Assistant Brewer



Big Axe Brewery is officially expanding! 

We are currently seeking to hire an Assistant Brewer to work in our brewery in Nackawic, NB. We are looking for someone passionate about beer, who is hard working and takes great pride in their work producing high quality craft beer. The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assisting the Head-Brewer in all brewhouse operations including: milling grain, wort production, CIP and cleaning of brewhouse, fermenters, kegs and other equipment;
  • cold crashing, resting and dry hopping beers according to production schedule;
  • maintaining a clean and organized warehouse area, and inventory of malt, hops and yeast;
  • carbonation and conditioning;
  • proper yeast handling and harvesting
  • ensuring safe handling and use of chemicals, adhering to all brewery SOP’s;
  • leading packaging in bottles and kegs ensuring cleanliness and sanitation and the highest quality of the finished beer;
  • Other related duties as required.
  • Candidate must be able to safely and repeatedly lift 65lbs.

In your cover letter please outline your brewery experience and/or education. 

Also let us know: what special skills or qualities do you bring to your work?

Experience working in the craft beer or alcohol industry would be considered a great asset in this position.

Big Axe Brewery was established in 2013 and a recipient of awards for our Shakespeare Chocolate Oatmeal Stout and Seaberry Sour. We pride ourselves in supporting local business and adding locally grown ingredients inn our beer. We are an equal-opportunity employer and it is vital to have a hard-working yet fun and rewarding work environment.

We offer competitive salary and an opportunity to grow with us. Training opportunities available!

Submit your resume and cover letter to