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Posted January 11th


Petaluma, CA



The Lagunitas Brewing Company



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Posted January 11th


Petaluma, CA




Entry Level


Full Time

About The Position
Brewing at Lagunitas is interesting. But we keep it interesting-er by keepin’ you moving around in the BrewHouse. The brewer is responsible for monitoring all aspects of wort production in our BrewHouse.
What you'll do:

  • Abide by all company safety procedures and participate in safety trainings.
  • Follow and develop company SOPs.
  • Maintain cleanliness and order in the brewhouse and cellars.
  • Pull tank or inline samples and accurately perform tests.
  • Clean in Place (CIP) area specific lines and tanks: Brewhouse vessels, 750 BBL unitanks, Brite Beer Tanks.
  • Clean Out of Place (COP) of tank parts.
  • Communicate and respond to out of specification critical process control points.
  • Accurate and legible execution of paperwork and daily computer entries into electronic brew tracker.
  • Train new hires on key actions in each department within the brewery.
  • Work with Brewing Supervisors and Brewing Managers on special assignments or projects as needed.
  • Handle/weigh out raw materials.
  • Monitor and respond to alarms for all brewing processes on a Siemens PCS7 Control System.
  • Select proper yeast sources for harvesting in such a way that does not delay cellar activities.
  • Prepare yeast lines, pumps, and storage vessels for propagation or transfer of yeast.
  • Complete yeast harvesting and pitching procedures.
What we're lookin' for: 

  • Must have the ability to complete a variety of brewing calculations.
  • Strong working knowledge of CIP, COP, and sanitizing principles.
  • Able to multitask and work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong knowledge of craft beer and the brewing process. 
  • Experience working with a 50 BBL or larger brewing system.
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic systems, industrial electricity, mechanical power, steam generation and distribution, industrial refrigeration and sanitary process piping and systems strongly preferred.
Physical requirements: 

  • Standing and walking during entire shift.
  • Lifts and carries supplies, bags up to 55 lbs.
  • Reaches, bends, stoops, lifts, carries.
  • Forklift/pallet jack proficiency required.
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