Vocation Brewery

Brewery Operator (Fermentation and Bright beer production)  

Responsibilities:

  • Yeast management
  • Monitoring of product throughout fermentation
  • All aspects of cellar work - including CIP/SIP of fermentation, bright beer tanks and packaging equipment, dry hopping and fining in process beer, and racking and carbonating finished beer
  • QA/QC duties, including sensory evaluation and lab work
  • General brewery cleaning
  • Attend industry events as needed
  • Raw materials monitoring, receiving and handling
  • Collaborate with Head Brewer and brewing team on any process improvements
  • Follow written SOP’s; accountable for SOP execution
  • Monitoring brewing and processing of batches to control quality, consistency and efficiency
  • Monitoring, executing and reporting daily, weekly, monthly and yearly cleaning and maintenance tasks
  • Ensure and maintain the highest safety standards for production and brewery staff
  • Communicate daily with Production Manager and Head Brewer on scheduled tasks, issues encountered, and priorities

Optional, but not required:

  • A degree or certification in brewing science (company willing to support)
  • Experience working in a brewery

Physical demands

  • This position is extremely physical and demanding in nature and involves working with potentially dangerous equipment, machinery, exposure to high noise levels, and handling of hazardous materials
  • Frequently climbs stairs/staircase
  • Use repetitive motions
  • Can work in both hot and cold temperatures

Compensation

  • Competitive based on experience
  • 40 hours per week, including rotational paid weekend work

    Please send a CV and covering email to Matthew Howgate: matt@vocationbrewery.com