Solemn Oath Brewery

Naperville, IL, USA

Full time

Sep 8

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Position: Brewer

Compensation: This is a full-time, salaried position with benefits

General Overview:

  • This position will rotate between brewhouse, cellar, and packaging
  • Workday consists of 8-12 hours during opening, mid, or closing brewery shifts, performing all duties related, but not limited to:
  • Milling/mashing grain and emptying/cleaning mash tun
  • Relevant in-process evaluation and tracking to ensure accuracy
  • Boiling wort, hop additions, and transfer of hot liquid between vessels
  • CIP brewhouse, fermenters, brites, and all related parts
  • Yeast handling and fermentation tracking & measuring
  • Dry-hopping, fining, filtering
  • Efficient and safe operation of packaging lines and all related equipment, including, but not limited to IDD keg washer/filler, Cask canning line, Ska de-pal, air compressors, bulk CO2 supply, etc.
  • Seam measurements on all cans before and during each run, with results recorded in database, reporting aberrations or alarming trends to Production Lead.
  • Cleaning/sanitizing throughout the brewery
  • Basic QA/QC evaluation and measurements
  • Safe and proper equipment operation including forklift
  • Responsible for adherence to, as well as assisting improvement of all SOP
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, and assist with emergency maintenance on all equipment
  • Maintain accurate records on yields, maintenance, and equipment operation
  • Communication with department lead regarding challenges, issues, and equipment needs
  • Clearly communicating day-to-day work with operations staff
  • Availability for occasional nights and weekends for events outside of normal business hours

Required skills / Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of professional brewing experience
  • Ability to read and follow written instructions
  • Safe chemical handling knowledge
  • Adaptable and solution-driven
  • Mechanical aptitude - knowledge of machinery and systems
  • Forklift certified a plus

Physical requirements:

  • Lift 55 lbs. from ground to shoulder height
  • Move 110 lbs. from ground to waist height
  • Move 165 lbs. across floor
  • Climb stairs, ramps and ladders
  • Work in small and/or confined spaces
  • Work safely with chemicals and utilize proper PPE

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned this job. They are not an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions associated with the position.

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