Brewing Associate

City Brewing Company   Latrobe, PA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on April 1, 2024

City Brewing Company – Who We Are

With our roots in La Crosse, WI, we are proud to be North America’s largest co-packager of alcoholic beverages with four locations across the United States. Through our focus on Safety throughout our facilities, Quality of products produced for our customers, Communication at all levels, Growth of not just our locations but also of our employees in their careers, and Performance with our ability to meet deadlines and goals for ourselves and our customers, we pride ourselves on the brand we have created and continue to grow.

City Brewery, a leading contract manufacturer in the beverage industry, is taking applications for the openings of Brewing Associate at our Latrobe, PA facility. This position is responsible for operating various manual and automated manufacturing equipment within the Brewing Department. You will also be responsible for doing so safely and efficiently while ensuring consistent quality is delivered for our customers. This position will work closely with fellow operations team members, electro-mechanics, and electricians. 


City Brewery provides a competitive salary and benefits package.


  • Manually batch dry and liquid ingredients 
  • Operation of pumps, valves, and sequences 
  • Performance of basic laboratory testing and data recording
  • Loading and unloading of tanker trucks and completion of necessary paperwork in compliance with FDA 
  • Perform tank and line cleanings using a CIP system
  • Manage tank and line cleaning schedule with priorities
  • General cleaning following a master sanitation schedule with use of chemicals and pressure hoses
  • Troubleshoot systems and procedures as needed
  • Follow all Good Manufacturing Practices and HACCP rules
  • Safely perform all work tasks; wear all required PPE
  • Once qualified, will be required to train incoming operators
  • Forklift operation for materials
  • Ensure safety procedures are followed by adherence to Company policies
  • Perform additional responsibilities and other tasks as assigned

This position description is intended to guide the activities of the Brewing Associate.   It is not intended to limit the thinking and creativity of the person to the work of this function, nor is it intended to describe all the work that may be required of the person in this position. 


  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) and effectively use the Internet
  • Approach your job with safety and quality as the two most important aspects while still operating in an efficient and consistent manner
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, self-managed team environment
  • Take pride when working in your space, attending to cleaning the machine and the area you work in.
  • Previous experience driving a forklift
  • Communicator who will talk to the team about all matters pertaining to the overall operation and function of the equipment you work on
  • Highly motivated, self-directed, worker that is able to work autonomously in a fast-paced and often loud food production environment
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team environment with people of varying skills and backgrounds
  • Effective analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 50-75 pounds.  Specific vision requirements in close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Selected candidates must be willing to work any and all shifts, weekends, and holidays when necessary to cover the needs of the business.  

City Brewery is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.