Cellar Person

Rockingham Brewing Company

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Rockingham Brewing Company is a small 10 bbl production brewery and taproom located in Derry, NH and opened in February 2015. We are looking for a hard-working individual who has a passion for beer and appreciates the work necessary to make great beer. 

Position Requirements:

· Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent required

· Minimum of 1 year professional brewing experience or successful completion of a professional brewing certificate program. 

· Valid driver’s license with clean driving record 

· A discerning and educated palate for beer is preferred 

· Availability to work 9-5p Mon-Fri (there is room for some flexibility in schedule)

· Ability to work occasional weekend or night shifts with advanced notice 

· Fork lift certification a plus

The Ideal Candidate will possess:

· Be a team player with a positive and friendly attitude

· Extreme attention to detail and pride in organization  

· Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with the production team both verbally and by maintaining brewery records

· Mechanical aptitude

· Ability to troubleshoot potential problems in a timely and effective manner

· Open attitude to continual innovation, improvements and constructive criticism

· Diligence in adhering to SOPs to ensure safety and quality 

· Good time management with ability to multitask and adapt effectively to multiple, changing priorities  

· Ability to work independently but also know when to seek guidance appropriately and as needed

Physical Requirements:

· Able to lift 55 lbs to shoulder height and lift 170 lbs with another person

· Capable of standing, kneeling, crouching and bending 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)

Key Responsibilities include:

· Helping to maintain a clean, organized and safe production environment (e.g. scrubbing floors, miscellaneous cleaning around the brewery, removing trash, etc.)

· Cleaning kegs according to brewery SOPs

· Cleaning of fermenters, brite tanks and brewhouse according to brewery SOPs

· Packaging product, including kegging and assisting in canning and bottling

· Milling grain and cleaning spent grain containers

· Performing basic cellar operations including conducting gravity readings, pH testing, carbonation testing, temperature monitoring and dry-hopping

· Assisting with brews as needed

· Pulling and preparing shipments for distributors

· Receiving deliveries into the warehouse

Additional Responsibilities may include:

· Representing the brewery at beer festivals 

· Occasionally delivering beer to local accounts

· Filling in tap room shifts and possible events as needed

Compensation/Perks:

· This is an entry level position, compensation will be based on experience

· Eligible to earn overtime compensation for over 40 hours worked in any given week 

· Pay is weekly based on hours worked

· 1 week Paid Time Off after 90 day probation period

· Branded brewery clothing

· Admissions to limited entry beer and industry-only events

· Beer allotment

· Eligible for tips earned when working front of the house

How to Apply:
Send a copy of your cover letter and resume with salary expectations and subject line “Cellar Person – Your Name” to Ali@rockinghambrewing.com.

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