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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

  • 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.

Required Education and Experience

  • 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 SOP’s, 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
  • Enjoy making great beer!!

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To apply, please send your resume and references to

This is a seasonal part-time position. Hours will average around 20 per week in spring and fall, and roughly 30 – 35 in the summer months. Winter months will have limited hours on an as needed basis only.

Essential Functions

  • Grass cutting, weeding, painting and staining, lawn equipment repair and maintenance, snow clearing, salting, trash removal, and all other duties as assigned.
  • Bedding area preparations, i.e. roto-tilling etc.
  • Raking, weeding and cleaning bedding areas.
  • Watering as needed.
  • Garden design.
  • Chemical applications as required.
  • Starting seedlings and planting seasonal flowers.
  • Maintaining and cleaning fountains.
  • Ensuring safety and security on the Brewery grounds.
  • Maintaining all lawn areas; mowing, weeding, and edging, as well as maintaining all exterior trash receptacles, pick up and properly dispose of all exterior trash and debris.
  • Snow and ice control.
  • Work on special projects as needed.
  • Participate in planning of garden areas.
  • Responsible for participating in Schell’s events/programs for quality assessment and utilization and improvement of the brewery grounds.
  • Work with management to improve grounds and services provided.
  • Responsible for care and feeding of animals on grounds.
  • Other duties as assigned. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • Previous experience with property maintenance, including caring for plants, trees and flowers.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interact well with staff and visitors.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule due to inclement weather issues that may interfere with regularly scheduled hours.
  • Ensuring safety and security in the estate.
  • Must be able meet the physical requirements of the position. This may include standing, walking, lifting, squatting and bending for up to 10 hours a day. The individual must be able to lift to 30 pounds on a regular basis and 50 pounds on occasion.
  • Must have strong initiative for tackling projects on the grounds as see fit.