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Growing Bay Area Beer Company
Woods Beer & Wine Co. is a family of bars, brewpubs, and wineries around the Bay Area. We have a busy brewpub next to Dolores Park, a cozy satellite bar in Russian Hill, a bustling brewery, bar, and music venue in Uptown Oakland, a beer beach and production brewery and winery on Treasure Island, and an outpost in the Outer Sunset. We make creative, adventurous small-batch beers for curious drinkers. Are you friendly, creative, and passionate about the local food and beverage industry? Read on.
Head Brewer Position
We are looking for a creative, organized, and experienced Head Brewer who can contribute to our people and community-oriented approach to craft beer. We strive to empower all employees to think for themselves and solve problems creatively. We seek a self-starting, independent, initiative-taking individual for this position.
This is a full-time, salaried position with the majority of time spent at our production brewery on Treasure Island, Woods Island Club. We have a 15 BBL brewhouse with 30 BBL fermenters and an extensive barrel program. We package in draft and cans to sell at our retail locations and to distribute to bar, restaurant, and off-premise accounts in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Passion for craft beer and the local food and beverage industry
At least 5 years experience in production brewery or brewpub environment
Proven recipe development skills
Previous management experience
Detail orientation, critical thinking ability, strong organizational skills, and strong communication skills - written and in-person
Strong mechanical and electrical background with the ability to troubleshoot and resolve equipment problems with the brewery, boiler, chiller, fermenters, packaging line, etc.
Ability to lift 175 lbs
Proficiency in Excel and familiarity with Ekos or other brewery management software
Procuring and managing inventory of raw materials including forward contracting hops
Managing workplace safety program
Developing and maintaining a QC Program with lab procedures including cell counting/viability testing, DO, CO2 and packaged beer testing.
Managing and create statement of processes for all production related tasks
Performing regular maintenance on all brewhouse equipment
Working with Finance Manager to ensure proper accounting of COGS and inventory and timely filing of reports to CDTFA, TTB, ABC
Working with retail managers and sales managers to ensure adequate inventory
Hiring, training, scheduling, and managing all brewhouse and cellar personnel (we currently have 3 employees in production)
Preparing weekly beer pipeline report to inform management and staff of current inventory and new projects
Working with marketing team to keep them apprised of production calendar and incorporating market feedback into improving existing and creating new recipes
Competitive base salary
Sound good? Send us a cover letter and resume (preferably pasted into the body of your response). We look forward to hearing from you! www.woodsbeer.com