Brewer

Website Greenflashbeer Green Flash Brewing

Brewer 1 is primarily responsible for brewhouse operation. Brewer 1 is responsible for overseeing cellar operations and accurate, complete record keeping. The Brewer 1 will also perform centrifuge and filter operation, cellaring, fermentation monitoring, yeast handling, dryhopping, finishing and clarification. Brewer 1 will train Assistant Brewer 1 and 2 in cellar functions.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Perform the following as directed by on-shift Brewer(s):

  • Operate brewhouse
  • Oversee completion of tasks in cellar and lab. Verify that all recordkeeping is complete and accurate
  • Hold a brief daily shift meeting with Assistant Brewer and Cellarmen to prioritize shift tasks and assign duties. This meeting will serve as a transition and communication between shifts.
  • Perform tank, wortway and packaging line CIP’s
  • Filter or centrifuge beer
  • Dry hop beer
  • Carbonate beer
  • Take daily gravities, evaluate fermentation progress and schedule future tasks based on status of fermentations
  • Maintain cellar records. Use Plex ERP system as primary brewery records tool
  • Conduct Quality Assurance and Quality Control work including gravity, cell counts, sampling, yeast dumps and pH checks on product
  • Fill casks
  • Harvest and pitch yeast
  • Clean kegs and casks
  • Fill kegs and casks
  • Work on the bottling line
  • Clean the brewery facilities
  • Clean and maintain the keg washing and milling areas
  • Maintain orderly inventory of malt, hops and other brewing supplies as needed.
  • Clean organize and stock hops cooler on a weekly basis
  • Assist in maintaining inventory of brewery supplies and ingredients
  • Assist with maintenance and overall cleanliness of entire brewery and cellar including tank exteriors and floors
  • Cover lunches for and Assistant Brewer 1 and 2
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Completed training/education at an accredited brewing institute or 1 year equivalent experience in a Cellarman position in a comparable production brewery.
  • Completed apprenticeship in brewing setting preferred
  • Must have a valid California drivers license and a good driving record
  • Must be able to read/comprehend written and oral instructions in English; read and comprehend safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and product recipes/material identifications.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English
  • Must have manual dexterity sufficient to operate a wide variety of small hand tools, and computer equipment
  • General computer and data entry skills in MS Word and Excel preferred.
  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and strong personal knowledge of the microbrewery industry and market is preferred
  • Ability to work well with superiors and co-workers in a production and office/warehouse environment
  • Ability to change tasks quickly and still maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull over 100 pounds

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties the employee is:

  • constantly required to stand
  • constantly required to use fine manipulation and simple grasping in order to handle production equipment and to utilize the computer and other standard office equipment such as telephone, fax machines, copiers, etc.
  • constantly required to view objects at close and distant ranges
  • constantly required to reach computers and other office and machinery
  • frequently required to communicate with others
  • frequently required to sit
  • frequently required to use taste and smell senses
  • frequently required to lift and transport items weighing up to 50 lbs

frequently required to lift and transport items weighing up to 170 lbs.

Equipment typically used: Mueller brewhouse, DE filter, centrifuge, plate filter, Keg washer, keg fill rig, CIP skid, yeast disposal pump, hop elevator, portable pumps, pallet jack, forklift, and computers for record keeping

Note: For the purpose of this summary, occasionally is used to represent up to 1/3 of the time given to the work day, frequently represents 1/3 to 2/3 of the time and constantlyrepresents 2/3 or more of the time.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Employee frequently works in a brewery environment with a moderate amount of noise and activity. The work environment is fast-paced and demanding.

TO APPLY:   Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: Jobs@greenflashbrew.com

To apply for this job email your details to Jobs@greenflashbrew.com