Staff Brewer - WeldWerks Brewing Company - Greeley, CO

WeldWerks Brewing Company


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Job Title:   Brewer

FLSA Status:  Non Exempt

Reports To: Production Manager



General Summary:

WeldWerks Brewing is a fast growing, locally owned and operated craft brewery in historic downtown Greeley, Colorado. We execute our unique and original product line with the highest quality ingredients, a state-of-the-art brewing system, and the newest brewing practices. Core to our ethos is delivering a high quality and consistent product, superior customer service, and putting a huge amount of love and trust in our co-workers.


As a key part of our business, our production team are responsible for working with the head and lead brewers to assist in designing and executing a substantial amount of unique beers across a multitude of styles; as well as producing recurring styles with consistency. They must be able to meticulously follow sanitary and manufacturing practices and procedures as well as have a strong working knowledge of all production equipment. 


The perfect fit for us will go the extra mile in both ability and desire. Beyond being a part of the production crew, we are looking for a trusted team member that can contribute to our long term success. 



  • Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    Perform all duties related to wort production and green beer cellaring, including:

    Wort production from milling to knock out

    Tank CIPs and SIPs

    Fermentation management 

    Dry hopping, fruit/adjunct additions

    Operation of filter, centrifuge, and flash pasteurizer

    Transferring finished beer to brite tanks

    Create and improve upon existing SOPs

    Assist with barrel-related processes as needed by Innovation and Wood Cellar Lead

    Strong understanding of brewing equipment and ability to troubleshoot and maintain

    Maintain a safe and sanitary workspace; follow all company safety and quality procedures 

    Raw material receiving and inventory management

    Perform in-process and post-packaging sensory evaluation and participate in sensory panels as needed

    Maintain batch documentation and record keeping (Ekos, cellar travelers, etc.)

    Assist with creative processes

    Assist with packaging duties as needed

    Assist with taproom operations as needed (releases, special considerations) 

    Attend all required staff meetings and events


 

Job Specification:


Skill and Knowledge:

Basic knowledge of and a passion for craft beer and the brewing industry

Strong verbal and written communication

Strong work ethic and can do attitude

Strong understanding of maintenance needs of production equipment 


  • Personal Competencies:

    Remain calm under pressure and when dealing with unexpected production issues

    Be a strong and trusting team player

    Maintain relationships with coworkers, vendors and other breweries

    Basic problem solving skills

    Excellent communication skills


  • Supervision:

    Uses independent action in setting objectives and deciding how to proceed

    Duties are given in the form of broad goals or areas of responsibility

    Stay busy through slow periods 

    Use company applications to communicate and update other employees 


  • Hours, Travel and Physical Requirements:

    Work weekdays, weekends, early mornings/evenings and or overnights

    Work in a standing position for long periods of time

    Request time off two weeks in advance

    Ability to lift up to 120 lbs

    Ability to work in heat, cold and wet

    Physically able and willing to drive a forklift with training

    Able to work from elevated surfaces

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    Applications will be accepted until Friday August 7, 2020. Please submit resume and cover letter to wbcjobs@weldwerksbrewing.com

     

     

    WeldWerks is an equal opportunity employer and will not tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicant seeking employment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, public assistance status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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