Assistant Brewer

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Tröegs Brewery is a family-owned company with a perpetual curiosity for making great beer. We look for employees who share our uncompromising vision. We value highly-skilled people who can get along with others and maintain a positive working environment.

Job Description

This is where the rubber boots meet the road. If you’ve been to brewing school or have some experience working in a brewery, this just might be your ticket to a supporting role on the brew deck. Make no mistake: This job is tough, and it’s repetitious. But remember, you’re brewing beer for a living! If you’re willing to break a sweat and learn the Troegsway, our brewing team – with a combined 70+ years of experience – has the structure and depth to help you develop a top-notch skill set. You’ll be exposed to a never-ending stream of recipes (last year we brewed more than 100 different beers) while you focus on weighing raw ingredients, dry hopping, fruit additions, and tank CIP’s all of which will lead to you learning to run our 100-barrel brewhouse and filter our beers. You’ll also have the opportunity to join our Sensory Panel and make periodic educational trips to local malthouses and hop farms.

Daily Duties, Functions, Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

(Other related duties maybe assigned)

Daily CIP of fermentation tanks and bright beer tanks
Work closely with brewing team to achieve desired quality and production targets.
General cleaning of cellar and brewhouse areas including floors, vessels, piping, etc.
Periodic handling of hazardous chemicals
Continually maintain all productions areas including equipment – (mill room, brewhouse, fermentation, filtration, spent grain area, bulk grain and grain storage area, as well as all walkways and driveways around or leading to brewhouse and cellar)
Monitor CO2 levels in beer
Attend production meetings and contribute to product improvement
Work with other production and non-production departments as assigned and needed to fulfill orders
Be courteous and professional to anyone visiting the brewery

Skills and attributes necessary for this position:
Professional brewing experience OR formal brewing education REQUIRED
The ability to work well independently and with a team (often in close physical proximity)
Ability to routinely and repetitively lift 55lbs 60” high – occasionally 170 lbs.
Ability to work flexible shifts with varying hours, including weekends and holidays.
Forklift certification is required. (Will Train)
Must have the ability to get to work on time to keep a production schedule
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be computer literate, and have familiarity with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel). Must pass evaluation.
Ability to identify product deficiencies

Bonus Skills: Mechanical, electrical and plumbing experience

Work Schedule:
40 hour work week

Monthly rotational shift:
First Shift: 7 am – 3:30 pm
Second Shift: 3 pm – 11:30 pm
Third Shift: 11 pm – 7:30 am.

Work Environment:
Tröegs Brewing Company is a climate-controlled brewing and packaging facility. The following is a representative list of what a co-worker might encounter during a typical work day:

Hot water,
Pressurized vessels, and
Loud working areas.

Co-workers regularly handle hazardous materials and regularly come in contact with broken glass and wet floors while working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts.

EEO Statement

Troegs Brewing Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (gender), national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and public assistance. In addition to federal law requirements, Troegs Brewing Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Troegs Brewing Company expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment.

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