Assistant Brewer & Sales – Cellarperson

Full Time
Prince George
Posted 1 week ago

CrossRoads is a brewery & Distillery that opened in the fall of 2016. We offer a variety of traditional and creative beers/spirits that we love to drink. Our tasting room/lounge is an extension of our brand, where customers experience our passion for craft beer, community, and proving business can be a force for good. Prince George (agglomerated pop. 88,043) is a family-friendly small city that features the region’s major shopping, services and is home to a university and college. It’s an affordable place to live, own a home, escape the traffic, and connect with people. The brewery name references the city’s location at the geographical center of the province, the convergence of the Nechako and Fraser Rivers, the intersection of highways 16 and 97, and the crossing of the railway. Learn more about us here at www.facebook.com/crossroadscraft and our city www.moveupprincegeorge.ca

We are looking for a flexible jack-of-all-trades person to jump in wherever necessary to help the brewery & sales to be successful. We want an enthusiastic, hardworking person, who has a positive attitude and is physically fit to work in a small brewery.

Job Summary

The Assistant Brewer/Sales-Cellar Person position is a flexible role that reports to the Head Brewer when in the brewery and Senior Sales representative when delivering. With a keen interest to continuously learn, the role assists in all aspects of beer production, packaging, cleaning, inventory, equipment fixes, deliveries, and working in our tasting room/lounge. The role supports the Head Brewer in making great beer and meticulously maintaining product quality and consistency. The role also supports the Brewery and sales in growing the business and delivering great customer service.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Assist in all aspects of manufacturing and packaging (bottling, canning, kegging, casking etc.)

· Meticulously undertake tank CIP and brewery sanitation/cleaning

· Have a passion for great beer, beer culture, and championing our products

· Provides exceptional customer service while adhering to company culture and policies

· Detailed record keeping and quality control reporting

· Assist in maintaining yeast, and inventories of raw and finished goods

· Assist to develop and refine Standard Operating Procedures

· Actively contribute to maintaining a safe manufacturing environment

· Controls costs by minimizing waste and continuously looking for opportunities to improve

· Participate in a productive team environment with all staff

· Participates in festivals and promotional events

· Sales support including deliveries and engagement with local restaurants, pubs, and liquor stores

· Driving a delivery van

· Public tours, education, tastings and interaction with brewery guests

· Ability to travel, and work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends

· Other duties as dictated by requirements

Qualifications and Experience

· Prior experience in brewing setting considered an asset, either u-brew, brewpub or production craft brewery

· Ability to follow operating procedures, and meticulously document and maintain records

· Drivers license with a clean driver abstract

· Has energetic and dynamic personality, with experience working in a fast-paced environment

· Post-secondary brewing education preferred but not required

· Demonstrable passion for craft beer

· Formal sensory and brewing training is an asset

· Experience with cellar and packaging operations including tanks, CIP, and transfers is an asset

· Mechanical aptitude to provide basic brewery equipment troubleshooting and repair is an asset

· Strong ability to multi-task

Important Note: Candidates must have valid work rights in Canada, including having a valid SIN.

Physical Abilities

This job is physically demanding, requiring endurance to work on foot and sitting for extended periods of time, performing physical acts such as bending over, twisting, kneeling, and climbing stairs. The role requires lifting heavy 55 pounds objects on a regular basis and maneuvering 160 pounds repeatedly. The individual must be able to work in a manufacturing environment with water, humidity, steam, heat, and hazardous cleaning materials. Driving for extended periods of time to remote locations in northern BC.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Discounted or free food
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Brewery: 1 year (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

Job Features

Job CategoryAssistant Brewer/production

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