Melvin Brewing Jobs

Inter­est­ed in work­ing with Melvin Brew­ing? Well you’ve come to the right place! Below are a list of our cur­rent job open­ings. Please read through care­ful­ly and respond via email to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

California Field Hoperative

San Diego, Cal­i­for­nia
  • Sales Rep­re­sen­ta­tive will be respon­si­ble for devel­op­ing total ter­ri­to­ry rev­enue to the plan through dis­trib­u­tor man­age­ment to meet ABP. As a new brand in state we’re look­ing to meet our poten­tial in this mar­ket.
  • Work autonomous­ly to estab­lish, devel­op, and grow a strong base of on-premise and off-premise accounts.
  • Increase the avail­abil­i­ty and vis­i­bil­i­ty of prod­ucts in new and exist­ing on- and off-premise accounts through pre­scribed pro­grams, POS, and sig­nage.
  • Par­tic­i­pate in and cre­ate evening and week­end pro­mo­tions and assist with spe­cial events.
  • Com­plete dai­ly account vis­it reports, month­ly expense reports and oth­er sur­veys and reports as required.
  • Cre­ate and exe­cute com­pelling, fun, mem­o­rable events that will be referred to by all who attend­ed as “once in a life­time” (even if they’re wrong about that, because we do this shit all the time)
  • You will chal­lenge everyone’s notion of what great, con­sis­tent­ly excel­lent beer and beer drink­ing is, includ­ing your own.
  • Know how much mad­ness you can get away with, and live right at that line.
At retail: 
  • Secure dis­play space, shelf space and share of cold box. Improve Melvin sta­tus by build­ing dis­plays, reset­ting cold box­es, and increas­ing vis­i­bil­i­ty though point-of-sale.
  • Devel­op pro­pos­als for prospec­tive cus­tomers and deliv­er per­sua­sive sales pre­sen­ta­tions.
  • Main­tain pos­i­tive busi­ness rela­tion­ships and com­mu­ni­ca­tion with account own­ers, man­agers, buy­ers.
  • Iden­ti­fy and suc­cess­ful­ly expe­dite sell to new cus­tomers through your dis­trib­u­tor.
  • Pro­vide excel­lent cus­tomer ser­vice through devel­op­ing a reg­u­lar call pat­terns to: book dis­plays, place per­ma­nent point of sale, plan pro­mo­tion activ­i­ties, offer after sale fol­low-through, pro­vide craft beer edu­ca­tion, etc.
  • Intro­duce and sell in new brands and pack­ages includ­ing activ­i­ties to sup­port sell through.
  • Cre­ate and imple­ment pro­grams designed specif­i­cal­ly for on-premise Accounts through Sales Direc­tor and Dis­trib­u­tor with­in lim­its of bud­get to sup­port ABP.
  • Con­duct dis­trib­u­tor, wait­staff / bar­tender edu­ca­tion sem­i­nars.
  • Cre­ate rea­sons for every­one in the shop to rave about Melvin, all the time
  • Iden­ti­fy accounts that can car­ry every one of our SKUs, make sure they do. For accounts not capa­ble of that, help them build towards it.
  • Every account you call on should under­stand that you’re there to improve their busi­ness and help them achieve their goals.
At Dis­trib­u­tor lev­el: 
  • Work with dis­trib­u­tors to build share of mind and aware­ness of our port­fo­lio and pro­gram­ming at dis­trib­u­tor lev­el.
