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  • Mantra Artisan Ales looking for a Cellar-person/Packaging Tech

    JOB TITLE: Cellarperson/Packaging Tech
    LOCATION: Franklin, TN
    REPORTS TO: Lead Brewer
    POSITION TYPE: Full Time, Hourly 40 to 45 hours
    SHIFT: Tuesday-Saturday, 8am-4pm (Will vary with packaging schedule)
    EXTERNAL POSTING DATES: 11/23/2015-12/4/2015

    POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for completing all of the day-to-day activities associated with Cellaring and Packaging of beer.

    • Monitor gravities, pH, and temperature of Fermentation Vessels.
    • Fermentation Vessel and Brite Beer Tank CIP and sanitation.
    • Transfers from Oak to Brite Beer Tanks.
    • Transfers from Fermentation Vessel to Oak.
    • Ability to work with Brettanomyces and Bacteria
    • Transferring/fining beers from Fermentation Vessel to Brite or Conditioning Tanks.
    • Dry hopping/Brite Tank additions.
    • Cleaning kegs.
    • Filling kegs.
    • Work on packaging line.
    • General equipment maintenance.
    • Accurate record keeping in Vicinity Brew.
    • Forklift operation.
    • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    • Assisting Brewers on brew days.
    • Yeast handling, including laboratory cell counts, pitching, and propping yeast.
    • Monitor fermentations including routine analysis of in-process beer.
    • Filter operation of a 2sq Della toffola
    • Setup and tear-down of hard and soft piping assemblies.
    • Performs routine preventative maintenance on equipment and infrastructure.
    • Additional duties may be assigned as necessary.

    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience. (Please do not apply if you don’t meet this criteria)
    • An accredited Brewing Certification or related science degree.
    • Positive attitude/strong work ethic.
    • Passion for craft beer and working in a team-first environment.
    • Ability to lift 55lbs to shoulder, and 160lbs to hip.
    • Flexibility in regard to scheduling.
    • Strong desire to learn and grow.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities.
    • Computer skills including Microsoft Excel
    • Previous experience with Vicinity Brew (Or any ERM brewing software) a plus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
    • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts
    • The work environment is usually that of a brewery.
    • Ability to work with hazardous materials.
    • Ability to work on wet floors and with wet equipment.
    • Ability to work around high voltage, hot water, and steam.
    • Ability to work in a sanitary environment.
    • Loud to moderate continuous noise in work area.

    • Competitive hourly wage based on experience/skill set
    • Paid vacation after 1 year.
    • Daily beer allotment.
    • Employee discounts at the brewery.

    Mantra Artisan Ales is an up-and-coming brewery in the white hot Nashville market. Over 1m people are expected to move to Middle Tennessee for the relaxed environment and amazing music scene. Great outdoor adventure is less than an hour away and some of the world’s best climbing 2 hours away.

    We are a young group of individuals with deep roots and experience in craft beer. Having an advanced brew team leads us to having one of the most interesting lineups in the southeast. 35-40% of production is on the wild-side. 15bbl brewhouse going into 30bbl tanks. We work hard but have family in mind.

    Mantra Artisan Ales reserves the right to change your job duties, company benefits, work schedules, or to require different tasks be performed when circumstances warrant, including but not limited to emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, business needs, or technological developments.

    Mantra Artisan Ales is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Those who are interested and meet the criteria listed above should send a resume to Please no phone calls or walk-ins. If you are a homebrewer, we love you, but you will not be responded to.