Brewer (Beer) - Daleville Brewery at Constellation Brands

Posted in Manufacturing 10 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Daleville, Virginia

Job Description:

Job Description

Company Summary

We’re the producers, creators and marketers of beer, wine and spirts brands that people love. At Constellation Brands, we’re driven to push boundaries and think beyond today to deliver products and experiences that resonate now, tomorrow and well into the future. Because of this approach, we’re the fastest-growing large CPG company in the U.S. at retail, with operations in the U.S., Mexico, New Zealand and Italy. Our premium portfolio of iconic brands like Corona Extra, Modelo Especial, Kim Crawford, Robert Mondavi, Meiomi, The Prisoner, SVEDKA Vodka, High West Whiskey, and more drive industry-leading growth for us today. But we’re just getting started. Our ability to stay on the forefront of consumer trends has fueled our success since our founding in 1945 and will guide us in creating the next generation of products and experiences Worth Reaching For.  

Position Summary

A Brewer is responsible for all aspects of the brewing process including raw materials handling, wort production, yeast management and CIP completion as well as monitoring fermentation and finishing of beer. This employee must be a hardworking, responsible, and self-motivated individual with a passion for the brewing process and a desire to continue learning and growing within the industry. Natural leadership, problem solving skills and attention to detail are also key attributes required of a brewer. They will communicate with management and other members of the Brewing and Filtration teams to keep operations organized, on time, and maintain a solid workflow. This individual will report to the Brewing Supervisor and will play a key role in driving the company’s high-volume needs and quality expectations. Our facility operates with the need for agility, and flexibility with shifts is a must.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operating a 100 BBL brewhouse and producing batches from start to finish

  • Ensure recipes are up to date and provide input during recipe development

  • Yeast handling and management

  • Monitoring fermentation and finishing of beer in order to ensure tank availability to meet the production schedule

  • CIP (clean-in-place) of brewing and fermentation vessels, and other equipment

  • Logging of all brewing related data points and notes from brew day through fermentation and finishing

  • Following SOP (standard operating procedure) in each phase of brewing and fermentation

  • Maintaining clean brewing practices in the brewhouse and cellar

  • Executing preventative maintenance on all brewhouse and cellar equipment

  • Monitoring raw material inventory

Minimum Qualifications

  • Two years’ experience in a commercial production brewery or high-volume brew pub

  • Excellent critical thinking skills and attention to detail

  • A strong passion for brewing and a desire to advance one’s personal growth in the brewing industry

  • Strong organizational habits, a self-motivated work ethic, and good critical thinking/problem solving skills

  • An advanced understanding of all aspects of brewing including cellaring, yeast handling, CIP, and sanitization

  • Flexibility in terms of hours and the ability to work any shift in a 24/7 production environment including weekends and Holidays

  • Computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office/spreadsheet programs

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work as part of a team

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of quality assurance (QA) methods and techniques, laboratory operations, and basic knowledge of chemistry and biology

  • Prior filtration, cellar, packaging experience

  • Mechanical experience and aptitude

  • Forklift operation or certification

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl

  • Heavy physical work including climbing stairs, climbing into tanks, pulling hoses, etc.

  • Willing to work in wet, hot and cold conditions

  • Willing to work in consistently loud environments

  • Ability to work safely with potentially hazardous chemicals

  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move over 50 pounds with assistance

Other Duties:

Please note this Job Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Competitive hourly rate of pay is commensurate with brewing work experience and/or education.

This is a full-time opportunity, with eligibility to enroll in health benefits immediately upon hire. We offer 3 weeks' of PTO, a shift premium/pay differential, a Paid Holiday schedule, 401K with company match, Employee Product Allowance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and more! Your next job opportunity is #WorthReachingFor at Constellation Brands! 

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Daleville, Virginia

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Job Type

Full time

Job Area

Operations and Production

Equal Opportunity

Constellation Brands is committed to a continuing program of equal employment opportunity. All persons have equal employment opportunities with Constellation Brands, regardless of their sex, race, color, age, religion, creed, sexual orientation, national origin or citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (cancer or genetic characteristics), marital status, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), familial status, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related conditions (or any other group or category within the framework of the applicable discrimination laws and regulations).