Shift Lead Brewer

Full Sail Brewing Co

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The Shift Lead Brewer is responsible for leading one of two teams of two brewers during a morning or an afternoon shift.  The shift lead will be well rounded in all aspects of cellar work and brewing including monitoring fermentations temperature, pressure, gravity, pH and recoding data; CIP process vessels / piping as production schedule dictates; collecting yeast; tank transfers; weekly maintenance and cleaning; meticulous recording keeping for all cellar and brewing processes; collecting samples for quality checks; following all established SOP’s; organizing and preparing daily materials; accurate weigh in of material per recipe specification; maintaining brewhouse efficiency with good time management; following recipe process and meeting all critical process targets; and cleaning/CIP brewhouse. This position requires schedule flexibility to meet the requirements of the production schedule.  This person will maintain an exemplary level of sanitation in all related work areas.

Shift leads participate in conducting new hire training, staff performance management, writing SOP’s and re-training current staff on SOP’s, safety training and covering for other brewers in their absence.  This position reports directly to the brewing supervisor. 

 Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Education: At least two years of college coursework with a focus on science courses applicable to brewing, BS degree preferred or accredited education in the brewing process.

  • 4 + years production brewing experience, two of which in a leadership role managing a brewing team.

    Wage is competitive and based on previous experience and training. Full Time employees receive medical, dental and vision coverage after 90 days, after 6 months company paid disability and life insurance and 401k participation with company match up to 4% after 1 year.  We also offer 3½ weeks paid time off during the first year of employment plus six paid holidays.   Selected applicant must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. Full Sail Brewing is an EEO employer.   Applicants should apply on our website at

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