Brewing Specialist – Athens, GA


Safely, Joyfully, and Efficiently produces the highest quality wort at our Southern Mill brewing facility.


Brewing Manager


  • Quality Wort Production
  • Raw Material Handling and Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Production Optimization and Maintenance
  • Sanitation and Cleaning
  • Professional Development


Minimum Qualifications: One year of production experience in a brewery making 5000+ BBLs/year. Preferred experience in brewing and automated brewhouses in breweries producing 30K+ BBLs/year

Physical requirements: Extended standing, bending, sitting, lifting at least 55 # to waist height, ability to move up to 165# across the floor (kegs), ability to climb stairs, read from multiple screens, adequate hearing ability to work safely with others in a loud environment, tolerance for hot, cold, noisy, and dusty conditions.


  • Quality Wort Production
    • Ensure that all wort sent to cellar is on time and to gravity and quality specifications or that a remediation plan is in place and clearly communicated to Brewing Manager.
    • Produce wort according to all SOP’s and notify Brewing Manager to any discrepancy.
    • Efficiently Manage Time to hit brewing schedule.
  • Raw Material Handling and GMP
    • Collect truck and crush samples from every new silo of bulk malt as required
    • Rotate and maintain FIFO for all brewing raw materials.
    • Maintain GMP standards and complete all required special cleaning as directed by Brewing Manager
    • Ensure routine and proper CIP of brewing equipment
  • Production Optimization and Maintenance
    • Identify areas for improvement in process and recipe
    • Execute required maintenance with support from Maintenance Dep., Brewing Manager, Krones, etc…
    • Perform Brewhouse PMs as needed or directed by the Brewing Manager.
  • Professional Development
    • Participate in Giant Leadership training.
    • Participate in Sensory Panel whenever schedule allows. Attend sensory training course once every 2 years.
    • Train new Specialists according to plan provided, audit performance and present report to Brewing Manager after training period ends.


  • Detail oriented: Can discern important and urgent details and actions, takes excellent notes, knows our brewery and equipment intimately.
  • Cool under pressure: Maintains a calm and professional demeanor in all circumstances, appropriately prioritizes under stress.
  • Skilled multitasker: Can easily move between disparate tasks, communicates complex situations clearly.
  • Effective communicator: Listens and communicates with respect and efficiency, self-aware of their communication style and how others may perceive them.
  • Passionate about quality: Holds quality of product in the highest standard, only safety is paramount to quality.


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