Melvin Brewing Jobs

Melvin Brewing is located in Alpine, WY — about 40 miles south of Jackson Hole, gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Our brewery is located on the banks of Palisades Reservoir and the Snake River, with two more rivers and vast wilderness all around. Year-round outdoor opportunities including fishing, hunting, mountain and road biking, and snow sports of all kinds.

We’re brewing beer from the future in one of the most beautiful, wild regions in the US and we’re looking for people who are up for the adventure!

Interested in working with us? Well you’ve come to the right place!

Below is a list of our current job openings. Pay is commensurate with experience and benefits are available for full-time employees, including Medical, Dental, Vision, IRA, and some pretty great beer!

Please read through carefully and respond via email to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

IF YOUR BEER IS NOT MADNESS. IT’S NOT BEER!

Brewer/Cellar Operator

Alpine, Wyoming

Position Overview

Melvin Brewing is seeking an experienced brewer/cellar person to help us make beer from the future in beautiful Alpine, WY.  We are currently operating a 30 bbl, 6-vessel automated brewhouse in a 20,000 square foot brewing facility among the mountains and rivers of western Wyoming.  We are looking for someone who can complement our vision with his or her skillset.

Responsibilities:

Duties include, but are not limited to, all requisite duties for hot- and cold-side brewery operations:

  • Malt handling and brewhouse processes
  • Fermentation monitoring
  • Operation of GEA separator
  • Wort and beer transfer
  • Yeast pitching/health management
  • 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)
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • Unmitigated passion for beer and the work it takes to make it
  • At least 2 years experience performing above duties at mid- to large-size craft brewery
  • Quality-minded professional who always strives to improve
  • Safety consciousness
  • High level verbal and written communication capacity
  • Team player with appreciation for combining efforts with others to achieve a common goal. Flexibility in schedule to permit brewer to work days, nights and weekends as needed

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • 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
  • Great palate for beer with sharp olfactory and taste senses

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

 

Packaging Technician

Alpine, Wyoming

Position Overview

The Packaging Technician supports overall business success through physical preparation of finished goods.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing materials and equipment for packaging runs
  • Physically assisting with operation of canning line
  • Logging and tracking material usage
  • Cleaning equipment and maintaining organization of material storage
  • Attend requisite meetings including safety breakouts, quarterly meetings, and daily shift meetings

Qualifications:

  • Ability to follow instructions and prioritize to successfully complete multiple tasks
  • Desire to employ a Safety-First approach
  • Willingness to work flexible schedules to meet deadlines

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Full mobility and physical capability to safely and effectively work in a brewery including:
    • Sitting or standing up to 10 hours per shift
    • Ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb
    • 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

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

Laboratory Technician

Alpine, Wyoming

Position Overview:

The Laboratory Technician is a full-time position who is responsible for analytical and microbiological monitoring of the entire beer production process. This includes routine sampling, analytical testing, and sensory analysis of product and materials from the entire brewing process including water, wort, yeast, finished beer and packaged product. Prior experience in the QA/QC and/or sensory department in a brewery is desired, but not required.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtain samples from various points of the beer production process
  • Prepare samples and perform analyses including centrifugation, filtration, and dilution
  • Execute sample analysis by following laboratory Standard Operating Procedures to ensure accurate sampling, testing, and use of lab equipment and instruments
  • Utilize sterile technique to obtain and process samples throughout the brewery
  • Prepare microbiological media, sterile plating, and microscopic analysis for microbial growth
  • Collaborate with colleagues to maintain lab beer inventory
  • Attend requisite meetings including safety breakouts, quarterly meetings, and daily shift meetings

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Science — preferably Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Food Science or equivalent work experience or training from an accredited institution.
  • Strong passion and knowledge for the craft beer industry
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory techniques, procedures and instruments including microscopy, cell counting with a hemocytometer, spectrophotometry, and PCR
  • Ability to safely handle reagents and other potentially hazardous chemicals
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with diverse groups and departments
  • Organized and able to efficiently multi-task and prioritize
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Aware of the critical role of cleaning and sanitation in the brewing process
  • Desire to employ a Safety-First approach

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Full mobility and physical capability to safely and effectively work in a brewery environment including:
    • Occasionally required to sit for long periods of time
    • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb
    • Ability to frequently talk, hear, and smell
    • 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
  • This position is full time which will require a flexible schedule to cover 7 days a week which includes availability to work normal business hours, some weekends, holidays, and evening shifts.
  • Must be 21 years of age

Please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

Sales Representative — Colorado

Denver, CO

Position Overview:

The Sales Representative (aka Field Hoperative) is a full-time position responsible for growing total territory revenue versus the prior year through distributor management to meet ABP. This includes working autonomously to establish, develop and grow a strong base of on- and off-premise accounts.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing Wholesalers and Retail Account Base
  • Increase the availability and visibility of products in new and existing accounts through prescribed programs, POS, and signage
  • Participate in evening and weekend promotions and assist with special events including beer samplings, tastings, and dinners
  • Complete daily account visit reports, monthly expense reports and other surveys and reports as required
  • That management tools are in place to continuously improve Wholesaler relationships and Retail Account relationships., Organizational design and staffing for optimal annual production
  • Work and operate off of a plan for your set area. Anticipates future needs and changes that drive growth, such as sharing best practices, new trends, new brands, and retail accounts
  • Deliver the volume and distribution targets for the channel

