Brewer

Red Bear Brewing Co.

Washington, DC, USA

Full time

Aug 11

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Job Duties

  • Execute Red Bear recipes diligently and consistently
  • Collaborate with Director of Brewing Ops on new recipes
  • Assist and/or independently operate the brew house from start to finish
  • Accurate record keeping of daily work in production logs and lab tests
  • Perform QC and QA checks at various points in the process
  • Follow all safety and health regulations
  • Daily cleaning and maintenance as required
  • Monitoring raw material inventory
  • Assist taproom staff in draft line cleaning and maintenance
  • Be a brand ambassador and potentially represent Red Bear at festivals and local events
  • Perform yeast harvesting and management
  • Assist with training and directing assistant brewer with cellar duties
  • Any other assigned tasks

Qualifications

  • 3 years experience in a production brewery or brew pub
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the brewing process to include cellaring, yeast handling, CIP and more
  • Passion for the art and science of brewing and desire to try and make unique new brews
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Positive, fun attitude and self-motivated work ethic
  • Strong attention to detail
  • The ability to follow and understand strict standard operating procedures
  • Ability to take direction and work both independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to delegate and support training of cellar duties
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems as they occur
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, and Google docs/sheets
  • Experienced palate and sensory evaluation skills
  • The ability to lift up to 75 lbs multiple times throughout a work shift
  • Willing to work in wet, hot, cold, and loud conditions
  • Flexibility in terms of hours and willingness to work weekends and overtime
  • Completion of the Certified Cicerone Beer Server exam within 60 days of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of QC methods, techniques, lab operations, and basic knowledge of chemistry and biology
  • Familiarity with EKOS Brewery Management Software
  • Mechanical experience and aptitude
  • Formal Brewing Education

Benefits

  • Hourly wages based on Experience - $41,000 to $51,000
  • 401k Program available with Employer Matching
  • Employer Contribution to Health Insurance
  • Sick Leave and Vacation

COMPANY BACKGROUND

Red Bear Brewing Co. is a Brewpub located in Washington DC, in the heart of NoMa. We’re a newer brewery with a focus on making great beer, but also engaging our community and creating a memorable experience every time they walk in. We have a large selection of beers made in house in addition to local wines, ciders and cocktails to provide something for everyone. Engaging events and a variety of board games available help create that cozy atmosphere where folks can commune with friends and make new ones. We also embrace responsible business practices with a commitment to sustainability, diversity, our environment, and growing relationships with local businesses and organizations. Of specific note, we are visibly and vocally in support of Black Lives Matter, issues surrounding Gay and Trans rights, as well as similar areas needing improvement in our society. We are making a significant, sustained effort to address unconscious bias in our hiring and business practices.

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