Firestone Walker Brewing Company began as a small brewery with roots in the wine country on California’s Central Coast. Now a regional craft brewery, our singular purpose remains – to craft the world’s best beers. Passionately in pursuit of the perfect beer… and never satisfied.
The Brewer/Cellar Operator is responsible for cleaning tanks, transferring beer, quality management, yeast management, and equipment maintenance. The cellar operator is also required to maintain a neat, clean, and sanitary environment throughout the brewery.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Specifically, the responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
Operate automated Brewhouse from grain handling to wort cooling Set up, maintain and operate centrifugation equipment Monitor fermentations-check gravities, identify irregularities, record data, dry hopping, cap and chill tanks Manage yeast through yeast harvesting, checking viability, yeast dumps and burps Complete beer transfers: check product for readiness, set up, transfer and cleanup according to SOP. Ensure clean transfers at low D.O. levels in a timely manner Run Filtration: Setup and pre-coat, follow SOP to meet quality specifications; ensure proper operation, CIP and sanitization Complete all necessary paperwork accurately and on time Complete tank cleaning and tank sanitization Use proper safety equipment and personal protection equipment Uphold the quality standards of Firestone Walker inside and outside the Brewery Communicate low level inventory of all items used Ensure that safety procedures are adhered to throughout the building Communicate regularly and efficiently with Cellar Master, Head Brewer, Production Manager, and Packaging Manager Ensure you are punctual, regular in attendance, have a positive attitude and good hygiene and act as a good example for the rest of the staff in these areas Maintain a harmonious work relationship between yourself and your coworkers Communicate a positive attitude, sincere interest, and interact in a positive way with management and staff Other duties as needed
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