Brewer

Finch Beer Company


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Finch Beer Co. is an established craft beer company, founded in 2011 and located in downtown Chicago, producing 10,000 barrels per year, and growing, on a three vessel, 30 bbl brewhouse. We are seeking an Assistant Brewer to join our team as we continue to expand. The ideal candidate will have a passion for brewing great craft beer, desire a long-term career in the industry with a growing brewery, and require opportunities for advancement. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct daily brewing and cellaring operations in a safe and efficient manner that delivers the highest quality beer on schedule. 
  • Clean and sanitize fermentation vessels while simultaneously managing ancillary aspects of wort production, cellar work, and area cleanliness and tidiness.
  • Assist and/or supervise with packaging on the canning line
    • Perform cell counts using a haemacytometer.
  • Perform yeast handling including propagation, pitching, and harvesting.
  • Complete necessary production paperwork.
  • Receive and track inventory of raw materials.
  • Perform preventative maintenance based on established schedules.
  • Serve as a brand ambassador outside of the brewery.

Qualifications:

  • Must reside in Chicago, preferably in the city.
  • Formal industry education is preferred but not required.
  • Two (2) plus years of brewing experience in a brewery, particularly with experience in the brewhouse/wort production area.
  • Highly motivated self-starter that possesses a high level of attention to detail, competitiveness and a team-first attitude.
  • Strong time management and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to multi-task.
  • Possess physical strength, flexibility and stamina.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
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