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Shift Brewer

Avery Brewing Company

Shift Brewer at Avery Brewing Company 

Since 1993, our brewery has been committed to producing eccentric ales and lagers that defy styles and categories. Our beers are thoroughly American at heart: blending Old World tradition and expertise with ingenuity, creativity, and boldness. We are looking for a full-time brewer to add to our growing team.  

Purpose: A shift brewer works to produce the highest quality wort while closely following all standard operating procedures (SOP), from malt to fermenter. 

Reports to: Brewhouse Manager

 

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain all quality standards set for the production of wort for all styles of Avery beer.
  • Must feel comfortable multi-tasking, while keeping a high degree of attention to detail and prioritizing tasks.
  • The ability to carry out all wort production, CIP, and yeast pitching SOP’s.
  • Daily tastings of beers in-process, and tasting of packaged beers at home to maintain a high degree of brand recognition
  • To help out fellow team members in any way necessary, when available
  • Must comply with 5S style organization structure and continually sustain 5S culture throughout the brewery
  • Participate in an extensive autonomous maintenance schedule which includes but is not limited to: replacing and rebuilding valves, lubricating grease points, tightening belts and other miscellaneous preventative maintenance that will be independent from the engineering department
 

Expectations:

  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Willing attitude, and team mentality
  • Flexibility
  • Contribute ideas to develop our portfolio of beers  
 

Requirements:

  • Ability to manage multiple brews in process simultaneously
  • Understanding of P&ID and ability to operate automated brewhouse/cellar interface
  • Attention to detail is top priority. An ideal candidate will be one who can maintain focus and stay acutely aware of their surroundings at all times.
  • Ability to recognize visual and audible cues signaling machinery performance issues in a fast-paced environment and communicate them immediately
  • Ability to recognize problems with wort quality, mechanical issues, or anything else, and will notify the Brewhouse Manager, Head of Brewing Operations, Plant Engineer or the QA/QC Manager immediately about said problem.
  • Must maintain a flexible schedule, and be willing to work days, over nights, and weekends
  • Ability to lift 55lbs responsibly and repeatedly for the duration of a shift
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Must have 2-5 years prior commercial brewery experience or formal brewing education
 

Compensation:

Based on experience. Benefits include paid company holidays, health and dental coverage at 50% after ~90 days, a liberal beer sampling program, an RTD bus pass and more. Additional health insurance coverage, 401(k) matching, and paid time off are all available with tenure.

 


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