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Posted June 13th

Brewer

Covington, Louisiana


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Abita Brewing Company

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Posted June 13th

Brewer

Covington, Louisiana

Function

Production

Experience

Entry Level

Type

Full Time

About The Position
                                                                      ABITA BREWING COMPANY IS OFFERING A $500 SIGN ON BONUS

Position Summary:
Abita Brewing Company is looking for a Brewer to join our dedicated team. Brewers are the foundation stones of all good breweries. We will rely on you to ensure that the brewery is running smoothly, this includes preparing ingredients and materials, keeping on top of maintenance and house-keeping, operating machinery and of course... quality control. We are looking for someone who is passionate about beer, wants to learn, and has a wealth of creativity. Previous experience in a brewery or elsewhere in the craft beer sector is always useful too. 
 
Job Duties:
·       Learn the brewing process from milling, brewing, cellaring, and filtering.
·       Ensure that all vessels, equipment and facilities are kept clean and hygienic.
·       Assist in all aspects of brewing process.
·       Carry out any general housekeeping required in the brewery to ensure that it is safe and well organized.
·       Assist with recording raw materials, production stage timings and quality checks when required.
·       Produce beer that is consistent, free from defects, true to style (as the customer or we define it) and of the highest quality.
·       Manual operation of the production process and equipment.
·       Handling of brewery waste streams, ensuring correct disposal, and recycling.
·       Assisting with stocktaking and record keeping as directed.
·       Ensure that the day-to-day management of Health and Safety is in line with company policies.
·       Carry out routine maintenance tasks as directed.
·       Contribute ideas for new beers and improving processes.
·       Attending beer festivals and meet the brewer events.
 
Working Conditions
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodations. 
·       Flexible to work rotating schedules as business needs arise (typical work week = 40 hours).  
·       Position requires standing for long periods (up to 12 hours), bending, stooping, twisting, and lifting products and materials weighing up to 55 pounds.
·       Routine pushing, pulling, reaching, upper body and arm rotation, arm extension, and climbing ladders.
·       Very high noise levels in/around bottling line (ear protection required).
·       Exposure to various temperature changes.
·       Able to wear required Personal Protective Equipment (ear plugs, gloves, boots, etc.).
 
Supervision of Others
This position does not require any management responsibilities.
 
Education/Qualifications
·       High School Diploma or GED.
·       Degree in Brewing Science or Technology is a plus but not required. 
·       Recipe development and creativity.
·       Basic knowledge of computers.
·       Knowledge of safe work operations, safety policies and procedures.
·       Attention to details, ability to recognize when there is a problem.
·       Love, appreciation and knowledge of beer, including a familiarity with the craft brewing industry and with beer styles.
·       Must be eligible to work in the United States.
 
                                                                                                 Abita Brewing Company is an EOE
Location
Covington, Louisiana
Function Details
  • Reports To Brewing Supervisor