Brewer – Windsor, CA (Full-Time)

Jun 11, 2024

Russian River Brewing Company is hiring a Brewer to join our amazing team at our Windsor Brewery!

Please read our description below and if this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

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SUMMARY

This position is responsible for performing all operations pertaining to beer production at the RRBC Windsor Brewery.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

  1. Cleaning and sanitation of brewing equipment and general brewery cleaning
  2. Perform all brewhouse and cellar work at our 75bbl production facility including:
    1. Wort production
    2. CIP tanks, transfer lines, auxiliary equipment
    3. Yeast harvests, propagation, and yeast health monitoring
    4. Operate centrifuge and other filtration technology
    5. Perform cellar racks, tank actions, and dry hopping
    6. Carbonate and keg beer
  3. All tasks to be completed with a relentless attention to detail and focus on Beer Quality
  4. Adhere to all SOPs for tasks assigned
  5. Complete proper documentation for completed tasks via Smartsheet
  6. Document completed tasks in ERP system (Orchestrated Beer)
  7. Identify, troubleshoot, and escalate mechanical issues to supervisor and maintenance team
  8. Raw Material receiving, preparation, and management as it pertains to brewing actions and transfer to our Santa Rosa Pub Brewery
  9. Assist with packaging tasks as needed
  10. Assist on any other Production tasks as requested

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be a strong team player and have experience with working in a team to achieve a common goal
  • Excellent communication skills with peers and managers
  • Effective independent time management
  • Strong organizational skills for parts and equipment management
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions; humility to ask for help when needed
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with a positive attitude
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook
  • Must maintain a high level of attention to detail while performing all tasks

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Brewing science or applicable math or science degree or certification preferred
  • Experience with Orchestrated Beer or similar ERP is preferred
  • Proficient utilization of Microsoft Office applications for email, documentation, and calculation purposes
  • Experience with Proleit or similar Brewing automation is preferred
  • Mechanical proficiency sufficient to perform routine preventative maintenance and manageable repairs
  • Knowledge of business math and its application to brewing science and production processes
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 2 years of production brewing experience required
  • The employee is expected to adhere to all company policies
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Current Forklift certification (can be provided by RRBC)
  • Hours of operation 6am-9pm, this position may require rotational on-call weekend and/or evening work

Benefits:

401(k) matching
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Health insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision)
Life insurance
Several  voluntary plans

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: $23.00 – $27.00 per hour, DOE!

Schedule: 8-hour shifts / Monday to Friday

RRBC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. RRBC utilizes E-Verify.

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