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Brewer/Cellar Operator - Monkish Brewing (Los Angeles, CA)

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  • Brewer/Cellar Operator - Monkish Brewing (Los Angeles, CA)



    We are looking for a talented and experienced brewer and cellar operator to join our brewery production team.

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Wort production on a 15-bbl system.
    • Cellar management: transfers, CIP, dry hopping, yeast handling and management.
    • Closely monitor fermentation and be able to identify quickly any discrepancies
    • Packaging (canning, bottling, and kegging)
    • CO2 and DO levels
    • Tank and barrels management
    • Ingredient tracking and inventory management
    • Equipment preventative maintenance
    • Maintaining sanitary practices in all aspects of the brewery
    • Assist in weekend duties rotation
    • Sensory analysis of all beers on an as needed basis
    • QA/QC responsibilities
    • Record and complete all paperwork and inventory accurately
    • Maintain an open dialogue with production staff, owners, and sales staff regarding all aspects of operations
    • Punctual and on time for all shifts
    • Be passionate and love brewing.
    • Treat others with respect and strive for always having a positive attitude and a good time with the people that work here.
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Professional experience only. No exceptions. Minimum three years brewing, with additional strong cellar experience, preferably with oak
    • Formal brewing education or college-level equivalent preferred
    • Strong sensory analysis skills and knowledge of beer styles
    • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
    • Ability to safely operate a forklift
    • Strong work ethic
    • Effective time management skills
    • Ability to efficiently multi-task
    • Ability to work flexible shifts, including extended hours and overtime as needed
    • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate, verbally and in writing
    • Work closely with all members of the Monkish team, while also being comfortable working independently when needed
    • Must posses problem solving skills in all situations, with the ability to find solutions on your own
    • On occasion, you will be asked to help with special releases, special events, and festivals, so a friendly and outgoing attitude is a plus

    Brewers and cellar operators are required to regularly lift bags of grain, boxes of hops, remove spent grain, and maneuver full kegs for 8+ hours a day. Brewers and cellar operators will climb ladders, climb stairs, drag hoses and pumps, lift oak barrels, and work in close quarters behind tanks on a daily basis.

    MONKISH Offers:
    • Competitive Pay
    • Benefits package for full-time employees
    • A creative environment where new ideas are welcome

    If you think you would be a good fit, please send a resume and cover letter WITH the subject heading "Application: BREWER/CELLAR OPERATOR - [YOUR NAME}" to

    Please do not contact us about your application. We will only reach out to all acceptable candidates to schedule interviews.