Our Electro-Mechanical Technician is responsible for ensuring that our processing and packaging equipment is fully functional, reliable, safe, and operating efficiently. This role will function as an integral part of safety and continuous improvement initiatives as well as quality and capacity initiatives required to achieve our BHAG (Big, Hairy, Audacious Goal).
Full-Time, Non-Exempt. Apply Here!
What You'll Be Doing:
- Working Safe, Working Smart. Safety is one of our Core Values as a company and the most important part of the job.
- Leading by example in upholding the Company's Core Values and promoting a positive and constructive working environment.
- Ensure all of our processing and packaging equipment is in an optimal working condition so we can keep getting our brews out to fans. This may include assembling and disassembling equipment to facilitate repairs.
- Performing routine maintenance on our equipment per OEM recommendations.
- Diagnosing and correcting issues with pneumatic, mechanical, or electrical systems.
- Troubleshooting of basic issues with Allen Bradley or Siemens based PLC control platforms.
- Troubleshooting and maintaining our commercial HVAC units, and high and low pressure boilers.
- Giving us your recommendations and thoughts on managing our critical spare parts inventory.
- Performing basic facility functions (i.e., monthly fire extinguisher checks, daily chiller and boiler checks, scheduling annual boiler inspections, etc.)
- Oversee and validate work done by vendors/contractors
- Working in hot and cold temperatures
- Working on uneven surfaces and wet conditions
- Handling hazardous chemicals
Who You Are:
- You have at least 3 to 5 years of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment (food and beverage manufacturing is a plus)
- You are comfortable reading and understanding electrical schematics, P&ID’s, and equipment manuals
- You are familiar with commercial HVAC units and boilers
- You pride yourself on your communication skills and abilities
- You’re comfortable working independently but in a team environment
- You possess technical knowledge of PLC based control systems, high voltage equipment, VFD’s, servos, etc.
- You may have a sanitary welding certification
- You have experience working with a Maintenance Management System (MMS)
- You understand OSHA requirements and Good Manufacturing Practices, especially as related to a food or beverage environment
Physical and Mental Requirements:
- Standing for long periods of time
- Squatting, crouching, bending, kneeling
- Climbing ladders and stairs
- Repetitive movements
- Lifting up to 60 lbs. unassisted and up to 160 lbs. assisted
- Manually manipulating tools, parts, pumps and hoses
- Pushing and pulling heavy loads
- Access, input, and retrieve information from a computer
- Regularly required to reach with arms and hands
- Required to use handle objects, tools and controls
- Use of heavy machinery
- Working individually
- Working under time pressure
- Encountering frequent interruptions
- Using effective verbal communication
You'll love being part of our crew
Our core values
1. Be a Pro
Reliable and dependable • Take action and see it through • Lead by example • Think before you react
Ashley personally delivered replacement beer to customers in Reading and Harrisburg, which made the customers very happy!
2. Be Direct, Honest & Respectful
Be objective, not personal • Listen first • Value other people’s time
Jason stepped up to address issues that were bothering him in a Direct, Honest, & Respectful manner. Not only was he a total pro doing it, he also made suggestions to Make It Better moving forward! Thanks for setting such an awesome example, Jason!
3. Foster Creativity
Give your intuition a chance • Try something new • Share ideas and communicate openly • Embrace change
Shoutout to JP for his work on the Blueberry Cobbler! When Brian was trialing flavors, he ended up at a bit of a crossroads. JP made a suggestion to add another flavor that we had in stock from a one-off and it turned out amazing! The beer tastes awesome! Thanks for fostering creativity, being resourceful, and making it better, JP!
4. Be a Good Neighbor
Give back and create positive change • Help others • Turn caring into doing • Be empathetic, reliable, and accessible
Thank you to ODB & her fiance/honorary Brew Crew Member, Mike! They took time out of their weekend to help some of our Brew Crew members dig out from the blizzard! Thank you both for being Good Neighbors not just to the Brew Crew but to the whole community!
5. Work Safe, Work Smart
See something, say something • No shortcuts • No one is above safety
Zach used his skill and knowledge of welding to attach handles to our grain mill and Make It Better. This was not only a great help in regards to using the machine, but it makes using the mill much easier to Work Safe, Work Smart. Thanks Zach!
6. Make it Better
Be curious • Constant improvement big and small • Accept and give feedback; we can all get better
Casey took extra time out of her already busy schedule to figure out how to use data from our social, ads, and digitial marketing avenues to create excel sheets with charts so that we can see trends virtually. This saves a ton of time trying to set everything up individually and how we can continue to replicate this success. Thanks for always Making It Better, Casey!
7. Have Fun
Celebrate the wins • Take what you do seriously, but not yourself • Make friends
Tasting Room Team
Huge shoutout/kudos to the Tasting Room team who decorated/prepared for Floral Friday. Everyone had great spirit, wore awesome floral gear, and made the Tasting Room look and feel like a tropical vacay - with a blizzard only hours away!