Cross-Eyed Owl Brewing Company (XEO) is seeking a Brewer for our production brewery located in Decatur, Alabama. Our 11,500 sq/ft facility has been open since February 2018 and is the only brewery in Decatur. We are in the Arts & Entertainment district of downtown and have a 2000 sq/ft tap room with 2500 sq/ft beer garden on site. The surrounding area is revitalizing and has become the cultural center of Decatur over the last several years. We are surrounded by popular restaurants and hang outs servicing a fantastic community.
This is a full-time salaried position with benefits package. Qualified applicants will have at least 1 year of valid industry experience, be at least 21 years of age, and have obtained at least a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent. Applicant must have the ability to handle the operational and administrative stresses of the position. You will be a contributing member of a small and highly productive team. You must be an effective communicator and responsible decision-maker with the ability to multi-task and demonstrate reliability. This position demands flexibility with hours and availability.
Oversee and assist in all aspects of beer production on a 5bbl and 1bbl system.
Operate forklift and pallet jacks to receive, store, access and load shipments of ingredient or product.
Follow brewery SOPs for all brewhouse tasks. (Brewing, Cellaring, CIP, Maintenance, Chemical Handling, etc.).
Obsessively adhere to sanitization procedures.
Safely handle and use hazardous materials and chemicals.
Ensure Quality Control throughout all production processes.
Adapt and improvise as needed.
Perform basic brewing measurements and calculations
Maintain accurate paper logs and administrative notes, as required.
Complete general cleaning tasks (sweeping, scrubbing, mopping)
Maintain a clean and orderly workspace
Pitch, Propagate, Harvest, and Store yeast for use/reuse.
Problem-solving and multi-tasking in a demanding environment.
Repeatedly lift up to 55lbs and safely move heavy objects (160lb+).
Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
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