Production Brewer

Alewerks Brewing Company

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Production Brewer - Full-Time - Immediate Opening

Brewing since 2006, Alewerks continues annual growth. We brew on a 25 bbl direct fire system and will soon install a 3.5 bbl pilot system to allow our team to cultivate creative recipes.

Position Responsibilities and Duties

  • Raw materials management

  • Yeast propagation

  • Wort creation

  • Fermentation management

  • Conditioning, packaging, and batch record-keeping

  • Cleaning and maintenance of the brewery area and brewing equipment

Brewer must adhere to all relevant company standard operating procedures. They must regularly communicate with the production manager to keep the manager informed of the activities in the brewery and any issues that may arise. The brewer is ultimately accountable for meeting the production goals and objectives set by management that are consistent with the responsibilities outlined above.

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree or 2 to 3 years' production brewing experience

  • Brewing and industry certifications preferred

  • Industry references encouraged

  • Strong understanding of brewing science

  • Strong understanding of brewing process and procedure best practices

  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving skills

  • Solid interpersonal communication skills

Physical Position Requirements

An employee in this position works primarily in a manufacturing environment, working in, on, and around vessels and pipes under pressure containing air, CO2, water, beer, chemicals, steam, and hazardous chemicals. The nature of the position requires one to frequently reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, as well as to ascend and descend a staircase repeatedly throughout the shift. As the work areas are mechanical in nature and may be elevated, the employee may be required to complete fall protection training and/or special training for entering confined spaces. The brewer will do a significant amount of walking and work on wet, slippery surfaces. The brewer may encounter some level of dust from the handling of malt raw materials, will be frequently exposed to strong and sometimes disagreeable odors, and will be occasionally exposed to caustic and acidic chemicals. The brewer will be expected to handle objects weighing up to 170 pounds occasionally and/or objects weighing up to 55 pounds frequently. The employee in this position must be able to operate an employer-provided vehicle and forklift.

Salary & Benefits

Salary based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid time off, training expenses, and retirement benefits.

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