Maintenance Technician

Shmaltz Brewing Company

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As we continue to expand our output, Shmaltz Brewing is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated and multifaceted individual to serve as the Plant Maintenance Technician. Our ideal candidate should possess the skills necessary to maintain all equipment related to the brewing and packaging departments as well as the plant utility equipment. Prior experience in a manufacturing preferred, and although not required, familiarity in a craft brewery along with an understanding of the brewing process is highly desired.

Position Details
- Excellent troubleshooting ability of both electrical and mechanical equipment, such as chillers, boilers, pumps, and motors.
- Demonstrated problem solving skills with the ability to analyze information to make process improvements.
- Ability to read and interpret manuals, schematics, and blueprints.
- Work with management to develop/implement facility wide preventative maintenance program.
- Perform equipment preventative maintenance and rebuilds.
- Manage critical on hand spare parts and tools inventory.
- Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
- Must be able to work independently as most work will be done during equipment downtime. 

General Requirements
- High School diploma and applicable technical knowledge required.
- Possess at least one year relevant experience in a production environment within the food/beverage industry.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
- Forklift Operation is a plus.
- Ability to stand for long periods and be able to lift a minimum of 60 lbs.
- Assist with facility safety program.
- Strong communication, interpersonal, and teambuilding skills.
- Fast learner.
- Strong record keeping skills.

Previously brewed under contract, Shmaltz Brewing Company built a 50 bbl brewery in 2013. Producers of 10+ beer styles packaged in 12 and 22 oz bottles and draft as well as offering contract brewing services for a number of other breweries. We are located in Clifton Park which is located in the Capital Region of Upstate New York.