Brewmaster

DuClaw Brewing Company


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Overview

We are seeking our next Brewmaster to provide leadership and develop team members and processes in the areas of: recipe design and development, process development and improvement, best practices, and mentorship support.

As an important member of the broader DuClaw team, the Brewmaster will also interface with operations, sales, finance and marketing to support the development of new products and formulations, estimating of material costs, sourcing of ingredients, and other administrative tasks related to bring our beers to life and to market.

Responsibilities

  • Support the application of best practices and quality control measures in brewing and cellaring
  • Develop and optimize recipes across many styles of beer including but not limited to IPAs, stouts, sours, pilsners, seltzers, teas
  • Lead the recipe design process from formulation through iteration, scaling and activation
  • Support, train and manage brew staff on brewery systems, processes and recipes
  • Act as a public face of the brewery for tours, interviews, and events when needed
  • Identify areas for improvement when it comes to efficiency, communication, processes, quality, etc. and implement positive change

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant commercial brewery experience
  • Expert level knowledge of brewing processes, science, and quality control measures
  • Track record of producing high-quality, commercial recipes at scale and managing brewery processes
  • High level knowledge of ingredients including: cost estimating, sourcing, performance, and application
  • Ability to manage and lead a brewing team including personal development and conflict resolution
  • Experience leading a successful recipe development and optimization process
  • Great communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to use Excel, Microsoft Outlook, openness to learning other software technologies like Slack
  • Team player, self-starter and can-do attitude
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