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Head Brewer

Location
Greenville, South Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022
RESPONSBILITIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Responsible for all aspects of the beer production process and day-to-day operations of the brewery
  • The brewer must ensure that the production process is running correctly and brew conditions are correct.
  • Detailed records of the beer production process must be maintained. That will include the quantities of raw materials used, the recipe for the beer, scientific analysis of the brew at different points and final taste testing.
  • Developing new beers is an important part of the Head Brewer's job. They often have to work with marketing staff to identify market demand for specific types of beer and develop new products to meet that demand.
  • Responsibility for maintaining Occupational Health & Safety and compliance with food standards
  • Managing key production requirements and setting KPIs
  • Manage maintenance schedule on the production line
  • Help design and commission the facility
  • Manage all the brewing operations in the sour beer facility
  • Recipe development and innovation
  • Brewing, aging, blending, and packaging our beers
  • Arranging Executive level tastings on a regular basis
  • Lead multiple innovation and release projects
  • Manage the packaging and beer shipping operation
  • Procure ingredients, microbes, fruit, botanicals and other items to produce excellent sour beers
  • Source barrels and founders as needed
  • Represent New Realm in industry events, on site tours, and tastings
  • Ability to stand on hard surfaces for 8 hours a day

    RESPONSBILITIES & ESSENTIAL DUTIES
    • Responsible for all aspects of the beer production process and day-to-day operations of the brewery
    • The brewer must ensure that the production process is running correctly and brew conditions are correct.
    • Detailed records of the beer production process must be maintained. That will include the quantities of raw materials used, the recipe for the beer, scientific analysis of the brew at different points and final taste testing.
    • Developing new beers is an important part of the Head Brewer's job. They often have to work with marketing staff to identify market demand for specific types of beer and develop new products to meet that demand.
    • Responsibility for maintaining Occupational Health & Safety and compliance with food standards
    • Managing key production requirements and setting KPIs
    • Manage maintenance schedule on the production line
    • Help design and commission the facility
    • Manage all the brewing operations in the sour beer facility
    • Recipe development and innovation
    • Brewing, aging, blending, and packaging our beers
    • Arranging Executive level tastings on a regular basis
    • Lead multiple innovation and release projects
    • Manage the packaging and beer shipping operation
    • Procure ingredients, microbes, fruit, botanicals and other items to produce excellent sour beers
    • Source barrels and founders as needed
    • Represent New Realm in industry events, on site tours, and tastings
    • Ability to stand on hard surfaces for 8 hours a day

EXPERIENCE & SKILL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Brewing, Winemaking, Food Science or Microbiology degree
  • 5+ years in a sour beer producing brewery with 2-3 years in a leadership position
  • Excellent working knowledge of various strains of Brettanomyces, Lactic Acid Bacteria, and the other microbes that can be used to produce sour beers
  • Microbiology experience with evaluating and monitoring microbes via plating, microscopic examination, etc.
  • Strong laboratory skills
  • Highly refined palate and blending skills
  • Understanding of brewery utilities and preventive maintenance for glycol chillers, heat exchangers, water treatment, wastewater treatment etc.
  • Strong safety focus and comfort in production areas with pressure vessels, steam, hot water, confined spaces

OUR CORE VALUES

Customer Centricity: We have a customer-first mentality with our guests, employees, retailers and community. We lead with yes and act in an environmentally, socially responsible and sensitive manner.

Perfection: We strive for perfection in everything we do. We pay attention to details. We strive to do the right things, the right way, all the time.

Authenticity: We stand firm in our beliefs; we are true to ourselves and do not take ourselves too seriously.

Quality: Quality is our top priority in everything we do. We take a long-term view and never cut corners. We never compromise.

Creativity: We empower our employees and encourage courageous communication to inspire creativity. We encourage meaningful internal collaboration that foster innovation.

Transparency: We are open, candid and transparent in all of our interactions.

Integrity: We maintain and exemplify highly ethical standards at all times. We expect this from ourselves and our partners.

New Realm Brewing Co. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, New Realm Brewing Co. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 708326051-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: New Realm Brewing Co.
  • Location: Greenville, South Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Hospitality & Tourism
  • Job Type: Permanent