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POSITION:
DIRECTOR OF BREWING OPERATIONS

WORK LOAD:
FULL TIME

 DESCRIPTION   Wachusett Brewing Company is looking for a seasoned brewer with hands-on operational experience, ready to lead all aspects of a 100,000 barrel per year growing commercial brewery – from recipe creation to completion of some ridiculously good beers and FAB’s.

PRIMARY FUNCTION   The Director of Brewing Operations is responsible for all aspects of the brewhouse operations from recipe formulation on 1 barrel pilot brewery, to brewing efficiencies on a 50 barrel fully automated brewhouse; clarification efficiencies with a 2017 Andritz centrifuge; filtering, carbonation, and all cellaring efficiencies, and working closely with QA department on overall finished liquid quality.  Responsibilities will also include the same for current and beers and FAB’s.      

 YOUR ROLE INVOLVES   
- Oversight of the entire brewing process from milling to readying liquids for filling
- Management of the brewhouse and cellar staff
- Tracking and recording key measurements during the process
- Oversight and improvements to yeast management (harvesting, pitching, storage)
- Raw materials procurement and management
- Oversight of brewhouse with maximum attention to detail and accuracy by brewers
- Oversight of cellar with maximum attention to detail and accuracy by cellar persons
- Offer insight on CIP and sanitization improvements
- Revision of all brewhouse and cellar SOP’s
- Offer insight on troubleshooting, technical maintenance and adherence to SOP’s
- Move all analog data collection to new Orchestrated Beer management software
- Work and communicate well across all levels of a brewery operation (management, packaging, customer,
   suppliers, etc.)
- Take responsibility for finished liquid QA/QC with work closely with QA department
- Gather data relative to beer and cellaring quality to furnish to QA department
- Offer suggestion in process improvements to cellaring techniques particular with carbonation and dry-hopping
   processes, etc.
- Activities will also include responsibility of opening and closing facility
- Comply with all safe chemical handling procedures including personal protection equipment such as gloves and
   goggles
- Oversight of general brewhouse and cellar sanitation and organization

REQUIREMENTS  
- Must be able to bend, squat, kneel, push, pull and walk on uneven surfaces on an occasional basis
- Must be able to climb stairs both inside and outside, occasionally up to 60 lbs.
- Ability to work in a brewery environment which may be loud, slick, humid, hot and cold

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, & SKILLS 
- Prior experience on a minimum 50 barrel brewhouse in a full production brewery
- Prior management experience required
- Experience creating and brewing multiple styles of beer
- Prior knowledge of barrel-aging and brewing sours is a plus  
- In depth knowledge of yeast strains, hop varieties, grain varieties, grain roasts, etc.
- Ability to communicate effectively
- Ability to work in a fast-paced and constantly changing work environment
- Writing and math skills are necessary to accurately complete a dilution calculation, volume, flow, density,
   weight, length, pressure and other unit conversions, calculate beer volumes/losses and alcohol content Strong
   work ethic and self-starter
- Excellent interpersonal skills and team collaboration

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We offer a competitive compensation package based on experience including healthcare, company retirement contribution, opportunities for advancement and of course a generous beer benefit so that you can enjoy the luxuries of your hard work.  For the right candidate, relation costs may be considered.
 
At Wachusett Brewing Company, we strive to build a diverse work force through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer.  This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job and not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities, tasks and duties. EOE/M/F/D/V
 


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