Brewer

Beachwood BBQ & Brewing/Beachwood Blendery


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Position:        Crossover Brewer

Location:        Southern California

Reports to:     Director of brewing operations, lead brewer(s), & barrel master

Pay rate:         $ based on level of experience

 

Job Description:

 

This is a full-time crossover brewing position that will have responsibilities making both clean beer for Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, as well as sour/funky beer for Beachwood Blendery. Maintain and execute all functions according to policy and procedure, safety requirements, and best practice. Tasks include but are not limited to all aspects of raw materials handling, milling of grain, wort production, fermentation monitoring, yeast handling and pitching, clarification, transfers, finished beer monitoring, equipment CIP and general sanitation.

 

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Execute the necessary production duties including but not limited to wort production, fermentation management, filtration and finishing, bright beer handling, cellaring, blending, packaging
  • Ensure that all beer is produced to standards and specification by following recipes and procedures as set by Brewmaster
  • Follow best practice and safety requirements dutifully
  • Maintain brewing, cellaring, clarification and other related documentation in an organized and complete manner
  • Attend brewery staff meetings as required
  • Help maintain sour beer cultures & wild yeast in dedicated barrel house
  • Brew wort for sour beer program in dedicated barrel house
  • Brew wort for clean beers at pub
  • Clean and sanitize all equipment and work areas to maintain consistent beer quality
  • Clean and maintain used wine barrels, foeders, puncheons, & spirit barrels
  • Assist in blending of aged beer for creating of final product
  • Assist in adding fruit to beer for refermentation & maturation
  • Maintain healthy communication with other departments (QA/QC, Packaging, & Tasting Room)
  • Possess a well-rounded knowledge of brewing and beer styles beer knowledge
  • Willingness to participate in festivals and promotional events as needed while representing the company and the brand in a professional manner
  • Manage beer and equipment for local accounts as needed
  • Perform all job functions within the structure described in the Employee handbook of policies and procedures at Beachwood BrewingJob Requirements:
  • High school diploma - Formal brewing education preferred, or college degree preferred
  • Ability to work and communicate well with all staff
  • Organized and detail oriented; accurate record keeping skills
  • Basic troubleshooting skills in a brewing/manufacturing setting
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to safely operate a forklift
  • Flexible schedule: 1st & 2nd shift availability, along with weekends as needed
  • Occasionally assist with brewing ops at production facility in Huntington Beach

Physical Requirements:

  • Lift 55 lbs from ground to shoulder high
  • Lift 110 lbs from ground to waist high and moving 150 lbs along the floor
  • Climb stairs, ramps, and ladders
  • Work in small and confined spaces
  • Work safely with chemicals with reasonable safety accommodations
  • Work in loud environment with basic safety accommodations
  • Read, write, and calculate basic algebra
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