View Full Version : Production Team Member - Twisted Manzanita Ales

Matt Patterson
07-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Twisted Manzanita Ales is hiring for a new Production Team Member! We brewed 2,600bbl in 2013 with six year-round offerings and an average of one specialty release per month. This year we’ve extended distribution beyond CA and are expanding our production team accordingly. We are a lean, dedicated organization so flexibility, commitment and personal drive are required for a successful applicant. You MUST be committed to learning the craft of brewing, continuously improving, and striving for a higher standard of quality.

Primary Responsibilities will include:

- Packaging; kegs as well as our own 22oz Bottler and on mobile canning systems
- Cellar-work; including yeast management, tank CIP, racking, plate & frame filtration, carbonation & fermenter additions
- Assist as needed with numerous tasks, including receipt of deliveries, inventory rotation, barrel work, deliveries direct to customer, other tasks as needed
- Regular participation in tasting panels (both formal and extracurricular)
- Leaving the brewery clean and organized, both during and after your shift
- Ability to juggle multiple tasks efficiently - with an eye towards quality - is a must
- Working with the entire production team to refine standard operating procedures
- Consistently evaluating the quality of raw materials during everyday operations

Top candidates will meet the following requirements:

- This is a physically demanding position! Ability to work on your feet for hours at a time in a uncontrolled climate, repeatedly lift 55#, occasionally moving full kegs (165#), climb stairs and fit in tight spaces, work on ladders and lifts
- Strict adherence to record-keeping standards
- A reverence for microbiological cleanliness that borders on the pathological
- A commitment to helping others and getting the job done
- Independent work ethic and flexible schedule
- Extensive interest and experience with homebrewing
- Sensory training or certification strongly preferred
- Professional brewing education is a plus, as is laboratory or demonstrable mechanical experience
- A sincere love of beer!
- Production brewing experience is NOT required, but would be preferable

This is a full-time position. Please send a cover letter and resume, including compensation history, to: matt@twistedmanzanita.com

Twisted Manzanita Ales is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Matt Patterson
08-14-2014, 04:16 PM
This position has been filled, thank you.