Head Brewer - Beaufort, SC

ShellRing Aleworks

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ShellRing AleWorks is a new Waterfront Brewery on the banks of Battery Creek in Beaufort/Port Royal SC. We are in the process of opening a 12,000 square foot production brewery with a Tap room and full restaurant. We will be working with a new 15BBL Cru Brewing System, 42cpm Alpha Canning Line. We are seeking experienced and qualified candidates to fill the head brewer role and grow into a Production/Operation Manager. This is a dynamic position and will report directly to the Owner, and be over all operations including: Purchasing, Production, Packaging, Marketing and Sales. They will coordinate with Brewer, Chef, Tap Room Manager and Restaurant Manager

The ideal Candidate will:
-Have extensive brewing, packaging experience in a production brewery over 2500BBL year.
-Will have a formal science and chemistry education with a professional brewer’s certificate a plus.

Some of the responsibilities include:
Brewhouse/Cellar-Work closely with our current Head Brewer assisting in development of beers and personnel.

Packaging-Take the lead in implementing all things related to packaging on a new 42 cpm Alpha Canning Line and small-scale bottling line for our wild ales

Lab/QC Program - Will implement and build quality control practices and oversee setup and purchase of laboratory environment. Develop a formal Lab and QC program immediately.

Marketing- Will take an active role in coordinating events, releases, and general marketing with Sales, Tap room and restaurant teams.

Working member of the team:
-As a relief brewer, Cellarman, and Packaging Tech with a focus on implementing packaging SOP in day-to-day operations.
-Determines the schedules, shifts and duties of all brewhouse personnel, including brewers, cellar operators and packaging operators to ensure smooth operations, proper efficiency, employee well-being , safety of team members and the visiting public, and high product quality.
-Takes the lead role in hiring new brewhouse team members and will oversee the training and ongoing development of the entire brewhouse team.
-Will lead the brewhouse team in the development, implementation and maintenance of clear, effective and executable SOPs.
-Will work with the Brewer to schedule and run regular team meetings and keep clear lines of communication throughout the brewhouse team.
-Will work with other “upstairs” personnel to keep open communications and relations between the brewhouse team and the rest of the organization.

-Starting with the setup of our new Alpha Caning line, Lab, QC program. New mixed culture, foeder/barrel program. Other brewery projects may present themselves.

Public Events:
-The ideal Candidate is encouraged to become part of the “public face” of the brewery and get involved with our many events.

In addition to the salary full Health Benefits will be provided.
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