ability to understand and pinch hit in cellar and packaging when needed
•Organize production logs, inventory reports, packaging logs, etc.
• Work and communicate well across all levels of a brewery operation (management, cellar, packaging, FOH, customers, suppliers, etc.)
• Assist with the development of our QA/QC program
•Maintain brewery equipment as well as general facility

Production Brewer qualifications:

At a minimum, the Production Brewer must have the following:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a production brewery or brewpub
  • Strong work ethic and self-starting attitude
  • Good interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • The desire to work in a fast-paced, growing company 
  • Ability to operate a forklift and pallet jack
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods
  • Ability to stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
  • Ability to manipulate valves and clamps
  • Ability to read and follow written English instructions
  • Ability to regularly lift/carry heavy supplies, like bags of grain and kegs of beer
  • Ability to work in a brewery environment which may be loud, slick, humid, and hot and cold
  • Ability to comply with safe chemical handling procedures, including personal protection equipment such as gloves and goggles


We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience including healthcare, opportunities for advancement and on the job training, and of course a generous beer benefit so that you can enjoy the luxuries of your hard work.

How to apply:

If you are ready to join the Lord Hobo team, email your resume and a cover letter to

Lord Hobo Brewing Co. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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