Crooked Lane Brewing Company is an award winning brewery and taproom located in Auburn, Ca. Since August 2016, we have been committed to making uncommonly good craft beer. To keep up with our growing production, we are currently seeking an assistant brewer.
21 years of age or older
Good working knowledge of craft beer production; Commercial brewing experience a plus
Passion for the craft brewing industry, good communication skills, and highly reliable
Exceptional attention to detail, quality, and desire for continuous improvement
Ability to follow SOP’s and be a self-starter
Ability to lift 50+ pounds repeatedly, at head height
Ability to constantly stand, bend, lift, twist, climb and crouch in a high noise environment
Ability to work on ladders and in hot, cold, or wet and uncomfortable environments
We are willing to train the right candidate, prior experience in commercial brewing is a plus but not required.
Schedule will be chiefly M-F, 30-40 hours a week, with occasional weekends and evening hours.
Preparing batches, milling, producing wort
Yeast handling and lab analysis
Tank and brew house cleaning and sanitizing
Proper handling of brewery chemicals and adherence to safety procedures
Beer transfer and packaging in kegs
Filling and cellaring barrel aged beer
Maintenance of brewery floors, walls and tanks to maintain a clean environment for our craft
Pallet jack and forklift operation (will train)
Testing beer for gravity, pH, and other laboratory tests as required
Dry Hopping, Fining, Carbonating
Maintaining paper and electronic records
Performing inventory checks
Assisting in bottling and canning operations as required
Assisting in other tasks when necessary
If you are interested in applying, please send us a short note expressing why you would like to join the team and why you would be good at the job (i.e. a cover letter) and resume to jobs (at) crookedlanebrewing dot com. Please put the position you’re applying for in the subject line of your email.