We are looking for a Brewer to join the team at our Richmond, VA location! This individual will need to be able to work the 2nd (afternoon) shift, with the possibility of weekend work as well.
Operates brewing equipment efficiently, accurately and safely to produce quality beer according to Stone Brewing operating procedures and parameters. Must be able to work any shift in a 24 hour schedule.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Competently operates brewhouse equipment to process brews according to Stone SOPs, including, but not limited to the items below:
Brewhouse operations: Milling, Mashing, Lautering, Boiling, Whirlpooling, Knockout, Grains out(with yeast), Brewhouse Vessel CIP (incl Heat Exchanger and Hot Liquor Heat Exchanger)
Cellar-Related operations: Fermenter CIP/Scrub/Sanitation, Cell Counting, Checking Gravities/Monitoring fermentation(Incl. Glycol Controls), Capping/ Chilling/ Dryhopping schedule and procedures, Yeast Disposal(Grains out), BBT Cleaning and Sanitizing, Recording fermentations, Reading BBT levels and recording, Checking DO and Co2 in beer
Packaging operations: Carbonation of beer, Filtering, Cleaning firkins and Casking beer into firkins, Checking CO2 in beer
Quality Assurance Operations: Cell Counts, Pitch Rates, Gravity Measurements, DO Measurements, Process Sampling, Yeast Viability Measurement, Taste Panel
Other: Effluent processing as it relates to the above operations, Cleaning and organizing standards, Daily Record of Activities accurately and legibly recorded.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience. Brewing Certificate or Education or Cicerone program certificate a plus.
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk: climb; use hands to finger, handle, or feel: reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, and hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 50 pounds. Specific abilities in this job include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, as well as depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to a damp environment with hot liquids, airborne particles, chemicals and moving machinery. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
Stone Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.
Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.