Brewer

Upslope Brewing Company

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BREWER                

Reports to: 1st Line: Head Brewer  2nd Line: Director of Operations

Shift: 2 week rotating shift between daytime, afternoon, and overnight brewing shifts.  


JOB SUMMARY

The Brewer position is responsible for all aspects of the brewing process including brewing, fermentation, cellaring, finishing and sensory evaluation. The brewer position requires a teamwork oriented, responsible, and self-motivated individual with a passion for craft beer and a desire to continue learning and growing within the industry.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Maintain a safe working environment and follow all safety protocols

  • Wort production on 30 bbl, 4 vessel brewhouse

  • Operation of Alfa Laval Brew 250 Centrifuge

  • Fermenter and Brite Tank CIP

  • Cellar monitoring, yeast handling and pitching

  • Covering Cellarman duties during absences

  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and organized work environment

  • Proper documentation of all tasks performed

  • Adhering to 5S principles in workspace

  • Occasional brewing, cellar, CIP, barrel racking, and special project activities at Lee Hill location


BENEFITS

  • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off in your first year with a generous increase each year

  • 7 Paid holidays per year

  • Medical/Dental/Vision available with significant employer contribution

  • 401(k) with company match

  • RTD EcoPass

  • Employer reimbursed professional development opportunities

  • Free Beer and Merchandise perks

  • Discounts and Pro deals on outdoor equipment and activities

  • And more...


REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: College degree preferred

  • Experience: 2 years professional brewing experience at a 5k+ bbl / year brewery, 15+ bbl brewhouse

  • Strong communication and teamwork skills

  • Ability to stand on feet for 8+ hours

  • Ability to lift 55 lbs on a consistent basis

  • Night shift (10 pm - 6:30 am) availability

  • Occasional weekend shift availability




PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Brewers are frequently required to sit; stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds, and be able to move kegs weighing close to 165 pounds from time to time. This position typically spends 8 or more hours on their feet each shift.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Brewer encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment will is typically a production facility. Temperatures, noise, and moisture levels may fluctuate.


*Please Note: This Job Description is neither definitive nor restrictive and may be modified to meet changing needs.