Assistant/Junior Brewer (Ministry of Beer)

Brew Republic Bierwerks - Woodbridge, VA (30+ days ago)


Brew Republic Bierwerks, a fast-growing microbrewery and #ANewNationOfBeer is seeking a self-motivated, hardworking, and dependable individual with a do-what-it-takes attitude to join our brewing operation in the Washington, DC metro area. The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic fast learner with some healthy experience in the brewing industry, but ready to learn and grow and take things to the next level.

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Someone looking to be a major contributor to our production and operations, interested in a long term position, and looking to grow in that position;
  • Will thrive in a hands-on, small production brewery setting, with the interest in learning every part of our production operation;
  • One who has strong communication skills and learns quickly;
  • Is passionate about beer and enthusiastic about growing brands and a company;
  • And someone who is all in on what we’re doing and building.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • An understanding of all aspects of brewing.
  • Experience brewing in a production environment.
  • Experience on a home/pilot/micro-system.
  • Knowledge of the science of brewing, including chemistry and biology.
  • Knowledge of classic and modern beer styles and creative drive to innovate, push boundaries and produce new exciting work.
  • Mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills.
  • Multitasking and time management skills.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Must have the schedule availability/flexibility to work long and/or odd hours as needed to complete tasks and maintain the brewing operations.
  • Physical strength, flexibility and stamina required.
  • Ability to work safely with hazardous materials including CO2, acids, caustics and sanitizers.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Must be reliable, communicate well and manage time well.
  • Strong collaborative nature and a positive, can-do attitude.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist and collaborate in the entire brewing operation.
  • Help to maintain detailed logs, including notes of inconsistencies, and perform required record keeping.
  • Assist in quality control and assurance throughout the process.
  • Stewardship (proper use, maintenance, cleaning, etc) of all brewery equipment, tap lines, jockey boxes, etc. and production areas.
  • Heavy lifting of raw materials required in the brewing process.
  • Troubleshoot with quickness and vigor.
  • Representation at trade shows, festivals and local beer events.

Below are the core values that form the foundation of our measurement of success:

We believe in providing legendary service. Our goal is to provide the kind of unique and genuine sort of personal care and attention that our citizens tell stories about.

We believe that good enough isn’t. We never stop trying to do it better, no matter how good we are. We constantly strive to “raise the bar, or take things to the next degree (Google the 212 Principle; we’re strong believers).

We believe in saying ”yes.” We strive to, whenever possible, find a way to say ”yes” to our citizens, as well as our co-workers. Obviously, everything isn’t always possible, but we give our best effort to be can-do people.

We believe in honesty and trust. We work to build trust with others in each and every transaction and interaction. We recognize that honesty and trust form the bond that holds organizations and relationships together.

We believe in the ongoing training and development of our people. We see it as a worthy investment in the future of the brewery and as a way of enabling our people to achieve their potential in whatever they do.

We believe our continued success depends on teamwork. We know that great achievements are only possible from helping and respecting each other.

We believe in doing business in a professional and orderly manner. We take great pride in having good systems, standardized procedures, and being organized.

We believe in being responsible to others and to ourselves. We do what we say we are going to do when we say we are going to do it. We believe in personal accountability and avoid blaming others when things don’t turn out as planned.

Finally, we expect you to work like an owner and think like a customer.

We offer a competitive salary, health care (with vision and dental) benefits, paid time off and holidays, paid professional education and conferences, and eligibility to earn equity in the company. Of course, we also have a generous beer benefit so that you can enjoy the fruits of your labor.

Interested candidates should send their resume/cv and any other relevant info to jobs at brewrepublic dot-beer. We are looking to move aggressively to hire immediately.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • brewing: 1 year (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)