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  • Experienced Brewer needed In Duluth MN

    Fitger’s Brewhouse

    Come work at a Long standing, creative and busy brewpub making beer for 3 locations. Good wage, beer and food privileges, plus benefits including dental, disability And life insurance. Also its a great place to live! Big enough to have culture but small enough to not be overcrowded. Tons of outdoor opportunities for fun. Opportunity for advancement to Lead Brewer for the right person.
    (NOT a entry level position.)

    Go to: to apply.

    JOB TITLE: Brewer

    LOCATION: Duluth
    REPORTS TO: Brewmaster
    POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Hourly
    SHIFT: All shifts. Possible early mornings and nights, 6am – 9pm, and weekend & holidays. 40 to 50 hours per week
    TIME IN GRADE: 2 years

    POSITION SUMMARY: Operate brewhouse for beer production, operating and maintaining site equipment needed to process grains, produce wort, yeast management, and monitor fermentations. Additionally if needed, operate and maintain equipment needed to package beer in a variety of containers including kegs, bottles, growlers and serving tanks.

    Self, Assistant Brewers, Brewery Assistants

    •Adheres to and advances the “Safety Always” culture of Fitger’s Brewery.
    •Responsible for brewing and quality control processes.
    •Operates grain processing and brewhouse equipment according to standardized procedures and produces work according to specifications.
    •Sanitary sampling, yeast cell counts, PH, gravity, Volume of Co2 ect.
    •Record keeping of all beers produced.
    •Cleans and maintains grain handling and brewing facilities.
    •Alerts the Lead Brewers to potential quality concerns.
    •Upholds quality standards.
    •Operates CIP (Clean In Place) and Cellar equipment according to standardized operating procedures.
    •Monitor fermentations.
    •Continual lifting, dragging, carrying, and manipulating of hoses, parts, pumps, buckets, and reservoirs, requiring standing, walking, crouching, and lifting regularly throughout the duration of shift.
    •Yeast handling, including laboratory cell counts, pitching, and cropping yeast.
    •Transferring and clarification of beer; setup and tear-down of hard and soft piping assemblies.
    •Prepare beer for Packaging, growlers, kegs, serving tanks.
    •Sanitation of all beer contact surfaces and equipment.
    •Performs routine preventative maintenance and cleaning on equipment and infrastructure.
    •Troubleshoots equipment problems within the brewing facilities.
    •Clean and maintain draft lines at multiple locations
    Deliver beer to satellite locations and return empties.
    •Function well working in a team environment.
    •Must have a flexible schedule.

    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, ideally in Science or Engineering, with a minimum of (2-3) years related combined experience in brewing, cellar, and packaging demonstrating progressive levels of responsibility, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    •Certification from a recognized Brewing school is preferred.
    •BJCP or other beer judging / sensory analysis training is a plus
    •Cicerone training is a plus
    •Homebrewing experience NOT considered.
    •Possess the temperament and flexibility to work effectively in a fast-paced and energetic environment
    •Valid drivers license and clean driving record.

    •grain processing and brewhouse equipment
    •A variety of hand and power tools
    •Cleaning agents and other hazardous chemicals
    •Brewing automation and other computer equipment
    •Computer Automation systems
    •Pumps, hoses, valves, clamps, gaskets, and other brewery equipment
    •Automated packaging equipment
    •Touchscreen machine controls
    •Compressed air or other gasses, including C02

    •Ability to work unsupervised while maintaining safety and quality standards.
    •An understanding of lock-out/tag-out and other core safety issues.
    •Interpersonal skills sufficient to be comfortable working in a team environment with a great deal of interdepartmental coordination.
    •The ability and aptitude to work with and troubleshoot equipment.
    •Some physical strength and agility necessary.
    •Positive outlook and attitude.
    •Attention to detail.
    •Ability to manage multiple processes at one time.
    •Self motivated with good time management skills.
    •Ability to coordinate with other departments according to schedule.
    •Ability to work in a diverse team environment.
    •Ability to effectively communicate with staff throughout the brewery.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    •Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb.
    •Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell.
    •Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and move up to 150 lbs.
    •Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms. Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.
    •Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
    •Must be able to use all senses to participate in critical assessment of beers.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    •The work environment is usually that of a brewery.
    •The employee regularly works with hazardous materials.
    •The employee works on wet floors and with wet equipment.
    •The employee regularly works around high voltage, hot water, and steam.
    •The employee frequently must work in a sanitary environment.
    Last edited by Ted Briggs; 06-29-2017, 08:09 AM.
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