  • Lever­age and mar­shal their time, dupli­cate your efforts through them.
  • Work to man­age inven­to­ry lev­els to sup­port your suc­cess in mar­ket (keep the beer fresh and in stock)
  • Cre­ate a team of Melvin sales peo­ple, like zom­bies they’ll infect each oth­er until there’s only a small,
  • rag tag band of hold outs who don’t drink and rave about our beer.
  • Assist in dis­trib­u­tor craft beer edu­ca­tion, cre­at­ing a team of con­sul­ta­tive­ly sell­ing beer experts.
  • Part­ner with dis­trib­u­tors to ensure ful­fill­ment of accounts’ needs.
For Con­sumers: 
  • Per­form beer sam­plings, tast­ings, beer din­ners, and event pro­mo­tions.
  • Con­vince them that we’re from the future, and rep­re­sent every­thing to them.
  • Remind them that hav­ing fun is a dai­ly neces­si­ty for peo­ple
  • Blow their minds, all the time
  • Teach them about why craft beer is rad, craft drinkers are the best and how some cor­po­ra­tions rob them of choice and expe­ri­ence. All that will feed into why it’s impor­tant to sup­port com­pa­nies who sup­port peo­ple and the cre­ation of rad lives for their staff.
Sales peo­ple should: 
  • Be an ener­getic, unre­lent­ing, enthu­si­as­tic, self-moti­vat­ed, self-dis­ci­plined, com­pet­i­tive, assertive, con­fi­dent, goal-ori­ent­ed self starter with the desire to suc­ceed.
  • Be able to work inde­pen­dent­ly and with the rest of the sales and mar­ket­ing team to accom­plish goals.
  • Be able to man­age a ter­ri­to­ry from a home-office base.
  • Be very orga­nized in order to man­age mul­ti­ple tasks with strong atten­tion to detail.
  • Have strong orga­ni­za­tion­al and time man­age­ment skills.
  • Have excel­lent prob­lem solv­ing skills.
  • Pos­sess excel­lent ver­bal and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion skills as well as inter­per­son­al skills.
  • Be out­go­ing and friend­ly.
  • Be able to trav­el dai­ly, work flex­i­ble hours includ­ing nights and week­ends.
  • Be pro­fi­cient with both email and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Pow­er­Point).
  • Com­mit to con­stant­ly improv­ing knowl­edge of: beer, Melvin prod­ucts and the gen­er­al bev­er­age indus­try.
  • Under­stand that we sell noth­ing, we help peo­ple buy the stuff they need (in this case the best beer ever from the most fun brew­ery that’s ever exist­ed)
  • Be able to bal­ance work and play (or pos­sess no dif­fer­ence between the two)
  • Know that when we say work and play are the same, it’s true, so long as your hit­ting or beat­ing every sin­gle one of your goals.
Sales­peo­ple will have: 
  • A safe dri­ving record.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • A reg­is­tered, insured, and depend­able vehi­cle.
  • The abil­i­ty to dri­ve to and from accounts con­tin­u­ous­ly.
  • The abil­i­ty to lift & move cas­es of beer fre­quent­ly, climb, kneel, and stoop to arrange & dis­play point of sale.
  • A total­ly unquench­able desire to be best at what they’re doing, by their own def­i­n­i­tion (that they’ve shared and devel­oped with the crew at Melvin)

