Cellar Person

Ska Brewing Company

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Reports To
Head Brewer

About Us
It takes characters to brew beer with character, and we at Ska Brewing Co. have been doing that since 1995. Our award-winning craft brewing roots are firmly planted in Durango, Colorado, where we work hard and play harder. Our community-minded organization does all it can to give back to the town we love.

About the Job
In this position, you will be responsible for yeast and fermentation management, dry hopping, finings, operation of centrifuge, filtering, tank cleaning and general cleaning duties. Your responsibilities have a direct effect on preparing beer for packaging. This is a non-exempt position.

Responsibilities
o Cleans, sanitizes, and purges tanks according to S.O.P.’s (bright, fermenting and brinks)
o Yeast harvests, pitches and drops
o Carbonation and dissolved oxygen monitoring
o Track beer throughout filtration process
o Administering of filter and process aids
o Strict adherence to C.I.P. and process S.O.P.’s
o Effectively communicate mechanical and process issues with Head Brewer/Cellar Lead
o Basic beer movements - empty and fill tanks, transfer beer
o Ensures work area is clean and well organized
o Ensures tank exteriors are cleaned regularly
o Monitors and records results of fermentation and cellaring of beer
o Ensures that product and process is free from microbiological contamination
o Ensures equipment is maintained and kept in good working order
o Filters and carbonates beer as required
o Ensure appropriate samples are taken for Quality Assurance

Our Ideal Candidate
o Must be at least 21 years of age
o Passion for Brewing and a commitment towards the production of a consistent and quality product
o Two years brewery experience with a minimum of one year CIP experience, brewing experience preferred
o Should have a strong focus on safety and efficiency
o Good communication skills
o Flexible hours, weekends and night shift availability
o Attention to detail is a must
o Ability to follow complex instructions and adhere to them
o Precision in daily tasks
o Ability to work around loud noise levels
o Ability to frequently reach with hands and arms as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
o Ability to frequently and safely lift and/or move up to 165 pounds
o Ability to be frequently exposed to wet conditions
o Ability to work with potentially hazardous chemicals
o Ability to work around moving mechanical parts
o Positive, get it done no matter what attitude

Benefits
Ska Brewing offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, rewarding work environment and
growth for committed team members.