Brewmasters generally work for brewing companies to make beer. They manage brewing operations, training workers on how to make high-quality beer that meets their employer's standards and conducting quality control to ensure beer is made in accordance with established ingredients and recipes. Additionally, brewmasters must make sure brewery equipment is clean and running properly, and they perform regular maintenance on the equipment.
Significant experience with brewing beer is generally required for this position; relevant education such as a bachelor's degree in chemistry or food engineering may be preferred.
Employment of chemical technicians is projected to grow 3 percent from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Many chemical technicians are employed in manufacturing industries that are projected to decline.
Brewmasters must be able to work effectively in a team environment, as well as on their own with minimal supervision, to meet organizational goals. They must also be able to meet physical requirements for the position, which may include the need to stoop, bend, squat, stand for long periods of time and tolerate a hot work environment.