Head Brewer

Magnuson Brewery LLC

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Exciting head brewer opportunity at Magnuson Brewery in Magnuson Park, Seattle, WA

We are looking for an experienced brewer who can work independently with high standards and creativity. 15BBL system with 7 tanks and 14 different beers on tap at all times. Great opportunity for a first time head brewer or someone looking for a change.


Job Description:

Maintain and execute all functions in the Brewhouse. Tasks include but are not limited to all aspects of raw materials handling, milling of grain, wort production, fermentation monitoring, yeast handling and pitching, clarification, transfers, finished beer monitoring, inventory management, equipment CIP, notetaking on brew sheets, packaging and storage of finished product. 

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Execute the necessary production duties including but not limited to wort production, fermentation management, bright beer handling, packaging, draft line cleaning and maintenance
  • Ensure that all beer is produced to standards and specification by following recipes
  • Recipe creation and development 
  • Follow best practice and safety requirements dutifully
  • Maintain brewing, cellaring, clarification and other related documentation in an organized and complete manner
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment and work areas to maintain consistent beer quality
  • Possess a well-rounded knowledge of brewing, beer styles and beer knowledge
  • Perform basic sensory analysis of beers and raw ingredients throughout fermentation and packaging

Job Requirements:

  • Formal brewing education or equivalent work experience and training
  • Ability to work and communicate well with all staff
  • Organized and detail oriented; accurate record keeping skills
  • Basic troubleshooting skills in a brewing/manufacturing setting 

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift 55 lbs. from ground to shoulder high
  • Lift 75 lbs. from ground to waist high and moving 150 lbs. along the floor
  • Climb stairs, ramps, and ladders.  Crouch under tanks as needed
  • Work in small and cramped spaces
  • Work safely with chemicals with reasonable safety accommodations
  • Work in loud environment with basic safety accommodations
  • Read, write and calculate basic algebra
  • Follow safety guidelines and adhere to PPE standards
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