Cellar Person

RAR Brewing

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RAR Brewing is hiring is seeking a full-time Cellar Person to join our growing team. 
Position Requirements:

• Minimum of a High school diploma or GED/TASC required
• Minimum of 1 year professional brewing experience or successful completion of a professional brewing certificate program. We will consider candidates who have experience working in a craft brewery environment but not necessarily on the production side.
• Flexibility to work varied shifts with advanced notice (e.g. some weekend and evenings)
• Awareness of proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and demonstrated ability to follow safety procedures while operating in a manufacturing environment with industrial and mechanical equipment  
• Fork lift certification a plus  
• Knowledge of yeast cell counts and pitching rates useful
• Passion and dedication in helping to make great beer
• A discerning and educated palate preferred
• Valid driver’s license

Key Responsibilities include:
• Helping to maintain a clean, organized and safe production environment (e.g. scrubbing floors, cleaning benches, removing trash, etc.)
• Cleaning kegs according to brewery SOPs
• Performing basic cellar operations including conducting gravity readings, temperature monitoring, and dry-hopping
• Cleaning of fermenters and brite tanks according to brewery SOPs
• Packaging finished product (kegs/bottles/cans/casks)
• Pulling and preparing shipments for distributors
• Receiving, conducting inventory and storing shipments at warehouse
• Transporting packaged beer and raw materials to and from warehouse
• Representing the brewery at beer festivals (local and those requiring overnight travel)

The Ideal Candidate will possess a(n):
• Positive and friendly attitude
• Love for being organized 
• Extreme attention to detail
• Exceptional communication skills to clearly and effectively articulate with the production team
• Entrepreneurial team spirit:  willing to take initiative and jump in where needed; resourceful in making suggestions and offering solutions
• Critical thinking/problem solving skills:  ability to quickly assess a situation and solve problems in a timely and effective manner
• Proactive in anticipating potential problems or obstacles, including maintenance issues
• Be receptive to continual innovation and improvements
• Strong safety and quality mindset and diligence in adhering to SOPs  
• Possesses mechanical aptitude
• Ability to manage and adapt effectively to multiple, changing priorities  
• Effective and efficient time management capabilities
• Dependent independence:  ability to work independently but also know when to seek direction/guidance appropriately and as needed
• Physical Requirements/Work Conditions: The work environment and physical requirements are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
• Able to lift up to 75 Lbs 
• Capable of standing for extended periods of time
• Comfortable working in a noisy, industrial environment with exposure to wetness
• and extreme hot and/or cold temperatures and potentially dangerous chemicals (e.g. strong caustics and acids)

• We offer a generous total compensation package for the right individual. Starting salary is commensurate with experience and benefits include paid time-off, paid holidays, company medical and dental.

To inquire about the position please send cover letter and resume to Shawn@rarbrewing.com.
RAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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