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  • Skilled Brewer / Cellarman

    Job Title: Brewer / Manager
    We are in search of a quality minded and highly motivated person to operate a 5 BBL brew house. This is a self-starter position and requires the brewer to manage their time well. This would be a great opportunity for someone that has worked in a commercial brewery, or a graduate from an accredited brewing school and worked at least 2 to 3 years within the industry. We are a growing brewery, looking for quality team players, not, know it all’s. The ideal candidate would be hard working, creative, and easy going with a good work ethic. The position requires the individual to live in or around the Battle Creek, Michigan area as occasional weekend work is necessary. We are currently brewing on a 5 BBL system and have a limited distribution footprint. Handmap Brewing is focused on tap room sales however we are looking to expand the brand and add capacity as we grow.
    The ideal candidate is motivated, creative and looking for opportunity to grow into a management role.
    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Performs day to day brewing operations, including beer production, cellar and laboratory processes, vessel CIP, and other beer production tasks.
    • Performs packaging operations, including keg and can filing and labeling
    • Can assist in recipe development, beer scheduling, inventory control and various other tasks
    • Willing to work and train new brewers per company policies
    • Must have a flexible schedule to accommodate demands of production
    • Must perform work with safety, and quality in mind
    Job Specification:
    • Skill and Knowledge
      • Knowledge of and passion for craft beer and the brewing industry
      • Strong verbal and written communication
      • Basic math skills and ability to use brewing instrumentation and measuring devices
      • Follow and create SOP’s
      • Yeast understanding and lab knowledge
      • Willingness to continue brewing knowledge and work/grow as a team.
    • Personal Competencies
      • Follow safety guidelines
      • Communicate effectively with management, and co-workers
      • Ability to remain calm under pressure
      • Be a strong and trusting team player
      • Good communication skills
    • Other
      • Ability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and special events
      • Stands, walks, crouches, and lifts regularly throughout duration of shift
      • Must be able to lift 75lbs, and maneuver 150 periodically
    Handmap Brewing is in downtown Battle Creek Michigan. As such, any position with our company will require the applicant to be flexible in work duties performed which includes weekend work when necessary. We are committed to producing high-quality beer and service.

    Disclaimer: The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be a listing of the skills and ability to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.