Brewer/Cellar Operator

Melvin Brewing

Wyoming, USA

Full time

Apr 7

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Position Overview

Melvin Brewing is seeking an experienced brewer/cellar person to help us make beer from the future in beautiful Alpine, WY. We are currently operating a 30 bbl, 6-vessel automated brewhouse in a 20,000 square foot brewing facility among the mountains and rivers of western Wyoming. We are looking for someone who can complement our vision with his or her skillset.

Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to, all requisite duties for hot- and cold-side brewery operations:

  • Malt handling and brewhouse processes
  • Fermentation monitoring
  • Operation of GEA separator
  • Wort and beer transfer
  • Yeast pitching/health management
  • Manual cleaning
  • Basic brewery equipment maintenance
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Raw material and finished product handling (forklift and other equipment operation to warehouse and load/unload trucks)
  • Operation of centrifuge
  • Monitor gravities, temperatures, DO, off flavors and carbonations daily
  • Perform FV and BBT CIP’s, while maintaining our quality focused SOP’s
  • Be responsible for ensuring that security procedures are adhered to throughout the building
  • Communicate regularly and efficiently with Melvin Brewing staff
  • Arrive to each shift on time with a positive attitude
  • Assist other departments when necessary

Qualifications:

  • Unmitigated passion for beer and the work it takes to make it
  • At least 2 years experience performing above duties at mid- to large-size craft brewery
  • Quality-minded professional who always strives to improve
  • Safety consciousness
  • High level verbal and written communication capacity
  • Team player with appreciation for combining efforts with others to achieve a common goal. Flexibility in schedule to permit brewer to work days, nights and weekends as needed

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Standing up to 10 hours per shift
  • Stooping, bending, crouching, reaching
  • Manual manipulation of small parts and all equipment necessary to the job
  • Lifting up to 55 pounds to shoulder height repetitively
  • Working in often hot/wet/cold/humid conditions
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs throughout shift
  • Great palate for beer with sharp olfactory and taste senses

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

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