EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Packaging Assistant

Summary

Rising Tide Brewing Company is a small, rapidly growing, packaging brewery located in Portland, Maine. Production for 2017 is expected to grow to over 5000 barrels.

We are looking for an energetic, passionate candidate to join our production team. This person will participate in all facets of packaging operations as required including, but not limited to canning operations and quality assurance, keg washing and filling, and limited cellar work as required.

The successful applicant will be both hard working and easy going with a positive can-do attitude and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

This is an entry-level position.

Skills and Abilities

  • Flexible work schedule: Will include early mornings, late evenings, and weekend shifts, and will vary from week to week.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to maintain a positive attitude is critical.
  • Must have excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills.
  • Must be able to manage multiple processes and operations at one time.
  • Ability to thoroughly and accurately maintain log sheets and other written information.
  • Ability to work with chemicals.
  • Minimum age requirement is 21 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wash, sanitize, and fill kegs according to SOP.
  •  General cleaning of floors, equipment, and environment.
  • Canning operations including depalletizing, filling, and seaming cans.
  • Packaging QC including dissolved oxygen and seam specification monitoring.
  • Limited cellar operations, including cleaning of bright beer tanks and carbonation stones.
  • Maintain paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Adhere to brewery safety protocols, GMPs and SOPs.
  • Other tasks throughout the brewery as necessary.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to repeatedly lift 60lbs and move 165lbs.
  • Must be able to work standing for 8-10 hours at a time, with frequent crouching, lifting, twisting, bending, and stair climbing.
  • Ability to work in a wet, loud, environment.

This is an hourly position that will average 40 hours per week, but may be above or below that during any given week. We offer time and a half over 40 hours per week and a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume as PDF or MS Word attachments to nathan@risingtidebrewing.com. Please ensure that your name appears in the filename for all attached documents. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be on a rolling basis.

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.

Rising Tide Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

 

Production Brewer

Summary

Rising Tide Brewing Company is a small, rapidly growing, packaging brewery located in Portland, Maine. Production for 2017 is expected to grow to over 5000 bbls.

We are looking for a qualified candidate to join our brewing team. This person will report directly to the Head Brewer and will participate in all facets of brew house  operations as required including, but not limited to: wort production, yeast pitching, cleaning, and record keeping.

The successful applicant will be both hard working and easy going with a positive can-do attitude and ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Skills and Abilitites

  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a shift brewer in a production brewery
  • Degree in Fermentation or Brewing Science or completion of a brewing science certificate program is a plus.
  • Flexible work schedule: Will include early mornings, late evenings, and weekend shifts
  • Strong communication skills and ability to maintain a positive attitude is critical
  •  Must have excellent attention to detail.
  •  Must be punctual and self-motivated with good time management skills.
  • Competency with MS Word and Excel
  • Minimum age requirement is 21 years.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Production of wort to correct specifications including all stages from grist-preparation to brewhouse cleaning.
  • Yeast counting and viability assessment
  • Yeast pitch calculations
  • Yeast handling and management.
  • Maintain paperwork in an accurate and timely manner
  • Adhere to brewery safety protocols and SOPs.
  • Cleaning tasks as necessary or directed.
  • Other tasks throughout the brewery as necessary or directed.

Physical Requirements

  •  Must be able to repeatedly lift 60lbs and move 165lbs.
  •  Must be able to work standing for 8-10 hours at a time, with frequent crouching, lifting, twisting, bending, and stair climbing.
  • Ability to work in a wet, loud, environment.                                                                               

This is an hourly position that will average 40 hours per week, but may be above or below that during any given week. Hourly compensation commensurate with experience. We offer time and a half over 40 hours per week and a competitive benefits package.

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume as PDF or MS Word attachments to nathan@risingtidebrewing.com. Please ensure that your name appears in the filename for all attached documents. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. Interviews will be on a rolling basis.

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins.

Rising Tide Brewing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.