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Experienced Brewer wanted in Vermont

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  • Experienced Brewer wanted in Vermont

    Whetstone continues to grow, including our recent addition of a 24 CPM canning line! Our newest brewery is in need of another full time Brewer to join our brewery team. Located in beautiful Brattleboro Vermont, right on the Connecticut river, this position involves production in both our experimental pub (3.5BBL) and production (15BBL) facilities. Generous compensation (based on experience) and benefits along with a positive work environment that encourages creativity and individual development with opportunity for advancement.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Produce the highest quality beer in a safe and efficient manner
    • Work closely with the Head Brewer to ensure all production meets the strictest quality standards before release
    • Meet and execute production schedules to meet sales demand
    • Maintain sanitation of the facility and ensure clean, sanitary equipment and working environment
    • Maintain raw material inventories
    • Complete, enter, and maintain daily production records
    • Conduct repairs and maintenance on all brewing, cellar, and packaging equipment
    • Proactively manage yeast health and beer fermentations
    • Participate in the pilot beer program, including creating new and unique processes and beer recipes
    • Maintain draft lines / beer coolers
    • Represent Whetstone at beer related events and festivals
    • Other tasks as assigned by the Head Brewer

    • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a professional brewer
    • Experience and understanding of preventive maintenance, inventory management, record keeping
    • Experience and understanding of the brewing process, sanitation, yeast health and fermentation and beer transfer and clarification.
    • Experience with brewery quality assurance and quality control plans.
    • Formal brewing education preferred.
    • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • A passion for craft beer!
    • Formal brewing education preferred
    • Advanced computer proficiency
    • A self-motivated approach, with strong work ethic, requiring limited oversight
    • Process and results driven with demonstrated success achieving operational goals
    • Ability to monitor performance and proactively propose necessary modifications to a plan
    • Exceptional organizational skills, detail-oriented with process-oriented thinking
    • Strong capacity to both participate in cross-functional teams to define issues and agree on processes, strategies, and outcomes
    • Impeccable communication skills to a variety of audiences
    • Innate desire to work as a team with a results driven approach to success
    • Ability to lift 65 pounds and move 175 pounds regularly
    • Ability to regularly stand, walk, use hands, reach, climb, work from heights, stoop, kneel, and crouch
    • Ability to work in a loud, wet, cold, hot, indoor and outdoor environment frequently

    • Generous compensation (based on experience)
    • Dental, and vision insurance fully paid by company
    • Annual tuition reimbursement
    • Whetstone comp card (beer, food, merch)
    • Paid time off, sick time, and personal days

    Interested candidates should complete the form and upload a resume here: