Assistant Brewer/Brewer

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Lake of the Woods Brewing Company is hiring an Assistant Brewer/Brewer! For more information about this Leap job posting, check out the details below!

We are a locally owned and operated company in Kenora ON, with locations in Warroad MN and Winnipeg MB, helping us close the loop around our communities on Lake of the Woods! Lake of the Woods Brewing Company is Ontario’s Northernmost brewery and is committed to sustainable practices, business growth and development, and building external and internal alliances to support local, fresh, and handcrafted goods and services. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company’s flagship location is in are purposed, historic fire hall in downtown Kenora on the northern shores of Lake of the Woods with a Taproom & Eatery, Retail Store, Online Shop, and Commercial Sales – all under one roof. We are Minnesota’s northernmost brewery located in Warroad on the shores of Lake of the Woods! Our most recent addition is our unique microbrewery and tasting room in downtown Winnipeg, located in Hargrave St Market in True North Square. We are young and we are growing!

If you are energetic, a self-starter, a people person, enthusiastic about craft beer, we invite you to join our team!

The Assistant Brewer/Brewer is a full-time permanent position. The Assistant Brewer/Brewer will need flexible hours and weekend availability. Transitioning from Assistant Brewer to Brewer will increase your wage per hour pending on qualifications and course completion. You will be eligible for health and dental benefits, RRSP program enrolment, opportunity to complete certifications relevant to your position and other employee perks after 3-month probationary period.

Employer Name: Lake of the Woods Brewing Company
City: Kenora
Province: ON
Postal Code: P9N 1G5
Application Deadline: December 1, 2022
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Job Type: Full-Time
Wages: TBD

Duties of this LEAP Job Posting:

Reports to: Head Brewer

  • Operates and maintains racking, growler and canning equipment and generating appropriate reports
  • Tracks and compiles both ingredient and product inventory
  • Build orders, receive shipments, generating associated S&R paperwork and coordinating with the appropriate departments
  • Organize and maintain warehouse, cold room and cellar
  • Assist in general production cleaning duties
  • Operates and maintains filter equipment and performs process transfer tasks
  • Performs, records, acts on cellar process measurements of product parameters, maintaining and conducting tasks in the cellar
  • Records utility parameter logs
  • Performs Krausening tasks
  • Assists in Quality Management Program and generating appropriate reports
  • Operates and maintains Brewhouse equipment and generating appropriate reports
  • Operates and maintains mill, boiler, air compressor, air dryer and CO2 equipment
  • Perform general repair and maintenance
  • Research, development and laboratory tasks
  • Participates in product development
  • Conducts administrative duties
  • Other duties as required
Qualifications for this LEAP Job Posting:
  • Preference for training or experience in brewing industry, food & beverage or manufacturing industry
  • Training as a Certified Brewer or Master Brewers Diploma, as well as associated industry tickets and certifications
  • Privacy – Terms
  • Proficiency or education in mathematics, chemistry and microbiology
  • Proficiency or training in utility mechanics, electronics and small motor repair
  • Required to lift up to 65kg
  • Perform organizational tasks and problem solving
  • Strong work ethic, punctuality, team work and proactivity
How To Apply to this LEAP Job Posting:

If you are interested in this job opportunity and are passionate about working for a cutting-edge business, in a growth sector – send a covering letter and resume by emailing no phone calls please. We appreciate your interest in Lake of the Woods Brewing Company but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lake of the Woods Brewing Company is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Lake of the Woods Brewing Company are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion, nationality, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, medical history, or any other status protected by the laws. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Lake of the Woods Brewing Company encourages applicants of all legal working age.

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