Shift Brewer / Cellar Operator

Founders Brewing Company


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BREWER JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for beer making process by performing the following duties:

  • Operates, cleans, and sterilizes all brewing equipment.
  • Follows standard operating procedures specifically in the creation of wort to be delivered to the cellar.
  • Inputs data as specified for all brewing procedures.
  • Checks the quality of raw materials, wort throughout the process, and finished product daily. interacts with quality department.
  • Checks and adjusts as necessary all brewing equipment.
  • Coordinates with the maintenance department regarding any required servicing of equipment.
  • Keeps all raw materials stocked and organized.
  • Maintains an exceptionally clean and sterile work environment.

BREWER QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Good candidates must fit in with our enthusiastic and hardworking team environment.
  • Must be a great communicator.
  • Must possess a mechanical aptitude.
  • Must have experience in production brewing and or experience in sanitary food or beverage processing. 
  • Candidates should be serious about safety, quality and cleanliness. 
  • Candidates need to be able to lift up to 100 pounds, be able to twist and turn, be able to reach over your shoulders, and work in standing/walking/ crouching position at a steady pace and love to clean. 
  • Availability to work days, nights, and weekends is necessary. 

CELLAR OPERATOR JOB SUMMARY: Assists in the beer making process by performing the following duties:

  • Perform duties necessary to maintain a clean and sanitary fermentation cellar.
  • Follow established SOP’s toward accomplishing all needs associated in processing from receipt of wort from brewhaus through fermentation process to finished and ready to package beer.
  • Clean and maintain all cold side brewing equipment through packaging tank.
  • Maintain and improve overall sanitation and safety levels of brewery.
  • Monitor fermentation profiles, progress, and temperatures of vessels and glycol system.
  • Contribute to brewing process as directed in adding of various ingredients to beer.
  • Participate in all factors of wooden barrel brewing procedures.
  • Assist other departments when time allows.

CELLAR OPERATOR QUALIFICATIONS OR SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Good candidates must fit in with our enthusiastic and hardworking team environment.
  • Must be a great communicator.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude. 
  • Candidates should be serious about safety, quality and cleanliness. 
  • Candidates need to be able to lift up to 100 pounds, be able to twist and turn, be able to reach over your shoulders, and work in standing/walking/ crouching position at a steady pace and love to clean. 
  • Experience in sanitary food or beverage processing is a definite plus. 
  • Constant cleaning and frequent maintenance is required. 
  • Availability to work days, nights, and weekends is necessary.  

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