Appli­ca­tion Dead­line: Open until filled

Inter­est­ed appli­cants should for­ward resume to Jobs@melvinbrewing.com with the sub­ject line: Cal­i­for­nia Field Hop­er­a­tive

Cellar Worker

Alpine, Wyoming

Reports To: Lead Cel­larman and Head Brew­er

Posi­tion Overview

The Cel­lar Work­er is respon­si­ble for the duties involved with the fer­men­ta­tion cel­lar and all beer released to pack­ag­ing.  The qual­i­ty of our beer is our pri­ma­ry focus and can be great­ly affect­ed by the cel­lar process­es.  Ensur­ing qual­i­ty must be the Cel­lar Worker’s pri­ma­ry focus.

The Cel­lar Work­er is respon­si­ble for clean­ing and san­i­tiz­ing fer­men­ta­tion and con­di­tion­ing tanks, as well as trans­fer­ring beer from tank to tank, ensur­ing the beer is trans­ferred in an asep­tic man­ner.  The Cel­lar Work­er is also respon­si­ble for mon­i­tor­ing the fer­men­ta­tion of beer, the cool­ing of fer­ment­ing and con­di­tion­ing beer, and car­bon­at­ing beer to the cor­rect lev­el.  The Cel­lar Work­er also cleans and san­i­tizes prod­uct lines and oth­er equip­ment as well as the gen­er­al work­ing envi­ron­ment in the cel­lar.  Clean­ing duties will include floors, out­sides of tanks, parts, floor drains, filtration/centrifuge equip­ment, racks and con­tain­ers.  The Cel­lar Work­er is also respon­si­ble for check­ing dis­solved oxy­gen of the beer, and any oth­er task in the cel­lar that is deemed nec­es­sary.  No job is too big or too small.

Essen­tial Duties:

  • Oper­ate cel­lar equip­ment in a safe and effi­cient man­ner.
  • Com­plete all nec­es­sary paper­work accu­rate­ly and on time.
  • Main­tain yeast disposal/harvest, and grain area cleanup sched­ule.
  • Per­form all tasks in an effi­cient, safe and pro­duc­tive man­ner.
  • Main­tain inven­to­ry as need­ed.  Report all low lev­els of inven­to­ry to your super­vi­sor when nec­es­sary.
  • Oper­a­tion of cen­trifuge.
  • Mon­i­tor grav­i­ties, tem­per­a­tures, DO, off fla­vors and car­bon­a­tions dai­ly.
  • Per­form FV and BBT CIP’s, while main­tain­ing our qual­i­ty focused SOP’s.
  • Be respon­si­ble for ensur­ing that secu­ri­ty pro­ce­dures are adhered to through­out the build­ing.
  • Com­mu­ni­cate reg­u­lar­ly and effi­cient­ly with Melvin Brew­ing staff.
  • Arrive to each shift on time with a pos­i­tive atti­tude.
  • Assist oth­er depart­ments when nec­es­sary, includ­ing but not lim­it­ed to brew­ing, and QC.

Oth­er Requirements/Skills:

  • Fol­low all SOPs and safe­ty pro­to­cols.
  • Make obser­va­tions of effi­cien­cies and inef­fi­cien­cies.
  • Make rec­om­men­da­tions for equip­ment and process­es with for­mal reports or an email.
  • Con­tribute to improve­ments and process­es required to gain effi­cien­cy and qual­i­ty assur­ance in the cel­lar depart­ment.
  • Con­tribute to the evo­lu­tion of the cel­lar depart­ment.
  • Com­plete spe­cial projects assigned by super­vi­sors.
  • Con­tin­ue work­ing in cel­lar depart­ment to learn and improve the cur­rent cel­lar pro­gram.
  • Remain calm, flex­i­ble, and able to work through set­backs and emer­gen­cies.
  • Abil­i­ty to know when to ask for help from the Lead Cel­lar­man or Head Brew­er if help is need­ed to pre­vent mis­takes and ulti­mate­ly get the job done.
  • Able to work through chal­lenges by set­ting a pro­fes­sion­al and upbeat exam­ple.
  • Writ­ing and math skills nec­es­sary to accu­rate­ly com­plete a dilu­tion cal­cu­la­tions, vol­ume, flow, den­si­ty, weight, length, pres­sure and oth­er unit con­ver­sions, cal­cu­late beer volumes/losses, and alco­hol con­tent.
  • Con­sis­tent­ly read and write orders and draft emails.
  • Abil­i­ty to com­plete forms.
  • Com­mu­ni­cate clear­ly with co­workers and man­agers, ver­bal­ly and writ­ten.
  • Fre­quent prob­lem solv­ing.
  • Min­i­mum of 2+ years’ expe­ri­ence in cel­lar­ing or brew­ing in a pro­duc­tion brew­ery.
  • Flex­i­bil­i­ty to work var­ied shifts includ­ing week­ends, hol­i­days, and nights.
  • Prop­er use of PPE.
  • Knowl­edge of indus­tri­al con­trols and instru­men­ta­tion.
  • Fork lift cer­ti­fi­ca­tion a plus (not required).
  • Knowl­edge of yeast cell counts and pitch­ing.

