Brewing Operations – Charleston, SC:

Perform all aspects of the brewing process in Charleston according to CVBC standards (grain handling, wort production, fermentation, packaging, yeast management, cleaning/sanitization, safety, and routine maintenance).

Monitor, record, and evaluate brewhouse and cellar efficiency and performance. Identify and suggest improvements for all brewhouse processes including daily monitoring of brewhouse extract efficiencies and remediation of actual or potential quality

Ensure all brewing documentation including TTB spreadsheets, brew sheets, packaging logs are accurately and properly prepared, suitable for regulatory requirements, and submitted in a timely manner including entering data into ERP software.

Execute brewing, cellaring and packaging schedule according to plan as needed
Maintain flexible schedule

Assist QA manager and Head Brewer in completing brewhouse and cellar labs testing including but not limited to: yeast count/viability, wort stability, brewing water chlorine and Ph, wort O2 levels.
Complete OSHA trainings (Hazcom, Fork Lift, PPE, Confined Space Entry, Lock Out/Tag Out, Emergency Evac et al)

Reporting:

Ensure all brewhouse activities are properly recorded in brewhouse software (EKOS).
Monitor and update brewhouse software daily to ensure data being entered on the brewhouse side is updated in a timely manner and correct. Work with brewhouse teams to remediate and re-train if needed.

Outreach / Brand Ambassador

Professionally and enthusiastically lead brewery tours
Educate other brewery employees in beer and the brewing process
Coordinate with brewing and marketing teams to suggest new products, new ingredients, new processes.
Facilities Maintenance:

Diagnose equipment failures or malfunction, and repair when possible.
Ensure all brewhouse facilities are clean and clutter free
Work with facilities team to plan for new equipment – including updating SOPs, staffing to install and learn to operate, and ensuring safety protocols are all met.

Desired Minimum Qualifications

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, with a certificate or other advanced education in
the brewing process. A four year degree, or equivalent, in Fermentation Sciences is preferred.

Experience: 5-7 years in a similar or related field.
2+ years brewing experience.

Have a basic understanding of Excel, Word, Access and other programs for brewery functions.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to
successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to
handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit.

The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 55 pounds, and be able to move kegs which weigh
close to 165 pounds.

CVBC offers a competitive compensation package.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to:

Andrew@palmettobrewery.com