Ninkasi Brewing is hiring a brewer to join our team!

Brewers are responsible for producing the finest Ninkasi beer! This includes the operation and upkeep of brewing equipment and maintaining quality control throughout all aspects of the brewing process.

Hours will vary to align with staffing and production team needs. All shifts will be required as per the regular rotations.

All members of the Ninkasi community are expected to positively contribute to our culture of continuous improvement through intentional focus on the following objectives: Safest Workplace, Zero Waste and Best Customer Experience. At Ninkasi, we take our core values very seriously. All team members are expected to embrace and embody these values each and every day:
• One team
• Quality output in everything we do
• Creative pursuit of mastery
• Integrity in our actions
• Successful integration of work and life
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Complete brewing process in a safe and efficient manner. This includes, but is not limited to, milling, mashing, and lautering, wort boiling, cooling and transferring to fermenters.
• Maintain the use of standard operating procedures unless otherwise instructed.
• Accurately and consistently preform all standardized practices relating to brewing operations.
• Work autonomously and manage time effectively to complete all brewing responsibilities as scheduled throughout each shift
• Work independently to successfully troubleshoot regularly occurring issues on the brew deck.
• Monitor, pitch and evaluate yeast as needed.
• Work with the Sensory & Quality Team to ensure our product meets our standards of the highest quality.
• Ensure supply of raw materials and other inventory items such as:
o Bulk Malt
o Specialty malts
o Hops
o Brewing Salts and kettle additives
o Safety Equipment
o Chemicals
• Work with others brewers to maintain barrel program.
• Maintain cleanliness of all areas in the brew house.
• Have a basic understanding of Excel, Word, Access and other programs for brewery functions.
• Communicate regularly, efficiently and respectfully with Ninkasi staff.
• Arrive to each shift on time with a positive attitude.
• Perform others duties as assigned.
Desired Minimum Qualifications
• Education: High School Diploma or equivalent, with a certificate or other advanced education in the brewing process. A four-year degree in Fermentation Sciences is highly preferred.
• Experience: 2-4 years of brewing experience, specifically in a production environment.
• A love for producing the highest quality product is an absolute must!
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 40 pounds, and be able to move kegs with assistance, which weigh close to 165 pounds.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may he made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud most of the time.
Note: This Job Description is neither definitive nor restrictive and may be modified to meet changing needs.

Please apply on our website at: https://ninkasibrewing.com/careers/

For any specific questions, please email our Production Manager, Sean Martin at sean.martin@ninkasibrewing.com