Loma Brewing Company "Los Gatos, CA -based BreweryApply for this Job
Location: Los Gatos, CA
Company: Loma Brewing Co.
Position: Head BrewerEstablished in 2016 and located in the heart of downtown, Loma is proud to be Los Gatos’ only brewpub. We feature a full bar, kitchen and coffee bar in addition to our award winning brewhouse. Our 10-barrel brewery feeds into the onsite restaurant as well as local distribution.
Loma Brewing Company is looking to expand into a production brewery facility and taproom in the near future. We are looking for a Head Brewer that is willing to push the boundaries of craft beer and has a strong focus on Hop forward styles!
Potential candidates for Head Brewer should be creative with an extensive understanding of brewing and skills related to beer production, ability to create new beer recipes, strong leadership skills, experience supervising others, and the desire to improve brewery efficiency and productivity.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Executing and overseeing all aspects of wort production, fermentation, filtering, packaging, yeast management, quality control
Managing brewers including scheduling, training and staffing as needed
Innovative recipe development with regular use of brewery’s pilot system
Overseeing inventory and procuring raw materials as needed
Hop contract management
Knowledgeable about Hops and a Hop Head at Heart
Work with brewery staff to ensure a clean and safe work environment is maintained at all times
Meet regularly with management
Oversee beers and packaging contracted with other facilities
Maintain brewery equipment logs and schedule/perform maintenance
Assisting with events (festivals, tastings, beer dinners)
Must be able to operate a forklift
Standing for long periods of time
Must be able to safely lift 55lbs regularly, sometimes up to 165lbs and occasionally maneuver 600lbs with the use of a pallet jack
Work in confined spaces
Exposure to various temperature changes
Kneel, bend, stand and climb stairs/ladders
Work in a loud environment
At least (3) years professional production experience in a brewery, ideally in a management role
Extensive knowledge of beer and the brewing process
Desire to lead
Commitment to high standards and safety
Great work ethic and a team player
Serious about sanitation and quality
Strong problem solving abilities
State issued drivers license
What Loma offers:
Employee health benefits
Other benefits including free beer and meals
Please apply by emailing your resume and cover letter telling us what your favorite beer style is and why you’d be a good fit to Dan@lomabrew.com.