job posting:

Update:

February 24, 2018

This position has now been filled

 

Assistant Kombucha Brewer – Full Time, Permanent

February 19, 2018

Tofino Kombucha launched in the spring of 2017 and has now grown into a thriving and ever-expanding kombucha brewery and we need a brewer that wants to grow with us! Are you a hard working, dedicated and a self-directed person with a positive attitude that loves kombucha as much as we do?

Key Responsibilities:

  • Brew kombucha in accordance with Standard Operating Procedure (SOP)
  • Measure and document ingredients, sources, lot numbers, Ph readings, etc
  • Adherence to and compliance with Food Safety and Sanitation Plans
  • Clean and sanitize kegs, fermentation vessels & brewery
  • Operate boilers, pumps and other brewery equipment
  • Keep inventory of raw ingredients, packaging materials and finished products
  • Bottle & Keg kombucha
  • Deliver kombucha within the Tofino and Ucluelet area and record sales receipts
  • Build strong relationships with accounts by providing consistent, excellent customer service
  • Perform and complete other additional projects, duties, and assignments as required
  • Exercise extreme discretion when dealing with all proprietary information at all times
  • Represent the company at events by pouring kombucha and engaging with event participants

 Requirements: 

  • Must have interest in kombucha, tea, brewing and fermentation
  • Ability to strictly follow SOPs and product recipes
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment and  work independently
  • Ability to work in an efficient production environment while maintaining attention to detail
  • Strong logistics, record keeping and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Being proactive in learning and staying up to date in production methods
  • General computer knowledge / skills
  • Strong personal hygiene and cleanliness

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Stand for long periods of time with frequent bending and stooping
  • Frequent lifting with hands and arms and frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Repetitive use of hands for grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation
  • Occasional use of ladders
  • Work in wet and cold or hot and humid environments and subject to noise
  • Work with dangerous and hazardous cleaning chemicals

Experience: 

  • Experience in a brewery, winery, kitchen, food manufacturing or production an asset but not required, willing to train the right person

Required License or Certification:

  • Driver's License
  • Food Safe Level 1 (not required to apply but must obtain if hired)

Start Date: Late February or early March 2018
Location: Tofino, BC
Work Setting: Kombucha Nano Brewery
Work Schedule: Full-time, flexible daytime hours and occasional weekend shifts
Compensation: $16/hr starting wage, $18/hr after 6-month probationary period with opportunity for growth and wage increase

If you are interested, please email kelsey@tofinokombucha.com your resume and cover letter with Assistant Kombucha Brewer in the subject line. Do not deliver your resume in person. We look forward to hearing from you! We will contact only those we intend to interview.