Production Cook - Troegs Brewing Company

Troegs Brewing Company

Hershey, PA, USA

Full time

Nov 3

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Job Classification: Full-time; Year-Round

Reports to: Executive Sous Chef

Pay Rate: $13.00 to $17.00 Hourly, based on experience

Benefits: Available Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation – Eligible after satisfactory completion of 90-day Introductory Period; Participation in 401k w/ company matching program – Eligible after 1 full year of employment (over 21 years of age)

Tröegs Brewing Company is a family-owned company with a perpetually curiosity for making great beer. We look for co-workers who share our uncompromising vision. We value highly-skilled people who can get along with others and maintain a positive working environment.

Job Description:

If you can’t stop thinking, talking and learning about food, we’ve got your in to a from-scratch kitchen. Our cooks focus on large-batch prep, including stocks, sauces, breads and meats. And the music’s always playing in the kitchen (but it’ll be a minute ’til you get to play your favorite songs). Here at Tröegs, we do things like bake our own breads, cure our own bacon and pipe our own sausage. That means an ambitious prep cook who proves him or herself punching fries will have opportunities to learn new skills and help execute the vision of our chefs.


Daily Duties:

• Prioritizes tasks based upon the prep list posted by the Chef.

• Prepares, cooks and packages recipes using broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.

• Understands and complies consistently with our standard recipes, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.

• Maintains a clean and sanitary work station including tables, shelves, floors, walls, grills, broilers, fryers, flat top and refrigeration equipment.

• Performs preventative maintenance on kitchen equipment, as needed and directed by Sous Chef.

• Promptly reports equipment and food quality problems to Sous Chef.

• Informs Sous Chef immediately of product shortages.

• Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.

• Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings constructive suggestions for improvement.

• Uses our Recipe Bible for preparing all products. Do not rely on the memory of yourself or other employees.

• Performs other related duties as assigned by the Chef or supervisor-on-duty.

Key Job Skills:

• A minimum of 1 year of experience in kitchen preparation and cooking.

• At least 6 months experience in a similar capacity.

• A positive attitude and a desire to learn.

• Must be able to communicate clearly with managers and coworkers.

• Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.

• Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).

Physical Requirements:

• Ability to stand, bend, stoop, reach and walk constantly for long periods of time – up to 7 hours

• Ability to safely navigate the Tasting Room and Snack Bar areas including crowded spaces, wet/slippery floors, hot or sharp kitchen equipment and tools, and/or stairs

• Ability to lift, carry and maneuver boxes, equipment and supplies of a variety of weights, with or without the assistance of a coworker

Work Environment:

Tröegs Brewing Company is a climate-controlled brewing and packaging facility. The following is a representative list of what a co-worker might encounter during a typical work day:

• Hot water,

• Steam,

• Pressurized vessels, and

• Loud working areas.

Co-workers regularly handle hazardous materials and regularly come in contact with broken glass and wet floors while working in close proximity to moving mechanical parts.

Work Schedule:

• 40 hour work week, with occasional overtime

• Must be able to work evenings, weekends and some holidays.

Phone calls will not be accepted. If we feel you are potential candidate, we will call you

EEO Statement

Troegs Brewing Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex (gender), national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, and public assistance. In addition to federal law requirements, Troegs Brewing Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Troegs Brewing Company expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment.

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