Head Brewer Position El Paso, Texas

Aurellia's


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Head Brewer 



Aurellia’s Bottleshop and Brewhouse, located in beautiful El Paso,Texas, is known for an ever-changing menu of top-notch beers brewed with creativity and innovation. In the fastest growing upscale part of the city, we are poised for explosive growth. Onsite, a popular scratch kitchen and bottleshop are part of the model. Open and operating for the past two years, we are now currently investing in our facility, expanding with aggressive plans for a new state-of-the-art brewery to increase production and keep up with demand. Our team is small and owners are onsite daily, collaborating and listening to issues and ideas to make us stronger.

We are looking for a full time brewer who enjoys being creative and has experience to bring to the table. Do you want to live in a place with lower taxes, lower cost of living and access to a big city? El Paso is a fast-paced and growing craft beer market with opportunities to educate the customer about styles and traditions.


Qualifications:

   Must have 3 years of brewing experience or more in a microbrewery or larger brewery

   Formal brewing education, training, certifications, or accreditations are a plus

   A thorough knowledge and ownership of production from source to glass including malt milling equipment, brewhouse equipment, and cellar equipment

   Skills applicable to general maintenance functions, including mechanical, and electrical are a plus

   Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision in a collaborative and dynamic environment, while efficiently prioritizing tasks and effectively managing workload   

   Iron-clad reliability and professionalism both onsite and at company events/outings

   Current TABC certification

   Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as programs to track inventory, sales, keg float, etc

 

Responsibilities:

   Support and promote Aurellia’s mission and company culture

   Maintain visual aesthetics of the brewery and its equipment

   Maintain and operate the brewery systems and equipment for peak efficiency

   Oversee all aspects of brewery activity, including pre-brew preparation, fermentation, dry-hopping, conditioning, carbonation, and preparation for packaging according to brewery standards

   Maintain a safe and efficient work environment, following scheduling and required volumes

   Ensure daily brewing activities are completed in a timely manner

   Manage inventory of all ingredients, chemicals,equipment, gases, packaging cans/kegs/labels needed to ensure availability thereby prevention production interruptions

   Develop new beers 

   Maintain keg inventory, ensure kegs are cleaned/stored properly/Record production and batch/lot data using standard log sheets with meticulous accuracy

   Coordinate with owners regarding issues/problems, recommend solutions

   This job is physical. You’ll be lifting kegs, twisting/turning, reaching, climbing,bending, stooping, standing, working in hot/cold/wet conditions.

   Comply with all local, state and federal alcohol  and beer laws

    Participate in select beer festivals and events which may require traveling outside of El Paso


Benefits and Perks

   Salary commensurate with experience

   Flexible Schedule

   Medical, dental, and vision group insurance plan

   Paid PTO

   Assistance with relocation for the right candidate

   Ongoing training and development

   Sponsorship to join industry groups such as the Texas Craft Brewers’ Guild and Pink Boots Society 

   Positive and fun company culture, including team-building events

   A fantastic work environment with the best sunsets in the country!

   Free beer!!



Disclaimer:


JGAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


Pre-employment personality test and background check is required.


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