Brewer/Cellar Person

Burgeon Beer Company

Carlsbad, CA, USA

Full time

$20-23 (hourly)


Apr 19

Job Description: You will be responsible for and not limited to any and all brewing, cellar and packaging related duties based on our production schedule needs.


  • Must be at least 21 years of age 
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a production brewery or high volume brewpub
  • Strong understanding of the fundamentals of brewing science
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Accredited brewing education a plus
  • Ability to read, understand and follow all Production SOPs
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong focus on safety and efficiency
  • Must have attention to detail
  • Self-motivated problem solver
  • Strong mechanical aptitude 
  • Ability to maintain a positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Good communication skills
  • Flexible schedule requirements, weekends and some holidays
  • Ability to stand, sit, bend or lift for extended periods of time
  • Ability to frequently and safely move up to 170 pounds
  • Ability to safely work with potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Must have a strong work ethic and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to obtain forklift certification
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work in a safely manner
  • Have passion for producing quality beer
  • General Cleaning and Maintenance of workspace
  • Wort Production (15bbl brewhouse)
  • Milling raw material
  • Safely remove spent grain from mash/lauter tun
  • Safely handle hazardous cleaning and sanitation chemicals
  • CIP and Sanitation of Fermenters, brite tanks and brewhouse vessels
  • General tank and cellar cleaning duties
  • Yeast Management
  • Monitoring Fermentation
  • Cellar Duties: Gravity checks, trub dumps, yeast harvesting, dry hopping & transfers
  • Perform basic lab duties: cell counts, viability, pH monitoring
  • Carbonating and monitoring beer for packaging
  • Maintain detailed and accurate brew and fermentation logs
  • Packaging Duties: Kegging, Canning and limited bottling
  • Ability to efficiently operate keg washer
  • Represent Burgeon Beer Company at a variety of festivals, events, etc.
  • Filling and de-barreling a variety of barrels
  • Monitor raw materials inventory
  • Maintain organization in the coldbox
  • Safely operate forklift, scissor lift, and ladders
  • Report all maintenance and safety related issues

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. It is understood that the employee will also perform other reasonable related business duties if requested by immediate supervisor or co-founders. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your resume and cover letter

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