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Hourglass Brewing is expanding production and looking to hire for our brew team. We are looking for someone who will fit into our energetic, dedicated team of people who love beer.
The Brewery/Cellar Staff job will be focused on supporting the Brewers in the production and packaging of beer. This position will be responsible for providing brew house and cellar support, as well as training for a role as a Brewer. This position may also support order fulfillment, brewery events, and other promotions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with all fundamental functions of the brewing process according to the brewing schedule.
Assist with production of 10BBL - 30BBL batches of beer.
Assist with the preparation of brewing ingredients, including malt, hops, and yeast.
Assist with monitoring fermentation activity.
Assist with monitoring quality, flavor, and carbonation of beers.
Assist with raw material inventory, including malt, hops, adjuncts, and yeast.
Assist with setup, operation, and break down of the canning line.
Follow standard operating procedures and directives of the Brewery Management regarding brewing operations.
Maintain proper cleanliness and organization throughout manufacturing operations.
Assist with clean up and wash down of equipment and brewing area.
Operate keg washer per standard operating procedures and clean kegs as needed.
Clean and sanitize fermenters, brites, and brewery hardware with industrial grade chemicals per standard operating procedures.
Operate all cellar equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Maintain yeast harvest and disposal as per standard operating procedures.
Assist with dry hopping, fruiting, and treatments as per standard operating procedures.
Carbonate finished beer per Head/Lead Brewer’s specifications.
Complete all necessary paperwork accurately and on time.
Maintain and update inventories.
Assist with milling grain and preparing other raw materials for brewing.
Assist with wort production, gathering hops and other ingredients as needed.
Grain out and assist in moving spent grain bins as needed.
Assist with setup and breakdown of canning machine and labeler.
Assist with loading brite cans onto depalletizer, loading filled cans into case trays, application of paktechs, and putting away new inventory on canning days.
Organize keg and can inventory in cooler as needed.
Assist with bottling limited release beers.
Must be at least 21 years of age.
Possess valid driver’s license.
Flexible schedule with availability to work mornings and possibly weekends.
Prior work experience with brewing, food manufacturing, or adjacent industry.
Possess working knowledge of beer and the craft beer industry.
Possess exceptional work ethic, organizational skill, attention to detail, ability to multitask efficiently, and keep accurate records.
Possess basic troubleshooting skills applicable to a brewing and manufacturing setting.
Ability to work well with others and communicate effectively with staff.
Able to lift heavy objects (25 – 55 lbs.) on a continual basis to shoulder height. Able to transport up to 160 lbs. (full kegs) from ground to waist, along the floor, or with assistance. Able to stand, walk, lift, and bend for up to 8 hours per shift. Able to work in crowded and/or confined spaces.
Able to work safely with chemicals with reasonable safety accommodations.
Able to work in a loud environment.
Able to operate a pallet jack.
Able to operate a forklift.
Able to frequently climb stairs, ramps, and ladders.
Full time. 36-40 hours per week with the possibility of overtime.
Commensurate based on experience.
Please feel free to send any questions or request to Eric@Hourglassbrewing.com or call/text Eric at 386-848-6899.
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