Experienced Brewer & Cellarman

Brix City Brewing (North NJ / New York Metro Area)

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To apply, please email your resume and salary needs to: careers@brixcitybrewing.com

Position: Full Time Brewer & Cellarman  

Shift Hours: Full Flexibility Required.  Production hours generally run Sun-Sat from 7am - 7pm 

Compensation: Competitive Salary Based on Experience, Medical & Dental Benefits

Location: 4 Alsan Way, Little Ferry NJ, 07463

Reports to: Shift Supervisor directly; Brewmaster indirectly

Job Level: Mid-level (non-supervisory); non-exempt

Age Requirement: 21 years or older


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • All aspects of wort production on a 10-bbl four vessel brew system

  • CIP & maintain the cleanliness of the brewhouse and related areas

  • Monitor brewing equipment mechanical and operational integrity; document & communicate maintenance issues to appropriate personnel in a timely manner

  • Equipment preventative maintenance as needed

  • Track inventory of malt and hops, communicating discrepancies in timely manner

  • Thorough & timely communication with shift supervisor & cellar personnel for effective and efficient shift execution 

  • Cellar management: Beer transfers, Tank CIP’s, Dry Hopping, Yeast handling and management, Keg Washing

  • Closely monitor fermentation and be able to quickly identify discrepancies 

  • Monitor, test, and adjust CO2 levels

  • Sensory analysis of all beers on an as needed basis

  • Assist with Packaging Duties (kegging, canning, and bottling)

  • Consistent, timely, and accurate documentation of all processes handled

  • Work in a clean manner and maintain sanitary practices at all times

  • Work with prescribed cleaning chemicals, based upon established usage, OSHA, and MSDS requirements

  • Demonstrate reliable attendance and punctuality for all shifts

  • Assist in weekend duties rotation as needed

  • Attend and contribute to process and staff meetings

  • Treat others with respect and strive for always having a positive attitude and a good time with the people that work here.

  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Possess a strong work ethic and consummate desire to improve on a daily basis

  • Ability to work independently and make data based decisions & judgment calls

  • Ability to operate in a team environment

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and time manage in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to influence others in a positive and supportive manner

  • Ability to work flexible shifts, including extended hours and overtime as needed

  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate, verbally and in writing

  • Ability to occasionally help with special releases, special events, and festivals

  • Ability to Operate a Forklift, pallet jack, and hand truck safely in a small space

Physical & Mental Requirements

  • Must have the physical and mental strength and endurance to be able to perform duties, in at times extreme environments, as well as the ability to handle stressors of the position in operational and administrative situations. 

  • Required to frequently lift and move 10-75 pounds, remove spent grain, and maneuver full kegs for 8+ hours a day

  • Expected to stand, sit, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, bend, talk, hear, taste, smell, see, and operate objects, tools, and controls. .

Required Work Experience & Education

  • 2+ years experience making wort on a 5+ bbl brewhouse 

  • 1+ years experience handling cellar work as described above 

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

Preferred Work Experience & Education

  • 3+ years of work experience (wort making and cellar work) in brewing industry

  • Bachelor’s degree (in science or technically related field of study)

  • Formal brewing education or college-level equivalent preferred

  • Experience with Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and EKOS inventory software

  • In-depth knowledge of brewing raw materials 

  • Forklift Safety Certified

Equal Opportunity

  • We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  

  • We retain the right to change or assign other duties due to evolving business needs.

Thank you for understanding that we cannot accept phone calls regarding open positions.  

To apply, please email your resume and salary needs to: careers@brixcitybrewing.com

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