Head Brewer

Job Description: 

As one of Minnesota’s fastest growing breweries, Insight Brewing Company is looking for a motivated head brewer to manage its award winning beer lineup. This position seeks a motivated individual who isn’t afraid to push boundaries in beer styles and brewing techniques, but must have an acute attention for quality and consistency. With a 20,000 sq/ft production space with taproom and a 17,000 sq/ft warehouse across the parking lot, Insight is on track to brew 9,000 bbls in 2017, our third year of operating.


About Insight

The adventure of Insight Brewing Company comes from innovating the next great beers, sharing experiences, and pushing limits in an exciting environment. With a combined experience of global brewing, expertise in branding, marketing, and sales, and a desire to succeed, Insight is an exciting environment and workplace that puts a great deal of pride in how employees are treated and valued and how we give back to our community.


Essential Duties

  • All things brewing

  • Recipe Development

  • Manage brewing team

  • Manage production and packaging schedules

  • Maintain accurate and detailed production records

  • Yeast management

  • Perform quality control procedures as prescribed by Director of Quality Control

  • Sensory evaluation

  • Inventory Management

  • Have open communications with senior leadership, packaging and operations staff


Qualifications and Skills

  • Five or more years professional brewing experience

  • Must have excellent communications skills

  • Prior management position required

  • Able to delegate tasks effectively

  • Experience on a 30 bbl brewery or larger preferred

  • Able to lift 55 lbs repeatedly and 165 lbs occasionally

  • Able to stand 8-12 hours per day

  • General computer and software proficiency

  • Able to safely handle cleaning chemicals and brewing equipment

  • Ideal candidate has the following personal traits

    • Outgoing

    • Positive Attitude

    • Open minded

    • Able to keep calm under pressure

    • Hard working

    • Willing to go the extra mile

    • Sense of humor


Please submit resume, cover letter, and references to pam@insightbrewing.com. Competitive benefits offered. Salary is based upon experience and qualifications. All applications are due by August 18th, 2017.

How to Apply
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Job Location: 
Minneapolis, MN
United States