Broomtail Craft Brewery, in Wilmington, North Carolina (the beach), is looking for a Brewer with a minimum of 2 years’ experience as lead brewer to help us continue our growth. We currently have an 8.5bbl brewhouse and brew 2 batches per week. 60-70% of our production is sold through our two retail pubs and the remainder distributed throughout Wilmington. Our production does not meet currently expanding demand and the next expansion is in the planning process at this time. We also have a barrel aging (souring) site where we age 80 bbls of beer, blend and bottle. Take a look at both sites (Broomtail and The Sour Barn) here: www.broomtailcraftbrewery.com , https://www.facebook.com/BroomtailCraftBrewery/ and https://www.facebook.com/thesourbarn/.

Our next expansion is planned as a 30-50bbl system with wider distribution throughout NC and the southeast. Currently still searching for the perfect site to build.

The currently available position:

Responsibilities
* Day to Day Operations of the Brew House and Cellar
* Brewing
* Transitions
* Filtering (minimal)
* Packaging (sixtels and half barrels)
* Maintenance
* Cleaning all vessels inside and out
* General maintenance of the brewery
* Cleaning kegs (inside, out, and spear pulls)
* General pump and equipment maintenance: Replacing seals, gaskets, simple repairs.

Minimum Requirements
* Honest and respectful of others. We treat all of our team members as family and expect complete trustworthiness, respect, morality, and ethical behavior
* BS Degree in Technical Discipline (Chemistry, Biology, Engineering)
* Minimum 2 years experience as Head or Lead Brewer on commercial system minimum 7 barrel brewhouse
* Good computer skills: proficient in Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook.
* Skilled at multitasking without stress
* Strong work ethic and personality to work hard without supervision
* Strong team player always working toward optimizing quality, efficiency, and growth of the organization

Preferred
* Degreed in Fermentation Science and/or Brewery Operations
* Desire to grow with the organization as we continue our expansions

Physical Requirements:
* Ability to lift multiple 55lb bags of grain and carry up steps
* Ability to move 165lb half barrel kegs of beer
* Ability to climb ladders & stairs, crawl under tanks, and work standing on concrete floors for full work days
* Ability to work long hours on double batch brew days or multi batch package days

Please email your resume or contact me at barry@broomtailcraftbrewery.com