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Brewer’s Apprentice

Hood River

Description

This is an entry-level position with a special focus on keeping the brewery clean and running smoothly. Our new apprentice will be asked to support the brewers, cellarmen, and packagers as needed. This may include, but will not be limited to: spent grain handling, end of the week cleaning, CIP, packaging, and general brewery upkeep.

The proper fit for this position is someone who is dedicated to the craft of brewing with a strong appreciation for good beer. He or she is a hard worker, capable of multitasking effectively, and able to work with sharp focus and cleanliness. Seeking hands-on experience, and the opportunity to learn in an elite setting.

Qualifications
  • Ability to lift 55-pound bags of malt and 44-pound boxes of hops repeatedly
  • Safely operate a stand up electric forklift
  • Comprehend and remember procedures
  • Self motivate and maintain a fast pace of detailed, accurate work
  • Contribute to our obsessive cleanliness
  • Brewing experience, formal brewing education, and a background in math and science is preferred
  • Solid references are required

Benefits

This is an hourly position, requiring 40 hours per week, with competitive pay based upon experience. Other benefits include: beer benefits, health care insurance, 401(k), and three weeks paid vacation accrued annually.

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Please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@pfriembeer.com

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Brewer

Hood River

Description

We are accepting resumes for a brewer position in our mid-sized production brewery. Our new brewer will be expected to contribute in all parts of production from handling and organizing raw ingredients, brewing, cellar work, yeast handling, filtration, tank cleaning/sanitizing, kegging and bottling beer, and installation and upkeep of equipment as we expand.

The proper fit for this position is someone who is dedicated to the craft of brewing with a strong appreciation for good beer. He or she is a hard worker, capable of multitasking effectively, and able to work with sharp focus and cleanliness.

Qualifications
  • Ability to lift 55-pound bags of malt and 44-pound boxes of hops repeatedly
  • Safely operate a stand up electric forklift
  • Comprehend and remember procedures
  • Self motivate and maintain a fast pace of detailed, accurate work
  • Contribute to our obsessive cleanliness
  • Formal brewing education and a background in math and science preferred
  • Brewing experience and solid references required

Benefits

This is an hourly position, requiring 40 hours per week, with competitive pay based upon experience. Other benefits include: beer benefits, health care insurance, 401(k), and three weeks paid time-off accrued annually.

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Please send resumes and cover letters to jobs@pfriembeer.com

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Senior Operations Manager

Hood River

Description

pFriem Family Brewers is growing its brewery management team, and is looking for a Senior Operations Manager. This person will be responsible for overseeing the production planning, supply chain and procurement management, and forecasting processes of the company. pFriem is looking for a leader that is experienced, organized, and passionate about beer and functioning within a high functioning team.

The successful candidate is an individual who can work with other managers in the company to build and improve business processes, motivate and train others, drive for results, and foster a positive and progressive work environment. Extensive experience in an operations leadership role in a brewery is required. This position is based in Hood River, OR.

Key Qualifications
  • Strong passion and knowledge of craft beer and the beer business.
  • 7+ years of experience in an operations management function in craft beer.
  • Strong sense of urgency and commitment to achieving results.
  • Self-driven, organized, and flexible to work in a high growth environment.
  • Strong personnel management and relationship skills.
  • Strong communication and computer skills preferred.
  • Experience with internal interfaces, specifically production, sales, finance, and executives.
  • Experience with inventory, logistics, and warehousing strategy.
  • Initiative in quickly addressing or preventing problems.
Required Duties and Responsibilities
  • Development of a scalable operations organization to enable company growth.
  • Creation of annual goals and budgets for operations function.
  • Ownership and management of demand and production planning processes.
  • Translation of sales forecasting into production planning, and raw material forecasts.
  • Cooperation with brewery and packaging management on tactical sales and shipment trends.
  • Creation and ownership of supply chain from tactical orders to long term contracts.
  • Management of vendor selection and continuous improvement processes, including negotiation of contracts, value engineering, cost reduction, and total vendor management.
  • Execution of frequent shipment performance reviews with management and ownership.
  • Ownership of company MRP system, and frequent synchronization with finance function.
Employee Benefits
  • Competitive salary with a performance-based bonus structure.
  • 3 weeks paid vacation accrued annually.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Company match 401(k).
  • Beer and tasting room benefits.
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​Please send cover letter and resume to jobs@pfriembeer.com

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Packaging Specialist

Hood River

Description

We are accepting resumes for a packaging specialist position in our small production brewery. The packager position will be expected to learn to operate bottling, kegging, and labeling equipment. He/she will be expected to work well with the packaging team to maintain the high quality of pFriem beer throughout the packaging process.

The proper fit for this position is someone who is hard-working, has good attention to detail, hustles and will work well in a busy but efficient brewery. He or she is self-motivated, capable of multitasking effectively, able to work with sharp focus and tidiness.

Qualifications

  • Ability to lift kegs, and move heavy pallets via pallet jack
  • Safely operate a stand up electric forklift
  • Self motivate and maintain a fast pace of detailed, accurate work
  • Contribute to our obsessive cleanliness
  • Solid references are a must
Benefits

This is an hourly position, requiring 40 hours per week, with competitive pay based upon experience. Other benefits include: beer benefits, health care insurance, 401(k), and three weeks paid vacation accrued annually.

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Please send resumes and cover letters to simon@pfriembeer.com

Thank you for your consideration, we look forward to hearing from you!

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