Brewing Operator in Rochester, NY
Genesee Brewing Company / FIFCO USA Posted: 2020-09-24
Rochester, NY 14605
The Brewing Operator supports the Brewing Department of the Genesee Brewery in Rochester, NY. This position is responsible for assembling, monitoring, inspecting & cleaning equipment to prepare product for packaging.
STATUS: Full Time
LOCATION: Rochester, NY
DEPARTMENT: Brewing Operations
SHIFT: Afternoons / Nights / Overtime and Weekends Required
JOB TYPE: Union
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assemble equipment, and attach pipes, hoses, fittings, or valves, using hand tools.
Monitor pressure gauges, and meters, flowmeters, thermometers, or products, and adjust controls to maintain specified conditions, such as feed rate, product consistency, temperature, air pressure, and machine speed.
Record temperatures, amounts of materials processed, and/or test results on report forms.
Start machinery such as pumps, feeders, or conveyors, and turn valves in order to heat, admit, or transfer products, refrigerants, or mixes.
Read dials and gauges on panel control boards in order to ascertain temperatures, alkalinities, and densities of mixtures, and turn valves in order to obtain specified mixtures.
Sample and test product characteristics such as specific gravity, acidity, and sugar content, using hydrometers, pH meters, or refractometers.
Inspect and flush lines with solutions or steam, and spray equipment with sterilizing solutions.
Measure or weigh specified amounts of ingredients or materials, and load them into tanks, vats, hoppers, or other equipment.
Properly exhaust any excess co2 so as not to fill the surrounding cellar with gas
Wash tanks following SOP for each cellar
Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs,) properly wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) and follow all safety and company policies at all times
Perform other duties as required
Actively exhibit a commitment to support a diverse and inclusive work environment
EDUCATION, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be 21 year of age
Experience in brewing is preferred
Ability to use computers and computer-controlled equipment
Ability to multitask, follow instruction and procedures, troubleshoot, and problem-solve in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work with others in a team atmosphere as well as independently
Frequent walking and stair climbing is required
Ability to operate hand tools and machinery as needed
Ability to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs., push, pull, climb, crawl, stoop, kneel and bend
Exposure indoors in a factory including wet, cool, hot and humid environments
Moderate to high noise levels
Ability to work in cellars in cool, damp spaces, confined spaces
Generous Benefits with options to fit your life
Retirement Options with employer contributions
10 paid holidays per year
Tools and tool replacement options
Culture of pride and community involvement
And of course, beer!
FIFCO USA is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran