Cellar Person

Crooked Crab Brewing Company

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Crooked Crab Brewing Company is a growing production brewery located in central Maryland, between Baltimore and Washington DC. We are looking for a full time Cellar Person to add to our team.

Cellar Person is responsible for all aspects of processes related to fermentation, conditioning, treatment, carbonation, and any other processes required to achieve a final product ready for packaging. This employee must be a hardworking, responsible, and self-motivated individual with a passion for craft beer and a desire to continue learning and growing within the industry. The candidate should also be a sociable person who is comfortable occasionally representing the brewery in public and have a good sense of humor.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• CIP (clean-in-place) and sanitizing of fermentation tanks, kegs, and other equipment
• Cellaring duties including fermentation monitoring
• Logging of all brewing related notes from brew day through fermentation, finishing, and packaging (Kegs)
• Following SOPs (standard operating procedures) in each phase of brewing, fermentation, transferring and packaging
• Maintaining a clean and organized cellar and cold storage
• Cleaning and maintenance of cellar, packaging, and draft beer dispensing equipment
• Careful execution of treatments for specialty beers (dry hopping & fruit additions)
• Assistance with yeast handling and management
• Assistance with Quality Assurance activities
• Safely drive company vehicles for product delivery or other company business
• Duties at the discretion of the Head Brewer

REQUIREMENTS
• A strong passion for brewing and a desire to advance personal growth in the brewing industry
• Strong organizational habits, a self-motivated work ethic, and good critical thinking/problem solving skills
• Some understanding of all aspects of brewing including cellaring, yeast handling, CIP, and sanitization
• Flexibility in terms of hours and a willingness to work some late shifts, weekends, and overtime when needed
• Computer literate with an understanding of Microsoft Office/spreadsheet programs
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to work as part of a team

EXPERIENCE IN ANY OF THE FOLLOWING IS PREFERABLE
• Prior packaging, canning / bottling, and kegging experience
• Mechanical experience and aptitude
• Forklift operation

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl
• Heavy physical work including climbing stairs, lifting kegs, pulling hoses, etc.
• Willing to work in wet, hot and cold conditions
• Willing to work in consistently loud environments

Please send resumes if interested to: earl@crookedcrabbrewing.com

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