Lead Brewer

Flatland Brewing Company

Elk Grove, CA, USA

Full time

Jun 13

We are looking for a lead brewer to join our team. The primary focus of this position is to provide support in all aspects of beer production with a focus on warehouse, packaging, brewhouse operations, and cellar management. This position requires a dedicated individual to help meet our company’s expectations and goals on a daily basis.

Key Responsibilities:

• Brewing means a ridiculous amount of cleaning and sanitation. Be devoted to it.

• Oversee all aspects of wort production, including inventory control, handling raw materials, operating a brewhouse, transferring, vessel and heat exchanger CIP.

• Yeast management, including cropping, starters, pitch rates, cell counts, generation tracking.

• Manage cellar production, including gravity, pressure, pH, and temperature.

• Transferring beer, tank dumps, carbonation, fining.

• Packaging beer into kegs, cans, and bottles.

• Maintenance of cooperage and equipment, as well as supervision of outside contractors.

• Follow and execute current production schedules, ingredient selection, and record keeping.

• Follow and execute current quality control program with SOPs.

• Work with and manage wild and barrel aging programs.

• Represent the brewery and its brand at various events such as trade shows, festivals, etc.

Experience & Requirements:

• Ability to frequently stand, sit, squat, crouch, crawl and climb

• Ability to lift 55 lbs. to shoulder height, repeatedly employing traditional lifting methods.

• Ability to lift / move full kegs (+/- 150 lbs.)

• Ability to work in loud, noisy, slippery, hot, humid, and cold environments for extended periods of time

• Ability to work safely around hazardous chemicals, high voltage, hot liquids, compressed gases, pressurized vessels, etc.

• Can operate a forklift


• Health and dental Insurance Benefits


• Full time position (must have full availability)


• We offer salary compensation and paid vacation

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Flatland Brewing Company

Small Batch, Huge Impact