Craft Brew Alliance representing high quality hand crafted beers with a portfolio from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company, Redhook Brewery, Kona Brewing Co. and Omission has an immediate opening for an Experienced Brewer at the Kona Brewery in Kailua Kona, Hawaii . Reporting to the Brewing Manager, the Brewer position is responsible for understanding all aspects of brew house operations. Focus is on wort production including milling of grains, monitoring of wort quality from mash in to knock out and sanitizing brew house equipment. Working with cellar staff to ensure proper tank and pitch procedures are used. Assisting in any plant operations as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Specific duties include:
Support the Made True values.
Proper storage and handling of all bulk and bagged malts, hops and salts
Accurate measurement of malt and hop types and quantities for each batch
Keeping brew house production on proper timing to avoid delays
Monitoring of all wort production processes to maintain highest quality wort stream
Complete and detailed documentation of each batch using approved forms
Communication with Cellar staff to assure Tanks are ready and pitched on time
Checking of gravities and cell counts in fermenter after wort additions
CIP procedures for all brew house equipment, cleaning all brew house work areas on regular basis
Assisting cellar staff as required
Assisting in raw material inventories as required.
Follow proper purchasing procedures.
2-4 years brewing industry experience
Bachelor's degree or coursework in a science discipline or engineering is desirable
A General Certificate or Diploma in Brewing from a recognized institution
Strong time management skills
Attention to detail is critical
Good basic computer skills
Working rotating shifts
Pick up and pour 44 pound boxes of hops
Lifting up to 55 pounds of malt into mill
Driving a forklift
Working in confined spaces
Periodic weekend duty
Craft Brew Alliance offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and growth for committed professionals. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Craft Brew Alliance was formed with the merger of leading Pacific Northwest craft brewers – Widmer Brothers Brewing and...