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    About Pyramid Brewing Co.

    Born in the Pacific Northwest, Pyramid Brewing Co. crafts some of the PNW’s favorite brews from its year-round ales and lagers to the seasonal and Brewer’s Reserve series. In 1984, Pyramid discovered a new way of crafting beer, bringing together adventure, friends and bold new flavors and innovation. Today, Pyramid shares this spirit through its craft beers, and at its breweries and alehouses in Seattle and Portland.


    Oversee and manage all brewing processes for the Seattle Pyramid Brewery in Seattle, WA, on a 15 bbl 2 vessel brew system with 4 fermenters and 4 bright tanks. Duties include raw material selection, recipe formulation, production, and quality. This position is responsible for brewery budgeting/financial planning, capacity modeling, and production of a consistently quality product. Additionally, you will establish an energetic, knowledgeable presence with current and prospective customers through representation at off-site events, brewery tours, and other on-site events.


    Brew Beer
    • Operate our brewhouse, including milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpool, and wort cooling
    • Perform beer transfers and filtration, including mixing and carbonation.
    • Pre and post cleaning and sanitation of all transfer lines and vessels.

    Work closely with Portland Head Brewer and the Pyramid Brand Manager to maintain and communicate brewing calendar:
    • Support R&D for new product development
    • Support small batch needs for the trade and Seattle Alehouse as needed
    • Support brews for festivals as needed
    • Coordinate with Portland Head Brewer and PMID Brand Manager to maximize utilization of both Seattle brew system and the Portland small pilot system

    Represent Pyramid Brewing:
    • Engage consumers in the Alehouse via beer dinners, festivals and other sampling events
    • Strong connectivity to the Seattle Alehouse GM
    • Promote Pyramid at outside events where schedule allows
    • Washington Brewers Guild

    Oversee production in the Seattle brewery including:
    • Test for and maintain quality standards
    • Adherence to all OSHA, regulatory and compliance requirements including TTB filing
    • Maintaining accurate inventory of ingredients and FG in ERP system
    • Entering transactions in ERP system
    • Monitor fermentations and all stages of beer production including packaging
    • Manage shipping and receiving of all ingredients and FG
    • Adherence to waste water requirements. Establish proper outlet for spent yeast/grain
    • Assist budget creation
    • Develop efficiencies to support Triple Bottom Line
    • Weekly 1:1 meeting with Portland Brewery Manager and quarterly Continuous Performance Management conversations
    • Responsible for comprehensive Standard Operating Procedures with full documentation for brewing and cellar operations including malt handling, wort production, fermentation, yeast handling, liquid transfer, fining, colloidal stabilization, filtration, carbonation, keg cleaning/coding/filing.

    Develop and revise documentation for:
    • Equipment operations
    • Cleaning and sanitization procedures
    • Safety procedures
    • Quality assurance program

    Maintain brewery including:
    • Basic PMs on production equipment
    • Point of contact for contracted services (example: boiler inspection and repairs)
    • Maintain cleanliness, housekeeping and sanitation
    • Proper storage of chemicals


    • Short course in brewing from an accredited brewing science school or equivalent experience is required.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Brewing or related science field and/or Certificate from an accredited brewing science school preferred.
    • Trained forklift operator.

    • A minimum of 2 years of brewing experience required
    • Thorough knowledge of brewing science

    • Advanced understanding of brewing science
    • Knowledge of raw materials and their effects on wort and beer
    • Proven mechanical aptitude
    • Knowledge of safe chemical handling, safe work operations, safety policies and procedures
    • Ability to relate well and articulate messages clearly to people at all levels of the organization and the external community
    • Ability to build relationships with external and internal partners and perform responsibilities in line with corporate values
    • Solid organizational and written communication skills
    • Strong computer skills to include Microsoft Office
    • Flexibility to work evenings, holidays, and weekends as business needs require


    Requires sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, to permit the employee to function in crowded physical conditions, climb stairs on a regular basis, stretch and reach on a regular basis, and stand for long periods of time on concrete floors. The brewery environment includes exposure to moderate to high noise levels and exposure to cleaning chemicals. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    FIFCO USA is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran