Brewmaster / Head Brewer


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Spanish Fort, AL, US 


30000-50000 per year

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Employment Type:

Full time



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.

  • 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
  • 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:

  • 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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