Cinderlands Beer Co.

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Cinderlands Beer Co. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, seeks a passionate, diligent, detail-oriented individual to join our opening team as staff brewer at our Lawrenceville brewpub. The position is full-time and salaried with benefits.

Responsibilities include:

  • Cleaning and filling kegs, including transporting kegs for cleaning

  • Racking beer between fermenters and brite tanks

  • Cleaning and sanitizing tanks and other brewery equipment

  • Harvesting and pitching yeast

  • Dry hopping, fining, and monitoring beer in tank by sensory evaluation and measurement

  • Producing wort

  • Working safely and efficiently

  • Maintaining safe conditions for other employees and visitors

  • Receiving and organizing shipments

  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness and orderliness in the production area

  • Following production SOPs and contributing to their improvement

  • Keeping accurate, timely, and legible records

  • Troubleshooting mechanical equipment to ensure safe and timely production of finished beer

  • Communicating with the head brewer to understand and fulfill responsibilities

  • Reporting safety, maintenance, or beer quality issues urgently to the head brewer

  • Representing Cinderlands Beer Co. as a member of the beer and local communities

  • Assignment to on- and off-site consumer-facing events outside of normal working hours, e.g. trade shows and beer festivals

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Passion for beer and brewing demonstrated by professional brewing experience, homebrewing experience, or formal or self-led education

  • Ability to demonstrate repeatable, unsupported proficiency of complicated and sensitive tasks after training, practice, and feedback

  • Growth-oriented mindset with a willingness to openly communicate mistakes and gaps in knowledge

  • Demonstrated ability to make intelligent decisions in difficult, rapidly evolving circumstances

  • Proficiency in or willingness on to learn Microsoft Excel/Google Sheets

  • A valid and current driver's license

  • Ability to lift 55-pound bags above shoulder height

  • Ability to lift and carry 55-pound bags

  • Ability to push and pull 165-pound kegs along floor

  • Ability to unload 2,500-pound pallets, 50-55 pounds at a time

  • Ability to work in tight spaces with low clearance for extended periods of time

  • Ability to work in extreme hot and cold temperatures

  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals and wear personal protective equipment

  • 21 years of age or older

Competitive salary based on experience. Benefits include partially employer-paid health and dental insurance, paid sick and personal leave, and a 401K with company match.

To apply:

Send a resume and cover letter discussing your qualifications and experience to

Cinderlands Beer Co. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Cinderlands Beer Co. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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