The Cellar Person / Canning Line Operator is a pivotal part of our production team, responsible for overseeing beer from fermentation to packaging. Duties also include barrel work (sensory, transfers, maintenance), equipment cleaning, assisting the head brewer, record keeping, and inventory tracking; all while meeting brewery cleanliness, sanitation, and safety standards. The position requires clear and consistent communication, attention to detail, collaborative thought, critical thinking, problem solving, and most of all a positive attitude.
Kent Falls Brewing Company is a farm brewery based in Northwest Connecticut. We operate a small production facility, tasting room, and working-farm. We brew all of our beers, regardless of style with 100% locally grown and malted grains and proudly self-distribute our beer throughout the State of Connecticut.
Salary and Benefits
Cellar Person is a full time job (40 hours per week) with an annual salary of $42,000.
No-cost employer-provided healthcare as well as an employee-funded heath-savings account (HSA)
Retirement benefits (401k with 3% match).
Monitoring and managing fermentations.
Transferring and blending beer.
Canning line (Cask ACSv5) operation and maintenance.
Clean tanks (15-30 bbl), brewhouse (15 bbl), and small parts using Standard Operating Procedures for CIP (Clean-in-Place)
Setup and breakdown for packaging days (kegs, gravity filler for bottles, and canning line)
Record keeping of tasks completed.
Sensory analysis and quality control.
The Cellar Person will have the opportunity to produce wort as experience in our brewery is gained.
Experience and Character:
Candidates should have 1-2 years experience working in a production brewery. Prior experience operating a canning line is preferred.
The ideal candidate will be team oriented, work well with others, and display a desire and dedication to continuing their education in all areas of brewing; be focused, thoughtful, and open minded.
Kent Falls is an equal opportunity employer. Under-represented groups in the brewing industry are encouraged to apply!
To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. We look forward to hearing from you!