Brewer / Cellar Operator

Mass Bay Brewing Company

Boston, MA, USA

Full time


Aug 3

The Brewer/Cellar Operator will be responsible for all areas of brewing and cellar day-to-day activities necessary to make high-quality beer.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Cellar Operations

  • Start-up and shut-down of facility processes
  • CIP, CUP and sanitizing of fermenters and BB tanks, lines and yeast brinks
  • Performing gravity reads and dry hopping of fermenters; accurate documentation
  • Yeast cell counts and pitching
  • Racking kegs
  • Daily operation of filtration equipment and procedures
  • Cleaning and sanitizing filtration equipment and lines
  • Performing dilution and flavor checks
  • Filtering on the Pilot system

Brewhouse Operations

  • Responsible for all aspects of wort production and related processes
  • Start-up and shut-down of facility processes
  • Milling and hop/antifoam/spice additions
  • Obtaining samples needed for the lab
  • Maintaining turbidity, CO2 and O2 levels within product specifications
  • Maintaining brewhouse vessels in tour-worthy condition
  • Brewing on the Pilot system

Other Duties

  • Informing Head Brewer of any issues and resolutions; communicating issues and concerns as they arise to staff and management
  • Taking direction from the Supervisor
  • Accurate daily record keeping and sampling of process and product
  • Monitoring quality parameters and working to resolve issues promptly
  • Communicating critical information to appropriate departments
  • Participating in taste panel work as directed
  • Attending and constructively participating in meetings
  • Contributing to a positive work environment through open and constructive dialog
  • Contributing and being receptive to continual innovation and improvement
  • Maintaining a safe and orderly work environment within department as well as entire facility
  • Keeping workspace organized and neat throughout shift
  • Following all company policies as detailed in the employee handbook (attendance, safety, IT protocols, etc.)
  • Maintaining personal appearance and conduct reflective of professionalism and pride in MBBC
  • Assisting other departments or performing other tasks as needed


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in brewing/manufacturing
  • Ability to multitask and adjust to changing priorities
  • Flexibility to work varied shifts
  • Proper use of PPE
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Forklift certification a plus


  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at shoulder height
  • Prolonged standing
  • Ability to work over, under and around potentially dangerous/moving machinery in small spaces
  • Ability to withstand various temperatures and weather conditions
  • Comfortability working at heights and using stairs repeatedly


Opportunity to be an integral part of a professional production team working in a fast-paced and challenging setting. MBBC offers some great perks including potential for growth & development, great co-workers, a friendly environment (pet-friendly as well!), an all-expense paid culture trip, participation in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), participation in our unique Wellness Program, and, of course, amazing beer benefits!

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