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Brewer III

In-Person in our Cape May, NJ Production Facility

As Brewer III you will be responsible for executing the day-to-day brewing schedule in a safe, quality minded, timely and efficient manner. This is a cross-functional role that requires a high degree of experience with automated wort production, cellar operations, yeast management, inventory management and data entry.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Operate our new state-of-the art, fully automated, 5 vessel 30 Bbl. brewhouse.
  • Preform daily cellar tasks such as tank CIP, dry hopping, yeast harvests and pitching.
  • Beer clarification (GEA centrifuge and lenticular filter) and carbonation.
  • Collecting and entering production related data into Ekos
  • Promptly report instances of out of specification product and process to your manager
  • Perform routine maintenance on small equipment (valve seat replacement, pump mechanical seal replacement, etc.)
  • Promptly report equipment issues and failures to your manager.
  • Assist in month end inventory counts and reconciliation.
  • Cleaning, cleaning, and more cleaning.
  • Mentor and train Brewer levels I & II
  • Make recommendations to improve safety, streamline operations, improve efficiency, and improve team dynamics and morale.
  • Assist in other areas of the brewery (packaging line, kegging, etc.) if required.
  • Live the Company’s Core Values and champion a safe, positive, teamwork focused, inclusive working environment.
  • Strictly adhere to all Company, Local, State and Federal policies, protocols, and standards.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Must hold a valid driver's license.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • A passion for Craft Beer
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience at a similar level in a brewery that has an annual capacity of 10,000 Bls or more.
  • Previous experience with operating a fully automated brewhouse preferred.
  • A brewing certification from a recognized institution (ABG, Siebel, etc.) preferred.
  • Excellent critical thinking and time management skills.
  • Ability to take instruction and perform with minimal supervision.
  • Adaptable to changing situations and works well under pressure.
  • Bias for action.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Previous experience with MRP platform (OBeer, Ekos etc.) preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • Comfortable in working in hot, humid environments.
  • Able to routinely lift 55lbs.
  • Able to bend and maneuver in tight or confined spaces.

About Cape May Brewing Company

In 2011, Cape May Brewing Company helped put New Jersey on the map for craft beer and has offered refreshing brews as one of the largest and most acclaimed craft breweries in the region ever since. From our humble beginnings hand-delivering the first keg of Cape May IPA to a local beach bar to the hundreds of accounts offering cans and drafts of our brews throughout New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania, Cape May Brewing Company is where the brews are.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Cape May Brewing Co., we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification listed here, we encourage you to apply anyway! You may just be the right candidate for this role or other roles.

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Our core values

1. Be a Pro

Reliable and dependable • Take action and see it through • Lead by example • Think before you react


Brigitta Faragasso

Brigitta embodies professionalism and consistently raises the bar in every aspect of her work, continuously elevating our collective efforts. Her unwavering commitments to excellence, reliability, and dependability perfectly encapsulate our first Core Value.

2. Be Direct, Honest & Respectful

Be objective, not personal • Listen first • Value other people’s time

Richie Rallo

Richie Rallo

As our most tenured employee, Richie has been a cornerstone in shaping not just our culture, but in cultivating our Core Values. His influence extends far beyond his tenure, setting an exemplary standard for all. His hallmark lies in consistently offering insightful, constructive, and timely feedback with respect and tact.

3. Foster Creativity

Give your intuition a chance • Try something new • Share ideas and communicate openly • Embrace change

Brad Young

Brad Young

Brad’s talent extends far beyond crafting innovative and delectable recipes - though, we might admit our bias on that front. His knack for sparking creativity and fostering seamless collaboration is unmatched. His exceptional ability to inspire creativity and bring teams together stands as a testament to his unparalleled skill in nurturing collaboration and creativity.

4. Be a Good Neighbor

Give back and create positive change • Help others • Turn caring into doing • Be empathetic, reliable, and accessible

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Tasting Room Team

The Tasting Room team consistently goes above and beyond to be Good Neighbors whether it’s with one another internally or with external folks. Our Tasting Room team excels at creating programming in the name of supporting our community whether it’s in the form of a monthly Pint Night to raise money for local organizations or organizing our yearly food drive to support the local food banks, this crew knows how to show up and show out.

5. Work Safe, Work Smart

See something, say something • No shortcuts • No one is above safety

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Rob Page & Rich Piorkowski

As the backbone of our maintenance operations, Rich and Rob form an unstoppable duo, tirelessly managing the lion’s share of our preventative maintenance and repairs across multiple buildings and facilities. Whether they’re fine-tuning complex machinery, upgrading equipment, or simply ensuring proper lighting, their dedication ensures that our teams can function in safe environments without worry.

6. Make it Better

Be curious • Constant improvement big and small • Accept and give feedback; we can all get better

Sean Mc Guirl

Sean McGuirl

Sean bravely took on the demanding responsibility of meticulously crafting, revising, updating, and developing an extensive collection of Standard Operating Procedures for the Production team - a task that often goes unrecognized. These meticulously crafted SOPs stand as a cornerstone of our operational success, providing essential guidelines and protocols that are indispensable in ensuring the excellence of our operations.

7. Have Fun

Celebrate the wins • Take what you do seriously, but not yourself • Make friends

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The Brew Crew

Every Friday, the Brew Crew congregates in the Tasting Room for one of our most cherished traditions, a special Brew Crew Hoppy Hour! From animated conversations about the latest brews to friendly competitions or impromptu games, you can always catch members of the Brew Crew having fun together. This time together is not just a gathering – its a vibrant celebration of the week’s accomplishments.