Cellarman: August Schell Brewing Co.

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.

August Schell Brewing Company has an immediate opening for an experienced Cellarman to join our team. Come join Minnesota’s original Craft Brewery located in the heart of Southern Minnesota! This is a full-time position with full benefits. We are looking for a talented individual who wants to build a long-term career with us, be engaged, and help us continue to brew great beers!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Job Qualifications:

  • 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

Job Type: Full-time


  • Associate (Preferred)