Brewers/Cellar Persons

Company Overview

Laughing Monk Brewing

Laughing Monk Brewing Website
Laughing Monk Brewing is a small batch craft brewery and taproom in San Francisco that blends traditions from California and Belgium with local, seasonal ingredients.

Job Categories

  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Food and Beverage
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Job Duties

Maintain and execute all functions according to policy and procedure, safety requirements, and best practice. Tasks include but are not limited to all aspects of raw materials handling, milling of grain, wort production, fermentation monitoring, yeast handling and pitching, clarification, transfers, kegging, washing kegs, finished beer monitoring, equipment CIP and general sanitation. We’re looking to start a lab and looking for someone with lab experience to help us get it up and running.

Job Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
• With maximum attention to detail and accuracy, execute the necessary production duties including, but not limited to, milling, mashing, wort production, knocking out, grain out, fermentation management, finishing, and bright beer handling
• cellarwork kegging, CIP brite, kegwashing,
• working on the canning line 3-4 days a month
• Ensure that all beer is produced to standards and specification by following recipes and procedures as set by Head Brewer
• Conduct yeast management to standards including harvesting, pitching from brinks and cone to cone, and exhibit detailed and accurate record keeping
• Create and dutifully follow SOPs
• Maintain a safe and clean work environment and dutifully follow best practice and safety requirements;
• Complete and maintain brewing, cellaring, clarification and other related documentation in an organized and thorough manner
• Enter and maintain accurate and up-to-date brewing information on Ekos software program;
• Attend brewery staff meetings as required
• Clean, CIP and sanitize brewhouse, cellaring vessels, equipment and work areas to ensure consistent beer quality
• Maintain healthy communication with other departments
• Possess a well-rounded knowledge of brewing and beer styles as well as a passionate knowledge of beer
• Willingness to participate in festivals and promotional events as needed while representing the company and the brand in a professional manner

Job Requirements

• Ability to work and effectively communicate with staff, management and ownership
• Organized and detail oriented exhibit highly accurate record keeping skills
• Basic troubleshooting skills in a brewing/manufacturing setting
• At least 2 years of professional brewing experience;
• Proven ability to communicate and contribute to a successful team;
• Extensive experience and understanding of the brewing process from grain to glass
• Regularly lift 55 lbs. from ground to shoulder high;
• Regularly lift 110 lbs. from ground to waist high and moving 165 lbs. along the floor;
• Regularly climb stairs, ramps, and ladders;
• Work in small and confined spaces;
• Exhibit ability to safely and cautiously use acids, caustic sanitizers as well as other highly dangerous and hazardous chemicals through use of personal protective equipment and reasonable safety accommodations;
• Work in loud environment and exhibit basic safety accommodations.

Skills/Experience Preferred

• High level of attention to detail
• Positive attitude and operation with a sense of urgency
• Excellent time management skills
• A flexible schedule with the ability to work any shift including nights
• Math skills (calculate basic algebra), reading, writing, verbal communication, and reasoning skills
• Ability to safely operate forklift and other equipment as needed.

Compensation

DOE

Benefits

Hours

Full-Time

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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