Cellar Operator (2nd Shift)

Wachusett Brewing Company

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Attention beer lovers, Wachusett Brewing Company, a Top 50 craft brewery, located in Westminster, MA has an opening for a full-time second shift Cellar Operator.  This is a Monday-Friday 2pm-10pm schedule with some 12-hour days and is an hourly position eligible for our amazing benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, 401k, two-weeks’ vacation and plenty of delicious free beer.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Clean and sanitize fermentation vessels, bright beer tanks, centrifuge, filter, processing piping & hoses, and other required processing equipment 
  • Manage and execute daily yeast removals and dry hopping
  • Blend and carbonate non-beer beverages
  •  Keep all work areas clean
  • Identify mature beers for processing into a package ready condition in coordination with production manager
  • Stabilize, filter and carbonate of finished beer
  • Attend to various quality checkpoints and paperwork.
  • Participate in all maintenance duties for the centrifuge and filter press
  • Execute and adhere to all Company policies and procedures in a safe and efficient manner
  • Contribute to and participate in all small-scale innovation projects
  • Other duties, as requested by the brewing leadership team
  • Sample product, attend beer events or represent the company at industry functions

Other Requirements:

  • Follow proper safety procedures and quality control guidelines
  • Adhere to proper cleaning procedures for filters, brite tanks and fermenters
  • Practice proper yeast management
  • Understand basic brewing skills
  • Keep the brewhouse clean and organized
  • Flexibility to work varied shifts as needed

Physical Requirements:

  • Consistently lift and carry 10 pounds and occasionally lift and carry 70 pounds to chest height
  • Frequent bending, stooping, pushing, lifting, kneeling and reaching
  • Must be able to stand for an entire 8-hour shift
  • Consistently able to use repetitive hand and wrist motion
  • Work with hot, cold and hazardous equipment and materials in a noisy, wet extreme temperature environment
  • Climb stairs several times a day
  • Frequent washing of hands

Experience, Skills, Education

  • Prior Brewhouse experience preferred
  • Ability to think critically, follow directions and communicate effectively
  • Writing and math skills to accurately complete a dilution calculation, volume, flow, density, weight, length, pressure and other unit conversions, calculate beer volumes/losses and alcohol content
  • High school or equivalent

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