Lead Brewer

Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Lawson's Finest Liquids mission statement reads in part, 'to provide beers of the highest quality and freshness.' We are seeking the right people to assist us in keeping that a reality. This position reports to and works directly with the Director of Brewing Operations and will provide leadership, inspiration and coaching to the brewing team in order to ensure delivery of the best products and customer experiences possible.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has an established career in and passion for the brewing industry with a minimum of 10 years of brewing experience
  • Is well organized, detail oriented, has strong analytical skills and can manage complex tasks
  • Is driven to maintain a brewery to the highest sanitation and safety standards
  • Possesses and demonstrates leadership skills, is self-directed and has previously managed other staff
  • Has excellent communication skills, is honest and hard working
  • Is extremely organized, detail oriented, and has strong follow through with tasks
  • Displays solid time management and discerning prioritization skills

Primary Responsibilities:

· Manage daily operation of brew house and cellars

· Ensure all beers are within the set quality control parameters and help resolve any issues

· Contribute to and drive continual innovation and process improvement

· Verify inventory of brewing related ingredients

· Inform Director of Brewing Operations of issues and the possible resolutions

· Communicate critical information with appropriate departments

· Train brewery personnel

· Follow all company policies as detailed in the employee handbook-attendance, safety, IT protocols, etc

· Assist other departments or perform other tasks as needed

Requirements & Expectations:

  • Formal brewing education or equivalent brewing experience
  • 5-10 years of brewing experience at a 10,000+ bbl a year brewery
  • Strong computer skills
  • Ability to work varied shifts
  • Be able to repeatedly lift 55 lbs. and walk up and down stairs
  • You must thrive working independently and have a positive personality


  • We offer a generous total compensation package for the right individual. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and benefits include paid time-off, paid holidays, company medical, dental, and 401k planwith company match.

In the near future we'll also be hiring for additional brewery staff including Shift Brewer, Lab Manager, as well as Cellar, Materials and Packaging personnel! Check our website for details!

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