Head Brewer

Loma Brewing Company "Los Gatos, CA -based Brewery


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Location: Los Gatos, CA

Company: Loma Brewing Co.

Position: Head Brewer

Established in 2016 and located in the heart of downtown, Loma is proud to be Los Gatos’ only brewpub. We feature a full bar, kitchen and coffee bar in addition to our award winning brewhouse. Our 10-barrel brewery feeds into the onsite restaurant as well as local distribution.

Loma Brewing Company is looking to expand into a production brewery facility and taproom in the near future. We are looking for a Head Brewer that is willing to push the boundaries of craft beer and has a strong focus on Hop forward styles! 

Potential candidates for Head Brewer should be creative with an extensive understanding of brewing and skills related to beer production, ability to create new beer recipes, strong leadership skills, experience supervising others, and the desire to improve brewery efficiency and productivity.


Responsibilities include but not limited to:

 

Executing and overseeing all aspects of wort production, fermentation, filtering, packaging, yeast management, quality control

Managing brewers including scheduling, training and staffing as needed

Innovative recipe development with regular use of brewery’s pilot system

Overseeing inventory and procuring raw materials as needed

Hop contract management

Knowledgeable about Hops and a Hop Head at Heart

Work with brewery staff to ensure a clean and safe work environment is maintained at all times

Meet regularly with management

Oversee beers and packaging contracted with other facilities

Maintain brewery equipment logs and schedule/perform maintenance

Assisting with events (festivals, tastings, beer dinners)

Must be able to operate a forklift

 

Physical Requirements:

 

Standing for long periods of time

Must be able to safely lift 55lbs regularly, sometimes up to 165lbs and occasionally maneuver 600lbs with the use of a pallet jack

Work in confined spaces

Exposure to various temperature changes

Kneel, bend, stand and climb stairs/ladders

Work in a loud environment

 

Qualifications:

 

At least (3) years professional production experience in a brewery, ideally in a management role

Extensive knowledge of beer and the brewing process

Desire to lead

Commitment to high standards and safety

Great work ethic and a team player

Serious about sanitation and quality

Strong problem solving abilities

State issued drivers license

 

What Loma offers:

Competitive compensation

Employee health benefits

Other benefits including free beer and meals

 

Please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter telling us what your favorite beer style is and why you’d be a good fit to Dan@lomabrew.com.

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