We are seeking a knowledgeable, motivated Brewer to become part of the Finestkind Brewing Team.
BrewerySmuttynose Brewing Co.
LocationHampton, NH
Employment TypeFull Time
Pay RangeNot disclosed
For more than two decades, our mission at Smuttynose has remained simple: to brew the best beer we can in a way we can be proud of. That includes honoring New England's rich history of beer making, respecting our environment and playing an active role in our community. Under new leadership and ownership, Finestkind Brewing Company intends to do the same thing; make great beer and we need your help. SUMMARY This position works through the entire process of using raw ingredients to the final production of bright beer ready for packaging. Quality and safety are key components of this position's overall responsibilities. Operation and upkeep of equipment and maintaining quality control throughout all aspects of the Brewing and Cellar processes will be a focus for this position. This includes, but not limited to, wort production, yeast and fermentation management, tank CIP, and operating the centrifuge. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Complete brewing process in a safe and efficient manner. This includes, but is not limited to, milling, mashing, and lautering, wort boiling, cooling and transferring to fermenters • Uses centrifuge to process and clarify all beer to specific beer quality standards • Harvest, pitch and evaluate yeast as needed • Monitor gravities, temperatures, DO, and carbonations daily • Work with Lab Technician to ensure our product meets our standards of the highest quality • Communicate regularly and efficiently with team members • Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner • Follow SOP's to meet quality specifications • Complete all necessary paperwork accurately and on time • Routinely cleans and sanitizes all tanks in cellar • Maintain cleanliness of all areas in the brew house and cellar • Assist other departments when necessary, including but not limited to Packaging, Maintenance, Warehouse and QA/QC/Lab • Maintaining the use of standard operating procedures unless otherwise instructed • Perform others duties as assigned POSITION REQUIREMENTS • A four-year degree and/or completion of formal brewing courses is preferred • A thorough level of understanding of brewing and cellaring with automatic process interfaces as well as manual brewing operations is desirable, but most importantly a willingness to develop and learn • Ability to direction well, follow verbal and written SOP's • Must be hands-on, active in the daily activities of the brewery, and knowledgeable of all related processes • Knowledge of safety and sanitation practices • Ability to accommodate scheduling changes as needed • Ability to lift 55lbs Finestkind Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Finestkind is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Finestkind are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Finestkind will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Finestkind encourages applicants of all ages.

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