Head Brewer

Rally Cap Brewing Company

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Here’s your chance to be a part of an exciting new venture!  Rally Cap Brewing Company is a sports-themed startup brewery located in the heart of SEC Country - Baton Rouge, LA.  Our 9,400 square-foot facility will house a 2,000 sq-ft taproom, 5,500 sq-ft of brewing operation space (with a 15 BBL brewhouse), and a sizable outdoor patio.  We are strongly focused on creating a quality tap room experience through the creation of a unique environment and a slate of ever evolving, high-quality beers.

At Rally Cap, we are looking for an experienced, engaged, and creative brewer to lead our Brewery Operations team.  The Head Brewer will be responsible for performing and overseeing all aspects of  beer production at Rally Cap. The ideal candidate will be passionate, innovative, and have the ambition to build and lead a great team.

Essential Job Duties and Functions:

  • Responsible for all aspects of the brewing and cellar operations including: wort production, yeast management, fermentation management, and CIP process

  • Manage inventory and ordering of all raw materials and chemicals

  • Develop and maintain brewing schedule to produce a wide portfolio of beers

  • Create recipes designed for 15 BBL system

  • Perform and schedule maintenance and repairs to minimize brewery down time

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures

  • Manage brewery human resource objectives by hiring, orienting, training, coaching, and developing brewery staff and communicating job expectations

  • Maintain a clean, safe and well-organized facility

  • Maintain all brewery equipment including, but not limited to, brew system, fermenters, keg washer, chemical storage, lab equipment, grain milling equipment.

  • Consult with contractors during final construction of the brewhouse and other brewery and/or taprooms systems.

  • Build and maintain productive relationships with vendors

  • Assist management team with necessary events and social media efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:

  • Passion for the craft beer industry (with bonus points for being passionate about one or more sports)

  • Self-Motivation and enthusiasm

  • Organizational and time management skills

  • Willingness to be a team player and work in collaboration with others

  • Strong interpersonal skills, displaying the ability to actively listen and solve problems

  • Innovation and creativity - the ability to think “outside of the box”

  • Personal Integrity and professionalism

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to be solution oriented

Required Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a production brewery

  • Proven mechanical/electronics experience with beer production machinery

  • Depth of knowledge of beer production, storage and packaging

  • Experience brewing quality hop forward beers preferred but not required

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office or GSuite tools

  • Project management and equipment installation experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand, walk, and be on your feet for prolonged periods

  • Ability to bend, squat, crawl, kneel, push, pull, and walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis

  • Ability to work in hot, cold, and wet environments

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels within the organization

  • Ability to multi-task and be flexible

  • Ability to regularly lift, push, or pull up to 65 pounds

The right person will be joining the Rally Cap team on the ground floor and will be a key member of the management team.  As a result, this position offers a competitive salary based upon experience, as well as a benefits package.  We are willing to negotiate a performance or equity-based incentive plan for the right candidate. Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@rallycapbrewing.com.