Assistant Brewer / Brewer

Who We Are:

We are a locally owned and operated company with US Operations based out of Warroad, MN and Canadian Operations based out of Kenora, Ontario. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company is committed to sustainable practices, business growth and development, and building external and internal alliances to support local, fresh, and handcrafted goods and services. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company US is headquartered in a repurposed fire hall in downtown Warroad with a Taproom, Retail Store, Online Shop, and Commercial Sales – all under one roof.

If you are energetic, a self-starter, a people person, enthusiastic about craft beer, and love small towns, we invite you to join our team!

Assistant Brewer/Brewer Responsibilities:

Reports to: Head MN Brewer

  • Operates and maintains racking, growler and canning equipment and generating appropriate reports
  • Tracks and compiles both ingredient and product inventory
  • Build orders, receive shipments, generating associated S&R paperwork and coordinating with the appropriate departments
  • Organize and maintain warehouse, cold room and cellar
  • Assist in general production cleaning duties
  • Operates and maintains filter equipment and performs process transfer tasks
  • Performs, records, acts on cellar process measurements of product parameters, maintaining and conducting tasks in the cellar
  • Records utility parameter logs
  • Performs Krausening tasks
  • Assists in Quality Management Program and generating appropriate reports
  • Operates and maintains Brewhouse equipment and generating appropriate reports
  • Operates and maintains mill, boiler, air compressor, air dryer and CO2 equipment
  • Perform general repair and maintenance
  • Research, development and laboratory tasks
  • Participates in product development
  • Conducts administrative duties

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Preference for training or experience in brewing industry, food & beverage or manufacturing industry
  • Training as a Certified Brewer or Master Brewers Diploma, as well as associated industry certifications
  • Proficiency or education in mathematics, chemistry and microbiology
  • Proficiency or training in utility mechanics, electronics and small motor repair
  • Required to lift up to 140lbs (65kg)
  • Perform organizational tasks and problem solving
  • Strong work ethic, punctuality, team work and proactivity

Successful Candidate May Expect:

  • Start date as soon as possible

If you are interested in this job opportunity and are passionate about working for a cutting edge business, in a growth sector – send a cover letter and resume by emailing, no phone calls please. We appreciate your interest in Lake of the Woods Brewing Company but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Job Type:

  • Full-time


  • in house brewing: 1 year

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Posted on August 8, 2018 in Jobs - Warroad, MN

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