Brewing Operator

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. Breinigsville , PA 18031

Posted 2 months ago

We are The Boston Beer Company. We brew the best beer. We hire the best people.

We are always eager to find competitive, motivated, hardworking people who love beer and want to join our team. We work hard and we play hard. Think you have what it takes?

We are currently hiring a Brewing Operator in Breinigsville, PA.

This position reports to the Brewing Manager and is responsible for monitoring and carrying out brew house, fermenting, filtration, blending processes and operations. Candidates must be a self-starter willing to accept "operational responsibility" as well as willing to work any shift including weekends.

What You'll Do:

  • Must be able to work with a team-oriented, "Safety First" approach. Safely, efficiently, and effectively work to attain department and brewery objectives.

  • Must observe and practice all Department/Brewery Procedures. Including the proper use of all PPE, this may include but is not limited to; voluntary respirators, bump caps, safety shoes, hearing protection, and eye protection in conjunction with all GMP regulations.

  • Safely and efficiently operate equipment/machinery as assigned to meet department/brewery goals.

  • Must be receptive to working in a team environment and maintain positive working relationships with others.

  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives and make recommendations to the process.

  • Brewing/Blending Operator responsibilities include monitoring and directly managing the Brew house, Fermenting, Filtration and Blending processes and operations. Involves recording, troubleshooting, temperature and flow monitoring, communication, supplying lines with material or product, line cleaning, sanitation, and foaming.

  • Sanitation involves the complete cleaning of all the equipment within the facility. Foaming equipment, hoses, brooms, shovels, brushes, scrapers, squeegees and numerous chemicals are necessary to sanitize the designated site.

  • Unloading of material for Brewing and Blending processing which may include rail cars, trucks, totes, drums, pallets, etc.

  • Communicate with coworkers by phone and radio. Must carry radio as required.

  • Operate forklifts in a safe and effective manner, as required.

  • Perform Quality checks, testing, and complete paperwork as required.

  • Must be able to make equipment and product changeovers using tools as needed.

  • Assist other operators and departments in training, repair work and equipment operation as needed.

  • Perform work and cleaning in confined space areas

  • Assist with supporting overtime as needed to cover varying production needs. May include 12-hour days, nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

  • Able to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.

What We're Looking For:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and applicable technical knowledge required.

  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with all team peers and customers.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting ability, especially involving manufacturing processes and operations

  • Understanding and knowledge of industrial manufacturing processes and systems

  • Experience with participative leadership and time management.

  • Ability to be flexible and shift priorities in a constantly changing, fast-paced work environment.

  • Self-starter, proactive.

  • Demonstrated ability to be successful in a collaborative team environment.

  • Highly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a "get-it-done, can-do" attitude.

  • Proficient with Computer systems including MS Outlook. Must be able to learn and accurately utilize brewery operation system.

  • Must be available to support shift (8 or 12 hour), weekend and holiday schedules as required.

Some Perks:

Our people are our most important "ingredient." We not only have to hire the best, but we have to reward, develop, and retain them too. We also have a variety of benefits including a competitive compensation package, extensive training programs, excellent healthcare, a discounted stock purchase plan, and a 401K program with a generous company match. Not to mention, there's the free beer too!

Boston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact jobs@bostonbeer.com for assistance.

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Brewing Operator

The Boston Beer Company, Inc.