Assistant Brewer

Snake Lake Brewing Company - Red Deer, AB (30+ days ago)

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Snake Lake Brewing Company, located in Sylvan Lake Alberta, is currently looking for an Assistant Brewer to join our industrious team. Our crew has some of the most passionate, hardworking individuals whose goal is to create and distribute quality craft beer. Our team exudes innovation with new product and new ideas everyday.

We are looking for a driven, motivated, self starter who can work independently, as well as follow direction and take good care in detail. Ideally, the candidate would be a graduate from an accredited brewing school and have some experience in the industry. We need a person who is knowledgeable in craft beer and has a passion for success. This is a fulltime position that would support the Head Brewer in our facility. The occasional evenings and weekends could be required.

What you will do:

  • Develop and create new recipes.
  • Select and Procure ingredients used in brews created in our facility.
  • Follow operation procedures written in SOPs. This would include Milling, Mashing, Boil/Hopping, Graining out, etc.
  • Manage the fermentation process.
  • Yeast management and lab work.
  • Can and Keg finished brews for distribution. Clean Kegs.
  • Shipping, Receiving, Packaging items for transport.
  • Participate in team meetings.
  • Move or lift product, up to 75kgs.
  • CIP Brewhouse, Brite tanks and Fermenter.
  • Complete monthly inventory counts for raw and finished products.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have a class 5 license with no restrictions.
  • Forklift Certification.
  • Must have some beer knowledge or understanding of the craft beer market.
  • Physically capable to move or lift up to 75kgs.

Assets:

  • Graduated from an accredited brewing school or experience brewing.
  • Have experience with Microsoft programs (Word/Excel).
  • ProServe Certificate
  • Experience with inventory management systems.
  • Cicerone Level 1 Certification.

Snake Lake Brewing can offer competitive wages and incentive bonuses. Benefits are offered after the probation period has been completed. We offer bonus incentive programs based upon goals and objectives agreed to in the development process. Salary is based on experience and education. Training is provided by our knowledgeable staff and we always have an open-door policy. We want to see our employees excel in their positions, building a stronger backbone for the future of our brewery.

If you feel that you are the right fit for our team and are passionate about new opportunities please forward your resume with cover letter to this ad.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Brewery: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Secondary School (Preferred)

Location:

  • Sylvan Lake, AB (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Class 5 (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)