Shift Brewer

Dewey Beer Co.

Harbeson, DE, USA

Full time

Jul 19

Basic functions and scope of the job:

Brewer’s primary responsibilities will be the daily production of wort, cellar work, and monitoring fermentation. The Brewer position is full-time and will report directly to the Head Brewer. Additionally, the Brewer will workclosely with all production departments including Filtration and Packaging.

Work performed: The Brewers operate and oversee wort production from grain handling

through fermentation and maturation. A typical day includes milling grain, operating the Mash,Boil Kettle, and Whirpool vessels. Cleaning and sanitizing equipment for transfers to the cellar, and monitoring fermentation progress. Dry-hop additions, and yeast propagation.


  • Work brew shifts each week in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Learn and adhere to standard operating and safety procedures in wort production,
  • vessel cleaning and sanitation, yeast handling, fermentation and maturation, sample
  • collecting operations.
  • Ensure a clean and sanitary working environment
  • Communicate with all relevant departments to ensure safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Understand and adhere to recipes and formulas.
  • Complete, enter and maintain daily brewhouse and cellar records.
  • Troubleshoot and report all mechanical issues within the department.
  • Study and understand all brewhouse and cellar work-in-progress (WIP), knowing the
  • age, gravity and biological status of each product.
  • Assist in cycle counts and end of month inventory procedures.
  • Attend and participate in departmental and all company meetings.


  • Extremely high level of attention to detail.
  • Positive attitude with an ongoing sense of urgency.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work with others.
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
  • A flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends.
  • Advanced mathematical and reasoning skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong overall understanding of safety procedures, regulations and requirements.
  • Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • At least three years of experience in a leadership role at a production beverage company
  • Degree in brewing science or related field is preferred
  • Experience with quality control lab procedures
  • High level of organization and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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