Head Brewer – Slackwater Brewing

Full Time
Posted 4 weeks ago

Beer for people inspired by nature. Or beer.

Slackwater Brewing is looking for a passionate, technically gifted, quality-focused, enthusiastic, hard-working, and creative brewer to take over operations from our consulting brewer, Peter Schulz. The position is full time and to commence no later than March 1st, 2021 in Penticton, BC.

Job Requirements

Minimum experience of 3+ years in brewing operations
Ability to brew existing recipes to the present standard
Recipe development experience
Yeast management
Brew scheduling
Working with third party canning companies
Operating an on-site canning line
Supplier management; grain and hops purchases, contracts
LDB Record-Keeping (brew and packaging sheets)
Licensed forklift operator
Key Roles & Responsibilities

Include but not limited to;

Managing the brewing operations, currently brewing 4-6 10hL batches per week,
Canning using a third party bi-weekly
Build and update the production schedule based on the sales forecast.
Coordinating all inbound logistics (Keg Share, general deliveries requiring a forklift, raw ingredients, chemicals, etc.) and outbound (spent grain and pallet pick-ups to 3PL)
Consistent beer production and compliant workplace operations
Managing 1-2 additional employees in the production space, including their hiring, training, and onboarding.
All regular cellaring operations, such as packaging, keg cleaning, warehousing, maintenance, cleaning, and sanitation along with management and training of those hired to assist with these tasks.
Record keeping and quality control.
Maintaining all OHSE within the production facility.
Inventory control and management.
Core Values

Honesty & Integrity

Job Features

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