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Lupulin Brewing hiring Shift Brewer

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    Aaron Zierdt
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    All applicants must apply online at http://www.lupulinbrewing.com/about-us/employment/ AND send their resume to abby@lupulinbrewing.com to be considered for this position”

    Job Title: Shift Brewer
    Reports To: Brewing Operations & Head Brewer

    Lupulin Brewing Company is one of the fastest growing production breweries in Minnesota. We are a team of passionate beer lovers with the focus of making spectacular beer and sharing it with others. Lupulin Brewing’s core principles include customer access, community involvement, and a little bit of idiocracy.

    Job Description
    This full time position as a Shift Brewer is responsible for all aspects of the brewing process including brewing, fermentation, cellaring, and finishing. This employee must be a hard working, responsible, and self-motivated individual with a passion for craft beer and a desire to continue learning and growing in the craft brewing industry.

    Roles & Responsibilities
    – Operating brewhouse and producing batches from start to finish
    – Yeast handling and management
    – Cellaring duties including fermentation management
    – CIP (clean-in-place) of brewing and fermentation tanks, and other equipment
    – Logging of all brewing related notes from brew day through fermentation and assisting with finishing and packaging
    – Following SOP (standard operating procedure) in each phase of brewing, fermentation and packaging
    – Maintaining clean brewing practices in the brewhouse and cellar
    – Executing preventative maintenance on all brewhouse and cellar equipment
    – Willingness to help out with other tasks as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications and Experience
    – 40+ hours per week, primarily evening/second shift, but will vary at times and must be flexible to work night shifts, weekends and some overtime as required
    – High school diploma or equivalent required
    – 2 + years experience in a commercial production packaging brewery
    – Strong passion for brewing modern beers as well as the desire to push the boundaries of experimental brewing
    – Mechanical experience and aptitude required
    – An advanced understanding of all aspects of brewing including cellaring, yeast handling, CIP and sanitization
    – An understanding of quality assurance (QA) methods and techniques, laboratory operations and basic knowledge of chemistry and biology is preferred
    – Prior packaging, bottling, and racking experience preferred
    – Ability to operate a forklift, hand truck and pallet jack required; forklift certification preferred
    – Excellent communication, time management, problem solving and organizational skills
    – Natural leadership required with the ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision
    – Must be sociable, willing and comfortable to represent the brewery in public
    – Ability to work as part of a team

    Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
    – Ability to lift up to 170 lbs above knee height
    – Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl
    – Ability to climb, twist, pull, stoop, lift and bend repetitively
    – Ability to climb into small spaces (tanks)
    – Willingness to work in wet, hot, and cold conditions safely with potentially hazardous chemicals
    – Willing to work in a consistently loud environment
    – Ability to operate a forklift, keg truck and aerial lift to perform job

    What to expect from this position
    – A fun, challenging, and highly rewarding work environment
    – Involved on the ground floor of an exciting and growing brand/company with opportunity for advancement
    – Valued, appreciated, and rewarded for your efforts and contributions

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