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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Woods Ridge Virginia

    Exclamation Brewer with 12 years experience looking for work in Philly area

    Chris Firey

    A position utilizing my skills as a career-long brewer, draft systems engineer and brewery installer

    • Graduate of American Brewers Guild 1998
    • Knowledge of and experience with in all brewpub and regional production brewery settings
    • Expertise in Filing and organizational skills associated with PA and TTB excise and approval duties
    • Experience in handling confidential paperwork and trade secrets
    • Proficient in the maintenance, repair and installation of brewing and draft systems
    • Good customer-relations background with emphasis on honesty and education

    Brewmaster 2005-2011
    Manayunk Brewing Co., Philadelphia, PA
    • Responsible for all brewing operations for large Brewpub with local distribution
    • Orchestrated growth from 990 barrels/yr to over 2200 with a staff of up to five brewers
    • Coordinate delivery and packaging of kegs and bottled to over 2 dozen retail accounts
    • Initiated several sales and promotional events, staff training including an annual brew fest hosting up to 3 dozen breweries and 1200 attendees
    • Installed and maintained all key equipment and machinery to achieve our rapid growth

    Shift Brewer 2003-2005
    Victory Brewing Co., Downingtown, PA
    • Autonomously handled all brewing, filtration and cellar duties concurrently
    • Spent two years as sole overnight brewer working alone troubleshooting problems as they arose
    • Assisted in the commission of 6 vessel automated brewhouse and ancillary equipment.
    • Covered phones for word-processing clerk during clerk’s lunch break.

    Brewer 1999-2003
    Capitol City Brewing Co., Washington, DC, Capitol Hill, Downtown, and
    • Responsible for all aspects of production and packaging for busy Brewpub chain
    • Installed and repaired various brewing and draft supply equipment during large expansion
    • Decommissioned, re-commissioned and sold brewing and restaurant equipment during restructuring

    Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School 1991
    American Brewers Guild 1999

    Franklin Pierce College 1991-1993
    Colorado Mountain College 1993-1995

    Mike Rose Owner, Manayunk Brewing Co. 215-482-8220
    Bill Covaleski Owner, Victory Brewing Co. 610-514-7000
    Steve Parkes, Owner, American Brewers Guild: 1-800-636-1331

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    Charlottesville, VA
    Any willingness to relocate on the east coast?

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