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3 May 2021

Full-Time Brewer/Cellarman/Forklift Operator

Mass. Bay Brewing Co. – Posted by MBBC Windsor, Vermont, United States

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Mass. Bay Brewing Company (MBBC), parent company of Harpoon, UFO, Clown Shoes, Arctic Chill, Catamount and City Roots, is seeking a highly motivated professional to join our Vermont Production team. The Brewer/Cellar/Forklift Operator will be responsible for many of the day-to-day activities necessary to make high-quality beer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Cellar Operations

  • Start-up and shut-down of facility processes
  • CIP, CUP and sanitizing of fermenters and BB tanks, lines and yeast brinks
  • Performing gravity reads and dry hopping of fermenters; accurate documentation
  • Yeast cell counts and pitching
  • Racking kegs
  • Daily operation of filtration equipment and procedures
  • Cleaning and sanitizing filtration equipment and lines
  • Preparing cellar systems for daily start-up

Brewhouse Operations

  • Responsible for all aspects of wort production and related processes
  • Start-up and shut-down of facility processes
  • Milling and hop/antifoam/spice additions
  • Obtaining samples needed for the lab
  • Maintaining turbidity, CO2 and O2 levels within product specifications
  • Performing dilution and flavor checks
  • Maintaining brewhouse vessels in tour-worthy condition

Forklift Duties

  • Handling and disposition of materials and tracking warehouse inventory
  • Loading and unloading materials from trailers
  • Moving pallets or materials on pallets/crates around the facility
  • Stacking pallets or materials in the correct manner and following inventory control instructions
  • Checking to ensure loads are secure
  • Building pallets when necessary
  • Basic understanding of forklift functionality
  • Ability to load bay and maneuver in/out of cooler/warehouse
  • Ability to load can line with raw material and unload full goods from line

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in brewing/manufacturing
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities
  • Flexibility to work varied shifts is key – shifts vary
  • Proper use of PPE
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Attention to detail is required for this role
  • Forklift certification a plus

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at shoulder height
  • Prolonged standing
  • Ability to work over, under and around potentially dangerous/moving machinery in small spaces
  • Ability to withstand various temperatures and weather conditions
  • Comfortability working at heights and using stairs repeatedly

OPPORTUNITIES & PERKS

Opportunity to be an integral part of a professional production team working in a fast-paced and challenging setting. MBBC offers some great perks including potential for growth & development, great co-workers, a friendly environment (pet-friendly as well!), an all-expense paid culture trip, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), participation in our unique Wellness Program, and, of course, amazing beer benefits!

POSITION: Brewer/Cellar/Forklift Operator

LOCATION: Windsor, VT

FLSA: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

JOB GRADE: Firkin

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 21 days.

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