ASSISTANT BREWER

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

  • Washing kegs

  • 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.