Assistant Brewer

Fore River Brewing Company

Maine, USA

Full time

Apr 26

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Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To:

  • Participation in and execution of all cellaring operations including, but not limited to: Monitor Beer Gravities, Purging Effluent, Equipment CIP, Hop Handling, Yeast Harvesting & Management, Dry Hopping, Transferring, Packaging Kegs & Cans, as well as general cleaning procedures.
  • Assisting brewers with Wort Production including, but not limited to: Grain Handling, Spent Grain Handling, and Equipment CIP.
  • Strict adherence to quality control SOP's throughout the brewing, fermentation, carbonation, and packaging phases of beer production
  • Strict adherence to all safety and security measures in all aspects of the workplace
  • Operate and maintain equipment used throughout the production process (pumps, pH meters, carbonation meters, etc.)
  • Perform sensory evaluations and QA/QC checks throughout beer produciton.
  • Operation of forklift and other equipment as necessary. Ability to monitor and accurately record data throughout entirety of brewing process
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work space on an ongoing basis
  • Assist Brewers with inventory (hops, grain, chemicals, etc.) management processes
  • Specialty projects as required

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Ability to multitask while monitoring various brewing and production processes
  • Experience operating forklift 
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent cleaning and sanitation practices
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to diagnose and solve problems quickly and efficiently

General Requirements

  • 2 years production brewery experience
  • Formal brewing experience is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment or independently
  • Flexibility with scheduling and willing to work early mornings, late nights and weekends as required
  • Must be 21+
  • Valid drivers license

Physical Requirements

  • Capable of lifting 55+ lbs multiple times on a daily basis
  • Can work in both hot, cold and wet environments
  • Can work in tight areas while twisting, bending, pulling and pushing
  • Can stand on concrete floors for the duration of shift (8-12 hours)
  • Frequently climb ladders and stairs safely on a daily basis
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