Brewmaster / Head Brewer

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Job ID:

23776

Location:

Spanish Fort, AL, US 

Salary:

30000-50000 per year
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Job Views:

599

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

08.07.2019
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Position Title:

Brewmaster / Head Brewer

Job Description:

As the Head Brewer, you are responsible for beer production and overall brewery operations of our 30 bbl brewing system. We are looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and passionate individual to lead recipe formulation and ensure that all beer is of the highest quality. You will also need to interact with other brewers, suppliers and customers.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manage the brewing process, must be able to run a full brew day.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the brewery; i.e., kegging, cleaning, canning
  • Develop new recipes to meet market demands and trends
  • Record gravities, temperatures, and pH daily and keep impeccable barrel records
  • Manage, monitor and maintain inventory
  • Ability to work well with other employees, breweries, public and media.
  • Select and order raw materials to be used throughout the brewing process; i.e., grain, hops, yeast
  • Manage hop contracts
  • Manage maintenance schedule
  • Maintain safety and health standards
  • Work with marketing and sales team to promote beer
  • Meet with trade associations; i.e., Alabama Brewers Guild, Craft Brewers Association
  • Availability to assist in taproom and be a positive representative of the brewery at events
WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Flexible to work a rotating schedule as business needs arise (including nights, weekends and occasional travel)
  • Position requires standing for long periods of time (up to 12 hours), bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products and materials weighing up to 165 pounds
  • Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, and climbing ladders
  • Very high noise levels in/around brewing area
  • Exposure to various temperature changes
  • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc.)

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the craft brewing industry
  • Degree in Brewing Science or Technology or related field preferred, but not required
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to manage and supervise staff
  • Focused problem-solver with the ability to stay calm and work under pressure and deadlines
  • Comfortable with computers and technology
  • Willingness to continue education and help drive innovation

Blakeley Brewery

3345 Boardwalk Drive
Spanish Fort, AL, United States

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