Head Brewer


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Spartanburg, SC, US 


Pay and Benefits will be commensurate with experience per year

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Employment Type:

Full time



Position Title:

Head Brewer

Job Description:

Job Accountabilities: Work closely with the President to ensure innovative and high quality beer production.  Lead Assistant Brewers in all aspects of the brewing process including: wort production, active fermentations, dry hopping, conditioning beer, lab monitoring and packaging.   Actively maintain a safe and clean work environment.

Essential Duties:                                         
  • Quality control of all processes from grain to glass on 30 BBL brewhouse and test system
  • Effectively manage and encourage a team of brewers
  • Efficient Scheduling of all brewing activities
  • Monitor inventory and order ingredients accordingly
  • Daily monitoring of active fermentations and cold aging beer
  • Work with brew team to improve safety, quality, and efficiencies
  • Yeast management
  • Manage Barrel Aging Program, clean and sour
  • Ensuring proper utilization of tanks
  • Monitoring for microbial contaminants
  • Weekly sensory analysis of aged product and consistency analysis
  • Maintaining brewery equipment and assisting with repairs
  • Training Asst. Brewers in all Cellar and Brewhouse Operations
  • Maintain accurate records
Other Duties:
  • Assist on the packaging line as needed
  • Assist on the brewhouse as needed
  • Assist with pilot batch production
  • Develop new recipes on test system
  • Assist fellow employees as needed in clean-up of premises
  • Assist in off site promotional activities and festivals. 
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment in accordance with OSHA regulations and requirements
  • Safely operate a forklift

Job Requirements:

  • At least 3 years commercial production brewery experience
  • Committed to quality
  • Displays meticulous attention to detail
  • Understand the basic science of brewing
  • Is Comfortable following and writing Standard Operating Procedures
  • Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Functions well in a team environment
  • Has strong process awareness
  • Possesses mechanical aptitude with brewing equipment
  • Is comfortable with Recipe Development
  • Has experience with production forecasting and scheduling
  • Has experience with raw ingredient ordering
  • Can lead others
  • Is passionate about brewing and interested in learning

RJ Rockers Brewing Company

RJ Rockers Brewing Company jobs
226A W Main Street
Spartanburg, SC, United States

Web Site: RJRockers.com