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Production Assistant - ANXO Cider - Chambersburg, PA

CVBA is a partnership between the Chambersburg and Greencastle-Antrim chambers of commerce.

Posted: 03/14/2023

ANXO Cider has been crafting sugar-free canned ciders made from premium Mid-Atlantic apples for seven years. Our new production facility in Chambersburg, PA is online and we're looking for cellar help! Join a fun, experienced talented team and be a part of growing the dry cider revolution. Applications and inquires should be sent to Details below...

 Production Assistant

LOCATION: Cidery, Chambersburg, PA

REPORTS TO: Head Cidermaker

FLSA POSITION TYPE: Full Time or Part Time, Hourly Non-Exempt

The Production Assistant position is primarily responsible for cellaring operations (racking, tank/tote/keg cleaning), packaging operations (canning and kegging), and will also assist with dock operations (building orders and loading/unloading trucks) for a growing mid-sized cidery. This role could be part time (hourly) or a full time (salary) position and will include an education on cidermaking from two individuals with over two decades of combined experience.

  • Possess a team-first attitude and understand the need to be a self-starter
  • Have basic mechanical skills and the ability to operate machinery, including packaging lines and forklifts
  • Maintain organization, discipline, be detail oriented with the ability to multitask
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Willingness to assist with tasks outside key responsibilities
  • Communicate efficiently with team and customers
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

  • Transferring juice/cider in and out of tanks
  • Cleaning, maintaining, and sanitizing tanks, totes, kegs, and equipment (CIP/SIP)
  • Operating on a canning line
  • Packaging cider into kegs
  • Cross-training on fermentation monitoring and running quality checks
  • Maintaining accurate records
  • Abiding by safety rules and regulations
  • Willingness to learn, take direction, and work collaboratively
  • Appropriately represent the ANXO brand while working

  • Ability to work at a fast pace and remain on feet for long periods
  • Ability to frequently reach out with hands and arms as well as stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds employing traditional lifting methods
  • Ability to be frequently exposed to wet conditions and work in extreme cold and heat
  • Ability to safely handle chemicals
  • Ability to work near moving mechanical parts

  • Compensation based on qualifications and experience
  • Access to employee discounts on products and merchandise

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent technical degree in related field are a plus but not required
  • Previous experience working in alcohol manufacturing with an understanding of the physical requirements of this type of position is recommended but not required (forklift certified is a plus!)
  • Must be neat, organized and understand cleaning is paramount

  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Access to healthcare (Company covers a portion of base health insurance)

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