Brewer in Production Facility - SanTan Brewing & Distilling in AZ

SanTan Brewing Company

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SanTan Brewing & Distilling, Arizona’s largest independently owned craft brewery and distillery, is seeking qualified candidates to join our team at our production facility in Chandler, Arizona (metro Phoenix area). We're growing at a steady pace in both beer and whiskey production and want to bring on more people focused on quality and consistency.

General responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Raw ingredient receiving/management
  • Operate brewhouse with maximum attention to detail and accuracy (milling, mashing, lautering, proper gravities, etc.)
  • Perform cellar duties (filter, carbonate, transfer/keg)
  • Ensuring that the paper work and associated reporting is done accurately and on time
  • Yeast management (harvesting, pitching and counts/viabilities)
  • Tank management (gravity checks, trub dumps and dry-hopping)
  • CIP/Sanitization on all vessels (fermenters, heat exchanger, mash tun, kettle, and brite beer tanks)
  • Mash tun cleaning including removal of spent grain
  • Troubleshooting, technical maintenance and quality assurance
  • Maintain an inventory of raw materials & brewery supplies

Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Availability to rotate in to closing shift, typically 3 pm – 11 pm
  • A minimum of 1 year of experience working in multiple facets of a brewery
  • Strong technical knowledge of brewing, fermentation and the finishing stage of beer production
  • Fermentation/Brewing degree or certificate from an accredited college
  • Mechanical aptitude and understanding of mechanical systems
  • A great attitude and passion for craft beer!

All candidates are expected to be able to:

  • Have a strong focus on quality, safety and efficiency, constantly evaluating work practices in the spirit of “always improving”.
  • Lift up to 65 pounds repeatedly and maneuver 175 lbs. kegs as needed.
  • Twist/turn, reach over shoulders and stand/walk on a continual basis.
  • Work on your feet for over eight hours at a time.
  • Work in extreme temperatures for extended periods of time.
  • Work safely with chemicals of varying composition.
  • Work in damp/wet areas.
  • Multi-task and follow standard operating procedures.
  • Work independently as well as be a team player.
  • Possess a strong mechanical ability with problem solving/troubleshooting skills.
  • Work all shifts, additional hours & weekends as necessary
  • Possess a desire to learn and grow with the company and maintain a positive attitude
  • Operate a pallet jack and complete forklift certification
  • Be an open and good communicator. Respect for fellow co-workers, supervisors, and managers.

SanTan Brewing & Distilling is an equal opportunity employer and offers the following perks for Brewers:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits available after 60 days employment (employer covers half of medical premium).
  • 40 hours/year Paid Sick Time (PST) – Accrues at 1 hour for every 30 hours worked.
  • Meal discounts of 50% off the menu price excluding Happy Hour and Kid’s Menu items for brewer whenever dining at the establishment.
  • Five day work week (90% of the time).
  • Pay raises based on performance.

All interested parties go to http://apply.santanbrewing.com/, fill out the application and upload your resume.

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