Cellar Person


About Absolution:


Absolution brewing company opened its doors in 2014. Over the last year and a half, we have completely revamped the brewery from an English ale focus to more modern tastes including one-offs, seasonals, and other crazy concoctions. This included condensing and reformulating our flagship beers. We distribute throughout California and have ramped up production/distribution each quarter of the last year.


About the role:

We are looking for someone that can execute any production and distribution aspects needed by the owner and/or Head Brewer. Must be able to meet deadlines, schedules, and be punctual. Must have the ability to contribute to a healthy work environment and help perpetuate the positive culture we want to instill. We are a smaller brewery (usually running around 3 people in the backroom at a time) where we all help one another.



Duties include (but are not limited to):

- Focus on safety and quality above all else. Meticulous in how they approach any tasks around the brewery


- Proficiency in working with brewery SOP’s and concentrated chemicals

- Responsible for CIP, sanitation and preparation of fermentation tanks, brite tanks and anything else needed by the Head Brewer. Must be meticulous with cleanliness and the aforementioned SOPs.

- Responsible for raw material handling and organization including (but not limited to) mill operation and grist preparation

- Help maintain all brewing equipment

- Responsible for packaging and package preparation

- Must be able to follow SOP’s for kegging finished beer and inventory control

- Maintain a clean and tidy work environment

- Responsible for soda production

- Responsible for maintaining water tank levels including setting and blending with our reverse osmosis system

- Responsible for doing small batch variants in our mini-brite tank

- Responsible for keg washing and inventory or clean/dirty kegs

- Must be able to build distro orders and ensure they are correct before delivery. Attention to detail is a must.

- Record detailed data on brewhouse and cellar operations

- Must participate in packaging responsibilities. Currently we ‘can’ beer once a month and they tend to be long days. Must be able to open brewery before the mobile canner comes and stay until brewery is cleaned up and put back together

- Ongoing communication in every aspect is key

- Self-driven, time management and completion of daily tasks assigned

- Must be able to learn how to use labelling machine quickly and effectively

- Must be able to drive freight truck to cold storage center and back

- Must be able to follow proper dry-hopping procedures outlined by the Head Brewer

- Responsible for all aspects of cleanliness in the cellar including (but not limited to) tanks, floors, walls, ceilings, clamps, gaskets and anything else used

- Responsible for raw material handling and organization including (but not limited to) mill operation and grist preparation

- Other duties as assigned


Requirements:

- Availability throughout work week + weekends with flexible schedule


- Ability to be in as early as 5 am (when needed).

- Strong time management skills

- Ability to think critically and multitask effectively. This is an important one!
- Ability to operate a forklift (or learn how to)
- Ability to lift 55+ lbs regularly, and safely move 150 lbs


- Ability to safely handle concentrated chemicals on a regular basis

- Ability to crouch, sit, stand, pull, push, bend, and/or twist while working in confined, wet, hot, and/or cold environments. Must be able to stand for entire shift
- Ability to climb and work on a ladder


- High school diploma. Brewing, engineering or other related education preferred but not required

- Proficient in google docs

- MUST BE PUNCTUAL!!!

- A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

- Live reasonably close to Torrance, CA

- Must have a positive attitude
- Must love beer and having fun with co-workers!




This is an entry level position. Previous brewing experience is preferred but not required.

To Apply:



Subject line in email should read “CELLAR PERSON”
Send resume and cover letter to: (Please include 3 PROFESSIONAL references, personal references are not needed)



erik@absolutionbrewingcompany.com



Absolution Brewing Company is an equal opportunity employer.