Bell's Brewery

Comstock, MI, USA

Full time

Jun 30

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REPORTS TO: Shift Lead- Brewing

FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Hourly Non-Exempt 


2nd Shift - Wednesday- Saturday (2pm-12am)

3rd Shift - Wednesday-Saturday (10pm-8am) 

POSTING DATES: 6/25/21- 7/15/21

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for completing all of the day-to-day activities necessary to make high quality beer.  


  • Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Bell’s Brewery, Inc
  • Embraces how diversity and eccentricities make Bell’s a better company. Operates in a spirit of open and honest cooperation while valuing the inherent self-worth & dignity of every employee
  • Directly responsible for maintaining Bell’s quality standards in all areas of Brewing.
  • Maintain a sanitary and micro-biologically stable work environment through CIP (Clean in Place) procedures and solid general housekeeping practices in collaboration with assistant brewers.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Brewhouse operation.
  • Yeast handling, including laboratory cell counts, pitching, and cropping yeast.
  • Monitor fermentations including routine analysis of in-process beer.
  • Centrifuge/filter operation.
  • Setup and tear-down of hard and soft piping assemblies.
  • Carbonate beer and prepare for it for Packaging customers.
  • Continual lifting, dragging, carrying, and manipulating of hoses, parts, pumps, buckets, and reservoirs, requiring standing, walking, crouching, and lifting regularly throughout the duration of shift
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment and infrastructure in collaboration with assistant brewers and maintenance staff.
  • Aid in the professional development of assistant brewers

Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.


  • None

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Computer and other process automation systems.
  • Brewing raw materials; including water, hops, malt, and yeast.
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing Chemicals
  • Pumps, hoses, valves, clamps, gaskets, and other brewery equipment
  • Fork lift/aerial lift truck.


  • Positive outlook and attitude.
  • Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to manage multiple processes at one time.
  • Self-motivated with good time management skills.
  • Ability to coordinate with other departments according to schedule.
  • Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery.
  • Work off shifts including weekends and holidays.


  • An accredited Brewing Certification or related science degree.
  • >2 years’ experience in a production brewery.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the brewing process.
  • Outstanding communication and problem solving skills.
  • HS Diploma or GED required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
  • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 lbs. 
  • Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Must be able to participate in critical assessment of beers. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 

  • The work environment is usually that of a brewery.
  • The employee regularly works with hazardous materials.
  • The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
  • The employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, and steam.
  • The employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment.

Bell’s Brewery is an equal opportunity employer. At Bell’s Brewery we believe diversity and eccentricities make us a better company. Across every department and at every level, Bell’s Brewery is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion because it's who we are. We value and recognize the inherit self-worth and dignity of every employee and strive to uphold a work environment that allows every employee to thrive as their full selves.

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