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August Schell Brewing Company is a family owned and operated brewery in New Ulm, Minnesota. We began in 1860 when August Schell, a German immigrant, couldn’t find a traditional German beer in his new home. So, he made his own.

While the brewery has seen some changes, like plumbing, August’s legacy of being an innovative brewmaster remains. It has continued through six generations and over 100 variety of German Craft beer. Schell’s Brewery has a great opportunity for an individual to join our team.

Essential Functions

  • Safely and efficiently operate packaging equipment (de-palletizer, filler, labeler, drop-packer, cardboard erectors, palletizer, etc.) to ensure a consistent and high-quality finished product.
  • Cross train on all packaging equipment and possibly rotate positions
  • Troubleshoot machinery during operation
  • Manage quality control on all machine applications
  • Maintain quality control of product leaving designated machine
  • Wear proper safety equipment
  • Verify daily packaging schedule prior to start-up
  • Clean machines at the end of the packaging run
  • Drive forklifts in a safe and efficient manner; may need to supply packaging line and keg line with materials
  • Rotate all stock (first in-first –out)
  • Maintain warehouse/work area cleanliness and organization
  • Openly communicate ideas and suggestions for improvements
  • Perform other related duties and assignments as required and assigned
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule as business needs dictate, which would include overtime Basic understanding of operation of all 3 lines – kegging, bottling, canning

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Excellent mechanical/electrical/electronic aptitude
  • Knowledge of tools and machinery – including experience with pumps, valves, packaging machinery
  • 1-2 years working with PLC equipment
  • Accurate math skills
  • Strong work ethics, and the ability to work effectively as a team, but also able to work efficiently alone.
  • Intermediate Computer skills
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently to package quality beer per August Schell Brewing Company’s standards and procedures, including quality and quantity requirements.
  • Ability to work in a team environment Self-motivated while also willing to ask questions and seek direction.
  • Class A Driver’s License or the ability to obtain a Class A Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Support new ideas and help implement them.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and stand for extended periods of time in a manufacturing environment.
  • Organization skills including attention to detail Strong time management skills Simple math and ability to complete forms and write instructions Understanding of Good Brewing Practices (GBP) and Food Safety Standards is driven to meet August Schell Brewing Company’s purpose to responsibly craft exceptional beers that are relevant to today’s and tomorrow’s consumer.
  • Acknowledge that each Schell’s team member is important and a positive contributor to our success.
  • Experience in brewing a plus
  • Forklift Certification experience a plus

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To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Operate fermentation, cellaring, filtration, brewing, and sanitation systems according to good manufacturing practice.
  • Maintain established quality parameters within the raw material handling, brewer, and cellar operations.
  • Record and verify all required data within the brewery.
  • Submit daily logs for operations control and input data into Orchestrated Beer software.
  • Assist in the maintenance and requirement of raw material and process material inventories.
  • Provide required samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Monitor mechanical and operational integrity of brewing equipment.
  • Perform routine maintenance of equipment from all aspects of production, including fermentation, cellaring, filtration, and brewing.
  • Conduct active, effective communication.
  • Work variable shifts, as scheduled.
  • Work with prescribed cleaning chemicals, based upon established protocol, OSHA, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain sanitary standards for the microbial integrity of the products.
  • Maintain the operational and aesthetic condition of the facility.
  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

Requirements

  • 2-year technical college degree preferred. Formal brewing education strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to work in a varying environment, including hot and cold temperatures, while standing, walking, and climbing stairs continuously up to 12 hours per day.
  • Demonstrated mechanical proficiency.
  • The ability to follow and understand SOPs, multitasking and attention to detail are a must.
  • Able to lift 55 lbs and move 165 lbs occasionally
  • Able to stand for 8-10 hours per day
  • Competent with MS Office
  • Excellent time management
  • Able to operate a forklift

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To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Welcome each guest personally to create a positive experience at Schell’s Brewery.
  • Communicate effectively with guests using clear and enthusiastic words, tone, and body language at all times.
  • Work as a team with all personnel to maintain an effective atmosphere.
  • Work with others to keep all areas cleaned and stocked to Schell’s Brewery standards at all times.
  • Mix, garnish, and serve alcoholic drinks to patrons over 21.
  • Ring drinks in using a POS system, collect money from guests and make change efficiently and accurately.
  • Serve alcohol responsibly and be diligent about gaining proper identification from patrons to ensure they are 21 years of age or older.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Prior experience working in a restaurant or bar.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.

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To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Accountable for providing guests with information about our history, breweries, and products.
  • Greet guests in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Understands and speaks to the history, knowledge, and facts about the location.
  • Respond to customer questions and requests.
  • Responsible for the safety of tour guests.
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal communication skills that are required to effectively interact with internal and external customers.
  • Have a flexible schedule; scheduling can vary to nights or weekends, including festival and holiday times.
  • Assist in Schell’s Brewery events and festivals.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service.
  • Able to stand and walk for long periods of time to conduct tours.
  • Requires the ability to climb stairs on each tour.
  • You are confident, competent, and eager to learn new things.

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To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com

Essential Functions

  • Provide exceptional guest service as you assist in day-to-day store operations, whether in Gift Shop, Museum, Tap Room Associate, or Biergarten Bartender.
  • Provide a friendly, welcoming presence.
  • Learn gift shop inventory.
  • Field questions about August Schell Brewing Company and its history.
  • Ensure that guests have the best experience.
  • Engage with guests and create an entertaining, fun, exciting, and memorable experience.

Requirements

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, weekends, and evenings.
  • Must naturally enjoy interacting with people of all ages.
  • Must be able to proactively intercept, engage, and demonstrate product to customers and able to effectively communicate organization history and details.
  • Must be welcoming, positive, engaging, and friendly towards our customers and team members.
  • Previous retail, cash-handling, merchandising skills, and customer service experience is a plus.

Apply Now

To apply, please send your resume or application to hr@schellsbrewery.com