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Cellarman and Packaging Technician

Newburyport Brewing is an award-winning regional production brewery located in the beautiful seaside City of Newburyport, MA. We have an immediate opening for a full-time Cellarman and Packaging Technician with a passion for producing the highest quality craft beer.

Job Summary: The Cellarman and Packaging Technician is responsible for transfers, filtering, CIP, canning, kegging, documentation, as well as general upkeep of brewery. This job requires a high-energy individual comfortable with multi-tasking, with strong attention to detail and a focus on workplace safety at all times.

Ideal Candidate: Must have at least 1+ year(s) of cellarman experience. Experience with a canning line and related packaging machinery a plus. Experience with barrel aged beers a plus. Dedication to producing award-winning beers, strong work ethic, positive attitude, and attention to detail. Basic homebrewing and/or commercial brewing experience a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Daily beer management: transfers, carbonation, canning, kegging, CIP, documentation
  • Daily QA reads: gravity, carbonation, tank temperature and pressure
  • Crash tanks, dump yeast and trub as needed
  • Filtration and dry hopping: Lenticular filter, fermenter dry hopping, hopback
  • Prepare fermenters, brites, hoses for transfers and perform transfers as needed
  • CIP, cleaning and basic equipment maintenance as needed
  • Assist with maintenance and overall cleanliness of entire brewery and cellar including tank exteriors, floors, and milling room
  • Maintain accurate written and electronic records: transfer volume, material loss, packaging
  • Maintain accurate shipping and receiving records
  • Stack cans and kegs using forklift
  • Prepare shipments, load, and unload distributor trucks
  • Keep a clean, safe work environment

Job Qualifications:

  • 1+ year(s) cellarman experience
  • Strong knowledge of cellaring and brewing process
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Maintain high quality work standards without direct supervision
  • Ability to understand and adhere to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
  • Adapt to changes in brewing, packaging, and production schedules
  • Positive attitude and strong work ethic
  • Strict attention to detail and quality

Our Profile:

  • 20 bbl 3-vessel brewhouse; 15,000+ bbls per year
  • Eight 80 bbl FVs; seven 40 bbl FVs
  • Three 80 bbl BTs; two 40 bbl BTs
  • 3 bbl hopback
  • Cask ACS canning line (32 cpm)
  • Full brewers lab

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend, kneel, climb stairs, and stand for long periods of time
  • Safely lift, move, and carry up to 70 pounds repeatedly
  • Work on a ladder periodically with safety harness up to height of 18 feet
  • Operate forklift and other machinery as needed (we will train and certify)
  • Ability to safely handle and use cleaning chemicals

Newburyport Brewing offers a competitive compensation package, including paid time off (PTO) for both sick and vacation days, health and dental benefits, and more. Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@nbptbrewing.com

Newburyport Brewing is a privately held regional craft brewery producing more than 15,000 barrels per year. Our Plum Island Belgian White is a 2016 World Beer Cup Bronze Medal Award Winner.

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