Full Time Cellar Technician

UNION Craft Brewing

Baltimore, MD, USA

Full time


Aug 15

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Full Time Cellar Technician

UNION Craft Brewing was created around the idea that great beer has the power to unite diverse communities and invigorate neighborhoods and cities. Beer Unites! is not just a tagline, it’s the underlying philosophy of everything we believe in as a business. Good beer brings good people together for good times—and good works.

Reports to: Head Brewer


  • Displaying a high level of awareness at all times regarding:
  • Quality
  • Sanitation and cleanliness
  • Safety
  • Performing CIP (clean-in-place) on fermenting vessels (including validating cleanliness through visual inspection and ATP surface swab measurement)
  • CIP-ing brite beer tanks (including sanitizing-in-place, carbon dioxide purging and validation)
  • Collecting samples (including sterile samples for inoculation, forced-fermentation samples)
  • Capping fermenters, as directed by the appropriate person (QA specialist, ProdOpsMgr, brewer-on-duty)
  • Dumping yeast and trub from fermenters as scheduled
  • Ensuring all fermenters have adequate head-pressure at all times (and communicating any need for further investigation of problem tanks to the appropriate person)
  • Sanitary additions to fermenters, including:
  • Dry-hopping
  • Fining addition
  • Fruit additions
  • Validating that all beers have received all necessary prior treatments before every cellar action
  • Operate and maintain the centrifuge
  • Transfer product from fermentation vessel to brite tank using centrifuge
  • Providing occasional assistance on the canning line
  • Ensuring all opening and closing tasks are completed every day
  • Assisting as needed with special projects:
  • Barrel filling and emptying
  • Hand-bottling
  • Special additions to brite beer (e.g. coffee)
  • Nitrogenation of beer
  • Upholding a high level of general plant cleanliness
  • Communicating directly with Production Operations Manager or other appropriate person:
  • Confirming all daily tasks have been completed
  • Relaying any maintenance issues to be addressed
  • Relaying any quality issues to be addressed
  • Have a general understanding or willingness to learn the basic principles of:
  • Food-production safety and sanitation
  • Fluid flow
  • Process gasses
  • Chemical safety


  • Regularly lift up to 55 lbs and maneuver 165 lbs and more.
  • Comfortably work at heights, in cramped spaces and awkward positions, and in hot and cold environments for extended periods of time
  • Ability to work in an environment with high noise levels
  • Ability to safely utilize scissor lift and forklift as needed (training provided, if necessary)
  • Ability/willingness to work in a wet environment and handle hazardous materials appropriately
  • Ability to stand, walk and work for extended periods
  • Ability to communicate effectively within a team setting
  • Ability to work unsupervised as needed


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) + Employer match
  • Paid time off
  • UNION Craft Brewing is an Employee Owned Business. Opportunity available for a vested stock ownership program.

**UNION Craft Brewing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and promote an inclusive environment. UCB prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type regarding; race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression and any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. We have a ZERO TOLERANCE policy for workplace harassment.

Please submit a cover letter telling us why you want to join the UNION Craft Brewing Team. Don’t forget to attach your resume. Send to HR@unioncraftbrewing.com

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