Assistant Brewer

Brew Recruit

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Brew Recruit, a division of SMV Recruiting, is looking for a Brewer to join an awesome established brewery in Upstate NY that makes over 25,000 barrels annually. Our client has been in the business for over 15 years and needs someone who is looking to launch their career as an aspiring brewer. They are looking for someone who has an education background in brewing or food science and ideally 2+ years of hands on experience. This role will be reporting and working directly with the head of brewing Operations and help oversee brewing operations. It is a hands on role that will require great attention to detail, a team first attitude and a desire to grow with a company. Our client offers full benefits including healthcare, 401K, PTO and more!


  • Working on the brewery floor and help with transferring beer to various tanks, cleaning the lines, pulling ingredients, monitoring the computer system, etc.
  • Abide by and make sure safety and sanitation standards are met
  • Assist with quality control
  • Handle daily wort production
  • Participation in cellar, yeast management and quality control tasks
  • Comply with all brewing and quality assurance operations, policies and procedures
  • Be able to identify and effectively communicate any issues or concerns identified throughout the brewing process
  • Assist in developing recipes for their 5bbl test system


  • Bachelors in Brewing Science or equivalent trade school / military
  • Background in brewing, food processing, mathematics or engineering is preferred
  • Must be mechanically inclined
  • Solid written and verbal communication
  • Must have a firm understanding of food safety and sanitation practices
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. for up to 30 minutes continuously
  • Flexibility to work shifts and weekends outside of their primary schedule
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