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    Upland Brewing Co. - Cellar Operator Position

    The Upland Brewing Company, located in Bloomington, IN, is seeking to add another member to our growing team. Bloomington is the home of Indiana University in the rugged hills of Southern Hoosier country. Upland continues to grow annually, packaging over 11,000 bbls. of kegged and bottled beer for 2012 and plans to grow 30-35% in the new production facility. Below is a summary of the principle duties:

    • Execution of protocols covering: Yeast management, CIP, DE filtration, beer transfer, parts and Equipment Maintenance, cellar upkeep and cleanliness, end of day checklists, fermentation monitoring, and dry hopping.
    • Performs and directs yeast cell counting for accurate pitching, conducts pH measurements and dissolved oxygen testing.
    • Adherence to safety guidelines (LOTO/Fall protection/etc)
    • Mindset of continuous improvement in procedures and efficiencies.
    • Inventory management and tracking of cellaring items including: filtration media, CIP chemicals, equipment, and safety materials.
    • Maintains MSDS sheets and keeps logs up-to-date.
    • Maintains tank, cellar, and filtration logs.

    3 years of brewing experience and brewery specific education preferred. Position requires excellent communication skills, work with hazardous chemicals, ability to lift 50lbs quickly, fast-paced and independent time-managed work ethic. Cellar operator should also be able to thrive in a collaborative team atmosphere, focusing on adherence and improvement to quality. Ideal candidates can grasp the entire brewing process from malt to bottle, have an idea to improve process and procedures, and aid in their implementation. Work hours and work days vary based on brew schedule.

    Upland plans to continue to grow with the highest regard to quality and process improvement.

    If you are interested in applying to this position, please email resume and cover letter to