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    Job Title: Head Brewer, Warped Wing Brewing Co.
    Location: Dayton, OH - production plant
    Reports to: Brewmaster
    FLSA Position Type: Full Time, Salary Exempt
    Job posting:
    Apply to: John Haggerty at

    Job Purpose:
    To help supervise, organize and schedule labor and raw material so that quality and flavor profile are insured and that forecasted sales demand volume is met by brand and package type.

    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Staff training on the following items:
    Milling/mill maintenance
    Brewhouse Operations
    Tank cleaning/sanitation
    Centrifuge Operation/maintenance
    General Maintenance/QC

    Asst. Brewmaster in staff fulfillment/maintenance
    Interview/hiring of potential candidates
    Annual reviews of each team member
    Recommendations on staff discipline (up to and including termination)

    Supervising the writing and editing of SOPs for all functions in the brewery beginning with milling and through the packaging process.

    Cultivate culture of safety/safe operational processes insuring staff use PPE and follows all lock out/tag out protocols and safety proceedures.

    Monitoring of fermentation tanks on a daily basis

    Monitoring of yeast vitality, generations, etc.

    Write production and packaging schedules on a monthly basis based upon forecast, inventory, labor demand, raw material availability, etc.

    Order raw materials based off the production and packaging schedule keeping the sales forecast in mind

    Additional responsibilities as assigned

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent
    Brewing diploma/certificate
    4 years minimum experience in the brewing industry
    Previous experience managing staff and writing production schedules
    Ability to use excel
    Excellent communication skills
    Excellent record keeping skills

    Working conditions:
    The job can require work in extremely hot/humid conditions as well as cold/damp conditions. It can also require the ability to lift 50+ lbs regularly with long periods of standing. It is repetitive work with few breaks. Additionally, it requires the ability to sit and do computer work periodically as well as meet with brewery management to discuss issues of need in terms of staff, tools, maintenance, and interaction with other departments. Finally, the ability and willingness to fill in operational roles on the production or packaging teams is required during staff vacations, illnesses, injuries or during periods of transitions on the team.

    Direct Reports:
    All production and packaging staff (currently 6 ppl)

    Salary based position that is DOE
    2 weeks paid vacation with increases according to employee handbook
    Health and Dental plan
    $100/month gift card for use in the tap rooms

  • #2
    We will be accepting resume's for this position through the end of August. Interviews will commence in Sepember. For more info go to:



    • #3
      We are continuing to accept applications for this position for one more week.