Head Brewer

Bombshell Beer

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Bombshell is seeking a Head Brewer that wants to join us in going to the next level! 

Do you consider yourself creative and fun, hard-working, passionate, and a team player who wants to work collaboratively with the sales team, our taproom staff, and ownership? Are you a leader who sees possibilities and seeks solutions? Can you brew a wide variety of beer styles and get excited by pushing the flavor envelope that today’s craft beer consumer demands? Do you have 3-5 years of commercial brewing experience at a 1000 BBL brewery or larger?  If so, we want you on our team!

Bombshell is in its 7th year of sequential business growth with current capacity to produce 2500+ BBLS.  We are a self-distributing brewery located in the growing town of Holly Springs, which is 20 miles south of Raleigh, NC.  A 15 BBL brewhouse, 225 BBLS of fermentation capacity and 37+cpm canning line facilitate our production. We have a solid distribution footprint in the Greater Triangle and Triad bars, restaurants and retail including grocery stores.

What should your experience and capabilities look like?

  • Three to five years of commercial brewing experience in a 1000 BBL or larger brewery
  • Experience brewing a wide variety of styles on a regular basis
  • Ability to build trust, communicate, and work effectively as a member of a management team
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Ability to work unsupervised and be self-motivated
  • Ability to create recipes that align with consumer demand
  • Complete knowledge of all aspects of wort production, yeast handling and management, cellaring, CIP and sanitizing
  • Experience in running a successful sensory program.
  • Lab practice-QA & QC
  • Ability to work efficiently and with utmost safety in handling required chemicals and running machinery and forklift
  • Physical capability to climb ladders, stand for extended periods, move up to 165lbs and repeatedly lift up to 60lbs, and to squat, bend, kneel and stretch on a regular basis
  • Mechanical skills sufficient to maintain system components and perform intermediate-level diagnosis and repair to include basic boiler and glycol system knowledge

 Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Actively participating with Bombshell’s management team to develop production strategies and plans
  • Ensuring that product quality is of the highest level
  • Manage the entire brewing process; must be able to run a full brew day alone or with minimal assistance
  • Building, developing and leading a team of passionate production employees
  • Scheduling and managing brewery activities for yourself and your staff
  • Ensure daily brewing activities are completed timely and properly including, but not limited to, milling, dry hopping, packaging, cleaning/sanitizing, ordering and stocking goods, other activities necessary to smooth brewery operations
  • Brewing established recipes to the appropriate standards
  • Designing, developing, and brewing new recipes
  • Managing canning line operations
  • Continuously innovating and improving both product and brewing and packaging practices and processes.
  • Ensuring all raw materials and inventory items are properly stored and maintained
  • Developing and maintaining standard operating procedures and ensuring stringent quality control practices, safety and documentation
  • Training Bombshell staff on the basics of craft beer
  • Representing Bombshell in marketing and customer events, beer events, and festivals as appropriate
  • Diligently ensuring all brewhouse health and cleanliness standards kept to the highest level

Bombshell offers a VERY, VERY competitive salary at or above benchmark based on experience, bonus plan, and comprehensive benefits package. A relocation incentive is possible for the right candidate.

Please send your resume to jobs@bombshellbeer.com


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