• Production/Cellar Operator

Production/Cellar Operator


Type : Job
Date : August 15, 2023
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Production Cellar Operator:

This position is responsible for effectively preforming production duties which includes raw material handling, operating a forklift, record keeping, tank sampling, wort processing, cleaning and sanitation of tanks and equipment, and cellaring operations; all of which require extensive physical work in a clean, hot/cold, and wet production environment.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Follow established formulas to weigh and measure raw materials for scheduled production batches according to company procedures
  • Maintain raw material and production records with detail and accuracy
  • Start up, monitor, and operate processing equipment safely and efficiently

· Adhere to current Personal Protective Equipment requirements and adopt new PPE requirements as chemicals, chemical use, or procedures change

  • Safely and accurately handle, mix, and test concentration (titration & ppm) of all cleaning and sanitizing solutions.
  • Perform cleaning and sanitation of equipment, both CIP and manual, cleaning process area and other assigned areas according to company protocols
  • Collect samples for QC/QA during the production process
  • Read, understand, and maintain a variety of scientific instruments and calculations
  • Set up and complete cellaring operations according to company procedures
  • Acknowledge and report necessary repairs of equipment to supervisor and assist when needed
  • Follow all safety procedures and participate in safety training. Maintain safe and efficient use of equipment and tools.
  • Support and comply with all company policies, Standard Operating Procedures, and Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Must meet set expectations and daily goals given by the supervisor based on production needs.
  • Professional and respectful communication between team members, supervisors, and management in a supportive and welcoming environment.

· Ability to work effectively as a team member and maintain effective and professional working relationships with all employees and departments.

Position Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 year Associates Degree in Food Science, Brewing Science, Food Microbiology or related studies, 4 year Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 year experience in Food Microbiology, commercial brewing, cellar operations or related field preferred
  • Knowledge of food grade chemicals, sanitizers, and safe handling practices
  • Ability to understand and comprehend production and processing language

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour or DOE


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Hood River, OR 97031: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: In person



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