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Cider Maker (Angry Orchard Cidery - FT Reg)

Company: Boston Beer Company
Location: Walden
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Cider Maker is responsible for all aspects of cider-making at our local facility in accordance with Boston Beer Company and Angry Orchard Cider Company safety, sanitation and quality standards at our cidery in Walden, NY. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, ensuring safe and sanitary working conditions, daily planning, management, and execution of all cider making functions, leading change and process improvement efforts, as well as work collaboratively with The Head Cidermaker to build out innovative recipe design and trial work. The Cider Maker will also work very closely with the FOH to provide cider that meets the need of the taproom and its range of drinkers, support in education, vision, and guest interaction as needed. You will also support sales activities such as cider dinners and account calls and participate with the National Brand innovation as needed and under the direction of the Head Cider Maker.What You'll Brew:----Responsible for the daily execution of all cider making related tasks, this includes raw material management, apple & fruit processing, fermentation, aging, cold processing, packaging, and maintenance of utilities and equipment that support the cellarClear ownership of production scheduling, including management of cellar/lab staff and physically processing cider as necessary to support productionStandardize all cider processing steps by implementing an enhanced training and SOP programCommunication and collaboration with Angry Orchard quality personnel, BBC corporate QA staff and Maintenance Manager to ensure production excellenceRoutine and open communication with working groups (GM, HCM, Ops, design and FHO)Owner and creator of annual cider production calendar in conjunction with GM and taproom needs. Responsible for relaying that information to other departments for effective creation of state and TTB registration, labels and copy, and packaging specs for upcoming releasesCreation of innovative cider recipes and processes; including identification and evaluation of new ingredients, apple and juice varieties, development of our barrel aging and Walden cider collection programs, etc.Working with The Head Cider Maker to discover exciting and new opportunities within the food and drink industry to elevate Angry Orchard craft and quality credentialsClear understanding and support of that core responsibilities are to the brand as a visitor touch-point and delivering quality message of the entire Angry Orchard and BBC umbrellaSupport transition of Angry Orchard NY recipes to Innovation Team, Angry Orchard Brand, and/or production breweries as requested by The Head Cider MakerManage trial activity within Angry Orchard nano fermentation programSupport Head Cider Maker as needed with local interviews, meet the maker, local cider events etc. Media training will be providedDevelop sensory panel program for local Angry Orchard NY staff, including PT coworkers, to educate on sensory and quality awareness. Dispatch of samples to other BBC locations as necessaryInventory management; including raw material ordering, receiving, storage and organization of storage of unfinished goods onsiteInventory management of all tanks and in process ciderProper cleaning and organization of all cider making and processing equipment, upkeep of general sanitation, and proper house-keeping of lab and cider process areas in accordance with GMP'sThis includes visual upkeep of the pressing and tank areas maintaining for overhead tour execution.Maintenance and cleanliness of turn-around area, loading dock, barrel storage, and other facilities where cidermaking or storage take placeManage SAP-related transactions including Cider production and packaging goods, ingredient and materials inventory and purchasing of all Angry Orchard related materials orders necessary for the siteMonthly Inventory reporting to Boston and TTBLeading, coaching and mentoring of all Cidery production staff, and tour staff, as neededSafe chemical handling and inventory managementEnsuring BBC Safety Procedures are followed and OSHA complianceSupport CCP training as neededSupport market and brand request: festivals, cider dinners, wholesaler trainings, orchard events, tours and tastingsWork with Head Cider Maker and GM to ensure cidery presents as an interesting educational tour and support activities such as apple pressing during key tour periodsSupport tour center activities to promote attendance through events, special ciders etc as neededDemonstrated leadership abilities, preferably in a manufacturing environmentProven ability to prioritize and make knowledgeable decisions in a fast-paced, team-focused, dynamic organization environmentStrong communication, interpersonal, and teambuilding skillsDemonstrated ability to be successful in a collaborative team environmentProven analytical, problem-solving, project and time management skillsSelf-starter, proactive - able to work independently and shows initiative to make things happen and improve resultsHighly effective multi-tasker; resourceful with a 'get-it-done, can-do' attitude. Must be able to function at a high level in a dynamic environmentAble to impact and effect positive change with a flexible, open-minded, positive approachHigh attention to detailHonest and trustworthyKnowledge of HACCP, GMPs, Process Improvement and Process ControlCompetent in using Microsoft Office, including MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPointWhat Ingredients You'll Bring:Minimum Qualifications:--------3+ years of commercial cider making, winemaking, or brewing experienceSome experience in a small cider or winery, including exposure that scale to fruit selection, crush, fermentation, barrel aging, winery labLevel:7In accordance with New York's pay transparency laws, the salary range for this role is $45k - $90k per year.Some Perks:Our people are our most important "ingredient." We hire the best talent; and we reward, develop, and retain them too. In addition to generous healthcare on day one, stock purchase plan, 401k and more, Full Time Boston Beer Coworkers have the following perks available*:--------Tuition reimbursementFertility/adoption supportFree financial coachingHealth & wellness program and discountsProfessional development & trainingFree beer!*Talk to your recruiter about eligibilityBoston Beer Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to help ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veteran's Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who wish to request accommodation in the job application process can contact jobs bostonbeer.com for assistance.#LI-AG1----

Keywords: Boston Beer Company, Danbury , Cider Maker (Angry Orchard Cidery - FT Reg), Other , Walden, Connecticut

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