PM Shift Brewer

Pipeworks Brewing - Chicago, IL


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Pipeworks Brewing Co. in Chicago is looking for a PM Shift Brewer to join our growing operation. We provide competitive pay, PTO, health/dental/vision insurance, 401(k) with employer match, and more!

Please email resumes to jobs@pipeworksbrewing.com and include "PM Shift Brewer" in subject line. 

Essential Duties:

  • Report to lead brewer 
  • Monitor fermentation temperatures and fermentation 
  • Follow all SOP's and safety protocols
  • Be able to work shifts of 8 hours or more, ranging from 12pm to 11pm
  • Organize grain, hops, mill in, mash in, lauter,boil and knock out end of days brew
  • CIP BH and Heat exchanger end of night
  • Clean brewdeck and floors 
  • Sweep up mill area
  • Setup the morning brewer
  • Be able to close down brewery, blow down boiler, turn off utilities and lock up.
  • Work with QA Manager to ensure high product standards 
  • Coordinate with Lab, Cellar on scheduling of daily activities 
  • Work with Lab to pitch yeast
  • Must be able to handle chemicals with an emphasis on cleaning and sanitizing protocols
  • Dry hop and add other ingredients beers using scissor lift or ladder
  • Timely and complete filing of paperwork
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace throughout the day and at end of shift
  • Being an everyday ambassador for Pipeworks Brewing and all of our team members

At a minimum, brewer must have the following:

  • Must be 21+
  • 2 years of professional brewing experience
  • Basic understanding of chemistry and chemicals used in the brewing industry.
  • Ability to work both independently and with a small team.
  • Assissting other team members (departments) as needed - Packaging, Cellar, Warehouse, etc.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment. 
  • Good interpersonal, positive can do attitude, excellent communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to problem solve and work through setbacks and emergencies
  • Ability to (or able to learn) how to operate a scissor lift up to 25ft above grade, forklift and pallet jack
  • Ability to lift 55lbs repeatedly. To work on your feet, stoop, crawl, twist, turn, lift, kneel, climb ladders and stairs
  • Ability to work in a brewery environment which may be loud, slick, humid, hot, and fast-paced 
  • Ability to comply with safe chemical handling procedures, including personal protection equipment such as gloves, boots, and safety glasses
  • Passion for craft beer 

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