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Stubborn Brothers Assistant Brewer - Shawano, WI

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  • Stubborn Brothers Assistant Brewer - Shawano, WI

    Brewer Position
    Stubborn Brothers Brewery is looking for a Brewer to assist with brewing, our barrel program - clean fermentation and a sour program, packaging, cleaning and maintenance duties at the brewery and otherwise provides support to the brewhouse, cellar, and taproom as directed. Duties will include, but will not be limited to, assisting with brewing and packaging beer, running tests on products in progress, following cleaning and maintenance schedule and procedures, cleaning all equipment and packaging, following our inventory management practices, and working with other members of the team to ensure all beer that leaves the facility is of the highest quality and that the brewery is kept clean, functional and up to best standards and practices, at all times.
    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)
    • Brew and package beer according to brew schedule and per the Lead Brewer
    • Assisting with milling, mashing, and lautering, wort boiling, cooling and transferring to fermenters and barrels, racking beer from Fermenters to Brite Beer tanks, and ensuring all brewing processes are recorded properly
    • Keep Brewing Facility clean and functional at all times
    • Follow Cleaning & Maintenance Schedules and consult supervisor about cleaning needs and perform all required cleanings to the appropriate standard including tanks, Brewhouse, kegs, draft lines and other packaging, and equipment as directed.
    • Assist with inventory counts of finished beer, grain, hops, and other raw materials inventory.
    • Follow inventory procedures for all raw materials, chemicals, beer, cooperage, small parts, packaging, supplies etc. and report deficiencies to supervisor.
    • Assist with inventory counts as needed.
    • Monitor quality, temperature, pressure, gravities, DO, and carbonation of beers in tanks, in package, and at the Tap Room on a daily basis.
    • Participate in beer tasting panels, festivals, offsite beer events, as needed
    • Work with Lead Brewer to keep an improvement log on all issues as they develop.
    • Promote good public relations and handle complaints and concerns.
    • Follow all brewery and employee policies and procedures and follow current developments in local, state, and federal laws applicable to the service of alcohol, safe food handling, health standards etc.
    • Label all kegs and other package product in accordance with federal and state law using appropriate keg collars, labels and date codes.
    • Complete all necessary paperwork accurately and on time.

    Equipment, Machines and Software Used:
    • This position requires the regular use of a keg and keg washer, forklift, centrifugal pumps, electrical / gas heating equipment, digital and analog scales, grain mill, hydrometer, refractometer, various brewing and lab equipment that is subject to change over time and handling pressurized gases.

    Education and Experience:
    • High school diploma or GED required
    • College Degree in a related technical field (Science or Engineering) preferred
    • Experience in a brewery or brewing education program preferred
    • Advanced knowledge of beer offerings (flavors, ingredients, etc.)

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Strong communication skills to interact with customers, vendors, and coworkers in a professional manner.
    • Ability to follow detailed instructions and procedures.
    • Possess the ability to multi-task and manage stressful circumstances associated with a fast- paced and evolving work environment.
    • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
    • Ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Knowledge of organizational structure, workflow, and operating procedures.
    • Good understanding of quality assurance / quality control and problem solving skills as well as to troubleshoot any beer related issues.

    Physical and Mental Requirements:
    • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, walk, talk, hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle or feel, push, pull, reach, crouch, kneel, crawl or bend, and perform repetitive motions of the hands and/or wrists.
    • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds, and be able to move kegs which weigh close to 165 pounds.
    • High mental and visual attention required for planning difficult work methods and sequences to obtain size, shape, or physical qualities of product. AND/OR Extremely close visual attention such as making delicate adjustments to control high speed operations to exercise very precise muscular control.

    Special Requirements:
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule: days, nights and or weekends
    • Must have own vehicle, valid Driver's License, current insurance coverage and clean driving record

    Job Type: Full-time

    Additional Benefits:
    • Paid Time Off
    • Dental insurance
    • Relocation assistance
    • Incentives and Bonuses

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $15.00 - $22.50 per hour

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