APPLICANT INFORMATION - CELLAR ASSISTANT

Nate here, brewer and co-founder at Tree House.  

We are looking for a creative minded and hard working individual to join our very tight family here at Tree House with the position of Cellar Assistant. This opportunity is FULL TIME  and requires relevant experience. The deadline for applications is Thursday, April 27th 2017 at 8 PM. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

This position comes at an exciting time for Tree House Brewing Company.  We are on the cusp of commissioning a new state of the art brewery while morphing our existing facility into a space for eclectic creative endeavor.  The cellar assistant will work closely with myself and the rest of our exceptional team to help carry out this transition with a number of varied and crucial cellar tasks. This is a repetitive job well suited for an individual who takes pride in minor details and understands their impact when considered as a collective whole in the brewery.  The position provides an excellent benefits package and promises an invigorating, exciting, and ever-evolving work environment. The position will be based in Monson, MA but may include workdays in our Charlton, MA facility. Flexibility is important. 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Daily fermentation vessel and brite tank CIP with both manual and automatic systems

  • Bright tank purging and preparation

  • Analytical sampling & record keeping

  • Dissolved O2 and dissolved Co2 sampling

  • Beer transfer & carbonation management

  • Yeast handling / Hop & Trub dumps

  • Brew day assistance including, but not limited to grist & ingredient preparation and equipment sterilization

  • General brewhouse cleaning, including floors, piping, tank exteriors, etc. 

  • Packaging line assistance as needed

  • Many other varied tasks as required throughout the brewery

Required experience & skills:

  • Relevant professional experience

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and work lucidly in a time sensitive environment

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, and push 150 lbs.

  • Must be able to drive forklift, scissor lift, and other electric material handling equipment

  • Must be able to follow PPE protocol and handle dangerous chemicals safely

  • Must be able to bend, lift, reach, and stand on your feet for eight hours

  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills and common sense

  • Flexibility - Ability to work varied hours and shifts

  • Refined and educated palate

  • Passion and desire to continuously self assess and improve.  

Benefits:

  • Health, Dental, & Vision are covered in FULL | 30 day introductory period

  • 401K with employer match | 1 year introductory period

  • Two weeks paid vacation / sick & personal time allowances

  • Merchandise & beer credits

At Tree House, we encourage dissent, critical thinking, and an ongoing desire to improve. Our number one stated goal is to make the best beer in the world and serve it in the most friendly and comfortable environment possible - that is our obsession, and that is what drives us to do what we do.   You can read our founding principles here. 

Thanks for reading.  Please send your resume, cover letter, and other relevant information and references to jobs@treehousebrew.com with the e-mail subject:  APPLICATION - Cellar Assistant | please no phone calls.  

Thanks!

-nate