Job Title: Lead Brewer
Hours: Full Time (40+ hours/week)

Sunriver Brewing Company is seeking a detail-oriented team leader with a passion for the highest quality craft beer. We desire someone who can maintain a safe and productive work environment and lead daily floor operations. This position requires mechanical inclination as well as the ability to trouble shoot and problem solve. The ideal candidate will be looking for long term employment and growth opportunities within our company.

Job description includes (but not limited to):
  • Operation and maintenance of steam fired 15 barrel four-vessel brewhouse
  • Supervise daily brewery operations
  • Manage staff on the brewery floor
  • Yeast management
  • Create, implement, and maintain SOPs
  • Train new brewery employees and manage staff education
  • All aspects of cellar work
  • Assist with QA/QC duties, including sensory evaluation and lab work
  • Recipe formulation and new product development
  • Draft system maintenance and installation
  • Wastewater management
  • Brewery/facility maintenance and new equipment installation
  • Represent the company at industry events and give brewery tours as needed

Qualification and requirements:
  • A minimum of three years work experience in a high-volume brewpub or production brewery
  • Formal education from a recognized brewing school preferred
  • Experience with barrel aging and bottle conditioning preferred
  • Forklift certified or previous forklift certification
  • Flexible with work schedule (AM/PM, weekends and extended hours as needed)
  • Ability to lift 55 pounds repeatedly as well as maneuver filled kegs (150+ pounds)
  • Ability to be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work on a ladder at heights 10-13’ above floor level
  • Ability to work in noisy, hot, cold, and wet environments
  • Ability to work safely, and without allergic reaction, to brewery sanitation chemicals

About us:
Sunriver Brewing Company is a family-owned business founded in Central Oregon in 2012. Operations are based in the mountain resort community of Sunriver, Oregon, with our high-volume Sunriver Pub and 12,000 square foot production facility. We opened our second pub in Bend in February 2016 and our third pub in Eugene in March 2019. Sunriver Brewing Company was awarded GABF Small Brewing Company of the Year in 2017. Our award-winning beers are created on a JVNW 15-barrel, four-vessel brewhouse. We are an employee-driven company and pride ourselves on the quality and consistency of our beers.

Sunriver Brewing Company offers competitive wages based on previous work experience and level of education. Benefits packages include health insurance (medical and dental), paid vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, pub dollars, uniforms, educational opportunities, and free beer!

To apply:
Please send cover letter, resume and references to