Brewer/Cellar - Magic Hat - Burlington, VT
North American Breweries, one of the largest and fastest growing American-owned beer companies in the United States, owns and operates four U.S. breweries and six retail locations in New York, Vermont, California, Oregon and Washington. The company was formed in 2009 and is headquartered in Rochester, NY – which is also home to the Genesee Brewery.
Since 1878, the Genesee Brewery has brewed and sold the historic line of Genesee beers. Today that brewery also makes Dundee Ales and Lagers, the Original Honey Brown Lager, Seagram’s Escapes and many other beers under contract from other companies. We brew one of the company’s most popular craft beer brands – Magic Hat – from our Vermont brewery. Our west coast brewing teams handcraft the award-winning Pyramid and MacTarnahan’s craft beers. NAB also owns and markets strong import brands including its flagship beer Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light, which maintain strong market share among the Great Lakes region and beyond.
At North American Breweries, we take great pride in the beers we produce and market. And, we firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With success in mind as the ultimate goal, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities. Our goal, simply put, is to use operational excellence as a strategic advantage. This means “getting the right people on the bus” and enabling, empowering, and encouraging each to perform as effectively as possible.
Join us and discover a work experience where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where you can learn and grow to your full potential. We're looking for individuals who enjoy the entrepreneurial thrill of invention and who enjoy working as a team to create a satisfying outcome for our customers.
This person will operate our cellar & brewhouse, including milling, mashing, lautering, boiling, hop additions, whirlpool, and wort cooling; perform beer transfers and filtration and brew soda, including mixing and carbonation. In addition, this position is responsible for pre & post cleaning and sanitation of all transfer lines and vessels. He or she will execute a weekly brewing schedule and perform certain quality control tests on the product at various stages of brewing.
Education & Experience
Our ideal candidate will have at least one year hands on brewing experience in a regional brewery or at least one year formal training. He or she should have an advanced understanding of brewing science as well as excellent organizational, communication and safe chemical handling skills. Candidates should have a strong mechanical aptitude with knowledge of machinery and systems and be a certified forklift operator.
Physical Requirements & Environmental Conditions
Making exceptional beer can be extremely rewarding but not necessarily glamorous! This position is very physical in nature and therefore requires frequently lifting up to 55 lbs, comfort working at heights while standing on ladders, working in tight/cramped spaces and/or in awkward positions for extended periods of time. The work environment includes working on and around potentially dangerous equipment/machinery, handling hazardous materials and exposure to high noise levels.
If you are committed to working for a company dedicated to safety, quality, customer service, continuous improvement, and of course making amazing craft beer, you may be a good fit for our team. Please visit us at www.NABreweries.com to apply. No cold calls please. Background checks, physical aptitude test and a hair drug screen may be required.
North American Breweries offers a competitive compensation package, generous benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off as well as a 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching. We also offer an innovative wellness plan and an incentive plan that enable all employees to share in the brewery’s success.
Check out what we are up to locally at www.magichat.net