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06-07-2019, 05:23 PM
Other Half Brewing Company is looking for an experienced, creative, hardworking Brewer with a strong sense of quality and integrity to join our Brooklyn, New York based team. The ideal candidate should have at least two years professional brewing experience - a formal brewing education is a plus. Responsibilities include all facets of the brewing process including wort production, cellaring operations, and some packaging duties. The successful applicant will have a rigorous approach to quality standards and an unconditional commitment to making exceptional beer.

This is a very hands-on position. Flexibility with schedule and ability to work evenings, graveyard shifts, and weekends is a must. The candidate must be able to multi-task efficiently, problem solve, and work well with others and independently. Thorough knowledge of process, quality, and ingredients is obligatory. Moreover, strong planning and organizational abilities are essential. Communication skills, both written and oral, attention to detail, and an emphasis on quality are paramount for success in this role. We offer competitive salary and benefits. This is a full time position that reports to the Head Brewer.

Other Half will be transitioning from a two vessel 15 barrel Global Stainless brewhouse to a four vessel 30 barrel Premiere Stainless brewhouse this fall and will produce over 15,000 barrels in 2019 at our Brooklyn location. In addition to our Brooklyn facility, Other Half will be opening a second location near Rochester, New York. This opening is for our Brooklyn brewery.


Minimum two years professional brewing experience
Formal brewing education preferred
Principal focus on quality and safety
Proven ability to ensure efficiency in brewing and fermentation operations
Ability to work independently and with others
Must be able to multi-task and problem solve
Ability to strictly adhere to established recipes, processes, and SOPs
Excellent organizational skills
Strong verbal and written communication abilities
Safe chemical handling knowledge
Mechanical aptitude - knowledge of machinery and systems
Strong work ethic and dedication to improvement of quality and processes
Ability to safely and repeatedly lift 50 lbs.
Forklift aptitude
Must be able to accommodate flexible schedule including nighttime and weekend shift work
Work in hot/cold and wet environments that requiring twisting, bending, and pulling in tight areas
Stand for the duration of an 8-hour shift
Use a ladder

Key Responsibilities:

Malt handling and wort production
Dry hopping
Packaging operations - keg filling and additional support
Responsible for documentation of brewing activities
Maintain safe and clean working environment and comply with all applicable procedures
Yeast management including harvesting, pitching and record keeping
CIP of fermenters, brite tanks, separation equipment, and general cleaning
Foster a safety culture by using proper PPE and best practices
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, Google G Suite, and Orchestrated Beer
Must efficiently multitask during an 8-hour shift
Familiarity with GEA Westfallia centrifuges

Please send resume and cover letter to tonycoco@otherhalfbrewing.com