Riverside Brewing Company in Cambridge Springs, PA is looking for a passionate, energetic, motivated, and team-oriented leader of our brewing staff. Head of Brewing Operations plays an integral role in the day-day operations of our 10bbl production brewery with onsite full-service restaurant. This a full time salary position.
  • Preference of minimum 3 years of beverage industry experience. Brewing industry experience is required. Formal brewing education experience is a perk but not required
  • Willingness to work 45-50 hrs./week in a brewery setting that incorporates all aspects of brewpub brewing and packaging using in house canning line
  • The ability to lift 55+ pounds over the waist and move 165lbs. of kegged beer from one location to another repeatedly throughout the workday
  • Ability to follow the standard procedures for operations to ensure production of high-quality beer
  • Ability to execute the standard procedures necessary to produce high-quality beer with minimal oversight
  • Possess excellent verbal, written and typed communication skills
  • Ability to be clean, organized, and efficient throughout the workday with minimal oversight
  • Work closely with Lead Brewer to oversee entire brewing operations
  • Understand and practice sanitation and safety procedures. As well as, comply with OSHA standards for hazard communication, lock-out/tag-out, confined space entry and chemical handling
  • Detail-oriented and able to prioritize tasks and time to ensure completion of all daily projects with minimal oversight
  • Maintain detailed records and quality control reporting
  • Maintain records and reporting requirements with TTB as well as taxes payable
  • Lead canning process and distribution program
  • Work with graphic designer, printer and owners on can labels
  • Create excitement around RBC beer through engagement with staff and guests
  • Ability to work safely, identify and assist in correcting any safety hazards in the brewery
  • Willingness to learn and grow with our expanding operations
  • Participate in festivals and promotional events as needed
  • Possess a sense of urgency while being able to multi-task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to execute one’s daily workload as assigned with minimal supervision
  • Skilled in thinking critically and problem solving
  • Ability to work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate the demands of production
  • Possess a reliable mode of transportation and the ability to arrive to work on time
  • Deliver Beer or assist with beer delivery to distribution routes
  • Represent Riverside Brewing at various events to promote brand
  • Willingness to work weekend events 1-2 times per month
  • Participate in the management team to make RBC the best it can be and communicate effectively with all moving parts
  • Report to Owners & General Manager
  • Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Operation proficiency in all three main brewery areas:
  • Brewhouse
  • Cellar
  • Packaging
  • Assist in the production of high-quality wort
  • Assist in the loading of raw materials, such as dry hops, and process aids into the beer throughout various production stages
  • Maintain proper cellar records:
  • Daily Gravities
  • pH Checks
  • Yeast Drops
  • Fermentation Progression Evaluation
  • Harvest and Pitch yeast
  • Filter, transfer, and carbonate finished beer
  • Clean and fill kegs and casks
  • Assist in periodic cleaning and maintenance tasks on all Brewery Facilities and Equipment
  • Assist in maintaining the department standard of a “Tour Ready” facility by ensuring the overall daily cleanliness of the:
  • Entire Brewery
  • Cellar and Packaging Areas
  • Brewhouse Equipment
  • Tank Exteriors
  • Brewery Floors/Walls/Ceilings
  • Identify and assist in fixing any issues that may arise during the workday
  • Accurate and timely documentation of all processes, procedures, cleaning and maintenance
  • Ensure all beers are made in adherence to standardized operating procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

At Riverside Brewing Company, our Head of Brewing Operations works with our Leadership Team, to ensure execution of respective operations is consistent with our Core Values.

We’ve got a flight of benefits to brewing a career with us:
  • Work/life balance
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance
  • Simple IRA with a company match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Discounts for food, beer, gift shop
  • Opportunity to make great beer and advance your skills all while having fun!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Weekends as needed

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Beer Manufacturing: 3 years (Required)
EMAIL RESUME TO: de@riversidebrewery.com with subject BREWER RESUME​