Attention beer lovers, Wachusett Brewing Company, a Top 50 craft brewery, located in Westminster, MA has an immediate opening for a full-time third shift Cellar Operator.  This position may at times require 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

Wachusett Brewing Company Inc is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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