Alter Brewing Co

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Alter Brewing Company (Alter) is growing and in need of a solid individual to join our team as a Brewer. Alter is an independent brewery taproom and restaurant operator with a commitment to bringing people together. If you want to join our crew, we want to hear from you.

JOB TITLE:                               Brewer


LOCATION:                              Downers Grove, Illinois 


POSITION TYPE:                      Full-time


REPORTS TO:                          Head Brewer


POSITION SUMMARY: This position is responsible for cellar duties, brewhouse duties, cleaning and filling kegs, running the canning line, assisting in the warehouse, forklift/ scissor lift operation.



  • Performing daily cellar tasks including but not limited to dryhopping, yeast handling, kegging, cleaning tanks, and transferring beer.
  • Brewhouse operations. (20bbl Sprinkman brewhouse)
  • Operate and troubleshoot the keg washer .
  • CIP, setup, and run the canning line.
  • Keep accurate records and display excellent communication.
  • Keep warehouse, cellar, and brewhouse organized and clean.





  • Adherence to safety, passion for quality, and a desire for cleanliness is paramount
  • Packaging, cellar, production, or similar experience preferred
  • Ability to safely work with chemicals and in a wet environment
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and maneuver up to 165 pounds
  • Ability to work on your feet for up to 8 hours a day and climb a 10-foot ladder
  • Mechanically inclined and comfortable using hand tools
  • Strong work ethic, organization skills, time management, and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Interest in contributing to the culture and growth of Alter
  • While we typically adhere to a traditional M-F schedule, there should be some flexibility to schedule during peak seasons and growth phases.
  • Note: this is an FLSA exempt position
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