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Cellar Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512347-677783
    • Job Location: Escondido, CA
    • Location: Greater San Diego
    • Job Type: Full-time

We are looking for Brewers to join the team at our Escondido, CA location!

 

The Cellar Technician assists with the operation of brewing equipment efficiently, accurately and safely to produce quality beer according to Stone Brewing operating procedures and parameters.  Must be able to work any shift in a 24 hour schedule.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform a variety of sanitation and cleaning tasks such as Fermenter, BBT and other tank CIP/Scrub/Sanitation, floor scrubbing, Mill and tank cleaning, sweeping, cleaning hoses, parts cleaning, and other housekeeping tasks.
  • Assists with the operation of brewery equipment to process brews according to Stone SOPs, including, but not limited to the items below:
  • Assist with Brewhouse operation: Milling, Mashing, Lautering, Boiling, Whirlpooling, Knockout, Grains out (with yeast), Brewhouse Vessel CIP (incl Heat Exchanger and Hot Liquor Heat Exchanger)
  • Assist with Filter operations: Carbonation of beer, Filtering, Cleaning firkins and Casking beer into firkins, Checking CO2 in beer.
  • Assist with Packaging operations: Kegging and manual bottling of beers
  • Cellar-Related operations: Checking Gravities/Monitoring fermentation(Incl. Glycol Controls), Capping/Chilling/Dry-hopping, Recording fermentations, Reading BBT levels and recording, Checking DO and Co2 in beer.
  • Quality Assurance Operations: Cell Counts, Pitch Rates, Gravity Measurements, DO Measurements, Process Sampling, Yeast Viability Measurement, Taste Panel
  • Effluent processing as it relates to the above operations, cleaning and organizing standards, Daily Record of Activities accurately and legibly recorded.
  • Perform safe operation of material handling equipment for the purpose of receiving, sorting, counting, storing, staging, picking, locating, relocating, and delivering materials with accuracy. Properly and accurately record and consume raw materials used in AX and Ignition.
  • Set up and break down of lines. May assisting with set-up for packaging sanitation and CIPS. Assist with Yeast disposal, and disposal of spent materials.
  • Maintain safety within the brewery at all times.
  • Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED, Brewing education preferred.
  • Experience: At least 1 year of related experience and/or training.
  • Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Brewing Certificate or Cicerone program certificate a plus
  • Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and written.
  • Travel Requirements: occasional travel required to other Stone locations

 

Stone Brewing Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Pre-employment background check, drug screening, and physical are required.