Hiring a Brewer/Cellarperson

JOB TITLE: Brewer/Cellarperson
LOCATION: Murfreesboro TN.
REPORTS TO: Lead Brewer 
POSITION TYPE: Full-time, Salary $42k + production bonus. Must be available to begin work in September.
EXTERNAL POSTING DATES: 8-23-2021 to-9-10-2021

POSITION SUMMARY:
The perfect candidate will work collaboratively with the Lead Brewer to produce high quality product with efficiency for our brewery. We also produce a significant amount of co-pack products, hard seltzer, RTDs, and other beverages.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Filters and transfers all finished product.
  • Blends and carbonates all product.
  • Help produce high quality wort and other products on our 60 bbl brewhouse to meet production goals
  • Promotes an atmosphere of cooperation and teamwork within the department and the company.
  • Effectively presents beverage production in weekly cross department meetings regarding Quality and Production.
  • Advocates a continuous improvement culture throughout his/her team.
  • Assists in development and updating of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as necessary.
  • Holds self and packaging folks accountable for adhering to SOPs and maintaining a sanitary and micro-biologically stable work environment.
  • Facilitates future growth of the brewery through continuous optimization of current processes.
  • Maintain brewing, cellaring, filtration, packaging and other related documentation in an organized and complete manner.
  • Provide hands on relief of all positions as necessary.


REQUIRED SOFTWARE/HARDWARE USED:

  • MS Office products; including Excel, Word, and Power Point
  • Experience operating and managing an automated 60 BBL brew system utilizing factory talk, or similar technology.
  • Windows 10 OS.
  • Drop Box and  project management experience a plus.
  • ERP Ekos or Orchestrated Beer a plus.


THE ULTIMATE CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

  • 2+ Years of cellar/brewing experience. Brewing hard seltzer experience preferred but not necessary. 
  • College degree and certification from an accredited brewing program, with a focus in microbiology, food science or chemical engineering a plus.
  • Strong mechanical and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The ability to work unsupervised and manage your own time and the time of others effectively
  • Focus on quality and consistency of finished product 


WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work is in Murfreesboro TN 
  • Occasional travel
  • Must be able to pick-up 55lbs and possibly stand for long periods.


PLEASE APPLY HERE:
If you are interested in this position please supply a resume, and cover letter to sokes@lifeisbrewing.com with the header “Make me the next Brewer/Cellarperson”.

ABOUT LIFE IS BREWING
Life is Brewing is a team of skilled hyper gregarious beer professionals that own Mantra Artisan Ales, Steel Barrel Brewing Co, and Hop Springs Beer Park. We have expanded with a new brewery in Murfreesboro TN to provide co-pack opportunities for beer, seltzer, and RTD brands.

Hop Springs is a new 60 bbl fully automated 5 vessel brewery with a canning line that can produce 2.5m cases per year. The brewery will produce 65k bbls+ this year in its second year of operation. Hop Springs broke ground in the spring of 2017. The property is an 84-acre farm that has a 18 hole disc golf course, amphitheater, taproom, hiking trail, wedding venue, and of course a brewery.