Brewer

Mountain Tap Brewery

Steamboat Springs, CO, USA Remote

Full time

$24-28 (hourly)

Sep 17

Job Requirements:

  • Prior relevant brewery & leadership experience required!
  • Formal brewing education & canning experience preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - must be team player.
  • Self-starter, ability to take initiative, lead projects, manage time efficiently and work independently.
  • Exceptional focus, organizational skills, attention to details with beer quality, sanitation and safety.
  • Must be able to lift 55 lbs (bags of grain) and regularly bend, twist, reach, stoop and climb ladders periodically.
  • Must be able to work early mornings and occasional weekends (most brewery work is done M-F 6:00 AM – 2:00 PM).
  • Must have a passion for craft beer and mountain lifestyle.
  • Must be 21+ years old.

Job Responsibilities – Brewery Operations (below is not all-inclusive)

Note – This is a hands-on brewer position including brewery, cellarwork, packaging & maintenance.

  • Production planning, forecasting (review pub sales data) and scheduling to meet beer demand trends.
  • Brewing – grain handling, mashing, lautering, boiling, WP, wort-cooling, yeast handling, dry-hopping, etc.
  • Yeast management – cleaning, sanitizing, harvesting, disposal, pitching, etc.
  • Monitor fermentations – check gravities, pH, cell counts/viability, temperature, etc.
  • CIP – cleaning/sanitizing tanks and other equipment.
  • Transferring beer from fermentation to serving tanks and carbonating.
  • Kegging – keg cleaning, sanitizing, filling & keg machine maintenance (Premier 2-head semi-automatic).
  • Draft system – cleaning & maintaining draft lines and dispense equipment.
  • QA and Safety – Use & maintenance of DO meter & CO2 testing equipment. Adhere to safety procedures.
  • Canning (WG Gosling) – lead canning operations (most beer draft for pub, cans ~10% of production, we can ~2-3x/month).
  • Maintenance –plan & lead brewery & pub cleaning/maintenance projects, coordinate w/ trades as necessary.
  • Manage supply chain needs, coordinate with vendors and schedule deliveries to meet production schedule.
  • Manage inventories, order grain, hops/contracts, CIP chems, cans and other brewery supplies as necessary.
  • Negotiate with and vet vendors as necessary and hold them accountable.
  • Work with brewmaster/owners re. new beer recipes and barrel aged and/or other specialty beer projects.
  • Assist with events and promotions as necessary (occasionally).
  • Keg/can/bottle delivery (occasionally).
  • Work with brewmaster/owners to manage and adhere to brewery budget.
  • Conduct pub staff trainings periodically.

Compensation:

$24 – $28/hr DOE.

Complimentary shift meal and shift beer (for legal drinking age employees).

Food, beer, merchandise discounts and other employee benefits.

Mountain Tap Brewery uniform.

IKON Ski Pass.

Opportunity to participate in a company health insurance plan with $2,000 annual premium offset.

Opportunity to participate in company SIMPLE IRA once eligible.

$30/month house account.

Up to two weeks bonus pay based on number of hours worked.

Submit resume, cover letter and any other relevant information

No phone calls please!

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