Brewer/Cellar hand

Brew Dr. Kombucha

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Position Title: Brewer/Cellarhand

Department: Brewing

Location: Tualatin, OR

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Reports to: Brewing Manager

Worker Category: Full Time

FLSA Classification: Non-exempt


Various positions and shifts are available.


Brewer Position Summary: 

This position will efficiently carry out all brewing operations.  The Brewer will work closely with the Brewing Manager and team to help facilitate daily brewing tasks and keep the brewhouse clean and organized.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Mix tea and herbs based on Brew Dr. formulations

  • Ensure all batches are weighed correctly and brewing SOPs are followed

  • Work with brewing manager to complete the production schedule.

  • Work with brewing manager to monitor ingredient inventories

  • Clean out brewing and fermentation tanks

  • Move pallets of ingredients and other supplies with a pallet jack or forklift.

  • Lift and pour sugar

  • Correctly and accurately pour hot and ambient water

  • Connect valves and hoses to correct tanks

  • Follow GMPs (Good Manufacturing Practices) at all times

  • General cleaning, organizing, and taking out the garbage

  • Gather data, compile information, and prepare reports

  • Follow all food safety directives


Cellar Position Summary: The cellar hand will be part of the cellar crew, responsible for the safe and efficient product movement within the facility.  


Job Responsibilities:

  • Tank cleaning and tank transfers

  • Bottling, tank filling, carbonation, and pH testing

  • General cleaning and stocking: floors, sani-buckets, sprayers

  • Move pallets from one place to another

  • Assist the team and team leaders with various tasks throughout the day

  • Operate forklifts and powered pallet jacks to move material as needed

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and time-management skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate in a highly diverse multicultural environment

  • Willingness to have a flexible work schedule

Work Environment:

  • While performing this position’s duties, the worker will be exposed to inside environmental conditions, hot fluids, pressurized vessels and transfer lines, strong odors, chemicals, and moving machinery.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to stand for an extended period, bend, climb, and perform repetitive hand motions

  • Ability to lift to 60 pounds repeatedly


Other duties:

Please note this job description may not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, obligations, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About Brew Dr:

In 2006, our CEO Matt Thomas founded Townshend’s Tea Company to bring the various ways tea is prepared all under one roof. Two years later, he started Brew Dr. Kombucha in the kitchen of the teahouse. Today, Brew Dr. operates from a 50,000 sq ft brewery in Tualatin, Oregon, and our products are sold in all 50 states and across Canada.

Mission Statement:

Explore tea, thoughtfully. Craft quality, tasty tea beverages with thoughtful care for our people, ingredients, and the planet.

Proud to be a B Corp:

Brew Dr. is proud to be the first national kombucha company to become a Certified B Corporation, joining the growing number of companies using business as a force for good.

Certified B Corporations meet rigorous social and environmental performance standards, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance purpose and profit. Of the 40,000+ companies who have taken the assessment, only 5% passed to become B Corps. We’re proud to be in that 5%!

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