Brewery Engineer/Maintenance Lead

We are seeking a brewery engineer/maintenance lead who is passionate about Athletic Brewing’s brand and products, and is looking for an opportunity to contribute significantly to the growth of this exciting business. In this role, you will oversee any maintenance or engineering needs at our Connecticut Brewery. You will work closely with our Brewing Manager and Lead of Packaging to ensure equipment is operating safely and efficiently.

Job Description

-Develop and maintain Preventative Maintenance and Comprehensive Cleaning plan for all ABC equipment and facilities.  Should be broken down on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual plan.

-Respond to production questions and issues and follows up as needed with supervisors and managers.

-Assess job hazards. Write, execute, audit, and improve the required safety permits. Including LOTO, line break, hot work, and confined space.

-Ensure maintenance areas are clean and orderly. Ensure proper cleanup after completed maintenance work

-Demonstrate technical expertise in brewing, packing, and support equipment. Serve as a subject matter expert in one or more area of the process.

-Observe equipment in operation to prevent/diagnose potential problems. Identify, suggest, and discuss solutions to equipment and facility issues with management

-Execute and track all PM on all facility equipment

-Execute and track all Comprehensive Cleaning at ABC facilities

-Works with third parties to ensure all PM is executed on all equipment not owned/operated by ABC

-Working with Brewing, Food Safety and Q/A , Packing and Facility team on projects to improve functionality, efficiency and safety.

-Work with vendors and contractors to execute planned repairs, installs, expansions and upgrades


Equipment Experience

Centrifuge, Centrifugal Pump, Air Compressor, Canning Line, Brewing systems, Depalletizer, Date Coder, Labeler, Glycol Chillers, Forklifts (PIT’s), Augers, Mill, Central drains, Silo’s, Boilers, Valves, Pneumatics, HMI’s, Trucks, Pasteurizer, conveyance, rigging, etc.


Technical Experience in:






-Chemical engineering


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 50 pounds without assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Job Details:
Location: Stratford, CT
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Full health, vision, dental, life, 401k
Versatile work schedule, but reasonable in quantity
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