Brewery Operator

Aeronaut Brewing Co.

Everett, MA, USA

Full time

Jan 13

AERONAUT is a craft brewery and taproom, founded in Somerville, MA. We brew a wide variety of innovative and scientifically driven craft beers, from traditional lagers to hazy IPAs and barrel-aged sours. Our goal is to share the excitement and enjoyment of adventurous, inspired beer with our community. We recently expanded to a second location in Everett, MA, The AERONAUT CANNERY, where we have increased production capacity and opened a second taproom. We are an actively growing business with a team of dedicated and enthusiastic individuals. 

Job Description

Aeronaut Brewing Company is seeking a passionate, hard-working individual to join our stellar production team at our brewery in Everett, MA. In this role, you will be a core contributor to our tight-knit brewteam at our primary production facility. As a Brewery Operator, you will be responsible for operating our 30 bbl brewhouse, maintaining the high quality of our product throughout the brewing process, and working with our Brewmaster and Brewery Director to improve our processes and products. These operations can only be achieved through teamwork, so this position requires clear communication, open-mindedness, and flexibility. Additionally, a strong foundation in sanitary cleaning skills is essential to success as our Brewer.  This position is full-time (40 hours/week), located primarily at our facility in Everett, MA. You will ultimately report to the Brewery Operations Director, but will be directly supervised on a daily basis by the Lead Operator or by the Brewery Floor Manager. Work shifts are 8 hours, Monday through Friday, with occasional weekend hours required. This position may be required to assist with warehouse / distribution duties, as well as occasional production shifts at our Somerville, MA location.

The Brewery Operator will be expected to:

  • Fully operate our 30 bbl Everett brewhouse to brew a wide variety of beer styles
  • Perform cellaring operations, including beer transfers, yeast handling, dry hopping, etc
  • Contribute to weekly cleaning and packaging operations
  • Participate in regular brewing/cellaring process review and troubleshooting, and enact appropriate preventative and corrective actions
  • Occasionally brew on our 3 bbl system in Everett and/or 1 bbl system in Somerville
  • Contribute to the design of new beers and modification of existing recipes in conjunction with the Everett brewteam
  • Assist in other production tasks as needed for brewteam functioning (i.e., material inventory, equipment maintenance, sensory analysis, etc)
  • Take responsibility for general upkeep and cleanliness of the brewery
  • Maintain meticulous documentation using brew logs, brewery software, and SOPs
  • Produce effective written communication with the team and participate in team meetings
  • Assist in training and reinforcement of best practices for new/junior team members
  • Set an example of adherence to our safety, quality, and sanitation standards


  • One or more years experience as a brewer in a production brewery environment
  • Knowledge in the following areas: raw ingredient selection/evaluation, recipe design/scaling, wort production and troubleshooting, fermentation process and analysis, all cellaring and packaging operations, quality assurance/control tests and metrics, basic brewery equipment maintenance, sensory analysis, and best safety and sanitary practices.
  • A curious mindset with an interest in self-education and professional development.
  • Excellent multitasking skills, with particular attention to details and time management.
  • Ability to work well on a diverse team with a range of skill sets, communication styles, and backgrounds.

In addition to the above professional qualifications, this position requires the following physical qualifications due to work conditions:

  • Able to lift 55 lbs to waist height unaided and 150 lbs with keg jockey assistance.
  • Capable of standing/walking for the majority of an 8-hr shift. Kneeling, crouching, bending, reaching in uncomfortable positions and for extended periods of time.
  • Comfortable working in a noisy, industrial environment in the presence of liquids at extreme hot and/or cold temperatures, and potentially dangerous chemicals (e.g. strong caustics and acids).


  • Health, dental and vision insurance options
  • Growth Potential and Career Advancement
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • Beer benefits

As an equal opportunity employer committed to supporting equity, diversity, and inclusion in the craft beer industry, we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply, and we particularly encourage applicants from backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in the craft beer industry.

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