Brewer

Upslope Brewing Company

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Upslope Brewing Company, a certified B Corp, is looking to add an experienced Brewer to our team.  The Brew Crew is laser focused on quality, efficiency and innovation- we need someone to join us in our mission in creating the highest quality, most consistent product we can. 

JOB SUMMARY The Brewer position operates on a shift rotation and is responsible for all aspects of the brewing process including brewing, fermentation, cellaring, finishing and sensory evaluation. The role 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.

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

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 Cellar duties during absences or rotation
  • 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

Compensation, Benefits & Culture

Upslope offers a transparent and unique work environment with an emphasis on teamwork and innovation. It’s important to make sure each employee understands the impact they have on the mission. We work for beer, but get paid in dollars.

  • Compensation Packages include:
    • Competitive base salaries
    • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays and Paid Volunteer Hours
    • Medical/ Dental/Vision 
    • 401(k) with Company Match
    • RTD EcoPass
    • Free beer, merchandise discounts
    • Discounts & Pro Deals on outdoor equipment & activities
    • Professional Development opportunities
    • And a bunch more

IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Educational background in brewing or related areas
  • Minimum of 2 years professional brewing experience at a 5k+ bbl / year brewery, 15+ bbl brewhouse
  • Sensory Evaluation skills
  • Cicerone and/or BJCP Certification

REQUIREMENTS

  • Unwavering passion for independent craft beer and our industry
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Positive, proactive and upbeat attitudes
  • Ability to stand on feet for 8+ hours
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs on a consistent basis
  • Flexibility in shift rotation (1st, 2nd, 3rd and occasional weekend shift availability)
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