Pyramid Breweries and Portland Brewing Company

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We are hiring a Brewer at our brewery in Portland, Oregon.
This person will work our second shift (2:30pm until midnight), to execute a weekly brewing schedule and perform certain quality control tests on the product at various stages of brewing. He/she will: operate our brewhouse, including milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpool, and wort cooling; perform beer transfers and filtration, including mixing and carbonation. In addition, this position is responsible for pre & post cleaning and sanitation of all transfer lines and vessels. 

Making exceptional beer can be extremely rewarding but not necessarily glamorous! This position is very physical in nature and therefore requires frequently lifting up to 55 lbs, comfort working at heights while standing on ladders, working in tight/cramped spaces and/or in awkward positions for extended periods of time. The work environment includes working on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery, handling hazardous materials and exposure to high noise levels. 

Our ideal candidate will have at least one year hands on brewing experience in a production brewery. He or she should have an advanced understanding of brewing science as well as excellent organizational, communication and safe chemical handling skills. Candidates should have a strong mechanical aptitude with knowledge of machinery and systems and it is a plus if you are a certified forklift operator.  If not, we will certify you.

We do regular performance reviews and annual wage reviews. North American Breweries offers generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching. We also offer an innovative wellness plan and a "gain-sharing" incentive plan that enable employees to share in the brewery's success. 

You can apply for the role on our website here.

If offered the position, a pre-employment background check, physical exam and a drug screening (we exclude marijuana)will be required. Check out and  to see what we're up to locally. 

North American Breweries is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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