Lead Brewer

Figurehead Brewing Company

Seattle, WA, USA


$20-25 (hourly)



Sep 12

Figurehead Brewing Company is a seven-year-old brewery in the Magnolia neighborhood with a passion for hand crafting balanced and approachable beers for every occasion. We are looking for an individual to perform all aspects of beer production under the supervision of the head brewer. A successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and interested in the unique opportunity to grow along with our business. This position will play a critical role in our goal to double production over the next year.

The current full-time opening is for a lead brewer who will be involved in all steps of the production of beer including cleaning kegs and tanks, monitoring fermentation, packaging beer, and brewing on our manual 7bbl brewhouse. This position will also includes representing Figurehead at local events, interaction with customers, and occasional keg delivery to accounts throughout the Seattle area.

At Figurehead we strive to create a welcoming environment for customers of all backgrounds, including women and people of color, and we recognize that our staff  play a huge role in that. We therefore strive for a diverse workforce that reflects the customer base we serve, and we strongly encourage women, minorities, and people of color to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

- 2 years professional brewing experience

- Passion for beer and brewing

- Good communication skills

- Dependable

- Excellent problem solver

- Mechanical aptitude

- Desire to be part of a small and growing business

- Ability to work independently

- Detail oriented

- Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

- 21+ years old

- Ability to lift 55 pounds and maneuver 160 pounds


- $20 - $25/hr DOE

- One week paid vacation and holidays

- Medical stipend

- Beer and merchandise discount

Figurehead Brewing is a small, local, independent brewery located in Magnolia. We strive to make high quality, balanced beers for every type of beer drinker. Our beers are focused on showcasing all the ingredients that go into beer, including malt and yeast, and we brew mostly traditional English and Belgian inspired styles. Equally important, we love connecting with customers and we’re proud to call many of our neighbors and regulars our friends. If you value not only quality beer, but also the people that drink it, then we encourage you to apply and play a critical role in the growth of Figurehead. Learn more about us at our website: www.figureheadbrewingcompany.com or find us on Facebook and Instagram.


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