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Production Brewer/Cellar Operator - New Orleans, LA - Urban South Brewery

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  • Production Brewer/Cellar Operator - New Orleans, LA - Urban South Brewery

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    Urban South Brewery is New Orleans' largest brewery. We operate as a robust packaging brewery with a 30bbl brewhouse and CFT canning line. We produced 18,000 bbls in 2019. We also have a busy taproom and pilot beer program with new beer releases each week brewed on our 7bbl pilot system.

    JOB TITLE: Brewer/Cellarperson
    REPORTS TO: Head Brewer
    FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full-time (40 Hours per week)

    POSITION SUMMARY: Brewer/Cellarperson will be involved with all areas of brewing beer and maintaining clean and sanitary conditions in and around the brewhouse and cellar operations. Individuals in this position will be expected to follow the correct procedures while maintaining a high level of cleanliness and quality. In addition, individuals will perform a variety of tasks as assigned in the brewery and warehouse, including cleaning, installation and maintenance of production equipment. A flexible work-schedule is required. Work hours will include evening shifts and weekends on a rotating basis.

    • Adhere to and advance the Mission and Vision Statements of Urban South Brewery.
    • Embody the Core Values and Core Competencies of Urban South Brewery.
    • Complete brewing process in a safe and efficient manner, including, but not limited to, milling, mashing, and lautering, wort boiling, cooling, and transferring to fermenters.
    • Maintain the use of standard operating procedures unless otherwise instructed.
    • Maintain a high level of brewhouse, milling, cellar, and brewer workstation cleanliness.
    • Ensure products meet the highest quality standards.
    • Monitor, pitch, and evaluate yeast as necessary.
    • Contribute to recipe and new product development.
    • Operate cellar equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Monitor gravities, temperatures, DO, and carbonations daily.
    • Maintain situational awareness of utilities: boiler, R/O filter, liquor tank levels, as they relate to daily operations and correct any issues as they arise.
    • Participate in brewery tours, taproom events, and other promotions/marketing.
    • Attend all team meetings as requested.
    • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Regularly being required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk, hear, and smell
    • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Attentiveness and ability to learn and adapt to new equipment and processes
    • Ability to work flexible days and hours
    • Forklift experience
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision – self motivated
    • Attention to detail
    • Passion about process improvement and product quality
    • High level of craft beer product knowledge
    • Professional brewing education is preferred but not required.
    • Two or more years professional brewing experience required.
    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $38,000.00 to $43,000.00 /year