Brewer

Hanging Hills Brewing Co


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Brewer

The Hanging Hills Brewing Company of Hartford, CT is looking for an open-minded individual to become a member of our small but growing team as a Brewer. The position requires hard work, focus, but the end product is very rewarding and enjoyable. You will be the right hand of the Head of Brewing Operations, helping to make great beer for the fine folks of Connecticut and New England.  This is a full time position 40 hrs, Monday through Friday, with the occasional weekend festival and bar tending shift.  Overtime, this is possible as we grow.  The position responsibilities include but are not limited to: cellar work, wort production, yeast handling, raw material handling, packaging, maintenance, and quality assurance specific to brewing.


Position Responsibilities:

- Assist Head of Brewing Operations, providing any support necessary to maintain a clean, safe, productive work atmosphere

Raw materials handling, loading and unloading trucks
- Wort Production
- Transferring beer
- Yeast Management

- Dry hop and temperature control of fermenting and conditioning beer

- Packaging of finished beer into cans and kegs
- Tank CIP
- Must prioritize the safety of yourself and those around you

Arrive to each shift on time with a positive attitude and willingness to work hard. Good sense of humor – we  make beer.
- General brewhouse and tasting-room cleaning not limited to sweeping, mopping
- Occasional delivery of beer to customers and festivals
- Festival setup and pouring when needed
- A firm grasp of operations to be able to give regularly scheduled tours of the brewing facility

Required Position Qualifications:

- Valid drivers’ license with reliable transportation
- Solid communication skills

- Strong critical thinking with an eye for maximizing operations efficiency
- High school diploma or equivalent
- 2 years or more of  wort production and cellar experience

Preferred:
- Brewery relevant degree in the sciences, manufacturing, and/or engineering
- Prior forklift experience

- Prior experience with Wild Goose canning system
- OSHA safety training
- No dog allergies
- Veteran of US Armed Forces
- Hartford Resident
- An open and curious mind

- Proficiency in Google Docs/Microsoft Suite

Essential Physical Functions:

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Requirements:

- Lifting/pulling/pushing up to 55 pounds frequently
- Lifting/pulling/pushing up to 165 pounds on occasion
- Working on your feet for over 8 hours a day
- Working in confined spaces
- Working in extreme temperatures

- Ability to crouch, sit, stand, pull, while working in a wet sometimes hot/cold atmosphere

- Ability to climb and work on a ladder
- Must wear provided safety gear when handling hazardous chemicals

Perks:

- T-shirt/workshirt
- Beer
- Speaking with/hanging out with a great set of regular customers


Contact brian@hanginghillsbrewery.com with your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, tell us  about your favorite brewery. Why is it your favorite brewery? What makes their beer special? This matters to us. 


Cheers!


 

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