Head Brewer

Gyppo Ale Mill

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The Gyppo Ale Mill is seeking a new head brewery to join our family. We have a beautiful JVNW 10 barrel system with (4) ten barrel fermenters. Our beers are served in our taproom/restaurant that seats 55 guest plus a large beer garden overlooking the ocean and small airstrip, on the 9th hole of a golf course and next to a private campground. We are looking for a passionate, creative person that is excited to help us not only create an array of ever rotating beers but to help us get the bones of our business in place to create a positive, healthy, profitable and most importantly fun family owned company to be involved with. 

Leadership Responsibilities:

Help lead our Gyppo family with clear communication, competence, and energy
Work effectively as a collaborative member of a united team.
Stand behind Gyppo's Core Values (www.gyppo.com/family)

1. Quality
2. Family Culture
3. Serve Humbly
4. Environmentally Sustainability
5. Innovation
6. Passion & Determination

Act and be seen as a source of knowledge and inspiration to those you work with. 
Work closely with owners to create weekly production schedules and ensure they are met.
Manage inventory and ongoing procurement of ingredients and purchasing optimization.
Conduct critical assessment of beers and ensure products meet rigid quality standards.
Excellence in brewing that pairs meticulous cleanliness with an endless drive for creativity.
Cellaring, yeast management and recipe development
Perform maintenance on boiler and brewing equipment
Standard Operating Procedures developed and followed for brewing, cellaring and sanitation
Recipe development for seasonal and extensive barrel-aging program
A work ethic aligned with, and supportive of a high growth organization
A passion for our business and our products
Professional brewing experience
Formal brewing education and/or equivalent professional brewing experience is a positive but not necessary.

Physical Requirements:
Must have the ability to regularly stand, walk, use hands, reach, climb, work from heights, stoop, kneel, crouch and lift 55 pounds.

Being a new brewery, means that we don’t have everything in place. We are learning as we go and we will be making mistakes. But mistakes are a great way to learn. We don’t like making them but it is inevitable. We strongly believe in the Make It Right and Move On approach. We are seeking a highly motivated positive brewer with the patience to roll with the punches and that is looking at the long-term goals. You will be working very closely with the owner and other managers, who both take on very hands on approach. An ideal candidate will be more than willing to be a team player continually keep the communication flowing and adjust, adapt and move forward with the trials and tribulations of creating a streamline work flow. Job descriptions are not concrete, like working for a established company, therefore an ideal candidate will have a willingness to work efficiently outside the box, work without supervision and understand that some days are going to be long but with a grand team effort the long term compensation will be competitive. 

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to: family@gyppo.com. Please include in your cover letter what you believe you can bring to our Gyppo Ale Mill family. Be sure that you resume includes personal and professional references. 

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