 

  • At Retail Level
    • Cold calling on bars, restaurants, hotels, and major sports venues
    • Work with distributors and chain buyers to 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

 

  • At Distributor Level
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with all key wholesaler personnel within sales territory
    • Implement sales performance measures and targets using brand priorities with wholesalers while assisting in achieving expected on and off premise results
    • Assume a leadership role in understanding, developing, and implementing key brewery initiatives with distributor sales team
    • Build awareness of our portfolio and programming
    • Conduct in-field work with wholesaler Sales Representatives
    • Communicate on premise and off-premise SKU priorities by varietal and price, segments and review execution against these standards
    • Build, manage, and communicate business plans and forecasts with wholesaler team that will lead to successful execution in the market
    • Assist in craft beer education
    • Ensure that the Breweries quality standards are clearly understood and enforced by brewery sales team, distributors and retailers
    • Review and communicate sales data, and market insights relevant with Wholesaler Teams
    • Partner with distributors to ensure fulfillment of accounts’ needs
    • Attend and assist with selected festivals and events such as but not limited to brewery dinners, tastings, and promotions
    • Develop and conduct on-going training programs with sales team, distributors, retailers, and consumers
    • Pricing Surveys for KAMs
    • Create incentives, trade programs and work with local wholesalers to drive distribution & volume

 

Qualifications:

  • Energy, enthusiasm, confidence, self-motivation, and self-discipline
  • Strong passion and knowledge for the craft beer industry with a desire to continue learning
  • Outgoing and friendly disposition
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with diverse groups and departments
  • Organized and able to efficiently multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel daily and work flexible schedules to meet deadlines

 

Requirements:

  • A safe driving record and a valid driver’s license
  • A registered, insured, and dependable vehicle
  • The ability to drive to and from accounts routinely
  • Full mobility and physical capability to handle product safely and effectively including the ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, and lift up to 55 pounds
  • Must be 21 years of age

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

Sales Representative — E. Wyoming

Denver, CO

Position Overview:

The Sales Representative (aka Field Hoperative) is a full-time position responsible for growing total territory revenue versus the prior year through distributor management to meet ABP. This includes working autonomously to establish, develop and grow a strong base of on- and off-premise accounts.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing Wholesalers and Retail Account Base
  • Increase the availability and visibility of products in new and existing accounts through prescribed programs, POS, and signage
  • Participate in evening and weekend promotions and assist with special events including beer samplings, tastings, and dinners
  • Complete daily account visit reports, monthly expense reports and other surveys and reports as required
  • That management tools are in place to continuously improve Wholesaler relationships and Retail Account relationships., Organizational design and staffing for optimal annual production
  • Work and operate off of a plan for your set area. Anticipates future needs and changes that drive growth, such as sharing best practices, new trends, new brands, and retail accounts
  • Deliver the volume and distribution targets for the channel

 

  • At Retail Level
    • Cold calling on bars, restaurants, hotels, and major sports venues
    • Work with distributors and chain buyers to 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

 

  • At Distributor Level
    • Develop and maintain partnerships with all key wholesaler personnel within sales territory
    • Implement sales performance measures and targets using brand priorities with wholesalers while assisting in achieving expected on and off premise results
    • Assume a leadership role in understanding, developing, and implementing key brewery initiatives with distributor sales team
    • Build awareness of our portfolio and programming
    • Conduct in-field work with wholesaler Sales Representatives
    • Communicate on premise and off-premise SKU priorities by varietal and price, segments and review execution against these standards
    • Build, manage, and communicate business plans and forecasts with wholesaler team that will lead to successful execution in the market
    • Assist in craft beer education
    • Ensure that the Breweries quality standards are clearly understood and enforced by brewery sales team, distributors and retailers
    • Review and communicate sales data, and market insights relevant with Wholesaler Teams
    • Partner with distributors to ensure fulfillment of accounts’ needs
    • Attend and assist with selected festivals and events such as but not limited to brewery dinners, tastings, and promotions
    • Develop and conduct on-going training programs with sales team, distributors, retailers, and consumers
    • Pricing Surveys for KAMs
    • Create incentives, trade programs and work with local wholesalers to drive distribution & volume

 

Qualifications:

  • Energy, enthusiasm, confidence, self-motivation, and self-discipline
  • Strong passion and knowledge for the craft beer industry with a desire to continue learning
  • Outgoing and friendly disposition
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with diverse groups and departments
  • Organized and able to efficiently multi-task, problem solve, and prioritize
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel daily and work flexible schedules to meet deadlines

 

Requirements:

  • A safe driving record and a valid driver’s license
  • A registered, insured, and dependable vehicle
  • The ability to drive to and from accounts routinely
  • Full mobility and physical capability to handle product safely and effectively including the ability to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, climb, and lift up to 55 pounds
  • Must be 21 years of age

If interested, please email your cover letter, resume and references to jobs@melvinbrewing.com.

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.

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