Phys­i­cal Requirement/Working Con­di­tions:

The phys­i­cal demands described here are rep­re­sen­ta­tive of those that must be met by an employ­ee to suc­cess­ful­ly per­form the essen­tial func­tions of this job. Rea­son­able accom­mo­da­tions may be made to enable indi­vid­u­als with dis­abil­i­ties to per­form the essen­tial func­tions.

  • Capa­ble of stand­ing on your feet for long peri­ods of time, 10 hours per day.
  • Phys­i­cal abil­i­ty to lift 55+ lbs to shoul­der height.
  • Abil­i­ty to work in a noisy envi­ron­ment.
  • Capa­ble of fol­low­ing all safe­ty pro­ce­dures while around work­ing with poten­tial­ly haz­ardous machin­ery, chem­i­cals etc.
  • Abil­i­ty to work all shifts, includ­ing tra­di­tion­al work days, nights and week­ends.
  • Must have reli­able trans­porta­tion.
  • Fol­low and com­ply with all terms and con­di­tions as stat­ed in the Employ­ee Hand­book.

Appli­ca­tion Dead­line: Open until filled

Inter­est­ed appli­cants should for­ward resume to Jobs@melvinbrewing.com with the sub­ject line: Cel­lar Per­son

The jobs below are not cur­rent­ly being filled. How­ev­er, we are always look­ing to col­lect resumes from qual­i­fied appli­cants who want to work for Melvin Brew­ing. If you’re inter­est­ed in apply­ing for these jobs, please do and we will reach out if and when we do hir­ing for them.

Brewer

Alpine, Wyoming

Reports to: Head Brew­er

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions or Skill Required:

  • Full mobil­i­ty and phys­i­cal capa­bil­i­ty to safe­ly and effec­tive­ly work in a brew­ery envi­ron­ment includ­ing:
    • stand­ing up to 10 hours per shift
    • stoop­ing, bend­ing, crouch­ing, reach­ing
    • man­u­al manip­u­la­tion of small parts and all equip­ment nec­es­sary to the job
    • lift­ing up to 55 pounds to shoul­der height repet­i­tive­ly
    • work­ing in often hot/wet/cold/humid con­di­tions
    • abil­i­ty to walk up and down stairs through­out shift
    • near and far dis­tance sight
  • Great palate for beer with sharp olfac­to­ry and taste sens­es
  • At least two years of expe­ri­ence in mid-sized craft brew­ery
  • Strong ver­bal and writ­ten com­mu­ni­ca­tion capa­bil­i­ty
  • Abil­i­ty to work all shifts, includ­ing tra­di­tion­al work days, nights and week­ends
  • Must have reli­able trans­porta­tion
  • High school diplo­ma

Respon­si­bil­i­ties include, but are not lim­it­ed to: 

  • Oper­a­tion of mul­ti-ves­sel, auto­mat­ed brew­house
  • Malt han­dling and milling
  • CIP of brew­house ves­sels
  • Wort trans­fer
  • Man­u­al clean­ing
  • Basic brew­ery equip­ment main­te­nance
  • Facil­i­ties main­te­nance
  • Raw mate­r­i­al and fin­ished prod­uct han­dling (fork­lift and oth­er equip­ment oper­a­tion to ware­house and load/unload trucks)

Desired Expe­ri­ence and Skills: 

  • Pri­or ware­house expe­ri­ence pre­ferred.
  • Fork­lift cer­ti­fi­ca­tion and expe­ri­ence a plus

Appli­ca­tion Dead­line: Open until filled

Inter­est­ed appli­cants should for­ward resume to Jobs@melvinbrewing.com with the sub­ject line: Brew­er