Brewer/Cellarperson

Do you love late nights and beer? Drake’s Brewing Company, one of the Bay Area’s established (and independently owned) breweries is looking for a Brewer-Cellarperson to join their fun, and energetic team.  If you’re dependable, hard-working, are able to follow set procedures in brewing and cleaning to a tee,  and looking for a rewarding position, then look no further!

Type: Full-time

Pay: Salary, with benefits

Department: Production

Shift: 3pm to 1am (four days a week), to start

A brewer/cellarperson is responsible for all production and treatment of wort/beer, from raw materials to the point of packaging, including all aspects of quality and sanitation.

 

Responsibilities

  • Producing wort on 60 bbl, 5-vessel brewhouse
  • Performing all necessary cleaning and CIP on brewhouse and other work spaces
  • Pitching and performing other yeast management
  • Cleaning (CIP) and sanitizing fermentation and bright beer tanks
  • Cleaning tank exteriors, parts, floors, walls, etc.
  • Monitoring fermentation and adjusting parameters to produce high quality beer
  • Capping and crashing tanks
  • Performing dry hops, yeast drops, and harvests
  • Adding finings and other process aids to beer in tank
  • Transferring (clarifying if necessary) beer from fermentor to bright tank
  • Carbonating beer for packaging
  • Taking all necessary lab samples
  • Occasionally performing cellar duties as needed to support brewhouse
  • Adhering to all safety regulations at all times

 

Requirements

  • Two years of brewery experience required (production brewery preferred)
  • 21 years of age or more
  • Strong focus on quality, safety, and efficiency
  • Good communication skills in English, both verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills (word processing and email)
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work both alone and as a team
  • Ability to follow complex instructions to a high level of detail and precision
  • Ability to frequently lift at least 55 lb., move at least 180 lb., and work standing for several hours
  • Ability to work safely around chemicals, heights, loud noises, mechanical equipment, wet environments, and other potential hazards
  • Flexibility to work a variety of possible shifts, and to participate in company events