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Cellar Operator (6 month contract)

Job Description:

Henderson Brewing is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic and hardworking person to join our growing team in production, filtering and packaging.

Henderson Brewing Co. is an award winning brewery located in the heart of Toronto. We combine great beer making with great stories about Toronto and our community. We believe in making innovative approachable beers that reflect the stories and culture of our great city.

You will be reporting to our Head Brewer.

The primary, but not exclusive, focus of this position is providing support to our brewing team through various cellaring and brewing activities. The position is extremely task-driven and needs an individual who is able to multi-task and deal with the production team, suppliers and the Henderson team as a whole, with attention to detail being of the utmost importance. This role will touch all areas of the brewery from time to time: production, cellaring, inventory, packaging etc.

While this is a 40 hour/week role, you understand that the nature and requirements of the job may entail some flexibility.

Key Responsibilities:

> Beer clarification

> Beer transfers – tank to tank

> Cleaning, sanitation and maintenance of brewhouse equipment and tanks in cellar

> Sanitizing of tanks, clarification equipment, hoses, etc

> Quality assurance

> Assisting brewing team with brewing related issues, projects

> Troubleshooting equipment problems within the brewhouse

> Prep beers for packaging including ensuring proper carbonation

> Assisting other team members as needed – Packaging line, Brew house, etc

> Proper handling of chemicals required for sanitization and cleaning of equipment

> Understanding and practicing all internal safety standards

Experience & Requirements:

> Previous Brewery Experience an asset

> Minimum High School diploma or equivalent

> Brewing Diploma/Degree an asset

> Good troubleshooting skills, and strong mechanical/electrical aptitude

>  Good written and verbal communication skills

> A problem solver with attention to detail

> Good organizational skills

> Ability to work both independently and within a team, with minimal supervision

> Enjoys working under pressure and at a fast pace

> Experience handling chemicals with an emphasis on cleaning and sanitizing protocols

> Experience in a production environment preferred; experience with brewing an asset.

> Ability to stand for extended periods of time

>  Ability to perform repetitive motions for extended periods of time

> Must be able to frequently lift 25-50 kg

Henderson Brewing Company encourages applications from all qualified candidates and is dedicated to building a diverse workforce.

Only potential candidates will be contacted back for an interview. Thank you for your interest and taking the time to review this posting.

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