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    Assistant Brewer Job Description

    WestFax Brewing Company is looking for an Assistant Brewer/Delivery Driver to join our growing team. We are looking for a smart, highly motivated professional with a passion for craft beer and wanting to be that inspired link between the grain and the glass.

    Who Are We?
    WestFax Brewing Company is an award winning local craft brewery located on West Colfax in Lakewood. We are a small but rapidly growing neighborhood brewery that focuses on serving beer to our customers through our spacious taproom and wholesale sales channels. We were founded in 2016 and have seen double digit growth in each proceeding year and want to continue our momentum through hiring an enthusiastic and qualified assistant brewer.

    Who Are You?
    You are an outgoing, flexible networker, ready to manage the unexpected. Ready to wear multiple hats, you are a collaborative self-starter who does whatever needs to be done with a positive attitude and solution-oriented mindset. No task is too small for you; you thrive on creativity, learning, and problem solving. You’re a good teammate and are technically savvy, ready to bring new operational and technical ideas to the table. You love Colorado and are passionate about its craft beer.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities
    • Execute all aspects of beer production, from brew day to packaging.
    • CIP of all vessels
    • Packaging beer in kegs, cans or bottles
    • Documentation of beer throughout the entire process
    • Perform necessary QC tasks, measurement, and analysis
    • Receiving shipments of materials
    • Cellar management
    • Cleaning (kegs, tanks, floors, walls, and anything else that needs it)
    • Assist in recipe formulation and design
    • Delivery of kegs, and cases of beer to our draft and retail sales accounts
    • Working special events and festivals when necessary
    Working Conditions
    • Flexible to work a rotating schedule as business needs arise (including nights, weekends)
    • Position requires standing for long periods of time (up to 12 hours), bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting
    • Lift up to raw materials up to 55lbs and manipulate kegs weighing up to 165lbs.
    • Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, and climbing ladders
    • Some exposure to moderate noise levels in/around brewing area
    • Exposure to various temperature changes
    • Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc.)
    • Self-motivated and proactive
    • Adaptable and able to efficiently manage time and tasks
    • A passion for and knowledge of craft beer
    • Ability to work autonomously
    • Minimum 1+ years previous brewing experience
    • Canning line experience a plus
    • Brewing School and/or professional brewery training a plus
    • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
    • Clean driving record
    • Focused problem-solver with the ability to stay calm and work under pressure
    • Comfortable with computers and technology
    • Willingness to continue education and help drive innovation
    $15-$19 per hour based on experience
    Employee Beers
    Paid Time Off
    Bonus Available for exceptional work

    We are an equal opportunity employer and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and in compliance with all applicable laws of the United States and Colorado. Please email a cover letter and resume to