Production/Sanitation Technician - Weekend Shift

Vermont Hard Cider Company, LLC
Middlebury, Vermont
Full Time
Posted
1 month ago

About Vermont Cider Company
We reinvigorated American hard cider in 1991 and continue to lead the category through our commitment to crafting innovative and refreshing hard ciders. Vermont Cider Co. crafts a variety of ciders for a variety of consumers. Our portfolio is as diverse as our fans. There’s iconic Woodchuck, fruit-forward Wyder’s as well as the classic Magners and Blackthorn, rounding out our import offerings. Most recently, in Summer 2021, Vermont Cider Co. introduced Day Chaser, a vodka based RTD canned cocktail. Check out our website to learn more about our company and products: https://www.vtciderco.com/

Vermont Cider Company is seeking a Production/Sanitation Technician to join our weekend shift team. This position will be responsible for the sanitary cleaning of manufacturing equipment as well as the overall housekeeping of the production facility. This position will also provide support to the production line as assigned.

3rd (Weekend) Shift Schedule is Friday to Sunday, 8:00am to 8:30pm. Work 36 hours, get paid for 40 hours plus shift differential as applicable.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Disassembly and reassembly of production equipment for cleaning.
  • Perform CIP on beverage processing equipment (filters, hoses, fillers, etc.)
  • Comply with all Sanitation SOP’s.
  • Perform general housekeeping and custodial work (trash removal etc.)
  • Provide support to the production line as assigned.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures giving special attention to safety and GMP regulations.
  • Comply with all safety and GMP requirements.
  • Obtain forklift certification.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • Must possess basic math and English skills.
  • Must be comfortable with computers.
  • Previous machine operator or CIP experience would be a plus.
  • Must be able to diagnose and troubleshoot issues with equipment accordingly.
  • Must be able to learn and display a good understanding of the sanitation process and perform such tasks with minimal supervision within 90 days.
  • Previous fork lift experience is desired.

Physical Demands: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs routinely. Frequent bending to manipulate valves or hook up hoses. Must be able to stand for long periods of time. Must be comfortable wearing proper protective equipment while using chemicals.

Work Environment: This position will be exposed to mostly manufacturing areas. Exposure to cleaning and production line CIP chemicals is routine. Proper PPE such as ear plugs, eye wear and safety shoes are required. Additional PPE is required when using chemicals etc.

Vermont Cider Company is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life & accidental insurance, 401k with employer match, paid time off, paid parental leave, annual bonus plan and more!

About Vermont Cider Company 

We reinvigorated American hard cider in 1991 and continue to lead the category through our commitment to crafting innovative and refreshing hard ciders. Vermont Cider Co. crafts a variety of ciders for a variety of consumers. Our portfolio is as diverse as our fans. There’s iconic Woodchuck, fruit-forward Wyder’s and most recently Vermont Cider Co. introduced Day Chaser, a spirit based RTD canned cocktail with a variety of styles featuring real tequila and real vodka. For additional information please visit www.vtciderco.com.


 

 

 

Location
1321 Exchange Street
Middlebury, VT 05753