Assistant Brewer Needed @ Fields & Ivy, Lawrence, KS

Fields & Ivy Brewery


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Fields and Ivy Brewery is looking for an experienced Assistant Brewer to join our team in Lawrence, KS.  We are starting operations in March at our new Brewery just off East 23rd street. We are looking for a hardworking and dedicated brewer who can help support our brewery operations and has an interest in growing with our company as we develop our production brewpub. The Assistant Brewer will report directly to our Head Brewer and will be actively supporting all facets of day-to-day brewery life.  

This position requires the ability to drive the company vehicle; individuals must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. ?Prior experience in a brewery is strongly desired.

Essential Skills:

?     A strong desire to brew high-quality and drinkable beer

?     Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

?     Ability to manage multiple tasks effectively and efficiently

?     Strong math skills, efficient problem-solving and analytical skills

?     Mechanically inclined with an aptitude to operate and troubleshoot basic tools and equipment

?     Exceptional communication (verbal and written)

?     Formal brewing education or 4-year degree in a science-related field is strongly preferred

?     A safety-focused mindset including knowledge of chemical handling and use of PPE

?     Forklift experience and qualifications are a plus but not required

?     Excellent computer skills; we use Ekos_Brewmaster

 

Job Responsibilities:

?     General job duties include but are not limited to kegging operations, including receiving empties from our distributors, operating our keg washer, filling kegs and managing inventory of packaged goods for in-house and wholesale consumption

?     Cellar work, tank cleaning, racking, carbing, etc

?     Receiving and processing of raw materials, cleaning, managing day-to-day brewery needs

?     Driving the company vehicle to pick up supplies and other essentials

?     Regular draft line cleaning and other needed maintenance

?     Cleaning and sanitation, and more cleaning!

?     Assist the Head Brewer in all aspects of the production processes

?     Attendance at All Staff team meetings are required

?     Attend evening and weekend industry events, festivals, and other special events as requested


Work Environment

?      Physical strength and agility necessary with the ability to frequently 160 lbs. repeatedly (kegs), frequently sitting, standing, lifting, walking, kneeling, crouching, etc

?     Work in loud environment with basic safety accommodations

?     Heavy physical work, including climbing ladders, moving hoses, etc in wet, hot and cold conditions

?     The ability to work a flexible schedule if needed

 

You will be a great fit for this position if:

?     You have a passion for craft beer

?     You are a team player with a strong work ethic and great attention to detail

?     You have relevant background and have the necessary job requirements

?     Enthusiasm for Lawrence and all that Kansas has to offer

Compensation and Benefits

?     Pay based on experience.

?     Company Healthcare

?      Paid time off

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