Brewer

The Bruery


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About The Bruery: The Bruery is an award winning craft brewery based in North Orange County. We specialize in Belgian and experimental beers, which we distribute in 29 states, 5 continents, and direct to customers through our Tasting Room and membership societies.

Primary Duties
  • Execute proper sampling and analysis of daily brews in accordance with schedule; cover directly as needed. Monitor vital wort indicators including but not limited to target gravity, pH, BUs and fermentability.
  • Responsible for wort production on automated GEA Brewhouse including but not limited to raw material handling, milling, mash/lauter operation, wort boiling, cooling, and BH CIP
  • Responsible for CIP and preparation of fermentation, bright beer, and intermediate step tanks
  • Responsible for operation of centrifugal clarification and CIP
  • Responsible for finished beer handling including but not limited to carbonation, DO monitoring and recording, and packaging preparation
  • Responsible for proper handling of yeast propagation including but not limited to inoculation, pitching, topping, aeration and CIP
  • Review completed process paperwork and ensure accurate expression in automated accounting system i.e. Orchestrated Beer
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work environment
  • Communicate clearly and accept communication efforts in a three (3) shift environment
  • Maintain and update shift report in response to real time production
  • Ensure that sensory evaluation is monitored responsibly and results are communicated constructively
  • Work closely with Production manager, supervisors, quality, and peer staff to execute and pass off tasks effectively
  • Maintain a sanitary environment, which includes but not limited to cleaning floors, walls, tanks and ceilings.
  • Utilize a 5S approach for organizing supplies, tools and equipment.
  • Participate in company events as needed while maintaining professional composure
Requirements
  • Work on a ladder periodically up to height of 18 feet.
  • Physically be able to bend over, twist, kneel, climb stairs, stand all day, lift 55+ pounds, work in a non-temperature controlled environment and repeatedly handle hot and cold liquids.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time (up to 8-10 hours per day).
  • Drive a small truck (California Class “C” license required).
  • Strictly follow recipes and standard operating procedures while recommending ways of improving them.
  • Willingness to work at clean or sour beer facilities as needed
  • Willingness to work occasional weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are critical in a 24-hour operation

Qualifications
  • High School Diploma / GED. Brewing, Engineering, or other related education preferred
  • Clean driving record
  • 21 years of age, proof of authorization/eligibility to work in the United States
  • Forklift Certified
Applications must have cover letter and resume.

The Bruery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background check required.

We offer competitive compensation, health, dental and vision, generous Paid Time Off (PTO), 401k, annual merchandise credit, and of course free beer!
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