ABOUT
Definitive Brewing Company, located in Portland, Maine begun production in April of 2018 and opened it's tasting room doors in May 2018. We have become known for producing a wide variety of styles such as Kolsch-style Ales, New England IPA, Adjunct Double Milk Stouts and Fruited Kettle Sour Ales to name a few. At Definitive, we operate a 15 bbl , 2-vessel-steam powered brew house and currently have 6 x 30 bbl FVs, 2 X 15 bbl FVs and 2 x 30 bbl BTs. We also have a 1/2 bbl electric Blichmann pilot system and 2 x 1/2 bbl SS Brewtech unitanks that we try to utilize as much as possible. We expect to continue to focus on organic growth and are looking to add a qualified candidate to our production team who would like to grow with us.

Title: Brewer
Reports To: Director of Brewing Operations
Position Type: Full Time/Hourly
Shift Schedule: TBD
Start Date: ASAP

Summary
The Brewer's main job duties will lie in production, assisting the other production team members with everything from wort production, cellar work, bright beer transfers, keg filling and canning; everything related to producing the end product. We are still a young company with a small team and everyone is expected to help out in other areas of the company if asked to do do. As the company grows there will also be opportunity for the brewer to grow with it - should they meet or exceed expectations for the position. Scheduling flexibility is a MUST.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
Consisting of but not limited to:
Brew house operation for wort production
Yeast viability cell counting and harvesting
Monitoring fermentation and completing cellar related tasks (includes some weekends)
Brew house, FV and BT CIP
Keg washing and filling
Assisting on canning days
Transferring and carbonating bright beer
Help maintain a clean and safe brewery
Accept and unload shipments as they arrive
Assist in raw ingredient and chemical inventory


DESIRED EXPERIENCE AND ATTRIBUTES
High School Diploma (related science degree or recognized brewing certification preferred and seen as very valuable)
Good math skills and the ability to perform basic brewing calculations on the fly
Minimum of 2 years production brewery experience with at least 1 year of brew house operation
High attention to detail and the ability to multitask
Excellent sanitation skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to follow instructions both verbal and written
Hard working with a positive attitude
Ability to operate a forklift safely (will train the right person)
Good problem solver
Mechanical inclination seen as a big bonus


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to safely lift 55+ lbs on a regular basis
Work in a hot/cold and wet environment
Stand and work on concrete floors for duration of shift
Ability to bend, crouch and reach


COMPENSATION
Competative hourly wage (Dependent on Experience/Education)
Time and a half over 40 hours
1 week of Paid vacation (first year) + 6 paid holidays


Qualified persons who meet or exceed the minimum requirements listed above can send a resume and cover letter (both in PDF format) to jobs@definitivebrewing.com

Cheers!