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  • Head Brewer <-> CKM Brewing <-> Newton, NC

    Job Details

    Starting Salary: $50 - $70K per year

    Job Type: Full Time

    Location: Newton, NC

    Benefits: Paid Time Off

    About Us

    We are a fully funded, fully equipped, start-up production brewery located in Newton, NC that will be making seltzer and beer. We have a 10 barrel system with 30 barrel fermenters and brite tanks in a fully climate controlled building; a centrifuge; and a Skafab depalletizer and a 4 head Wild Goose canning system.


    4 years of brewing experience, lead brewing experience preferred

    A strong knowledge of brewing equipment

    General mechanical aptitude and ability to perform maintenance functions.

    Proficient in Brewery Management Software, Beer30 preferred

    Ability to operate a forklift

    Ability to perform and understand basic labs tests

    Ability to work flexible hours as the brew schedule demands

    Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

    Ability to work as a team member

    Primary Responsibilities

    Formulate and execute a brew schedule to keep up with demand

    Formulate and execute preexisting and new recipes

    Package all finished products

    Supervise over and maintain the cleanliness of the brewery to the highest expectations

    Manage all raw materials ordering

    Maintain and repair all equipment

    Work with the sales team to meet demands

    Work with the taproom to keep stock levels at a working level

    Work with ownership partners in developing new products

    Brewery Working Environment

    The demands of the head brewer position are physically and mentally demanding. While performing the duties of this job you will be working around machinery that is sometimes loud and hot.

    A good candidate will also need to be able to lift 55 lbs, be able to twist and turn repeatedly, be able to reach over their shoulders, and work in a standing, kneeling, walking, and crouching position at a steady pace for extended periods of time. The candidate must be comfortable working from a ladder at 10+ feet. The candidate must be able to safely handle hazardous materials. The work environment is indoors in a temperature controlled facility. Employees are periodically exposed to loud noises and other hazards that require the use of personal protective equipment. Adherence to company policies and SOPs is non-negotiable.

    Contact Information

    Please send a cover letter and a resume to