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Block 15
04-22-2016, 02:51 PM
Block 15 Brewing Company
Barrel Manager/Cellar
Block 15 Brewing Company in Corvallis Oregon is now hiring a full time Barrel Manager/Cellar team member. Be a part of one of Oregon’s most unique brewing operations that believes in organic and conservative growth and is self distributed. We operate two breweries: a 7bbl system at our downtown brewpub and a 20bbl system at our South Corvallis Brewery & Taproom. Our barrel program has blossomed from a single oak barrel in 2008 to over 250 barrels housed in three cellars. We specialize in both non-wild and wild beers matured within these barrels.

Qualified applicants must have:
-A minimum of 1 year of experience in a brewpub or production brewery and/or formal brewing education
-Passion for the art and science of brewing and barrel maturation
-Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task
-An acute understanding of barrel matured beer
-Experience working with brettanomyces, lactobacillus, & pediococcus.
-Minor cooper skills
-Positive attitude
-Strong attention to detail
- The ability to follow and understand strict SOP’s (standard operating procedures)
-Ability to take direction and work independently
-Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Google sheets, excel.
-Experienced palate and advanced sensory evaluation skills
-The ability to lift 150lbs multiple times throughout the work shift
-Teamwork mentality

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

-Management of over 250 barrels in three cellars
-Barrel filling, racking, blending, packaging, topping
-Sensory analysis of beer within barrels
-Lab work
-Inventory control
-Packaging line work, Cask Brewing Systems SAMS
-Packaging line work, on our Meheen Bottling System
-Keg washing/filling
-Fermenter and Brite tank CIP and sanitizing
-General cleaning and maintenance

Pay will begin as hourly, based on experience. Weekends and some holidays are required. Block 15 offers benefits including Sick Leave, Simple IRA contributions, and Health Care to qualified employees.

Block 15 is Brewer owned and operated with strict attention to quality beers, adventurous brewing, and community.

Please apply at block15.com/jobs

position is filled 5/15/15