Head Brewer - Lakes & Legends Brewing, MN

Lakes & Legends Brewing Company

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Lakes & Legends Brewing Company is looking for a Head Brewer to join our team in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Opened 4 years ago, the brewery has a vibrant taproom with close ties to the community, as well as a fast-growing distribution business (kegs and cans). The company is driven by an engaged and collaborative team of employees, and we’re looking to bring in someone to join our team as a core member as we continue to grow. We’re driven to continuously innovate around our product offerings while expanding our barrel, infusion, and kettle sour programs.

Duties to include (but not limited to):
• Recipe formulation
• Ingredient sourcing and ordering
• Wort production and cellaring duties
• Inventory management
• Quality Assurance/Quality Control
• Packaging
• Production planning/scheduling (managed via EKOS)
• Order planning and fulfillment with distribution partners
• Internal communication and education to company
• Aide in expansions efforts as brewery continues to grow

The ideal candidate will have:
• Strong collaborative nature and a positive, can-do attitude
• 2+ years of commercial brewing experience
• Strong mechanical skills
• Yeast Handling proficiency
• Production planning/scheduling experience
• QA/QC knowledge
• Packaging experience
• Excellent communication and organizational standards
• A strong work ethic
• Appreciation of fine beer
• Enjoyment of interacting with the consumer
• Experience with Ekos a plus
• Experience driving forklift
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc)
• Be able to comfortably lift 55lbs
• Be able to manipulate / move 170lbs
• Experience brewing between 2,000 – 5,000 barrels / year

This position reports directly to our Owners. Salary commensurate to experience.
Please send a resume and note to jobs@lakesandlegends.com
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