Maintenance Technician

The Bruery

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About The Bruery

The Bruery is an award-winning craft brewery established in northern Orange County. We specialize in Belgian-style, experimental, innovative beers, which we distribute in 29 states, 5 continents, and sell directly to customers through our two Tasting Rooms and three membership Societies. The Bruery is one of three Famille Rue brands which include The Bruery, est. 2008; sour & wild Bruery Terreux, est. 2015; and hop-focused Offshoot Beer Co., est. 2017.

About the Role

The primary purpose of the Maintenance Technician position is to achieve short and long term maintenance objectives and overall equipment reliability and safety. Under general supervision of the Facilities Manager, this role will be responsible for overall operation and preventative maintenance of facility equipment. 

Essential Duties (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Ensure functional and efficient operation of all machinery, electrical and mechanical equipment.

  • Establish/follow preventative maintenance schedule for all existing equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and fix equipment, to eliminate downtime and maintain safety.

  • Monitor equipment to detect malfunctions.

  • Respond to maintenance requests in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Update maintenance procedures for on-site equipment.

  • Identify improvement opportunities to increase equipment capability and/or uptime.

  • Order parts and coordinate repairs in a timely manner.

  • Analyze preventative maintenance data and modify work based on data.

  • Follow-up and check-in with managers on any maintenance concerns.

  • Work with outside vendors to establish maintenance and installation procedures for all equipment.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant technical experience

  • High school diploma or GED

  • At least 21 years of age

  • Employee must regularly lift or move up to 55 pounds and is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl

  • Ability to frequently climb steps/ladders

  • Proven experience in the application of OSHA standards

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate with staff, customers and vendors

  • Ability to stay organized and follow standard operating procedures

  • Computer proficiency with MS Office and basic data entry

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced production assembly environment

Preferred Requirements: 

  • 3 years of experience in a food, beverage or manufacturing environment

  • Welding and plumbing experience

  • Experience using a CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) and Excel

  • Associate Degree or Technical Degree

  • Forklift experience

We offer competitive benefits coverage, 401k with matching, generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and plenty of free quality craft beer!
The Bruery is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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