Head Brewer Position El Paso, Texas
Aurellia’s Bottleshop and Brewhouse, located in beautiful El Paso,Texas, is known for an ever-changing menu of top-notch beers brewed with creativity and innovation. In the fastest growing upscale part of the city, we are poised for explosive growth. Onsite, a popular scratch kitchen and bottleshop are part of the model. Open and operating for the past two years, we are now currently investing in our facility, expanding with aggressive plans for a new state-of-the-art brewery to increase production and keep up with demand. Our team is small and owners are onsite daily, collaborating and listening to ideas and issues to make us stronger.
We are looking for a full time brewer who enjoys being creative and has experience to bring to the table. Do you want to live in a place with lower taxes, lower cost of living and access to a big city? El Paso is a fast-paced and growing craft beer market with opportunities to educate the customer about styles and traditions.
Must have 3 years of brewing experience or more in a microbrewery or larger brewery
Formal brewing education, training, certifications, or accreditations are a plus
A thorough knowledge and ownership of production from source to glass including malt milling equipment, brewhouse equipment, and cellar equipment
Skills applicable to general maintenance functions, including mechanical, and electrical are a plus
Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision in a collaborative and dynamic environment, while efficiently prioritizing tasks and effectively managing workload
Iron-clad reliability and professionalism both onsite and at company events/outings
Current TABC certification
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office as well as programs to track inventory, sales, keg float, etc
Support and promote Aurellia’s mission and company culture
Maintain visual aesthetics of the brewery and its equipment
Maintain and operate the brewery systems and equipment for peak efficiency
Oversee all aspects of brewery activity, including pre-brew preparation, fermentation, dry-hopping, conditioning, carbonation, and preparation for packaging according to brewery standards
Maintain a safe and efficient work environment, following scheduling and required volumes
Ensure daily brewing activities are completed in a timely manner
Manage inventory of all ingredients, chemicals,equipment, gases, packaging cans/kegs/labels needed to ensure availability thereby prevention production interruptions
Develop new beers
Maintain keg inventory, ensure kegs are cleaned/stored properly/Record production and batch/lot data using standard log sheets with meticulous accuracy
Coordinate with owners regarding issues/problems, recommend solutions
This job is physical. You’ll be lifting kegs, twisting/turning, reaching, climbing,bending, stooping, standing, working in hot/cold/wet conditions.
Comply with all local, state and federal alcohol and beer laws
Participate in select beer festivals and events which may require traveling outside of El Paso
Benefits and Perks
Salary commensurate with experience
Medical, dental, and vision group insurance plan
Assistance with relocation for the right candidate
Ongoing training and development
Sponsorship to join industry groups such as the Texas Craft Brewers’ Guild and Pink Boots Society
Positive and fun company culture, including team-building events
A fantastic work environment with the best sunsets in the country
JGAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Pre-employment personality test and background check is required.