JOB OPENING: Full Time Brewer

JOB OPENING: Full Time Brewer

Cape Cod Beer – SHIFT BREWER

Cape Cod Beer is a 17 year old self distributing brewery with a geographic reach limited by design from Plymouth to Provincetown, Massachusetts.  We produce over 6,000 bbls of beer a year on a system capable of producing over 12,000 bbls. We have a 30 bbl 3 vessel Premier Stainless brewhouse, six 60bbl fermenters, four 30bbl fermenters, and a 1 bbl pilot system.  We produce 6 beers year round and a variety of seasonal and specialty beers.  We distribute in kegs, and 16 ounce cans, which we package with a mobile canner.  We are seeking a full time brewer to join our production staff. Someone with enough experience to hit the ground running for summer 2021.  Specifically this means you must have held a brewing position for at least 2 years previously.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The successful candidate will be excited at the prospect of working as part of a team in a successful growing production operation in a HIGHLY SEASONAL environment.  The Shift  Brewer is responsible for working as a team to follow standard operating procedures in the day to day production operation including, but not limited to: brewing, fermentation, filtering, packaging, keg and growler washing as well as cleaning and general brewery maintenance.  Because we believe that our retail customers and visitors deserve the experience of interacting with our brewery staff, production team members are expected to help out in our retail space, and interact with customer as much as possible.  This position reports to the Brewmaster/President.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2 years brewing experience in production brewery.
  • High level of mechanical aptitude.
  • Ability to communicate regularly and efficiently with a positive attitude, sincere interest, and in a positive way with staff and management alike.
  • Must enjoy beer and the culture of beer, and be always looking for ways to make the beer better or improve the process.
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate production or public events as needed, i.e. be able to work beyond normal hours when necessary.
  • Degree in Fermentation Science, Diploma Course or related course work are a big plus.
  • Clean Driving Record.
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory methods for craft breweries a plus.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working safely in a production environment in a production brewery.
  • Working within defined standard operating procedures to perform all the daily tasks required in the process from grain to glass, including brewing, fermentation, cellaring, packaging, cleaning and more.
  • Maintaining quality control throughout all aspects of brewing process.
  • Maintaining the cleanliness of the production area and warehouse
  • Utilizing mechanical aptitude to maintain and repair production equipment, as needed.
  • Utilizing Excel, Word, and similar programs for brewery documentation.
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties as required.

ABILITIES AND SKILLS

  • Must be able to safely operate a forklift.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with staff, suppliers and customers.
  • Must be able to multi-task and effectively manage time while also being detail and quality focused.
  • Must demonstrate a strong work ethic, be able to stand for 8 -10 hours per day, lift 55 lb grain bags, climb stairs, stoop in close quarters, fill and move kegs (165 lbs.) and cases, grip & manipulate tri-clamps and drag hoses, several times a day.
  • Must be able to work both independently and as a team.
  • Must have the ability to read and understand a variety of scientific instruments and calculations.
  • Must be available to work flexible schedules including weekend and occasional overnight shifts.
  • Must be responsible and dependable.
  • Must have a well developed sense of humor.
  • Must enjoy making good beer.

Cape Cod Beer is an equal opportunity employer, who offers competitive wages and benefits.  When sending resume please indicate salary expectations.  Candidates not doing so will not be considered.

Full Time Brewer

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