Brewer

Industrial Arts Brewing Company


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Brewer

Hourly, Non -Exempt

Location:

Beacon, NY and Garnerville, NY  

Reports to:

Head Brewer

About Industrial Arts Brewing Company:

IABC opened its doors in 2016 at our historic Garnerville, NY site.  We modernized a pre-Civil War complex to include a 25 HL Braukon brew house, 20,000 square feet of cellar and warehouse space and a sunlight filled taproom that is open to the public.  To keep pace with our rapid growth we secured a second location in Beacon, NY at the end of 2018.  Currently home to our second tap room, we are finishing up construction on a 40,000 square ft purpose-built, state-of-the art facility with a 100 HL custom Krones Brewhouse and a modern, flexible and efficient packaging line.

Working at Industrial Arts Brewing Company:

Our philosophy is to provide industry leading compensation to attract and retain technical skill and institutional knowledge.  Good pay for hard work. We aim to minimize overtime for better work life balance.  We have a responsibility to help build and maintain the communities we live and work in, and we honor this by showing respect and appreciation for everyone we rely upon to get our liquid message out there, including our employees. 

Compensation:

This is an hourly, non-exempt role.  IABC covers 60% of the cost of medical, dental and vision insurance for all full-time employees.  After 1 year we encourage you to join our 401k and take advantage of a company match of 100% of your first 3% contribution and a 50% match for your next 2% contribution.  IABC proudly offers an annual bonus based on company profits.  We also provide employees with 15 days of paid time off plus 9 paid company holidays, a monthly cell phone allowance, and an annual allowance for personal protective equipment (like steel toed boots or prescription safety glasses).

Narrative Summary:

This position will include all aspects of wort production, cellar work, basic lab work, packaging, and brewery sanitation in the pursuit of producing high quality beer in a safe and efficient manner.  

Specific Responsibilities:  

Adherence to IABC SOP’s

Raw material handling and organization 

Inventory 

Milling operations and Wort production: Mashing, Lautering, Boiling, Cooling, Spent grain/hops handling 

Accurate and timely record keeping  

Yeast pitching, cell counting, fermentation monitoring  

Cone dumps  

Dry Hopping 

Spunding and tank pressure management  

CIP operations, hot and cold side. Safe chemical handling. 

Maintaining overall cleanliness of brewery facilities 

Centrifugation and transferring operations under low O2 conditions  

O2 and C02 monitoring  

Carbonation and preparation of Bright beer for packaging  

Cleaning and filling kegs  

Can line operation 

Loading and unloading trucks 

Performing routine maintenance of brewery equipment as needed

Timely communication of maintenance issues to maximize safe operation, product quality, and uptime

Perform quality assurance prior to packaging and prior to the release of finished goods  

Represent Industrial Arts brewing at public tastings, festivals, and events

 

Job Skills Required:

Computer Literacy (MS Word, Excel, ability to learn and navigate HMI’s and Automation software)

 

Other Required characteristics:

Possess effective written and oral communication skills

Must be able to multi-task and manage time 

Desire to interact with customers, vendors, personable attitude  

Adherence to safety rules and all relevant rules and regulations

Quality minded attitude

Dedication to cleaning and sanitizing

Strong organizational skills 

Team player, great attitude, motivated self-starter 

 

Educational Requirements:

HS Diploma or equivalent 

 

Experience Requirements:

Minimum 1-year prior brewery experience

Forklift operation

 

Schedule:

First shift (~6am-2pm) Ability to work nights and weekends as needed

 

Physical Requirements:

21 years of age or older

Valid NYS driver’s license, clean driving record 

Able to twist, bend, kneel, work in a loud, wet factory environment every shift

Able to regularly lift/carry 44-pound boxes

Able to regularly lift/carry 55-pound bags above waist level

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