Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Are you passionate about craft beer and looking for a position in the craft beer industry? Do you strive to be a part of something bigger? Are you looking for a family of fun, craft beer lovin’ folks who know how to have a good time?  If so, then this might be the perfect role for you!

Karl Strauss Brewing Company is looking for an experienced and innovative Brewer to join our growing Production team and become part of the proudly independent Craft Beer Revolution of San Diego. Here, at Karl Strauss, each individual plays a critical role in helping us to continue to achieve such honorable awards, like “2016 Mid-Sized Brewing Company of the Year” and “2017 San Diego’s Best and Brightest Companies to work for”.

Karl Strauss Brewing Company is San Diego's original craft brewery, pioneering the San Diego beer scene since 1989. Flash-forward 28 years, and Karl Strauss is currently the 41st largest craft brewery in the US and operates 10 brewpubs across Southern California. We are a rapidly growing company, and we are looking for a rock star Brewer who want to help us make people happy one Karl Strauss beer at a time.

Looking for benefits? Karl Strauss Brewing Company offers health benefits, flexible work/life balance, paid vacation and holidays, 401(k) plan with employer match, great food and beer discounts, Wellness Program, career development and growth opportunities.

Position Summary

Brewers at Karl Strauss perform all aspects of beer production, from beginning to end at the Main Brewery in Pacific Beach. This includes brewing, cellar operations, Centrifuge operation, cleaning and sanitation, maintenance of plant equipment and other related duties. This is not an entry- level brewing position.

Essential Functions & Duties

Efficiently operates all brewing equipment at the Main Brewery including the brew house, filters, kegging machine, cleaning equipment, milling equipment, and all other support equipment in the brewery.
Monitors fermentation, cleaning and sanitizing tanks, and yeast management.

There are 3 eight-hour shifts throughout the day and we need someone who can work any of those shifts.

Necessary Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Must know, love and appreciate our craft.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Ideally at least two years’ experience working in a brewery.
Able to work basic computer programs such as MS Outlook, Word and Excel.
Mechanical aptitude required and experience working with small tools.

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