Pub Brewer

New Holland Brewing Company

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This is a full-time position covering all New Holland Brewing Company Pub locations. The Pub Brewer will be expected to successfully meet and undertake all the requirements and responsibilities listed below and do so while keeping to New Hollands core values. The Pub Brewer is expected to work autonomously a majority of the time while still being available to assist New Holland’s other breweries when required.

Duties

  • Put safety first in all circumstances.
  • Manage and lead day to day pub brewhouse and cellar operations.
  • Provide solutions, resources and tools when called upon.
  • Foster a continuous improvement culture through use of KPIs and 1 on 1 feedback with their supervisor.
  • Ensure that all beer is produced according to defined quality standards and specifications.
  • Meet production goals and standards while managing manufacturing costs.
  • Ensure safe brewery operation including enforcement of lock out tag out, PPE, operation of powered industrial equipment, machine guarding, facility order and cleanliness, hazardous material handling, etc.
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate levels of raw material inventory in a brewing worthy condition and record in Orchestrated Beer.
  • Conduct goods inventory on a monthly basis and update Orchestrated Beer.
  • On call status during all hours of operation.
  • Ensure that all transactions are properly entered in a timely manner to Orchestrated Beer.
  • Keep accurate brewing and quality records during all steps of the brewing process and ensure data is accurate in Orchestrated beer
  • Update production schedule to meet production deadline and fulfillment.
  • Follow, improve upon and create brewpub SOP’s.
  • Preform and teach quality inspection of ingredients to all brewpub employees.
  • Ensure regular maintenance of tools and machines and troubleshoot when failing.
  • Schedule and source parts for tool and machine maintenance or repair using E-maint.
  • Work with purchaser to acquire all raw materials for beer production at brewpubs.
  • Inspect draft cleanings for quality and completion.
  • Take micro and taste samples for analysis according to the New Holland Brewing analytical plan.
  • Keep the pub supplied at all times with an interesting and innovative selection of beers.
  • Brew according to style guidelines and brew recipes.
  • Adhere to pub brewing schedule for on time pub releases.
  • Work with innovation brewer on developing new products.
  • Participate in brew trials for other New Holland Breweries as needed.
  • Prepare for and attend promotional/educational events.
  • Conduct beer 101 classes and train pub staff and patrons on the brewing process.
  • Participate and contribute to Pub management team.
  • Support New Holland Brewing Company’s vision, missions and values.
  • Complete other duties as they are assigned.

Requirements

  • Technical brewing knowledge including operational understanding of:
    • Cellar operation
    • Fermentation
    • Yeast profiles
    • Dry hopping/spicing
    • Barrel aging
      • Filtration and separation systems:
        • DE
        • Plate and frame
        • Cartridge
        • Centrifuge
      • Pasteurization
    • Brewhouse operation including but not limited to
    • Mill and accompanying augur systems
    • Hot liquor tanks
    • Mash
    • Lauter
    • Kettle
    • Whirlpool
    • Heat exchanger
    • Brewing and packaging theory
    • Dangers in a brewery environment
    • Brewing SAP programs
    • Brewing vessel cleaning and sanitation
    • Sanitary food handling technique
    • Off flavors and how they are formed
    • Carbonation of beer
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with all organizational levels.
  • Able to lift at least 50 pounds from the floor to over the head repeatedly throughout a shift.
  • Able to work in environments of heat, cold, and humidity.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces when required.
  • Basic mechanical troubleshooting ability.
  • Knowledge of PLCs and automated brewing processes.
  • Achievement or plans to obtain certification equivalent to IBD Diploma in Brewing or Master Brewer.
  • Must be able to work any shift for employee issues, emergencies or to cover temporary needs.
  • 4-5 years of relevant experience and/or relevant college degree.
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