“I’ve had the privilege to work with Briess in the craft brewing industry for more than 19 years and I can honestly say I still LOVE it! The brewing community is a big family and many of the brewers that I’ve met over the years I now consider close friends. Access to the some of the world’s finest beers, hanging out at a brewery or beer fest with friends….not a bad gig! Yes, I do have one of the best jobs in the world!” —Penny Pickart, Division Manage-Central. Siebel Institute. GABF judge.

Are you passionate about craft beer and brewing, got a penchant for building relationships and sales, and would like to be part of a family-owned company dedicated to American craft beer? Then check this out. Briess is seeking two Division Managers — one in the East and the other the Southwest. These home-based positions offer the opportunity to work in a team environment while becoming immersed in American Craft Beer, traveling to breweries and industry events and developing relationships and memories that can last a life time. To download the job postings, visit www.BrewingWithBriess.com. Scroll down for more comments from Sales & Marketing Department staff. (No one was harmed while extracting these testimonials from them. This is how our staff truly feels about working for Briess.)

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“I have a rewarding job at Briess where I work with leaders in the brewing industry and technical foodies. My co-workers are positive, friendly, helpful and professional, with a strong work ethic. I enjoy working for an industry leader with a great history that is ever changing and has a strong brand name.” Dana Backus — Marketing Assistant (and Sample Department guru who prepares and sends all those malt samples).
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“Since stepping out of my brewing boots and jumping on the supplier side of the table with Briess almost 10 years ago, I have been fortunate to have worked with some truly wonderful and talented brewers I might otherwise have never met. I’ve built some great relationships with brewers and it’s rewarding when I can help them solve problems or just chat about what’s going on in the industry over a pint or two.” — Dave Richter, Division Manager-West. Award-winning brewer and former director of brewing operations for Hops Grillhouse & Brewery. GABF judge.

Don’t know much about Briess? Here’s a snapshot:

  • Next year marks the 140th anniversary of Briess family ownership and malting tradition
  • Briess is the only malting company in the world dedicated to the small-scale production of specialty malts for American Craft Beer
  • Briess is a vertically integrated grain processing company, in complete control of its barley supply chain from Wyoming to Wisconsin
  • Briess is growing in order to continue meeting the rapidly growing needs of American Craft Beer
  • The Briess staff includes some of the most widely recognized and respected brewers, scientists and sensory experts in North America.
“While I haven’t been at Briess very long, I have enjoyed every minute. I am constantly learning something new and find the work is always diverse, rewarding, and engaging. I also love the family atmosphere and comradery. However, I think the most exciting aspect is being at the forefront of a growing company and having the opportunity to leave a mark that will become a part of the company’s legacy. ” — Mercedes Hemmer, Marketing Communications Assistant/Social Media Marketer